Articles By Ann Bednarz

Gartner’s 2012 predictions: growing cloud, bursting social bubble

IT budgets and responsibilities are moving out of the control of IT departments and into the hands of others, thanks to trends such as consumerization and cloud computing, Gartner says in its vision

Published on: December 5th, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Toronto, Montreal in top 20 of IBM’s Commuter Pain Index

Toronto and Montreal made the top 20 in a global list of cities with the worst commutes to work, with gridlock stress among Toronto commuters up by more than 25 percent since last

Published on: September 12th, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Happy SysAdmin Day

It's the last Friday in July. Have you hugged your system administrators today? Bought a cake? Picked up the tab for lunch?There's still time to show your thanks for the unsung heroes who

Published on: July 29th, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Future cars will prevent drinking and driving

In the not-too-distant future, your car may be able to detect the driver's blood alcohol concentration and, if it's over the legal limit, prevent the car from being started. A public-private partnership is

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Ann Bednarz

Sun’s telework program reduces energy, boosts employee power

Sun Microsystems Inc. is an old hand when it comes to telework: It's been growing its telecommuting ranks through its Open Work program for a decade, and today nearly 19,000 employees - 56

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Ann Bednarz

Sky high gas prices leading more IT staff to telecommute

Being available to troubleshoot tech problems remotely, at all hours of the night and on weekends, goes with the territory for IT pros. But working from home during business hours? Not so much.

Published on: May 26th, 2008 Ann Bednarz

Telework cuts rankles AT&T employees

News of AT&T's plans to scale back it telework program set the industry buzzing. Dozens of readers, some who say they are AT&T employees, commented on Network World's recent story about how the

Published on: December 12th, 2007 Ann Bednarz