Category Archives: Environment

SF Bay Area Commuters: Time to Telecommute / Telework

This is 2012…. There are any number of jobs that can use any number of remote access technologies (from ubiquitous high-speed Internet access to document application sharing to video conferencing to IP voice to plain old email…and everything in between) that allow employees to TELECOMMUTE / TELEWORK effectively, efficiently, and productively…….from virtually anywhere. Why is it not happening? Well….for one there

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Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting ?

  YIKES!  That title irritates the living daylights out of me….   “Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting?”  I ran across an article today with that title. How WRONG is that?  Companies should ENCOURAGE telecommuting because: 1. It increases employee productivity. 2. It helps companies meet GREEN initiatives. 3. Telecommuting (or coworking) employees are HAPPIER employees. 4. Telecommuting saves the EMPLOYEE

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Telecommuting, Coworking and the Environment

I am going to start “blogging” more on the AltamontCowork site starting….NOW !  🙂 Since coworking is GREEN, I will concentrate on blogs talking about telecommuting, coworking, and the environment. Watch it in 240p if it is breaking up (old trailer) To kick it off, watch the above video by Leonardo DiCaprio….it is simply awesome and should help set the

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Virtual Work in the Year 2004

Virtual Work in the Year 2004 by Mike Pihlman Published in Applied Business teleCommunications “View of the Desktop” Newsletter, in August 1995. If you are old enuf, Applied Business teleCommunications were the folks who put on “TeleCon” at the time the worlds largest conference on videoconferencing, audioconferencing and collaboration. The year is 2004 and you are video-commuting from your beach

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Future of Video Conferencing from Corning

Got this Youtube link in an email this morning….although it is a Corning glass “infomercial” it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future…using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so the vision put forth by Corning, although very well done and interesting, is,

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Difference Between Coworking and a Virtual Office

(Orignally posted on TelBitConsulting.com) Coworking has been gathering momentum in the past year or two.  As more and more coworking locations are established, more people learn what it is, there is more exposure, then more people learn about it……  That snowball effect is at it’s very early stages, but, in a year, or two, the awareness of coworking will increase

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