Small Business Trends Radio

Making Telecommuting Work for Your Business

Michael Dees and IT Guru

In this third of a four part series Michael Dees of eSecurity-Direct talks with host Anita Campbell and shares his expertise and knowledge about how to evaluate the opportunities that Telecommuting might bring to you and your business.

Telecommuting can be like a siren song to small business owners, it seems like the benefits of tetherless technology are right at our fingertips. A strong caution however that even today there are things to think about before jumping in with both feet.

This show covers 4 major topic headings:

  • What is the business case for telecommuting?
  • What decisions must you make to telecommute?
  • What components go into the design of a telecommuting solution?
  • How do you support employees and the technology of telecommuting?
  • In addition, be sure to check out the special page of helpful information Michael has made available just for Small Business Trends Radio listeners. Special Resources Page

    Additional highlights of this show include the Today’s Trend segment, The Way Telecommunications Practices Have Changed.”

    About Michael Dees

    Michael Dees is President and Managing Member of eSecurity Direct Ltd., a provider of managed security and infrastructure services. Michael has 19 years of industry experience in technology infrastructure and security management. He has worked or consulted for some of the largest companies in Northeastern Ohio including Society (Key) Bank, National City Bank, Parker Hannifin Corporation, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Phillips Medical Systems (Marconi Medical Systems / Picker International) and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems.

    Michael has been a guest lecturer at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, and was a featured presenter on the Secret Service sponsored Northern Ohio Information Technology Roundtable (NOITR). You can learn more about Michael and his company at his website:

    Recorded: June 20, 2006

    Duration: 60 minutes

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