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

New!! VTC brings college courses to students in Wyoming

Wyoming – the strangely square state that you can never seem to remember when completing “name all 50 U.S. states” quizzes online – is the tenth largest state in the union. It’s also the least populated. And being the second least-densely-populated state in the nation means that many Wyoming residents …

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 …