6 Reasons Why Asynchronous Communication Benefits Remote Teams
2020 has taken the concept of “new normal” and given it a whole new lease of life. It’s a word that’s been thrown around so often but it’s true – it’s permeated every aspect of our lives. Our once loud and proud office culture has been replaced with remote work; the ultimate “new normal” for businesses around the world. We’ve had to juggle family life and childcare with our usual working routines, shifting from video calls to email on a near-constant basis to stay “updated”.
But the growing popularity of remote work has led many to question this traditional way of communicating. This trend of replying instantly, also known as synchronous communication, can have a negative impact on productivity if used for too long. That’s why its counterpart – asynchronous communication – has started to gain traction amongst remote teams.
So, what’s the difference?