In the past if you travel on business to another location you’re pretty much stuck without your regular files, phones and stuff. Not anymore. Files stored on network drives, email accessible at home, blackberries, broadband in hotel rooms – remote working is not so remote anymore. That’s the advantage. The big disadvantage is of course there is no longer any excuse.You’re expected to be equally productive wherever you are.
We’re so spoiled. We get impatient when the printer is slower than usual, or there’s something wrong with the newfangled machine that is copier, scanner, fax and printer. Contraptions that have so many purposes nowadays. Unthinkable only a few years ago. Imagine, mobile phone, PDA, camera, camcorder, mp3, calculator, browser and what not, in a gadget that can fit in our hands.
I feel like a dinosaur.