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60-Second Commute: A Guide to Your 24/7 Home Office Life, The by Ph.D. Kathy Levinson,, Erica Orloff

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Chapter 3. Technology: 60-Second Commute Essentials

Welcome to the age of technology. There has never been a better time to work from home. Even the catchword “telecommuting” was born of technology.

All home office professionals need equipment. Depending on what it is you do, technology needs can range from fax machines to copiers, computers to data storage. When trying to combine a family into the home office equation, choices in equipment become more urgent. You need equipment that will stand up to sticky little fingers or peanut butter smears. Erica has one darling who fed Cheerios into the disk drive of her computer.

If you're a telecommuter, your company may provide you with some or all of the equipment you need to “hook up” to the on-site ...

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