With massive numbers of employees working from home during the coronavirus epidemic, existing business communications norms have been turned upside down.
We already know that many organizations have invested in video conferencing solutions to keep employees connected face-to-face, but what are businesses doing about good old phone calls?
A huge number of companies still rely on business phone lines to communicate with customers, clients, and each other. But when new workers go home for an extended period of time, are they abandoning their business phone numbers — whether they're associated with desk phones or soft phones — in favor of other options?
We've had other conversations in Spiceworks about the technical aspects of setting up office phones for remote workers, but let's get a better idea of how everyone is dealing with the situation — and some more concrete numbers by voting in the anonymous poll below.
Also, feel free to share details on how you're personally dealing with individual or shared phone numbers for remote workers in the comments.