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ALSO CALLED: eWorkplace, Telecommuters, Telecentres, Remote Workers, e-Workplace, Teleworkers, Telecenters
DEFINITION: Telecommuting and telework are synonyms for the use of telecommunication to work outside the traditional office or workplace, usually at home (SOHO) or in a mobile situation. According to one study, telecommuting has been growing at 15% a year since 1990 in North America. 80% of Fortune 1000 companies are likely to introduce it within the next two to three years. Although work at the company premises  … 
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Validating VoLTE: A Definitive Guide to Successful Deployments
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide for an extensive framework and step-by-step approach for thoroughly evaluating all aspects of a voice-over LTE implementation.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Ixia

Frost and Sullivan: Raising the Bar on Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals five important considerations to keep in mind when planning desktop virtualization and discusses the ten most notable use cases for this environment.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc and Citrix

The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the teleworker's primary challenges and offers ideas for overcoming them. It highlights the advances of technology that make teleworking truly successful and of greater benefit to both teleworkers and their organizations.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

The Future of Business Collaboration
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: Gone are the days of cramming everyone into a stuffy conference room to work on a project. Today's mobile, dispersed workforce collaborates across distances.This white paper addresses the issues and challenges surrounding remote collaboration, exploring just how to succeed in this new world of work.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Cut Costs and Drive Efficiency of Virtual Teams
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: Examining results from a recently commissioned a survey of 2,318 respondents, this brief looks at the benefits of using audio conferencing combined Web conferencing to optimize team communication.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2009

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Five Tips for Better Virtual Meetings
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: Virtual meetings are becoming the standard communication platform for businesses but they require careful consideration and planning to offset issues that result from the distance.  Take a look at this brief resource to discover five easy tips to enhance your virtual meeting.
Posted: 01 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Enterprise Mobility Guide 2011
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Mobile apps and tablets are transforming enterprises across the globe right now. How can you be sure you're staying ahead of the curve while increasing productivity and enhancing customer satisfaction? Get the The Enterprise Mobility Guide 2011.
Posted: 27 May 2011 | Published: 27 May 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Distributed Workforce Management in the Cloud: Spreading IT Security Wherever Employees Roam
sponsored by MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Todays wireless work environment poses new challenges for IT departments who must monitor and secure the online interactions of highly distributed and roaming workers. Companies are calling on security experts who can help organizations more effectively manage and protect their distributed workforce via the cloud.
Posted: 16 Jan 2011 | Published: 14 Jan 2011

MessageLabs Symantec Hosted Solutions

Check Point Abra: A Virtual Secure Workspace
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Abra provides a convenient secure access to the corporate workspace, while pre­venting data loss and malicious activity from remote systems — at a significantly reduced cost over traditional endpoints.
Posted: 28 Jun 2010 | Published: 28 Jun 2010

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Networking for Sustainability: The Network Offset Effect
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Building on recommendations in the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) SMART 2020 report, this paper explains how companies can replace high environmental impact activities with low carbon alternatives through the network. The result? Efficiencies in workplaces, data centers, transportation and logistics, power grids and buildings.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

AT&T Corp

Managing and Securing Mobile Healthcare Data and Devices
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: Regulatory compliance tops the list of concerns among healthcare and life sciences IT professionals with 86% of healthcare IT decision-makers rating it as a high or critical priority over the course of the coming year. Check out this paper to find out more!
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Fiberlink Communications

Research Report on Virtualization and Cloud Computing in Test/Dev Environments
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn the research findings of this study, which examined the challenges of managing Test/Dev environments and the opportunity for server virtualization and cloud computing to address them. This paper includes several graphs and an in-depth discussion of the advantages of private cloud computing.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

Smart Decisions for Extraordinary Times
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: With Microsoft Unified Communications businesses can simplify management and maximize budget and resources. You can consolidate costly third-party solutions and avoid capital investments.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

Microsoft

The Top Five Benefits of Video Conferencing
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: From obvious benefits, like reduced travel costs, to a few less apparent advantages, see what Polycom customers, resellers and industry analysts are saying about the power of video conferencing.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 26 Jan 2009

Polycom, Inc.

6 Best Practices for Preventing Enterprise Data Loss
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Nearly 220 million electronic records have been breached since January 2005, according to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. This paper outlines six best practices for corporations seeking to prevent enterprise data loss in order to protect revenue, limit customer attrition, and meet government regulatory requirements.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 05 Feb 2009

Polycom, Inc.

The Art of Teleworking
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Does teleworking really work? How can a teleworker be as productive as an employee in the office? This white paper covers the advances in technology that make teleworking successful -- and provides solutions for challenges teleworkers may face.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Apr 2009

Polycom, Inc.

Videoconferencing Adoption by SMBs-- The Next Big Thing
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As companies look for ways to survive during a tough economy, small and medium sized businesses are discovering the benefits of virtual collaboration through video conferencing. And now, advances in technology and price are accelerating this trend.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

Polycom, Inc.

Seeing is Believing: The Value of Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are talking about the advantages of video conferencing. But what results can you expect? How much more productivity will you see? What does the boost to collaboration look like? Which business units benefit most? Get the answers here.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2007

Polycom, Inc.

HP Total Care Branch Office Consolidation Solutions
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If branch office consolidation is your goal, HP has developed solutions with a focus on lowering your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and boosting productivity for both branch office employees and IT staff. Read this paper for more details.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

HP & Intel®

From Development to Production: Streamlining SharePoint Deployment with DocAve® Deployment Manager
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document examines the capabilities of DocAve Deployment Manager and offers tips and guidance to help streamline the SharePoint deployment process while maintaining the integrity of all SharePoint staging instances.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

AvePoint, Inc.

How to Extend your Virtual Private Network with Citrix GoToMyPC Corporate
sponsored by Citrix Online - GotoMyPC
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how companies can deliver more effective remote access by augmenting their traditional VPN with Web-based technologies.
Posted: 13 Nov 2008 | Published: 13 Nov 2008

Citrix Online - GotoMyPC

Implementing a Telecommuting Program
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses several issues related to implementing a telecommuting home worker program for contact center agents. Certainly, the particular requirements of each company will dictate the extent to which these and other concepts are implemented.
Posted: 02 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Avaya Inc.

Contact Center Costs: The Case for Telecommuting Agents
sponsored by Avaya Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses high labor costs that are inevitable with contact centers and how a telecommuting or home agent program can greatly reduce your labor cost while increasing productivity of your contact center.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Avaya Inc.

The Greening of Training: How Sustainability Is Reshaping Organizational Learning
sponsored by SkillSoft Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Green sustainability is becoming a highly visible part of the corporate strategy. Read this paper to learn how your organization can generate significant cost savings by integrating a green project into an overall change management initiative.
Posted: 21 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2007

SkillSoft Corporation

Enhancing Business with Smarter, More Effective Communication
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To enable effective mobile communication, organizations are increasingly spending to ensure productivity and availability. Discover cost-effective applications that improve communications, connect workers, enable collaboration and streamline processes.
Posted: 27 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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TELECOMMUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  is not likely to disappear, new forms of telecommunication such as voice and picture communication and groupware are likely to make telecommuting more social in the future.Factors that will continue to affect the future of telecommuting include the availability of bandwidth and fast Internet connections in a given country; social methodologies for balancing work control and work freedom; the perceived values and economies in telecommuting; and the opportunities and need for working collaboratively across large distances, including globally.With the arrival of the Internet and the Web as a kind … 
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