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The Downside to Workshifting

Posted by on 14 May 2012

The woman standing next to me on the platform finished checking her email, and I smiled knowingly. It was my afternoon off, all my clients knew it, but I still felt compelled to acknowledge a couple of messages myself. She was headed to the dentist, running late because she had tried to get that “one […]

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Baxter on the Bus - Workshifting

Today, we have a guest post from Baxter Denney, Manager, Database Marketing at Citrix Online. Baxter recently returned from a month-long trip to New Zealand that was half vacation, half workshifting. Below are some tips on how Baxter stayed connected with limited bandwidth. Simply stated, Americans are connected. We are information obese – with broadband […]

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RIP 9 to 5

Posted by on 21 February 2012

USA Today recently reported on its top 2012 business trends. To my great surprise and overwhelming joy, the “death of the 9 to 5″ was a prominent item on the list. Cited for obvious reasons – the proliferation of mobile devices, laptops and wireless connectivity – which a mainstream audience could comprehend, the report failed […]

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This post is the third and final in our 3-part series called “Building Trust at Work”, with Chris Brogan. Chris is president of Human Business Works, providing business, communications and emerging technology strategy for mid- to large-sized businesses. He blogs regularly at chrisbrogan.com. While talking with Dan Heath, bestselling co-author of Made to Stick, I […]

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Holographic Workshifting?

Posted by on 6 December 2010

The University of Arizona recently announced that a team of researchers developed a new type of holographic telepresence that allows the projections of a “three-dimensional moving image without the need for special eyewear such as 3D glasses or other auxiliary devices.” They compare the technology to the 3D hologram images of Princess Leia in the […]

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Friends and Connections

Posted by on 27 September 2010

Most people would agree that when you vacation in a foreign country, it’s best to stay with a local (or at least spend some quality time with one). I would say the same is true for workshifting. My recent workshifting trip through Denmark was probably the best vacation/work/travel I have ever had. My Danish hosts […]

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February and March are two very busy workshifting months for AJ and myself.  We are going to conferences, meeting with clients, launching a client website and working on a charity project all while trying to keep our company and team productive.  We have traveled to the UK every six months for the past two years […]

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