FEDERAL

New!! Telework Week delivers cost savings and productivity increases for federal agencies

Each March, the Mobile Work Exchange encourages employees across all federal agencies and private enterprises to dedicate themselves to telework. The week is called Telework Week, and it effectively serves as an opportunity for employers to pilot telework in hopes that the benefits will lead them to further adoption of …

STATE AND LOCAL

Jason Mercier of Washington Policy Center makes the case for remote testimony

When important legislation is being discussed and debated in state legislature, it is essential that experts, stakeholders and other individuals be represented and have a voice so that well-informed decisions can be made.

State legislatures are located in state capitals so depending on the size of the state, an expert, …

EDUCATION

Video for rural districts topic of discussion at TxDLA Conference

The Polycom team recently had the opportunity to attend the Texas Distance Learning Association’s (TxDLA) 2014 Conference, which brings together distance learning advocates, industry leaders and education thought leaders from universities and school districts around Texas to share best practices and explore new distance learning technologies.

During our time …

HEALTHCARE

Silver Chain connects in-home healthcare professionals and patients

Rural areas provide one of the largest challenges to the healthcare industry. In addition to specialists and other healthcare providers being in short supply, the delivery of care often requires the expensive transportation of a patient, or significant travel on the part of the patient. While this transportation or travel …