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With Telework Week underway, timely study confirms employee and employer benefits

In case you missed the company email, this is official Telework Week, and a new study confirms the benefits of telecommuting programs for both the employer and employee.

Despite promised productivity gains, not all organizations embracing mobility

Mobility has the potential to bring significant productivity gains to organizations, but many companies still aren't taking those gains seriously enough, a new study finds.

Most enterprises to up investment in mobility over next year, survey finds

Most enterprises plan to increase their investments in mobile technologies over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a survey of 600 senior managers surveyed by IBM.

CIOs' role in building 'the workplace of the future'

The title sounds a bit like a Jetsons episode, but Forrester analyst TJ Kleitt blogs three practical suggestions for CIOs in supporting the type of workplace that fosters employee engagement.

Close to half of employees believe social tools increase productivity, survey finds

Close to half of employees said social tools help increase their productivity, and close to one-third said they would spend their own money to buy social tools for work, according to a survey of 9,908 information workers in 32 countries conducted by research firm Ipsos on behalf of Microsoft.

Cisco: BYOD improves employee productivity, lowers enterprise costs

BYOD employees are gaining an average of 37 minutes of productive time per week, and BYOD implementation generates $350 of value each year per mobile employee, according to a recent report by Cisco.

DC-area teleworkers saving $90, 4 hours a week

A lot more organizations are planning to take advantage of telework this year than last year, and much of the growing interest is at federal agencies.

How IT can narrow gaps in employee productivity

When it comes to the skills most vital to enterprise performance, fewer than 40 percent of employees really make the grade, according to a study from the Corporate Executive Board.

Enterprises should find middle way on social media use, says Forrester analyst

Enterprises should find a middle way on social media use, between prohibition and unrestricted access, advised Forrester Research analyst Nick Hayes in a recent blog post. Hayes noted that security and risk management personnel usually opt for prohibition because of the risks.

Spotlight: Within 3 years, employee location will not matter to most firms

Within three years, three-quarters of companies in the United Kingdom and Ireland think operations in their organization will be structured on the basis of the most efficient use of skills and resources, regardless of location, according to Cisco's TechWatch 2013 report.