Health Insurance in Pasadena TX

 

 

Health Insurance in Pasadena TX

Computers and other technology

New technologies may impose a demand (the necessity of learning how to do things differently) or provide a resource (the ability to do things differently). As a resource, technology can remove barriers by helping to share information and by simplifying work processes. Health Insurance in Pasadena TX, for example, can often remove or replace routine, standardized transaction work.

A Health Insurance in Pasadena TX resource may also restructure how work is done. In an internal study, AT&T found that a high percentage of work activity could be done from remote locations through telephone, fax, and modern connections. Instead of facing the demands of traffic, parking, and going to the office every day, Health Insurance in Pasadena TX employees were given the option of and resources for telecommuting, working from remote and distributed locations. Virtual offices, the boundaries of which are not geography but information, are becoming more frequent at other Health Insurance in Pasadena TX companies, as well.

National Semiconductor personnel have examined ways to use technology to make employees’ work lives easier. An internal product, Groupware, now allows employees to communicate anytime and anyplace. It was developed in response to research that revealed four prevailing basic communication settings, with varying needs for Health Insurance in Pasadena TX

 

  1. Same time/same place. Employees working similar hours in common locations rely on traditional gathering procedures, such as meetings, focus groups, classes, and forums.
  2. Same time/different place. Employees working in the same time zone but at different locations (for example, different buildings or facilities) can communicate face-to-face, but only with expenditure of time. Technology, including and conference calls, video conferences, and electronic mail (for example, Lotus Notes), is therefore used to ease the communication demand.
  3. Different time/same place. Employees who work in the same location but at different times (for example,on different shifts) communicate through bulletin boards, log books, or overlapping schedules.
  4. Different time/different place. Employees distributed across locations and time zones communicate through electronic voice mail, local-and-wide-area networks, and video and text databases.
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