Tagged: Technology

Technology which supports Remote Working

Mixing Generations

One aspect of flexible working practice which is often overlooked is the different preferences across generations. There can be an assumption that younger workers – especially with young families – have a greater desire...

Does your workplace have “second office syndrome” ?

We must  reposition work as something we do, not somewhere we go A new report from Citrix has found that remote working may hurt productivity by making employees feel disconnected, if they do not...

How not to hold a Video Conference

Video Conferencing is now a part of every flexible workplace. It can be an invaluable tool for communication with remote teams. But the technology has to be reliable, or you could find yourself in...

Flexible Working at Genesis

  Genesis Housing Association is an organisation which embraces flexible and remote working through their Smart Working policy. With over 1300 staff in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, and East Anglia, the ability to communicate and...

Telework Technology Enables Flexible Work

Some people think about the distance and the absence when considering telework, What we think about is the connectivity.   In the summer of 2014  President Obama signed an executive order calling for federal...

Mobile working – truth and fiction

Mobile technology’s role in reshaping the workplace has become an accepted business truth, but it ignores the fundamental importance of the environment It’s Monday morning, and commuters are scurrying for their trains – but...

Faster broadband drives rise in remote working

Good access to faster broadband connectivity can be a significant force for change and that’s especially true in terms of its impact upon working patterns. A new survey of 1,095 ISPreview.co.uk readers in the...

Don’t take the train to Training

One of the issues faced by remote and flexible workers is access to training.  Traditional classroom based courses, presented on-site at a company office, are easily integrated into a full time working day. But...