How Telecommuting Simplifies My Workday
For many of us, the process of getting to and from work can create frustration that resonates all day long. Do the following daily obstacles sound familiar to you? 6:15 a.m.: Wake up, feed dog, make coffee, shower, make up, style hair, dress for the office 7:30 a.m.: Drive, sit in traffic, stop by Starbucks, […]
Cisco Technologies Provide Business, Environmental Value to World Wildlife Foundation
This post is excerpted from an article published on Cisco’s internal website, Cisco Employee Connection. Cisco is committed to building a brilliant future through innovation, education, and sustainability. That’s why the Cisco UK team is thrilled to support the World Wildlife Foundation, the world’s leading independent conservation organization, by providing new and refurbished technology for […]
Happy Earth Day! How Are You Contributing?
Did you know that you could keep approximately 19 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions out of the atmosphere for each gallon of gas you don’t use? By itself that may not seem like a big number, but for those who commute 5 days a week, 20 days a month and around 260 days a year, […]
So You Think You Can Telecommute?
The recent weeks of teleworking controversy has been interesting to follow for anyone passionate about collaboration technologies. There is no doubt that teleworking offers significant work/life balance benefits, as exemplified by Cisco´s own Angie Mistretta in her recent blog post. On the other hand, it is equally evident that companies that do not invest in […]
Telework: A Manager’s Perspective
The benefits of teleworking—better work/life balance and more flexibility—sure sound great from an employee’s point of view. But from a manager’s perspective, is telework really successful for getting work done? Can a team really be effective if many of the members never work together in person? Yes, if you create the right policies and environment […]
Telework as we know it
As I sit in my home office, surrounded by amazing technology, I’m struck by how different telework is today from just a few years ago. A few years ago it started with a second phone line and the company VPN. Today my laptop is plugged into a workstation connected to a Cisco router, as is […]