In the last twelve months, the vast majority of organisations have rushed to deliver or expand their use of modern workplace technologies. Driven by the necessity to enable home working amidst a pandemic, they’ve adopted a raft of new mobile working apps, issued hundreds of laptops to employees who were previously office-based and accelerated the deployment of new products including, in particular, Microsoft Modern Workplace solutions such as Microsoft Teams. But is this hastily constructed new remote workplace environment secure? Does it provide the insight into employee activity that the business needs? Does it offer all the functionality that employees require to be truly productive? And is it affordable? For CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors and Heads of Technology, one of the first priorities of 2021 must be to develop a clear modern workplace strategy. Having rolled out solutions quickly to meet an urgent requirement, many organisations need to address the fact that they may in fact now have too many remote working solutions, used by different teams in different ways, and not secured, integrated or optimised throughout the business. Now is the time for IT leaders to critically review their IT environments and put strategies into place to ensure their workplace systems are secure, fit-for-purpose and cost-effective.