Assignment 2: Telecommuting and the Mobile Worker Due Week 4 and worth 100 points
The number of American telecommuters is expected to increase by 29
million telecommuters or 43% of the workforce by 2016 as more work gets
performed from remote locations. Mobile workers can work from wherever
they are and use the IT / IS technology necessary to access co-workers,
company or corporate infrastructure, intranets, and other information
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
the impact of telecommuting on energy conservation, IT operational
costs, “green computing”, and shifts in telecommuters’ lifestyles (e.g.,
parents, disability, etc.).
Describe how the business
infrastructure should be designed so that employees will be able to
continue to perform business functions in the event of a disaster (i.e.,
storm, hurricane, or earthquake) that destroys or makes it impossible
to access the buildings.
Determine four (4) advantages and
four (4) disadvantages of telecommuting from an IT manager’s point of
view. Elaborate on each advantage and disadvantage.
effect of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to the IT infrastructure with
regard to security, IT support, knowledge, and data management, green
computing, and telecommuting.
Use at least three (3) quality
resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do
not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the
assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,
and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.