Created: March 18, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Updated: August 31, 2021 | By NZ Navigator Trust
This resource introduces links to digital tools and information that can help you and your team work remotely in an effective and safe manner. We've organised these into three groups:
To make working from home easier, Zoom have compiled some tips and tricks to help you get set up, limit distractions, maintain confidentiality, and meet like a pro, no matter where you are.
Although the live webinar is over you can still register and view the video of the webinar.
In this webinar, Zoom experts cover:
Techsoup have shared a webinar recording that covers:
Click here to get the recording and slides for free.
The key to supporting a remote workforce is the tools you use. Techsoup have shared some resources and tools that you can access through your Techsoup New Zealand membership. Read more here and also here.
What are your options for remote access? This CERTNZ guide will help you find the right one for your business.
The Tamarack Institute have shared their remote orientation guide for new staff. Tamarack is a remote-based organisation and has developed these Guidelines to create a sense of understanding and awareness about what it means to work remotely. Download the guideline here.
Worksafe have produced this guidance for workers who do office-type work in their home, rather than at their business premises.
LEAD Centre for not for profit governance & leadership has designed two planners to help with possible pitfalls of working remotely:
These planners can help your team to work together in a virtual world and organise their days to help them be productive and achieve their goals.
Zoom has shared additional information on working from home:
Below you will find links to a few tools that you can use to work effectively from home.
You'll find many more tools and websites on Digital Stuff We Love, a sister site to CommunityNet Aotearoa that introduces you to lots of smart digital ways to work, communicate, and engage with your staff and community.
A collaboration and communication tool with excellent video and audio quality.
Video conferencing that is available for free to NZ-based organisations, with no download required and no timeouts for non-paying users. BigBlueButton can support up to 200 users at the same time.
A collaboration hub and instant messaging platform
Organise and prioritise projects, work with a team
A to-do list, project and planner app that integrates with other services like Dropbox and Slack.
A collaboration platform, based in New Zealand, helping groups make decisions, discuss ideas and collaborate online.
A work management platform to help teams plan and structure work and stay on track.
Mind map ideas then collaborate and manage the tasks with various task management options (paid version).
Project planning and time tracking for teams with visual overview of tasks.
Online storage locker for your files, documents, photos etc that you can access anywhere and share with others.
A digital notebook that you can share and collaborate with.