Robi Axiata Limited has partnered with Microsoft to support its employees with the necessary digital platform to enable them to work from home.
As a result, the company has been able to ensure safe working environment for its employees during the pandemic said a press release issued by Microsoft Bangladesh on Wednesday.
This partnership help to serve the country's needs- given the fact that telecommunication has been identified as an emergency service during the pandemic.
Besides, the partnership also helps Robi to advance on its digital vision for the future the release added.
Chief Information Officer of Robi Axiata Dr Asif Naimur Rashid said, "We were looking for a way to enable real-time communication and create an agile, collaborative environment for our employees and Microsoft 365 perfectly fits into our necessity"
"Our decision to choose Microsoft has enabled us to build a modern workplace that provides a hassle-free working environment for our employees to work from anywhere anytime."
"We believe the partnership between Robi and Microsoft has opened up an opportunity to help the public and private sector organizations with their respective digital transformation journey", Dr Asif Naimur Rashid added.
Afif Mohamed Ali, Country Managing Director, Microsoft Bangladesh, said, "Our customers and partners are accelerating a shift to cloud computing and tapping collaborative software platforms as the pandemic is rapidly changing the dynamics of operations and productivity across all sectors globally."
"We are pleased to be working with Robi Axiata and helping them increase their efficiency using a cloud-based platform, as we empower every person and organization in Bangladesh to achieve more.", added Afif.
The company had recently celebrated the Bengali new year- Pohela Boishakh- with a cultural programme organized through Microsoft's collaboration hub, Microsoft Teams, as part of employee engagement initiatives to ensure sound mental health of their employees while they stay at home.
Robi employees and their family members actively participated in this cultural programme which lasted for an entire day.
Through 'Microsoft Teams' the company is regularly organizing knowledge sharing sessions to highlight various health and social aspects of the pandemic situation.
'Microsoft Teams' has also been playing a critical role to facilitate variety of employee engagement activities within Robi- which in turn helping to boost up employee morale during this trying times.
With the seamless integration of Microsoft 365, Robi Axiata has been able to conduct their daily business operations in the usual manner. Robi's quick decision to move to cloud-based platform has allowed the company to raise collaboration and coordination among its departments even during the times of remote working.