6 must-haves for an IT remote-work policy

With the wild winter weather that ripped through the East Coast last week, many IT departments were forced to adapt and allow workers to telecommute – an arrangement a lot of IT pros aren’t really wild about. But whether you’re in the zone that got hit or not, preparing for the occasional or planned work-from-home day […]

Telecommuters say IT support problems decrease their productivity

Most telecommuting employees report that they’re more productive when they work from home – that is, unless IT problems get in the way. 

What telecommuting workers expect from IT

These days, telecommuting has become the rule and not merely the exception for many workers, and a new survey shows it’s getting high marks on a number of fronts – but companies that offer telecommuting will need a lot of support from the IT department. 

Survey: Security remains a challenge for telecommuting programs

We reported recently on how IT support is critical to successful telecommuting programs. Here’s another key step IT must take when users start to work from home: 

Study: IT key to successful telecommuting programs

Here’s one way IT can cut costs and boost their organizations’ overall productivity: getting ready to support a telecommuting program. 

Study: Telecommuters can save $10,000 a year

Is your IT department being asked to support telecommuters? You may start hearing more requests, especially if employees see the data from this study. 

3 hidden legal issues when employees work from home

IT departments are being called on to support more telecommuting employees and make sure they have the technology needed to effectively work and communicate with their peers back in the office. Here’s another way IT folks can assist their companies in the midst of the telecommuting boom:

4 signs an IT staffer shouldn’t telecommute

As competition for IT talent heats up, more departments are offering telecommuting as a low-cost benefit to attract and retain staffers. But letting the wrong people work from home can lead to a productivity disaster.

IT staff would rather work from home than get a raise

Looking for a way to satisfy IT employees without any room in the budget for raises? Luckily, there’s a no-cost benefit many want more than money, anyway:

One way IT can help boost the bottom line

Here’s one IT project that could be a big boon for the company and its employees: