The General Authority for Communications Regulation confirmed that the initial indicators of remote work in the country, three weeks after the start of implementation, demonstrated the success of the UAE in adopting the new work method as an effective method in times of crisis.
It also affirmed that the state has demonstrated the readiness of its human cadres, and the readiness of its infrastructure to adopt the latest methods of work and production.
what is happening now from the transition to the method of working remotely, is only a true test of the method of future work. Expecting that after the change imposed by the current conditions, there will be a greater increase in the shift towards work, learning and remote buying.
UAE Success in adopting the method of remote work
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In detail, the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector in the state stated that:
The initial indicators after exceeding the third week of applying the method of remote work. Indicate the success of the UAE in adopting the new work method as a modern and effective method. Especially in times of crisis and exceptional circumstances.
The authority stated that the state’s possession of advanced infrastructure, especially those related to the telecommunications and information technology sector. Which enabled all government and private agencies to implement the remote method smoothly.
The high internet speeds and the vast majority of the country’s population participate in Internet services, whether through fixed internet or mobile phones, assisting the employees in carrying out their tasks. As well as helping companies to hold meetings remotely easily.
The «Telecommunications Regulatory Authority» confirmed that:
The UAE has demonstrated the readiness of its human cadres, along with the readiness of its infrastructure to adopt the latest methods of work and production. Pointing out that what is happening today from the transition to the method of work remotely. It is only a real test of the future method of work, which is expected to Prevail in the next few years.
And I expected that after the great change imposed by the current circumstances. There will be a greater increase in the shift towards work and distance learning. In addition to buying online and providing services remotely.
On the international level, a study by the Gartner Research Foundation released before the Corona pandemic showed that teleworking is increasing globally. With the increase reaching at least 30% during the next five years.
Future smart life based on Digital technology
The commission stressed the need to look at what is going on today from a distance or distance learning. As an image of the future, or a prototype of what the situation will be, noting that the world is already heading. Before the spread of the Corona epidemic, to a smart life based on Digital technology.
The UAE started to shift towards e-government in 2001, as it started providing government services remotely.
The authority pointed out that employees of government agencies and the employees of the General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector. In general, are closely adapted to dealing with modern technologies and modern means of communication. So most of the office work and administrative tasks continued at the same level of productivity.
A distinct adaptation to the method of working remotely
The General Authority for Communications Regulation stated that:
During the past few weeks, the employees of the Authority showed a distinct adaptation to the method of working remotely. Especially as they have good experiences in this field. Confirming that they are still providing their services with efficiency and quality themselves.
The authority stressed to work continuously to monitor the situation and listen to the observations of employees working remotely. Noting that it succeeded in the first period in providing all systems and communication channels. It allows the work to flow smoothly and without any obstacles.