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Workers suited to remote working All Empowerment to mange own time All Avoid rush-hour commute Particularly working parents, those with disabilities and individuals living in remote rural locations Ability to work remotely Adult carers – typically mid-late career Care Parents, Grandparents Childcare Which groups Motivation
List your requirements (self-hosted open source software or SaaS?)
Compare with package features
Try before you buy
Add time for the learning curve
Read reviews and ask around
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Case study (Micro or SME) Document sharing Google Docs Website, extranet, online learning, document repository, community Drupal CMS Collaborative calendars, to do lists, CRM Sugar CRM Online accounts Liquid Accounts Used for App
Pull and push for flexible working MAXIMUM DRIVER FOR FLEXIBLE WORKING Employer needs Employee needs Customer needs
What are the key issues in managing flexible teams?
Assessing an individual’s suitability for flexible working