Technology plays a central role in making teleworking possible.
Last week, teleworking consultant Mike Bookey presented the preliminary findings of the Kitsap Public Utilities District Telework Study to a meeting of the Kitsap Regional Economic Development Council (KREDC) telecommunications committee.
A key factor in its increasing popularity is Georgia's forward-thinking telework tax credit for employers.
Last month, the Georgia Department of Revenue announced that 135 employers have been approved to take tax credits in 2008 for creating and expanding telework programs.
Telework has been expanding across the federal government, in large part thanks to the 2010 Telework Enhancement Act.
Unscheduled leave, telework still available for feds.
Telework Still a Work in Progress .
Private sector can learn from feds' telework implementation.
Who pays for teleworkers' network connections.
Decrease in those teleworking due to a combination of factors.
From smart phones to iPads, it seems like today's technological advances are combining to allow even more people to telework.
The federal government has gotten into the game, too, with the Telework Enhancement Act, signed last December.
PTO manager driving force in federal telework.
Danette Campbell, Senior Telework Advisor, PTO.
Experts say convincing leadership, reluctant workers is critical to expanding telework.