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.
Whether you work from home or with a team that’s on the move or in different places, good collaboration tools should be a major part of your workflow. As members of virtual teams ourselves, we’ve used a number of different apps and services. Here are some of our favourites: 1
For corporate office workers, the appeal and benefit of a coworking environment may not be readily apparent.
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 employees increasingly working with a wide range of devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones, David Sturges, Chief Commercial Officer at hosted desktop company, WorkPlaceLive , looks at how businesses can safeguard their company data. News this month that staff at the BBC had £750,000 worth of gadgets lost or stolen since 2010 , including laptops, tablets and mobile phones, highlights a growing issue that many companies are facing – the security of their data. The cost of replacing these expensive gadgets is one thing, however, the risk of sensitive data could get into the wrong hands, as well as the cost of restoring lost data, is even more of a problem.