Mobile working for everyday business

A technological explosion has led to the possibility of remote working, but is it good for business or employees? And does the technology create more headaches than happiness? Jason Walsh finds out

8th May, 2016
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Brian Martin, general manager of Blueface

Some professionals have always worked from the road, and it’s not just truck drivers. Service engineers, sales teams and journalists were all early adopters of mobile technology as far back as the 1980s, but as rickety dial-up connections have given way to high-speed broadband and always-on 3G and 4G mobile connections, more and more companies are allowing staff to work remotely, including from home.

In addition, senior management may often spend as much...

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