The two recent "snowjams" marked the third occasion in four years metro Atlanta was shut down due to snow and ice. While politicians and officials are collaborating to determine how to better handle these situations in the future, the infrastructure to work remotely is already in place. In fact, we've been named the most telework-friendly city in the country by a Microsoft study.
While about 600,000 people in the region telework at least occasionally in metro Atlanta, there is room for growth. Look into improving your operational strategy and business continuity plan by taking advantage of consulting services available to Georgia employers through Georgia Commute Options. When unexpected events make it so you can't depend on roads, you need to be able to rely on the ability of your company and your employees to work from home.