Telework centers: An idea whose time has come...and gone?

GSA's plan to shutter telework centers raises the question of whether it was truly telework to start with.

OPM updates unscheduled telework option

The Office of Personnel Management is revising its dismissal and closure procedures for the Washington, D.C., area after January’s snowstorm commute that left some people stranded on the road for up to 13 hours.

When telework really isn't

GSA's telework centers don't provide true telework, just a different drive to the office, argues Paul Cantwell.

OPM report chronicles performance progress

The Office of Personnel Management has posted its annual report card on how well the agency met its key human resources goals in the past fiscal year.

12 telework centers shuttered

Telework centers in the D.C. region had until to Monday to decide whether or not they had enough funding to keeps doors open.

GSA telepresence centers coming soon

The General Services Administration expects to have 15 telepresence sites – or virtual meeting rooms in federal buildings – up and running in April or May of this year, according to a senior GSA official.

OPM report generates more debate about telework

In telework news from around the Web: A growing number of ad hoc teleworkers; 6 ingredients of a telework strategy; Is telework fraud, 'plain and simple'?

More feds teleworking, OPM reports

More than 10 percent of eligible federal employees now telework, according to the Office of Personnel Management’s annual Status of Telework Report.

Telework tips to relieve management fears

An expert provides some guidance for managers who are worried about allowing employees to telework.

Broadband plan debate: federal bureaucracy or local initiative?

From reforming the Universal Service Fund to determining how grants are allocated, headaches remain for agencies in starting the National Broadband Plan.

Government lags in providing telework-enabling tech to employees, study says

Government information employees don't have mobile technologies to support location flexibility, according to a new international study by Forrester Research.

Some federal agencies to participate in telework event

Several federal agencies have pledged to participate in telework week later this month, according to the Telework Exchange.

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