When you upgrade your webcam quality, consider future-proofing.

Planning to Upgrade Your Webcam Quality? Look to the Future

Webcams age in a cruel way. Instead of failing all of a sudden--shaking and sputtering and conking out--they just start to look a little inadequate as the technology around them, and...
Mediation over Skype will be the way of the future.

Mediation Via Skype Is an Easier, Cheaper Solution for the Digital Age

If you’re the kind of cooler head that prevails when arguments arise between friends and colleagues, you could have a career ahead of you in online mediation. Mediation is the last line...
Technology and diversity are not just compatible; they can support one another.

Technology and Diversity: Building an Innovative Business Through Diversity and Collaboration

By Kelly Kincaid If you’ve read any of the numerous studies and business innovation bestsellers out there (here we’ll tip our hats to Intel for putting its money where its mouth is),...
unhackable internet communication may be on the horizon.

Unhackable Internet Communication Could Guarantee Video Calling Security

It is now possible for online hackers to control the beating of your heart. In August, the Federal Drug Administration issued a recall of almost half a million implanted pacemakers because poor...
virtual reality office building

Creating a Virtual Reality Office Building for Telecommuters

This is the fifth and final post in VC Daily’s telecommuting series. Read the first, second, third, and fourth posts. “As I was going up the stair I met a man who wasn’t...
Social media and the workplace can work together to help employees connect.

Social Media and the Workplace: Bringing a Virtual Water Cooler to Telecommuters

This is the fourth post in VC Daily’s telecommuting series. Read the first, second, and third posts. If the boss knew how much time you spent checking social media during your working...
telecommuting and corporate culture are more compatible than you think

Telecommuting and Corporate Culture: Building Team Culture Begins with Virtual Orientation

This is the third post in VC Daily’s telecommuting series. Find the first post here and the second post here. IBM thinks telecommuting has a culture problem. Earlier this year, the one-time trailblazer of remote...
We try to answer the question who should telecommute

Who Should Telecommute? Nearly Everyone

This is the second post in VC Daily’s telecommuting series. Find the first post here. Most people will ask the new person at work, “Where are you from?”, but in the future we...
Telecommuting and Climate Change

Telecommuting and Climate Change: An Easy Choice for Employees and Companies

This is the first post in VC Daily’s telecommuting series. Little more than 30 years ago, scientists discovered a hole in the Earth’s protective ozone layer three times the size of the...
modern video conferencing setup

Every Modern Video Conferencing Setup Should Include These Essential Features

Video conferencing is a necessity. There’s not a business I can think of, from farmers to financial advisors, that doesn’t stand to benefit in some way from the ability to make face-to-face...