In a few days, sometimes in a few hours, companies have converted to telework. If everything went well for most employees, it is far from being general. In an emergency, solutions were put in place without the necessary usage precautions. For example, the National Assembly, which organized its meetings on Zoom before security breaches appeared. The quick fix has taken lead in the wing. Since then, many companies and organizations have back pedaled and are looking for alternative solutions.
Fortunately, not all stories of telework misses have serious implications. “An employee alerted us because his computer was not working: he had no internet connection”laughs an HR manager. “We have meetings on Slack, Teams, WhatsApp, Zoom … names that I didn’t know a month ago”, says, overwhelmed, part of a large group. Confusions that sometimes give rise to situations