Articles about Telework
Contrary to what's happening in some companies, telecommuting is on the rise. The concept of the 8-to-5 office is dying an overdue death as non-traditional workplaces usurp topless cubicle farms.
ABC's war correspondent Mike Boettcher embeds technology, his son, and himself into 'The Hornet's Nest' in Afghanistan's most dangerous territory. He might be the ultimate teleworker.
Readers may have given the ZDNet Great Debate to the 'yawn' vote, but the fact that Office for iPad apps are flying off the shelves suggests that Microsoft has indeed captured the imaginations of increasingly mobile users. Whether it can keep them, is the big question.
Four months after I swore off Office for Mac in favour of Apache OpenOffice, I'm happy to say that the change has stuck. OpenOffice may not have everything Office power users need, but for the other 99 percent it's capable, reliable, and more compatible with Word than even Apple's Pages.
The Delhi High Court calls for laws to adapt to changing times, since they were last formed when technology was nascent.
Gosford is Australia's first council to be a licensed telecommunications carrier – but for the council it's not so much about competing with existing telcos, as it is about facilitating a cloud and NBN-driven technology reinvention.
Virtual face-to-face collaboration is changing the way we work according to a new report.
Logitech's H820e/H650e VOIP-quality headsets and C930e webcam brings crystal clear voice and enterprise-grade video conferencing to teleworkers and mobile professionals on a budget.
Flexible workplace IT policies can work wonders for companies competing for workers amid Australia's skills shortage, according to a report by Deloitte that was commissioned by Google.
Disconnecting from landlines can be difficult. While mobile phones can be a good replacement for most of the functions of a traditional telephone service, there are a few things that mobile phones and wireless service just don't do. What can we do to replace those other functions?
To encourage remote work and cater to mobile employees, a Call-for-Proposal has been launched to offer community spaces with professional office facilities--potentially offering an untapped pool of talent and boosting the economy.
In a poll, 90 percent of Chinese users said they would abandon WeChat if it was no longer a free service, following news the government will mandate a fee on the mobile messaging app.
In a strange move, new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pulled the rug out from under telecommuting employees. It won't help fix Yahoo's problems, but it's interesting to watch.
There's a level of responsibility that hits like a ton of bricks when you realize decisions you make can directly impact peoples' lives.
This article, the second in the series, looks at policy questions, and explores what might have to change in our policy discussions to encourage more telecommuting.