Mobile Workforce Roundup: Recent Must-Read Posts From Fellow Community Members
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- Jul 27, 2020 10:57 am GMTJul 24, 2020 7:49 pm GMT
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Greetings Mobile Workforce members!
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present new challenges and options for mobile workers. Your fellow community members have written about many of them, including how drones can help keep field workers and customers safe, new procedures for restoration work, and security concerns as employers start thinking about what remote work should look like once the crisis has passed. Click through using the links below to read about these and other interesting topics. And remember, your comments are always welcome.
Happy reading from Energy Central Community Manager Karen Marcus.
By David Wagman, posted on July 20
The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) has released a cybersecurity report that provides specific actions state energy offices can take to guard against “persistent and evolving” cybersecurity threats. In this article, David shares details about the report.
By Peter Key, posted on July 16
Here, Peter points us to a Verizon article that describes how Southern Company is using drones and advanced technology to keep workers and customers safe during the pandemic while building a more resilient grid. As Peter points out, several good photos bring the story to life.
By Peter Key, posted on July 7
As with all things, post-storm restoration processes have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this post, Peter explains that utilities have had to create new procedures to perform restoration work, including contact tracing, single-serving food delivery, and revised staging methods.
By Julian Jackson, posted on July 6
Remote working is likely to continue after the pandemic is over. That means even more concern about mobile device security. Here, Julian provides a link to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines to help organizations and companies keep abreast of this challenging issue.