Technology focus: Remote controla
Remote working has become an increasingly popular way for law firms to maximise their fee earners' time but without adequate security, it can create as many problems as it solves. Joseph Bursell reports
Contrary to popular opinion remote working is not terribly new, and it is not ‘the way of the future’. It is simply another work-related activity that we can elect to use, abuse or ignore. It allows us to link local area networks (LANs) and access them from wherever we can get an internet connection. In this context remote working seems rather nice. If it were a person you would feel comfortable inviting them to be a guest at your dinner table. It would not be vulgar or misbehave. Remote working is safe, convenient and it makes us more productive.
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