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How Intel is changing course in the midst of a pandemic - Intel® Chip Chat episode 700 Intel Chip Chat

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On this episode of Chip Chat, Intel CIO Archie Deskus talks with host Allyson Klein about how Intel was able to successfully pivot its workforce while maintaining business operations. Because Intel created a Pandemic Leadership Team (PLT) following the SARS outbreak of 2002-2003, there was some preparation for half of all employees work remotely, but the speed and severity of this pandemic forced the company to innovate rapidly.

The two discuss why Intel needed to make numerous changes across manufacturing, supply chain, sales and marketing, human resources and finance while supporting 100,000 remote workers worldwide and go into further details about how Intel IT was able to double VPN capacity over a single weekend.

Read more about how Intel transitioned to support 100,000 remote workers in Archie’s blog on the IT Peer Network: https://itpeernetwork.intel.com/how-intel-it-transitioned-to-supporting-100000-remote-workers/ Find more about Intel’s best practices for IT organizations at intel.com/it, and follow Archie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/archiedeskus.

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On this episode of Chip Chat, Intel CIO Archie Deskus talks with host Allyson Klein about how Intel was able to successfully pivot its workforce while maintaining business operations. Because Intel created a Pandemic Leadership Team (PLT) following the SARS outbreak of 2002-2003, there was some preparation for half of all employees work remotely, but the speed and severity of this pandemic forced the company to innovate rapidly.

The two discuss why Intel needed to make numerous changes across manufacturing, supply chain, sales and marketing, human resources and finance while supporting 100,000 remote workers worldwide and go into further details about how Intel IT was able to double VPN capacity over a single weekend.

Read more about how Intel transitioned to support 100,000 remote workers in Archie’s blog on the IT Peer Network: https://itpeernetwork.intel.com/how-intel-it-transitioned-to-supporting-100000-remote-workers/ Find more about Intel’s best practices for IT organizations at intel.com/it, and follow Archie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/archiedeskus.

Notices & Disclaimers
Intel technologies may require enabled hardware, software or service activation.
No product or component can be absolutely secure.
Your costs and results may vary.
© Intel Corporation. Intel, the Intel logo, and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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