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Telework News

USDA telework apps allow farmers to be out standing in their field

One federal agency is working on apps so stakeholders can telework along side employees.

Monday - 04/04/2011, 04:00am EDT

When mobile workers telework

If a mobile worker is teleworking, does that mean they're in the office?

Monday - 03/28/2011, 04:00am EDT

Telework tax credit introduced

One thousand dollars may be waiting for teleworkers someday, if some DC area congressmen have their say.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 04:00am EDT

The lighter side of the dark side of telework

A noted technology author says your spouse hates telework.

Monday - 03/14/2011, 04:00am EDT

Bring your own telework tools

The federal government could soon pay a $2,000 subsidy to federal employees who buy their own mobile devices.

Monday - 03/07/2011, 04:00am EST

OPM gives feds options for early dismissal

In response to recent weather-related dismissals and delays, OPM is offering employees choices when it comes to taking leave.

Friday - 03/04/2011, 02:58pm EST

Telework and Virtualization

Federal agencies are working to provide a complete, secure computing experience to enable employees to ‘work from a distance', or, telework. With VMware, agency-standard PC clients can be quickly provisioned, deployed and managed from the datacenter. Agency personnel can securely access familiar resources through government furnished equipment OR their own PCs. Our customers have saved up to 45% on desktop computing costs, increased employee job satisfaction and reduced the environmental impact from all those commuters. If your agency wants to securely enable telework - or just save money, VMware desktop virtualization is your answer.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 12:54pm EST

When NOT to telework

During a Shutdown: non-essential teleworkers unplug!

Monday - 02/28/2011, 04:00am EST

Survey, law grow telework optimism

OPM reports a rise in teleworking from 2008 - 2009. The survey shows satisfaction among feds who do telework, but reveals barriers that are keeping others from doing so. One Congressman hopes the new law will turn interest in telework into practice.

Monday - 02/21/2011, 07:29am EST
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Teleworkers feel more connected than the deskbound

Teleworkers report higher job satisfaction in surveys. We learn about and unexpected reason why.

Monday - 02/21/2011, 04:00am EST

Telework in government: Benefit or impediment?

Tim McManus of the Partnership for Public Service discusses the state of telework in the federal government.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 04:01pm EST
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Increased telework to ease D.C. area traffic

Roads in the WTOP listening area, recently classified as the country's most congested, may see some relief in the coming months as more federal workers plan to stay at home.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 10:16am EST

OPM: Agencies add teleworkers

More federal employees are teleworking, according to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 08:33pm EST

Six ingredients to telework success

Ron Sanders, formerly with the intelligence community, explains the challenges to telework and how to overcome them.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 02:44pm EST
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How to prepare for mobile federal workplace

Josh Stephens, vice president of Technology and Head Geek for Solar Winds, told the DorobekINSIDER that agencies' tech shops need to embrace the change - not avoid it.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 02:02pm EST
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Telework week may save $2.5M in commuting costs

More than 28,000 workers in the WTOP listening area pledged to work at home during National Telework Week.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 11:40am EST

Telework breaks down workspace walls

A troubled economy and mobile technology are changing the workplace landscape. Literally.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 04:00am EST

The move to telework starts with the cloud

Before the teleworkforce can grab the iPad and go, data storage will need to hit the cloud.

Monday - 02/07/2011, 04:00am EST

Federal Commuter Heal Thyself?

If you lived through, or observed, the blizzard of last week, how do you think Washington did? Was Uncle Sam wise to give feds a day off, then an early-release and is it up to Uncle Sam or should federal workers be more proactive? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hears from feds.

Friday - 02/04/2011, 04:00am EST

Tactics for your agency's move to the cloud

HP introduces Government Cloud Consulting Services to help government agencies comply with OMB's "cloud-first" policy. We get details from HP's Jeff Bergeron

Thursday - 02/03/2011, 09:31am EST
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