Tech for Remote Working

Tech for Remote Working – Choosing the most appropriate home and remote working solution for your business

NB - This is an interactive masterclass where participation from delegates is expected and will be delivered using Zoom video conferencing. This interactive masterclass will give a broad overview of how to manage your business working remotely including communication, management tools and everything digital required for remote working. It is ideal for the business or sole-trader that is new to using and adopting digital applications as part of their business activities.

The session will explain the jargon that surrounds digital technology and provide simple practical tips on programmes, tools and applications that can be implemented immediately to enable effective remote working. It will highlight some of the pitfalls of remote working and give practical remedies. The participants will leave with a good understanding of digital applications and a plan of what technologies, safeguards and processes they need to incorporate into their business activities.

Content • Digital Technology – the pace of change and how it is used in different industries • Superfast Broadband connectivity – why it is important • Communication - tools for data, voice, and video • Collaboration tools for file sharing, joint working, and chat • Field working – the right platform and application for the job • Cloud Technology – how does it works and what can it do for business efficiency • Cyber Security – how to protect your business and its data from criminals • Health and wellbeing – steps to monitor and improve the virtual and physical environment

About the Presenter – Guy Lewis An independent consultant since 2004 specialising in advising businesses on how best to deploy new technology and achieve the dividends this can bring. Experienced across all genres of media production, critical value operations and programme content workflows and able to analyse and deliver the best fit technical solutions suitable for programming needs.

Delivers business support coaching and workshops around business technologies for manufacturing, service industry, construction, and creative and digital sectors.

Guy has a wealth of knowledge and experience in technology having worked as Head of Production Technology for ITV, being responsible for the development of future solutions and media workflow to deliver programming requirements across all departments. Also being engaged by the BBC as the Lead Technology Adviser for Media City to develop, shape, and deliver the technology strategy plan and budgetary costings that achieved BBC Board of Governors’ approval for the new BBC site to be based at Media City UK in Salford.

Secure your place The interactive masterclass is fully funded and places are limited so be sure to apply for yours today. Confirmation of your place will be sent separately once your eligibility has been checked post receiving your application.

Please note we are only able to offer one place per company to ensure we can support as many businesses as possible. To qualify for this funded support, your business must be a small to medium enterprise (SME) based in Greater Lincolnshire. Apologies, no support intermediaries, public bodies or financial sector businesses.

Am I eligible? The interactive masterclass is available to businesses, partnerships, sole traders, and registered charities, with a trading address located within Greater Lincolnshire (North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire & Lincolnshire).

To attend, your business must complete an SME enrolment form in order to check the business’s eligibility against the funding criteria. (The form will be sent to you on completion of an Eventbrite booking - if one has not already been completed and on file).

Please note that attendance at Business Lincolnshire events will not preclude eligibility to access grant funding.

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