01/27/2015 Leave a comment
1 in 5 workers, 7 days a week with 5 million by 2016.
4.2 million professionals, ≥ 1 day a week.
The numbers don’t lie. Telework has become the new norm. In a world where the lines have blurred and access of information is simply at the click of a button, many organizations have opted for the virtual office or in some cases “coffices” (the local coffee shop turned office). Whether to reduce costs, your environmental footprint or boost employee productivity and morale, the concept has gained some positive traction in the workplace. Of course, there are some operating logistics that require attention to truly make telecommuting a reality.
In Need of a Bandwidth Boom
Before we start turning those office buildings into neighborhood parks, we’ll need to increase the availability of high-speed connectivity to residential areas. At present, broadband is the missing link for teleworkers. According to Akamai’s “State of Internet” report, Delaware leads the U.S. charge in average IP connection speed at 10.9Mbps. Read more of this post