Telework Benefits and Challenges
Telework increases productivity, continuity, saves costs and the environment. (4:38 min)
Cut Costs, Help the Environment, and Improve Job Satisfaction
A mobile workforce provides numerous social, environmental, and economic advantages. Cisco provides a range of highly secure, flexible, and cost effective telework solutions for government, all designed to help your organization realize these benefits.
Teleworking helps ensure continuity of operations, as government workers can work from home or any location during bad weather, disasters, or pandemic outbreaks.
Other benefits of teleworking include:
- Improved job satisfaction and productivity, as workers avoid lengthy, expensive commutes
- Greater environmental stability, since telework reduces your carbon footprint
- Reduction in office support costs, including expenses for business commuting and real estate
- Ability to attract new college graduates by offering flexible telework options
Solution in Mobile Collaboration
Telework Week 2013
The 2013 event was a tremendous success with over 136,000 participants pledging. The results: significant productivity gains, achieving a collective savings of $12.2 million in commuting costs and a reduction in pollution.
The new Cisco OfficeExtend wireless solution makes teleworking easier for both the remote worker and the IT manager back at headquarters.
Read high-level overviews about teleworking solutions.
Get informed and read reviews about telework.
Read more about government telework.
- Video at the Core of Government Telework (PDF - 16 MB)
- Benefits and Barriers to Video Collaboration Adoption (PDF - 2.4 MB)
- Productivity, Inclusion, and Environmental Sustainability (PDF - 1.9 MB)
- Build a Mobile, Inclusive, and Resilient Workforce (PDF - 4.0 MB)
Read about meeting customer needs through teleworking. Please visit the Cisco Government Case Studies page for more information.
All webcasts are available on demand unless otherwise noted.
- Ramp Up Your Savings: Measuring the Telework Returns
- From Planning to Preparedness : Build Your Telework Strategy
- Turn the Key on Telework : Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program
Learn and use the Cisco Teleworking and Mobility Advisor Tool
Take advantage of the unique financing benefits that Cisco Capital offers.
- Flexible Funding Options (PDF - 416 KB)
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