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  • Flexible Working
    Lee Tebby
    Technology Specialist
    Business Link
    Home Sweet Home Working Presentation
    November 2010
  • Agenda
    Introduction
    Case Studies
    The “Technology” Bit
    Benefits of Flexible Working
  • CLOUD COMPUTING
    MOBILE EMAIL
    VIDEO CONFERENCING
    WORKING HOURS
    HOME WORKERS
    IT’S THE LAW!!!
    HOT DESKING
  • What do you need?
    Desk/Table/Sofa/Bed
    PC/Notebook/Mac
    Internet Connection
    Printer
    Phone/Mobile
    Email/Fax/Phone
    Office Applications
    Customer Relationship Management
    Stock Control
    Accounts
    Website Maintenance/Updates
    Print
    What can you do?
  • SOUTH WEST BUSINESS SURVEY
    Farming
    Manufacturing
    Legal
    Hospitality/Tourism
    Construction
    Business Services
    Design/Advertising
    Marketing/Web
    Employers from 47 Companies
    60% Increased Staff Retention
    70% Reduced Business Travel
    71% Improved Customer Service
    76% Saw Savings in Fuel Costs
    78% Increased Productivity
    Employees from 47 Companies
    83% Reduction in Unproductive Commuting
    84% Improved their Work/Life Balance
    89% Got More Work Done
    93% Work More Effectively
    Future Work Forum at Henley Business School SustainITCharity
  • Did You Know?
    In a survey of 11,000 UK businesses – 16% of workers had considered resigning from their current job due to the length of commuting time.
  • Scary But True!
    Price Waterhouse Cooper published an article at the beginning of 2010 stating that 50% of males and 20% of females expected to watch World Cup football matches during office hours.
  • Carbon Footprint
    Reduce CO2 emissions with remote working or video conferencing. Replacing 75-80 Watt PCs with energy efficient 20 Watt thin-client terminals reduces power consumption.
  • Can You Justify The Cost?
    The CBI survey showed that 75% of managers believe that their flexible workers are more productive. Research by The Times Newspaper showed savings of 30% on office space could be made by operating a flexible working practise.
  • Case Study
    Posterscope
    Outdoor Advertising Company
    Uses mobile tethering for remote access into a suppliers booking system.
    Benefits from a competitive advantage of booking billboards whilst working in the field, ensuring they get the best possible campaign visibility for their clients.
  • Case Study
    Road Runner Express
    Courier Company
    Uses a Blackberry device to keep informed of collections and deliveries.
    Benefits from improved customer service by being able to respond to enquiries whilst out of the office. Also gains an additional 1 hour per day by doing paperwork on the move rather than back home each night.
  • The “Technology” Bit
  • What technology?
    Wireless Networking
    Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
    Remote Access
    Mobile Working
    Voice Over IP (VoIP)
    Cloud Computing
    Email/Fax/Phone
    Office Applications
    Customer Relationship Management
    Stock Control
    Accounts
    Website Maintenance/Updates
    Print
    What can you do?
  • WIRELESS NETWORKING
    Home Networking
    Small Office Networks
    Public Areas
    Meeting Rooms
    Hotels
    Pubs/Restaurants
    Conference Venues
    Bluetooth
    Wireless
    Line of Sight
    Hotspot
    Public Area Network
    TYPES OF WIRELESS
  • WIRELESS SPEEDS
    Public Service Telephone Network
    (28Kbps – 56Kbps)
    Public Area Network
    (??? - ???)
    802.11a
    (54Kbps – 54-Kbps)
    General Packet Radio Service
    (56Kbps – 56Kbps)
    Universal Mobile Telecommunication System
    (250Kbps – 384Kbps)
    Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line
    (256Kbps – 8Mbps)
    802.11b
    (11Mbps – 11Mbps)
    ADSL2
    (8Mbps – 20Mbps)
    802.11g
    (54Mbps – 54Mbps)
    802.11n
    (104Mbps – 104Mbps)
  • WIRELESS SECURITY
    Wired Equivalent Privacy
    Introduced in 1997 with 802.11
    Serious vulnerabilities found in 2001
    Can be cracked in minutes
    Wi-Fi Protected Access
    Replaced WEP in 2003
    Replaced by WPA2 in 2004
    WPA2 mandatory since Sept 2006
    Extensible Authentication Protocol
    Certified in 2010
    Enterprise Class WPA2
  • VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
    Home Workers
    Mobile Workers
    Inter-Branch Communication
    Supplier/Customer Links
    Modems
    Routers
    Data Cards
    USB Dongles
    Mobile Tethering
    Data Encryption
    Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
    ISA Server/Gateway
    Firewall
    TECHNOLOGY USED
    SECURITY
  • REMOTE ACCESS
    Home Workers
    Mobile Workers
    Remote Support Staff
    Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
    Web Based Tools
    Thin Client – Citrix/Terminal Services
    Virtualisation – VMware/Microsoft
    Portals - SharePoint
    REMOTE CONNECTIVITY
    TECHNOLOGIES
  • MOBILE WORKING
    Email
    Calendar
    Contacts
    Office Documents
    Satellite Navigation
    Apple iPhone
    Android
    Windows Phone
    Blackberry
    Nokia Intellisync
    Nokia Mail for Exchange
    Digital Certificates
    Anti Virus
    Remote Device Management
    MOBILE PLATFORMS
    SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS
  • VOICE OVER IP
    It’s Free Phone Calls
    You Just Need Skype
    How Many Of You Have Played This?
    Who Here Has Heard These Statements?
    NOT EXACTLY TRUE!
  • VOICE OVER IP
    Home Workers
    Branch Offices
    Field Workers
    Tesco Internet Phone
    Skype
    Microsoft NetMeeting
    Kinect Video Chat
    ADSL
    VoiceFlex
    Quality of Service (QoS)
    Power over Ethernet (PoE)
    USING VoIP
    THE
    WORDS
    JUMBLED
    UP
    GET
    VIA
    THE
    INTERNET
    TECHNOLOGY TIPS
    THE
    WORDS
    APPEAR
    IN
    THE
    CORRECT
    ORDER
  • VOICE OVER IP
    Pros
    Plug & Play Telephone System
    Modular
    Scalable
    On Premise or Hosted Solution
    Advantages
    Site to Site Calls ARE Free
    Home Workers to Office Calls ARE Free
    SIP Trunks Enable Local STD Numbers
    Seamless Roaming Using Wi-Fi Soon/Now
    FoIP Now Possible
    Cons
    Not FREE Calls
    Free Services Are Limited
    Not A Replacement – An Enhancement
  • CLOUD COMPUTING
    Subscription Based Services
    Software Hosted via the Internet
    Initial Setup
    Monthly Subscription
    Software as a Service (SaaS)
    Messaging
    Collaboration
    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
    Accounts Software
    Voice Over IP (VoIP)
    Backup Software
    Public Clouds & Private Clouds
    Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
    Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud
  • The Benefits
    More Productive & Efficient
    Flexibility (Work/Life Balance)
    Pay as you Go
    Cost Savings (Calls, Travel, Software)
    Your Customers Are Doing It
    SO ARE YOUR COMPETITORS!
  • Contact Me…
    Lee Tebby
    Technology Specialist
    Email: lee.tebby@axisfirst.co.uk
    DDI: 01278 726822
    Mob: 07803 658845
    Web: www.axisfirst.co.uk