technology for the mobile worker
Frost & Sullivan

Telecommuting Trends

Telecommuting is increasingly growing more popular among the workforce. Employees are routinely working from home offices, client sites or other remote locations. Even though separated from supervisors and other colleagues, these telecommuters understand that they still need to remain connected with their peers so they can collaborate with one another and their clients.

Popular social media sites, such as Facebook and LinkedIn® encourage collaboration, motivating individuals to share information and work together on various projects. Businesses around the world are realizing that they can use several collaboration tools that can better improve business relationships, increase productivity and save money.According to Frost & Sullivan, there are five key business and technology trends that feed into this growing movement:

  1. Crowdsourcing
  2. Consumerization of IT
  3. Mobility
  4. Social Media
  5. Globalization

Learn how these trends and others have the potential to create a new landscape for modern business collaboration by downloading  our free eBook: The Future of Business Collaboration.

About Lorna Love

Originally from Florida, Lorna moved to Atlanta to join the PGi team. In between trying to get used to Atlanta traffic and the crazy weather, she spends her free time playing with her dog, Mylo. Lorna enjoys writing about online collaboration tools and meeting tips.

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