Telecommuting News Summary 102009

Deeds vows to be chief job recruiter if elected

Martinsville BulletinDebbie Hall, Ginny WrayOct 20, 2009‎
Although he would not include broadband costs in a transportation budget, Deeds said having the technology in all communities would allow telecommuting and

Chrysler gets nod from mothers mag

Detroit Free PressPatricia Montemurri‎ Oct 20, 2009‎
In tough economic times, retaining programs such as flexible scheduling, telecommuting and job-sharing help keep employees motivated and build loyalty.

Lieutenant governor hopefuls’ debate becomes heated

Richmond Times DispatchTyler Whitley‎Oct 19, 2009‎
To help transportation, she would emphasize telecommuting, smart growth and mass transit, she said. Bolling said Wagner has supported every tax increase

Developing the Oklahoma Innovation, Efficiency and Accountability Act of 2010

Edmond SunJason Murphey‎Oct 19, 2009‎
EDMOND In today’s quickly changing world, private businesses are taking advantage of innovative programs such as allowing for employee telecommuting.

Special Report: Balancing Act

GovExec.comKellie Lunney‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Our reporting is by no means comprehensive, but it provides a broad look at the kinds of resources available to employees and long-term trends in telework,

New hardened switches promise enterprise features

ITWorld CanadaHoward Solomon‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPN By: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

VMware ships long-awaited capacity planning tool

ITWorld CanadaRafael Ruffolo‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPN By: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

OPINION: Rulings could shake up software patents

ITWorld CanadaWilliam H. Venema‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPNBy: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

Conference Call Feature: Collaboration Tools Change the Way Companies Work: Report

TMCnetAmy Tierney
Near half of survey respondents 47 percent said they have a formal telecommuting policy in place. But less than a third telecommute at least once a week

Is Congestion Pricing Bad for the Environment?

Cars.com (blog)Stephen Markley‎Oct 19, 2009‎
The idea of charging drivers based on how and where they drive has popped up again in New York City largely because of a man named Jay H. Walder,

Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPN

ITWorld CanadaCarolyn Duffy Marsan‎Oct 19, 2009‎
How to provide a secure telework environment without much overhead? That was the question facing Octagon Capital, a Toronto brokerage firm that ended up

Easy ways for SMBs to improve their disaster recovery and pandemic plans

Search StorageRachel Kossman‎Oct 19, 2009‎
“Start considering working at home or telecommuting,” said Toigo. “There are no shortages of products out there, software and Web based, that will let you

Plastic Logic unveils Que capacitive touchscreen e-book reader; aims at

ZDNetAndrew Nusca ‎Oct 19, 2009‎
for mobile professionals, namely document management, writes Gizmodo’s Wilson Rothman which should help traveling and telecommuting types even more.

“A Woman’s Nation” Demands Workplace Flexibility

Huffington Post (blog)‎Oct 19, 2009‎
and includes options ranging from compressed workweeks and telecommuting to phased retirement and short and extended time off – can help employees meet

Do You Know Where Your Employees Are Working?

CIODenise Dubie‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Mon, October 19, 2009 Network World It’s time for ad hoc telework programs to be brought up to snuff. Technology has enabled telework

5 signs that scream your telework program is a bust

ITWorld CanadaDenise Dubie‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Many companies make it possible for employees to work remotely, but without a structured telework program in place, they could be putting corporate data at

Request: Scrap Sideline Interviews

New York Baseball DigestMike Silva‎Oct 19, 2009‎
I have been lucky enough to put myself in a position where I telecommute, manage people, and have enough autonomy where I can live out my passion for

Japan regains wireless mojo

ITWorld CanadaMartyn Williams‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPNBy: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

Oracle should sell database – MySQL co-founder

ITWorld Canada‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPNBy: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

VoIP ‘benefits business’

8el‎Oct 19, 2009‎
In addition to VoIP, the Frost and Sullivan report showed that telecommuting was increasing, making it more flexible for workers who do not want to be in

Major AV vendors face hundreds of new rivals

ITWorld CanadaRafael Ruffolo‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Toronto firm secures telework environment without a VPNBy: Carolyn Duffy Marsan (19 Oct 2009)How to provide a secure telework environment without much

the Upside of Traffic

Wired NewsJason Kambitsis‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Telecommuting is an option for some, but (from experience) too many places still don’t trust their people telecommuting (especially in jobs where clients

Five signs your telework program is a bust

NetworkWorld.comDenise Dubie‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Many companies make it possible for employees to work remotely, but without a structured telework program in

Secure telework without a VPN

NetworkWorld.comCarolyn Duffy Marsan‎Oct 19, 2009‎
How to provide a secure telework environment without much overhead? That was the question facing

Do you know where your employees are working?

NetworkWorld.comDenise Dubie‎Oct 19, 2009‎
Technology has enabled telework programs to evolve beyond images of people dialing up in pajamas to remote

8 ways to prepare your business for swine flu

NewsdayJamie Herzlich‎Oct 19, 2009‎
You need to know who is cross-trained in various operations, what employment agencies to call for temporary help, and which employees can telecommute,

AcceleNet Software-based WAN Optimizer Breaks More New Ground

EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)‎Oct 19, 2009‎
corporate enterprises and managed services providers with a cost-effective application accelerator for mobile, telecommuting, and branch office workers.

