telework

March 20, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

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 […]

March 15, 2013

INSIDE CISCO IT

Video is Key to My Team’s Telework Success

What makes telework so successful for Cisco and its employees? For me the answer is simple and powerful: video.

March 6, 2013

GOVERNMENT

What I’ve Learned as a Teleworking Employee and Manager

My journey as a teleworking mom started almost ten years ago after I had my older son. I was coming back to work and in the process of changing roles at Cisco Systems. I live in North Carolina and had a job opportunity for a leader based in California. She knew that I wasn’t in […]

March 5, 2013

GOVERNMENT

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 […]

March 4, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Telework Week: A Public Sector Success Story

March 4 marks the beginning of the third annual Telework Week, a week-long effort to get public sector agencies, companies and individuals to pledge to telework. Once again, Cisco is proud to be a platinum sponsor of this worthwhile event. Last year, more than 71,000 people – 94 percent of whom were federal employees – […]

February 27, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Mobile Telework: Cost Effective, Flexible and Secure

I really love my mobile devices, my iPhone, iPod, and rPod. What’s an rPoD you ask? It’s my mobile getaway vehicle. I can get access to mobile apps, listen to music, and enjoy a getaway to the coast. These devices are not just for fun though, these are powerful tools that allow me to telework from home or in reality […]

February 26, 2013

HEALTHCARE

20 Years Teleworking: $291,200 Savings and 435,200 Pounds of Pollutants Spared

Cisco, in partnership with Mobile Work Exchange, is eager to kick off the third-annual Telework Week from March 4-8. Telework Week 2013 is a global effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework anytime during this week. I plan not only to pledge to telework that week, but also to continue in […]

February 14, 2013

GOVERNMENT

City Turns to Collaboration Solutions to Support Mobility

As we quickly approach Telework Week 2013 in March, I’ve been hearing a lot of discussion around the benefits of telework and the level of growth we have seen over the last few years in the demand for mobility. Mobility is sometimes easier said than done, though, especially when you are a city government looking […]

January 4, 2013

NETWORKING

Why Every Business Should Be a Fan of Teleworking

While employee work flexibility and increased job satisfaction are strong reasons to consider teleworking solutions, the latest report from the Telework Research Network shows that there are even more compelling reasons to support teleworking at your business. Can you imagine a world where teleworking was the norm? In their U.S. report, the research organization identifies […]