Businesses @ Work

Businesses at Work 2021: Driving the Digital Economy Forward

Today, we announced the findings of our seventh annual Businesses at Work report, examining how organizations and people worked in a year of near-constant change. When we released last year’s report at the beginning of 2020, we never imagined the critical role technology would play as organizations adapted to the challenges of a global pandemic…

What Is Best-of-Breed Technology?

“Best-of-breed technology” refers to the leading applications, systems, or software in a niche or category.  When organizations take a best-of-breed (or “best-in-breed technology”) approach to building their technology stack, it involves selecting various tools that serve specific purposes. Put another way, instead of purchasing a product suite…

COVID-19 Technology Trends Through Our Partners

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for organizations around the world, especially within industries like Healthcare, Finance, and Government. In addition to being customer-centric, Okta is also a company built on partners. Many of our Solution Provider partners, especially, are working closely with our joint customers to…

Businesses @ Work (from Home): The Healthcare Edition

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for people around the world, with millions suddenly working from home for the very first time. This, in turn, means thousands of companies have had to adapt—quickly—to maintain productivity and security for employees, allowing them to easily connect and communicate with colleagues. Within…

Businesses @ Work (from Home): The Finance Edition

As the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place regulations continue to keep people at home, businesses around the world have adapted to new ways of operating—with many looking to quickly deploy solutions to keep large remote workforces connected, productive, and secure. Organizations in the banking and finance industries are no different—and with…

Businesses @ Work (from Home): The Education Edition

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people and organizations are rallying to respond to unprecedented challenges. With this massive disruption to what we consider ‘normal’, more people than ever are working and studying from the comfort of home. Within our schools and universities, teachers and students are figuring out new ways of learning,…

Businesses @ Work 2020: New Decade, New Apps, and New Ways to Work

Today, we announced the findings of our sixth annual Businesses @ Work report, exploring how organizations and people work today. Businesses @ Work paints one of the clearest pictures of how organizations evolve when it comes to technology, and the trend line clearly points to greater adoption across the board; over the past six years, we’ve seen…

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