Category Archives: Telecommuting

Does Your Business Have a Cloud Computing Usage Policy?

Many businesses have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to Work policy, a risk management policy, and some businesses are even tech-savvy enough to have a social media policy. Some businesses go one step further and introduce and review all … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Ready for the Cloud?

These days, wherever you go, there’s always someone extolling the virtues of cloud computing. How often has someone at your monthly C-Suite meeting said, “Cloud computing is the answer to XYZ?” But then the conversation takes an unintended turn, and … Continue reading

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Could Your Business Survive If Everyone Telecommuted?

While iPods and smartphones revolutionized the music and cell phone industries, could telecommuting totally revolutionize the workplace? This is a very interesting concept, but certainly, your industry will determine if this is possible. While some companies have stopped offering telecommuting … Continue reading

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Laptop Batteries, Wireless Keyboards and Mice – Oh My!

Laptops can be viewed as the best friend of midsize businesses. This is because laptops are necessary for presentation preparation, off-site customer meetings, telecommuting, and much more. But if you’re a laptop or ultrabook user, and you leave it plugged … Continue reading

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Webcams May Be Watching You – Without Your Knowledge

You just purchased some new monitors with built-in webcams and speakers or you added external webcams. Now your employees can easily make video conference calls and speak to each other face to face, even when they’re off-site. You may think … Continue reading

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The Business Dangers of Instant Messaging

While text has taken over as the main form of communication in the business environment, instant messaging (IM) is still used. The convenience of IM for the midsize market is plain to see: ease of use, fast response, and exchange … Continue reading

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Security Risks of Telecommuting

In today’s work environment, costs are skyrocketing, but one way to reduce costs is to offer a telecommuting option for employees. While it may be easier for telecommuting employees to perform their work at home or in the field, the … Continue reading

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