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Everyone can agree that 2020 has been an unusual and challenging year.

The past year has shown that telecommunication is as important as ever, from keeping in touch with loved ones, to allowing business to continue to function. Throughout 2020, O2 has helped to deliver vital NHS support throughout the pandemic and supported businesses with flexible working solutions.

With 2021 right around the corner, we’ve revisited our top 10 blogs from 2020:

1. How to engage your customers with SMS

Alysha Spencer, Head of Enterprise Acquisition and Upsell Marketing at O2, discusses the role of SMS in engaging with customers. And shares her advice on how to get the most out of this simple but effective marketing channel.

2. Your three-step approach to balancing safety with productivity

New measures – from perspex screens to social-distancing lanes – await organisations everywhere as we all move out of lockdown. So, you might be wondering how to help your team hit the same productivity levels as before, whilst still maintaining safety protocols?

3. Big Data and how it can transform infrastructure planning

Ian Burrows, Senior Digital Insights Director at O2 Motion, together with Richard Hartshorn, Aviation Technical Director, Atkins, look at how mobile data and insight enables high quality and timely decision making within the aviation sector.

4. Solve the challenges of remote device management in four steps

The ‘new normal’ of remote working is only possible thanks to IT administrators, and the systems you’ve put in place for employees. Ironically though, isolated IT administration can be a tough job.

5. Keeping a five-generation workforce happy in uncertain times

Generation Z are the latest group to join a workforce that is becoming more and more diverse. With home working becoming the new norm, we explore ways that all generations have had to adapt in an ever-changing world.

6. The demise of the office? Don’t be too sure

Jim Anderson, Solutions Architect at O2, considers how offices will need to adapt to accommodate the way businesses operate in future.

7. What to expect from The Blue Door Expo 2020

Returning in 2020 and this time over two days – October 14 and 15 – Blue Door Conference is back, with a new name and different way to engage: Blue Door Expo, a virtual environment for you to explore demonstrations, presentations and opportunities to network with your peers. 

8. Re-imagining Britain – Five pillars to build back stronger

Jo Bertram, Managing Director at O2 Business, addressed business leaders at Blue Door Expo on October 14 – sharing her thoughts on five pillars that will support the recovery and re-imagine business in Britain.

9. Going Hybrid: Building on what lockdown taught us about work

Let’s not get carried away. If you’re reading this, it’s likely you were working flexibly for a long time before lockdown. It’s just that we’ve now experienced a more extreme version of it. So the real question is: what does flexible mean now? After all, being stuck at home is hardly flexible. It was called lockdown for a reason.

10. What does the future of work really look like?

Hear from Lucy Clayton, Head of Business Thought Leadership at O2, on a new O2 Insights series exploring the tougher questions about the future of work. 


Merry Christmas and best wishes to everyone!

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