Working with ICT

what is telecommuting
performing job related tasks by using telecommunications to send and receive data to and from central office without having to be physically present
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what is teleworking
using communications to save a journey. example using videoconferencing to take part in a meeting abroad.
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what is video conferencing?
telecommunication technology that allows online meeting participants to communicate via audio and video sharing
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advantages of teleworking for employees
makes it easier for people to live and work wherever they want. Not having to travel to work saves time and money
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disadvantages of teleworking for employees
employees may feel isolated. passed over for promotion. boundary between home and work is lost
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advantage of teleworking to the employer
smaller offices needed. staff are likely to spend less time off sick. fewer back up staff needed. e.g. cleaners, caretakers etc
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disadvantages of teleworking to employer
more security risk as more sites. health and safety checks need to be performed at home. hard to monitor how staff are working.
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advantages of video conferencing
much cheaper as they do not need to pay travel costs. experts time is not wasted travelling. meetings can be cancelled at short notice without too much planning
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disadvantages of video conferencing
cost. quality, signal.
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Name the equipment that is needed to do video conferencing
camera and microphone. codec and display devices.
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what is teleworking

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using communications to save a journey. example using videoconferencing to take part in a meeting abroad.

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what is video conferencing?

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advantages of teleworking for employees

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disadvantages of teleworking for employees

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