SOHO Businesses Ready To Spend

Combine developments in technology with a down economy and you get a boost in small-office, home-office (SOHO) spending.

Cisco Saves $277 Million Annually With Telecommuting

Cisco Systems Inc. estimated it saves $277 million in productivity annually by allowing employees to telecommute, the company announced this week along with the findings of its Teleworker Survey of nearly 2,000 company employees across five regions globally. The study, which was conducted to evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting at […]

Survey: 83% of U.S. Businesses Support Telecommuting

Eighty-three percent of U.S. enterprises (1,000+ employees) support telecommuting – that’s up from 54 percent in 2000, according to new data from Techaisle. That number is expected to increase to 93 percent by 2010, the research firm reported. The United States is well ahead of the rest of world, which also is making steady gains. […]

Survey: Telecommuting Boosts Productivity

A new survey shows companies that offer the option of telecommuting are getting better productivity from their employees. The research by CompTIA also shows the telecommuting option can result in lower costs, improved employee health and more options for finding and retaining qualified staff. More than two-thirds of survey respondents said their organization has experienced […]

SMBs Turn to Telecommuting in Tight Economy, Survey Says

The majority of small businesses (59 percent) are cutting overhead costs or otherwise changing business practices in response to the economic downturn and rising energy costs, according to the results of a new survey by RingCentral. Significantly, one of the key strategies for dealing with these challenges is telecommuting. Nearly 40 percent of responding small businesses […]

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