Flex and Mobile Work Should be Part of Business Continuity

For those working in the northern states, you’ve said it or heard it before, “It’s going to snow tomorrow… I’ll plan on working from home.”  It’s a mini business continuity plan going into action. Many companies with formal remote work programs ask technology enabled employees to work from home or bring their equipment/work home in[…]

Who Owns Your Mobile Workforce Strategy?

Telecommuting, remote work, distributed teams, flex, agile workforce – we still wrestle with what to call it, but more importantly, do we know who should own it? Is it the business – with needs to enable employees to be efficient and effective? Is it Human Resources (HR) – providing policy and procedures for flexible work[…]

Communication Is Key: Do You Have A Plan?

Today, most employees do not work in the same building at the same time each day. Thanks to a variety of tools and technology, and the strong desire for work/life balance, formal or informal distributed teams are now the norm. Congested traffic has created long commutes – even if employees don’t live far away! Technology[…]

Are Your Company’s Policies As Smart As Your Technology?

Technology, we all have some form of it.  For most, it’s that $500+ computer we carry around in the palm of our hand, our back pocket or on our wrist that can help us find the nearest gas station, our destination, the weather, what’s playing at the local theatre and the ability to purchase a[…]