Ed Driscoll

News From 1980

ABC reports, “The Future of the Workplace: No Office, Headquarters in Cyberspace–Some Companies Don’t Care Where Workers Are as Long as They Get the Job Done”.

Geez, Toffler wrote about telecommuting in The Third Wave in 1980. Numerous businesses (not the least of which is Pajamas) rely heavily on it. Wall Street firms used telecommuting to stay afloat immediately after 9/11. Why such a breathless headline from ABC?