Want Your Employees to Be Able to Work From Home? 5 IT Areas to Address

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 6/2/15 11:02 AM

Even just  15 years ago, the idea of “working from home” (WFH) was reserved for writers, artists, and other siloed professions that didn’t rely much on regular collaboration. In the corporate landscape, remote working was rarely considered, and in most cases not even possible.


But with the vast range of hardware and software designed to allow employees to work from home now available, it’s no longer uncommon for companies to consider this route. In some cases, it may be their only option. There are a number of common situations that may cause an organization like yours to consider the work from home--or remote--option:

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Topics: IT Efficiency, BYOD

Why You Need a New Policy for BYOD

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 11/14/13 11:31 AM

Whether you know it or not, it is likely that at least a few of your employees are using their own personal laptops, tablets and smart phones to work on business data. For small businesses, this may seem like an easy way to increase productivity and control technology costs, but there are risks. If you don't have a comprehensive and enforceable BYOD policy in place, your employees' devices could cost you more than they save.

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Topics: BYOD

BYOD for Biotech? A Good Idea or Not?

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 10/17/13 9:30 AM

The advanced features offered by smartphones and tablets have changed the way that people do business. With these devices, there is no need to be in the office or in front of your computer to keep up with emails, access important files, and share information. In a data-driven industry like biotech, remote access can facilitate a lot of important business.

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Topics: Data Security, BYOD