Category Archives: Telecommuting

Zoom, Google Meet, Skype and many more video conferencing apps and companies

NOTE: I checked the links on 3/31/2020 during the coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic. They all work! 🙂 Cloud-based video conferencing is a great way for small to medium sized businesses to get involved with multi-point video conferencing. These businesses do not need to purchase expensive infrastructure components, nor do they need the support personnel needed to run that infrastructure.  Simply sign up

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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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The Age of Decentralized Work is Upon Us

OK, people….here is the future. If you have teens (or college age early 20’s kids) you have seen this….if you have younger kids….you WILL see it.  So hang in there…. Decentralization of work will happen.  Telecommuting / Telework will be the norm.  And, yes, mobile video conferencing WILL rule the world. Here is why…. The kids of today are:  Computer and

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Sept 11 2001 and Video Conferencing

September 11, 2001 (Originally written for ForCarol.com) Lori’s mother’s birthday started out just like any other day.  I was just getting up, Lori was already getting Kristen ready for school, Sunny (our currently 11 year old yellow lab who now has a tumor that is scaring us) was bouncing around as only he could do. Lori had the TV on.

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