Telecommuting News Summary 110308

The Backstory
GovExec.com,  DC  - Nov 3, 2008
The Defense Information Systems Agency has a big push on to allow as many of its 6000 employees as possible to telecommute after the agency moves to its new
Seven Essential Ways to Cut Your Tech Costs
PC World Canada,  Canada  - Nov 3, 2008
Gartner Research predicts that by 2009, more than 25 percent of the US workforce will telecommute. Telecommuting lets you save on gas costs,
How To “Green” Your Business
Chief Engineer,  IL  - Nov 3, 2008
What if we allowed more telecommuting? How about if we used teleconferencing in place of some of our business travel? How can we reduce paper waste and
Biz Bits: It isn’t all doom and gloom in the Chico retail sector
Enterprise-Record,  CA  - Nov 2, 2008
The medical claims processing part of the business will be relocated to Redding, and many of the employees will be working up there or telecommuting from
Boomers take nonprofit route
Portsmouth Herald News,  NH  - Nov 2, 2008
So nonprofit agencies need to offer part-time employment, four-day workweeks and telecommuting, Casner-Lotto said. Sydney Farrier now works three days a
Working from home to save
News-Leader.com,  MO  - Nov 2, 2008
The most popular programs have been telecommuting and hotelling, both of which allow employees to work from distance. Bailey, the JHA application analyst,
‘Travel Wise’ launched
Deseret News,  UT  - Nov 1, 2008
By Laura Hancock State and local governments announced Tuesday morning a new initiative to encourage Utah employers and residents to telecommute,
Rat Race Break II
seattlepi.com Mariners blog  - Nov 1, 2008
We don’t use the word ‘telecommute‘ too much now, since it’s really more of an ‘internet commute’. Imagine working from home, with a great view of Puget
Jeanna Mastrodicasa: Who’s your city?
Gainesville Sun,  FL  - Nov 1, 2008
concept that the world is flat – that anybody can telecommute from anywhere in the world – our individual happiness depends on where we choose to live.
Sprint Mobile Broadband
BroadbandReports.com,  NY  - Nov 1, 2008
Moved from Hughesnet (HN) to Sprint Mobile Broadband (SMBB) because employer had started allowing telecommuting. At the time, HN had a data “cap” on using
ITU commits environment-friendly technology
Balita.org,  UK  - Nov 1, 2008
reducing travel through the increasing practice of video- and audio-conferencing and telecommuting, cutting paper out of business processes through
Seeking To End Big Government
Hartford Courant,  United States  - Nov 1, 2008
We should consider early retirement for some state workers, telecommuting, and consolidation or elimination of quasi-public agencies and needless
Four Canadian engineering firms among Top 100 employers
Daily Commercial News,  Canada  - Oct 31, 2008
It offers a full-time telecommuting option as well as a “sustainability development” reward program for employees who undertake environmental projects.
Global Warming’s Library Challenge
Library Journal,  NY  - Oct 31, 2008
Look into telecommuting and alternative work schedules as a viable option for some employees. Buy fewer disposable and more reusable and/or durable items
Fundamental Broadband Upgrades Unlikely Under New Administration
IT Business Edge,  KY  - Oct 31, 2008
They like to telecommute, and a strong broadband infrastructure makes this more accessible. Let’s be real, however. The economic crisis threatens health
Presidential Candidates Take Aim At Each Other
NPR  - Oct 31, 2008
McCain’s proposed commission would explore issues such as telecommuting and flexible schedules, such as four-day workweeks or early or late starts.
Fair Isaac’s green goal: print less, telecommute more
Bizjournals.com,  NC  - Oct 31, 2008
The Minneapolis company will also encourage employees to telecommute, use recycled paper products and decrease its usage of paper. Fair Isaac hopes to reach FIC
Struggling companies rethink worker bonuses, incentives
In Business Las Vegas,  NV  - Oct 31, 2008
Another way companies are lessening employees’ strain is through an improvement in their work environments, such as flexible work schedules, telecommuting
Fair Isaac Unveils Sustainable Enterprise Initiative
WELT ONLINE,  Germany  - Oct 31, 2008
employee commute miles through telecommuting; and using post-consumer paper products wherever possible while decreasing overall consumption of paper. FIC
The Importance of Girlfriends
Examiner.com  - Oct 31, 2008
With a full-time telecommuting job, grad school, two kids and freelance work, I am lucky to have time for myself. However, over the years, I have realized
LFO Launches Newly-designed Fiber Connectors & Optical Filters
PRLog.Org (press release),  Romania  - Oct 31, 2008
Due to its enterprise spirit, LFO’s R&D team always rack their brains, trying to develop the better telecommuting skills for users and clients,
Blue Skyways bringing cleaner air to Alamo City and America’s
U.S. EPA.gov (press release),  DC  - Oct 30, 2008
San Antonio plans to aggressively implement transportation emission reduction measures, rideshare and telecommuting initiatives, gas-powered lawn mower
Technology and the next president — Where do candidates stand?
Local Tech Wire,  SC  - Oct 30, 2008
John McCain: McCain will pursue an agenda that includes encouragement of telecommuting in the federal government and private companies and place a priority
Outreach Coordinator
GISuser.com (press release),  MD  - Oct 30, 2008
We embrace flexible work schedules that include compressed summer work weeks, telecommuting and other unique approaches. But at the end of the day,
Siemens Canada selected as one of Greater Toronto’s top employers
Canada NewsWire (press release),  Canada  - Oct 30, 2008
For the past several years, Siemens has been making significant improvements to its “employment experience” including introducing flex hours, telecommuting
TEOTWAWKI syndrome
Saipan Tribune,  Micronesia  - Oct 30, 2008
I know, for example, people in the Philippines who are no longer at the mercy of their national economy; thanks to the Internet, they simply telecommute
Managing telecommuters calls for different style
Dallas Morning News,  TX  - Oct 30, 2008
And owners discovered that allowing employees to telecommute can require a different management style, and trust. Having telecommuters can be challenging
Operation Energy Transition
RenewableEnergyWorld.com,  NH  - Oct 30, 2008
Within this strategy, there are a wide host of options, including transforming brick-and-mortar businesses into telecommuting businesses wherever possible,
Profile: Rep. Sandra Masin
Capitol Report,  MN  - Oct 30, 2008
Improved broadband access could result in better opportunities for rural communities, she argues, more telecommuting for urbanites, expanded health care
Remote Desktops News
ComputerWeekly.com,  UK  - Oct 30, 2008
recent hurricanes, storms, floods, and sky-rocketing oil and gas prices, are contributing to an increasing number of IT workers wanting to telecommute.
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