Telecommuting Ada OK
As technology has advanced, it has made the possibility of telecommuting and workimg remotely more viable than ever before. If you're interested in getting out from behind your desk, read on for information on telecommuting.
Companies use video and web conferencing today more than ever before because they discovered the technology. Now it's time for business to step it up a notch and use the new meeting technology to not only save costs, but also to build relationships.
Aside from the romanticized images of working in your bunny slippers, PJs, or in the buff, telecommuting is an important workplace alternative for a growing number of people. There are compelling reasons why employees and employers alike are taking a serious look at telework. Managers and business owners (the enlightened and conscientious ones) recognize that workplace flexibility is a key to business prosperity, recruitment success, and talent retention.
Today there are technologies that enable real-time access to applications and files that reside remotely without having the application actually reside on your local machine. Together, they are loosely referred to as Remote Access thin client applications, in that they don’t take a fat amount of space or processing power on your local machine.
Each of us enjoys the gifts of modern technology by telecommuting either full- or part-time. Anyone with a telephone, computer, and reliable high-speed access to the Internet can also reap the benefits of today’s information super-highway by telecommuting — that is, working from a remote location, more often that not your own home, while remaining productive to your team and to your company and enhancing both your quality of life and that of your family.
To get your face and voice to one or more other parties and to see and hear theirs as well requires some specific equipment. You’ll need a Web ready camera and high quality microphone, a high-speed Internet connection (cable, ISDN or DSL), software to put it all together (for point to point VTCs), or a hosted service if you need to VTC with two or more other parties.