Government Executive (February 25, 2021)
By Matthew Cornelius, ADI Executive Director
We’re approaching an anniversary nobody wants to celebrate—a year of COVID-related lockdowns and forced remote work for millions of employees. While bumpy in the early weeks, the majority of organizations have survived—some have thrived—during total telework.
Studies show productivity is up and communication has improved. Many employees have grown accustomed to working from home and aren’t likely to go back into the office full-time even after vaccines are widely administered. These findings are especially true for the civilian federal employees and contractors that make up the vast majority of the government workforce.