2020 was a year of greater disruption and transformation than most of us can remember. And whilst industrial and manufacturing organisations perhaps found their operations less overturned than service-based professions, they nevertheless had to adapt to radically different working practices.
‘Social distancing’. A term few of us were familiar with a year ago – now a term shaping everything from the arrangement of seating in pubs and restaurants, to the scheduling of rota systems for office-based workers. As the world adjusts to, if not a post-COVID reality than at least a post-lockdown reality, what roles can technology play in helping us to achieve social distancing measures?