According to a new infographic, people who work from home are less stressed, but also less likely to be promoted. Here, at WorkSnug, we’re not crazy about the term ‘telecommuting’, as it’s pretty old fashioned (you know it comes from the 1970s? )
It’s no question that telecommuting is on the rise. The new road warriors, the digital nomads, are in coffee shops, libraries or simply working from their home offices, utilizing a plethora of digital devices and applications to stay connected and productive while on the go.
What makes designing a great software app user experience successful? Understanding users , that’s what! That means observing real users at work in the wild, as they do real tasks, interact with real people, experience real interruptions, and rely on apps and all sorts to complete tasks. These real world surroundings UX pros call “context of use“
With a simple connection to ‘the Cloud’, we can find a place to work from our smartphones , hold a virtual meeting with our webcams, manage our teams from afar … But when it comes to signing contracts, the Cloud suddenly bursts – we’re asked to print off pages, sign dotted lines, and fax things back, like it’s 1989… If you recognize that scenario, forget the fax, follow these steps and return to sender – signed, sealed, delivered – and all from your laptop or mobile device. 1.
For an increasing number of mobile professionals, teleworkers, SMBs and start-ups, coworking spaces are a more attractive option than the coffee shop or a full office space lease. Coworking spaces marry the infrastructure of an office with the flexible options that teleworkers crave and are often also hotbeds of networking and innovation