Canadians are eager to embrace a post-pandemic life and a “new normal” of hybrid work. With financial services employees realizing the benefits of remote working over the past year, many are hoping that a balance between remote and office work will become the new normal as the world reopens.
In this new era of work, financial services employees need technology solutions that allow them to be more flexible and productive than ever. Having a desktop-like experience, powered by a phone or tablet, prepares them for whatever the day demands, whether it’s a day at the office, ‘a trip to meet clients or a day of remote work.
According to Paul Edwards, vice president and general manager of enterprise mobility at Samsung Canada, technological gaps related to the post-pandemic work environment will be revealed in the coming months. “As a significant number of employees seek to make hybrid work arrangements permanent, they will assess whether or not they have the tools to support their mobility and allow them to multitask and work on multiple devices in any location. what environment, ”he notes.
Greater flexibility to work from the location of your choice
Busy bankers, investors and financial professionals need technology that makes it easy for them to do their jobs, no matter where they are. Solutions such as Samsung DeX allow a flexible approach to work from the location of one’s choice.
With Samsung DeX, employees can get a desktop-like experience from their mobile smartphone or tablet. DeX can be activated either wirelessly or through a wired connection. Through a wireless connection to a smart TV or screen, it is possible to use a mobile device to project presentations or important files on a larger screen for clear viewing.
By connecting a mobile device to a PC or monitor via USB or cable, Samsung DeX enables a desktop-like experience, with mouse and keyboard, drag-and-drop functionality. drop and context menus. Financial services workers can seamlessly open and share files, perform tasks, and save files easily on their mobile devices, just as they would on a real desktop.
Plus, with the addition of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), employees can remotely access corporate applications and documents in the cloud, directly from their Galaxy device, for a consistent desktop experience.
When using DeX, avid note-takers and collaborators can use the S Pen or the redesigned S Pen Pro for the latest Galaxy devices, now an optional add-on for the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and included in the box of the Galaxy Tab S7+, to jot down ideas, share them with colleagues and edit documents in real time, allowing them to do even more while working from their smartphone or tablet.
Thanks to the possibility of pairing Buds Pro with their smartphone or Galaxy tablet, employees have even more possibilities to take business calls from any location without compromising audio quality. Crystal-clear call quality allows employees to confidently conduct a virtual meeting or share feedback during a call, knowing their voice is transmitted crisp and clear.
Exceptional productivity for managers who work at a breakneck pace
In the fast-paced world of finance, business executives need mobile devices that allow them to do their jobs efficiently. Samsung Galaxy mobile devices are designed for productivity above all else.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G enables business managers to do more with less equipment. A three-in-one solution designed for ultimate productivity, the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is a phone when folded, a slim tablet when unfolded, and when connected to DeX it delivers a similar experience to that of a desktop PC, ideal for multitasking managers who do most of their work on their mobile device.
The new Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is the true all-rounder mobile device that the post-pandemic manager needs, ”says Edwards. « From the office, at home, to a business dinner, the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G acts as a functional workspace wherever the day takes them, with a foldable screen that can be adjusted for a side-by-side view of multiple windows, or transformed into a single large screen ”.
Managers can drag and drop text, and work on three apps at once, giving them a powerful mobile workspace that folds up to fit in their pocket. With the first device in the Galaxy Z series compatible with the S Pen stylus, they can even take notes during a video call, without the need for paper.
With all of this multitasking and work on the go, busy managers need battery life to get their days going. Galaxy Z Fold3 5G has long battery life and an ultra-fast 25 W charging system to allow them to devote more time to their work.
One way to support employee wellness and fitness goals
Ideally, cutting-edge technology not only gives employees the tools they need to do their jobs, but it also helps them perform at their best, which includes supporting their well-being and their physical form. This is particularly vital today, as the line between work and private life is increasingly blurred.
“It’s no secret that employees have become more sedentary since the pandemic hit, as their routines and usual trips to and from work have been disrupted,” says Edwards. “Employers can do their part to promote well-being by providing tools that help employees be more aware of their well-being. The smartest employers will go even further by instituting incentives and competitions to encourage their staff to move.
For those turning to technology for well-being at work, the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 equipped to help employees track their workouts, monitor their blood oxygen levels and, for the very first time, to calculate their body mass composition. Employees can also choose from a wide range of guided workouts and participate in group challenges with friends, family or colleagues.
With call and text functions, employees can easily connect their Galaxy Buds Pro to their watch to answer business or personal calls during a mid-day stroll or light jog. Equipped with the active noise canceling feature, Buds Pro earbuds eliminate external background noise so workers can block out ambient noise coming from a busy house or neighborhood street.
As more companies announce their plans to return to the office, the demand for technologies that allow financial services workers to do more with less and optimize their mobility will increase dramatically.
While the future of work may be different from what we’re used to, the right tools and the right technology can help employees in the new mobility-centric workplace. From flexibility to productivity to well-being, Samsung is committed to delivering technology solutions that help financial services workers on all fronts.
To learn more about Samsung solutions, visit https://www.samsung.com/ca_fr/business/