Video conferencing has become one of the most effective forms of long distance communication in today’s business world. Prior to the introduction of smartphones and tablets, the only way to use video conferencing effectively was to either use a personal computer or some high end telecommunication hardware. But with the advancing technology of mobile devices, video conferencing has become easier to use than ever before.
Almost every device that has some form of wireless capability that can be used as a platform for a video [...]
Do you remember when female leaders at the top of Silicon Valley companies were hard to find? Or yeah, they still are. But at least now, there are a few more than there were. Only 14 years ago Carly Fiorina was the first. She took the helm of Hewlett-Packard, becoming the first woman to run a Fortune 20 company. Since then, she has become an active political voice, run for U.S. Senate and started the One Woman Initiative.
I had the opportunity to interview Carly Fiorina last week at the Harvey Nash Leadership Lecture in New [...]
The Internet is abuzz with criticism of Yahoo’s new telecommuting policy, handed down by CEO Marissa Mayer and announced through memos circulated inside the company. The policy is simple — there is no more telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Those who work remotely must start working in Yahoo’s offices by June 1 or find another job.
Those who pay attention to larger tech companies with trust-based telecommuting policies call this move a huge mistake. Google doesn’t place any restrictions on telecommuting, [...]
Editor’s Note: This article was written by Storagepipe. Storagepipe offers a line of online backup services which allow companies to manage the protection of many mobile laptops from a single centralized administrator account. This is perfect for organizations whose employees travel or telecommute.
Every 9-5 worker has fantasized about living a life of leisure where they can just travel the world on their own time. And every business executive is struggling with the challenge of attracting, retaining and incentivising [...]