Microsoft changed the reopening time of the U.S. office from July to September at the earliest


REDMOND ,US, Dec. 3, 2019 - Photo taken on Nov. 14, 2019 shows the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, the United States. The world will continue to see technological breakthroughs in artificial intelligence ,AI, and their potential application in healthcare and financial services will have a transformative impact on human life, Harry Shum has said. (Photo by Wang Ying/Xinhua via Getty) TO GO WITH Interview: AI breakthroughs potentially to reshape healthcare, finance: Microsoft AI chief

REDMOND ,US, Dec. 3, 2019 – Photo taken on Nov. 14, 2019 shows the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, the United States. The world will continue to see technological breakthroughs in artificial intelligence ,AI, and their potential application in healthcare and financial services will have a transformative impact on human life, Harry Shum has said. (Photo by Wang Ying/Xinhua via Getty) TO GO WITH Interview: AI breakthroughs potentially to reshape healthcare, finance: Microsoft AI chief

Another technology giant confirmed its new plan to reopen its US office.Earlier Microsoft The Verge It was confirmed that the reopening time of his planned office would be changed from July to September at the earliest. According to the spokesperson, this move is the result of “continuous consultation with health and data experts.” In an email sent to employees, Executive Vice President Kurt DelBene also stated that this is to provide employees with “additional flexibility” in summer arrangements, and to confirm that local supervisors can further delay the reopening date when judging the risk of the location.

Microsoft is currently in the “soft start” phase of allowing only a limited number of employees to resume face-to-face work. Starting in March, approximately 20% of its global staff have returned to the office, some of which are from the Redmond and Seattle offices. Although vaccination in the United States is fully advancing, considering the actual situation of its control of the epidemic, Microsoft’s idea of ​​seeking stability is honestly well understood.

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