Where were you when the office became irrelevant?

The office is old school. If you head off every morning to cubicle land, you’re now living in the past.What made this possible? Information and communication technologies. I first realized this in 1993.Back

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Bruce A. Stewart

Telecommuting is good for employees and employers

As technology evolves, many of the barriers that have traditionally limited telecommuting continue to disappear. The tedious standard of spending 40 hours a week sitting in a cubicle is fading as employers and

Published on: January 13th, 2011 tony bradley

American IT workers still doing it old school

A Forrester Research study is showing that what is a hit in Silicon Valley or among the virtual "Twitterati" has yet to be picked up by most U.S. information workers.According to the results

Published on: October 13th, 2009 Eric Lai

WHITE PAPER: Why companies are investing in green IT

If your company hasn’t invested in green IT initiatives yet, consider this: In a recent survey by Info-Tech Research Group Ltd. commissioned by IBM Corp., respondents said 65 per cent of green IT

Published on: June 25th, 2009 ComputerWorld Canada staff

10 sure-fire ways to kill telecommuting

Isaac Asimov got there first. In The Naked Sun, he envisioned Solaria, a civilization whose telepresence technologies are as good as being face-to-face -- superior, in fact, according to the Solarians, who have

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Bob Lewis

Four telecommuting blunders

According to figures released recently by the Nemertes Research Group, an Illinois-based research advisory firm, as many as 71 per cent of U.S. companies offer full-time or part-time telecommuting to employees. Despite the

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Joan Goodchild

SLAs are simply ‘marketing fodder’

?Service-level agreements, as currently defined, are of little use to enterprises, a service provider said at a conference in New York earlier this month. “SLAs are nothing more than marketing fodder,” said Brett

Published on: May 21st, 2007 Jim Duffy

US legislators rally for telework adoption

U.S. lawmakers have been making noise on the telework front lately, with legislatures convening to discuss what government agencies and corporations are doing to help the U.S. workforce deal with volatile gas prices.

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Ann Bednarz