Over the years, countless pundits, this author among them, have predicted that, sooner rather than later, most of the world’s workforce would be working from home. The dream? Fewer giant office blocks, less drain on fossil fuels, good-bye to nasty traffic snarls. And remote work would no longer be exclusive to just a select few professionals.
Man, were we wrong! Nearly 40 years into the Information Age, only a global pandemic finally brought governments and the leaders of companies big and small to their work-from-home (WFH) senses. And now, as organizations scramble to manage and equip their workforces remotely, sales of tech gear are soaring, and ever more families and newly minted home-office dwellers are realizing the need for new hardware—including the oft-neglected printer.