GoToMyPC Gets Ready to Go to Your Mac

MacNewsWorldJohn P. Mello Jr‎Oct 19, 2009‎
With the growth of both telecommuting and Macs in the enterprise, Citrix felt the time was right. More and more workers require remote access to their

GUEST OPINION: Combatting greenhouse gases

Santa Rosa Press DemocratMike Kerns‎Oct 19, 2009‎
footprints by replacing inefficient lighting, insulating public buildings and creating programs for employees to telecommute, car pool and ride transit.

GovLoop Hires Government 2.0 Evangelist Andy Krzmarzick

PR Web (press release)‎Oct 19, 2009‎
hands-on training, including courses that address the impact of social media, generational diversity and telework on the public sector.

Medium-sized firms help workers balance job, family

Detroit Free PressKimberly Lifton‎Oct 18, 2009‎
work hours, telecommuting, adoption assistance, job sharing, tuition assistance and matching charitable donations up to $12000 a year for each employee.

Advice From the Top: Mimic office structure for successful telecommuting

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle‎Oct 18, 2009‎
Today’s expert is Linda Yaniszewski, president and CEO of ExecuScribe Inc. How can you keep motivated and stay on-task when telecommuting each day?

Preparing For Swine Flu

Hartford Business‎Oct 18, 2009‎
including training on what to do when an employee refuses to work; and 6) Technology such as phone and videoconferencing and telecommuting options.

Deeds seeks to beat the odds

Charlottesville Daily ProgressBrian McNeill‎Oct 17, 2009‎
in a statewide manner, incorporate high-speed rail, encourage alternatives such as telecommuting and reduce gridlock in the most congested areas.

This Used To Be My Playground

TechCrunch (blog)Mg Siegler‎Oct 17, 2009‎
He reasoning was that he didn’t want to telecommute anymore (he lives in Seattle), but he didn’t seem to mind doing it while he was still working on

Friendfeed Traffic Drops Post-Acquisition And The First Employee Departs

Information Week (blog)Allen Stern‎Oct 17, 2009‎
Gray notes that it wasn’t because Burd wasn’t happy but because he wasn’t interested in telecommuting from Seattle any longer. Burd is now looking for local

CAA South Central Ontario takes the front seat in annual list of top employers

Canada NewsWire (press release)‎Oct 17, 2009‎
And it supports alternative work options including flexible hours, telecommuting and 35-hour work week (with full pay). With environmental issues top of

Get Quote Search Site

Investor’s Business Daily‎Oct 17, 2009‎
The CEA estimates that most teleworkers plan to spend at least $925 over the next year on technology products that let them telecommute.

Ten Myths about the Lives of Women

BusinessWeekMarcus Buckingham‎Oct 17, 2009‎
Flexible work options, such as paid leave and telecommuting, allow women to feel happier at work. Studies actually show a negative correlation between

A psychologically healthy workplace is essential

Telegraph-JournalJennifer Newman, Darryl Grigg‎Oct 17, 2009‎
Discussing options for employers such as telecommuting or working from home to save jobs for instance, offers staff an opportunity to help the business deal

Hispanics need better broadband access, forum speaker says

Yakima Herald-RepublicMai Hoang‎Oct 16, 2009‎
“The demand is there; the time is right,” said Monica Babine, senior associate for Telework at Washington State University and one of the panelists.

Telework bill rings hollow: Weaver

Evansville Courier & PressThomas B. Langhorne‎Oct 16, 2009‎
Vanderburgh County Assessor Jonathan Weaver is complaining that a telework ordinance targets his allowing a deputy to work at work

Local businesses find ways to go green

Columbus Ledger-EnquirerAndrea Hernandez‎Oct 16, 2009‎
Aflac employees participate in telecommuting and carpool programs and a host of eco-friendly events: a bike-to-work day, Earth Day celebration and an office

New Cascadia Blog Article Highlights Nationwide, Regional Teleworking Green

TMCnetBrendan B. Read‎Oct 16, 2009‎
In a blog, published Oct.14 titled, More Telework Means Major Savings, Increased Productivity Cascadia Senior Fellow Matt Rosenberg, cited nationwide

More Businesses Adopting Advanced Collaboration Tools: Survey

eWeekJeffrey Burt‎Oct 16, 2009‎
greater balance in their lives, according to the survey, which indicated that telecommuting also is gaining traction among businesses and workers.

The Evolving Changes of Transportation Habits in America

AUTO-MOBI.info‎Oct 16, 2009‎
When it comes to getting to and from work, 13% are car-pooling and 8% are telecommuting rather than going to the office. There are also driving habit

CLIMATE CHANGE: Tech Sector Urged to Lead Green Economy

IPS‎Oct 16, 2009‎
Despite the growing trend toward telecommuting, video-conferencing, e-paper, and e-commerce, one report from the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)

Health and Wellness

GovExec.comAlyssa Rosenberg‎Oct 16, 2009‎
We’d love to know how your agency is approaching programs ranging from telework to childcare. If you’ve got a moment to fill out our work-life balance

Review: Windows 7’s a winner

Cincinnati.comJames Pilcher‎Oct 16, 2009‎
Also, mobile or telecommuting workers can attach to a network through smart cards or other verification, bypassing the need for virtual private networks

Candidates for Canandaigua town office call for cooperation

MPNnow.comPhilip Anselmo‎Oct 16, 2009‎
now have their business in their home. They’re telecommuting. It makes sense for people in this community. We need to accommodate that type of growth.”

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