Tag Archives: sustainability

Free Advice on How to Start a Telecommuting / Telework Program

Originally published on AltamontCowork.com – — OK, companies…here is the free advice on how to start a telecommuting program at your place of work. Ready? You sure? OK…. It ain’t rocket science…..do it. DUH. Give your employee a task with a deadline. Let them work on it anyplace, anytime. Remotely connect with them, everyday if you have to, via any

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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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Participate in TeleWork Week

I got an email today from the TeleWork Exchange. There will be a TeleWork Week in February that you and your company can pledge to participate in.  Here is a snippet of the email. Pledge to telework during Telework Week, a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to telework on February 14-18, 2011. More than 3,600 people have already pledged

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Bay Area to Install EV Charging Stations

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board recently approved $5 million for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and home chargers. According to the press release, the money will fund the installation of: 3,000 home chargers 2,000 public chargers 50 fast chargers (off of freeways) They say that transportation is responsible for […]

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Telecommuting = Coworking = Telework

OK, this is ridiculous. Folks….it is 2010. The Internet is at nearly everyone’s feet, computers have evolved into lean mean mobile machines, phones have done the same. Social networks abound, email, IM, Twitter, Facebook, videoconferencing, voice, video, and data….all at your fingertips. Airports, train stations, McDonalds, Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, just about every where there is wireless access to the

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Tesla Introduces Model S

As you know, I am VERY interested in technology that can help save the Environment.   As such I am becoming more active in areas that will help move us in that direction.  Coworking, telecommuting and videoconferencing being among them.   This week I (and many others) got an email announcement from Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors announcing the

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TracyVirtualOffice Coworking

UPDATE Things have moved right along.  Barring unforeseen issues, I will start preparing the TracyVirtualOffice on April 1, 2009.  I hope to be open for business before May 2009. Yes…there will be H.323 video. The TracyVirtualOffice has taken two steps forward today. Taking advantage of a new service for instant blogging by WordPress, I have (as my second step) taken

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