Bob Fox is the publisher of Work Design Magazine, and he's also the founder and CEO of the Washington, DC-area design firm FOX Architects. If the weather is nice, he probably can be found sailing near Annapolis.
While we’ve seen growth in how many employees telecommute, this growth is likely set to continue to expand in dramatic fashion for several reasons that are all converging. Changes in technology, psychology, and the environment are going to spur more people to work at home on a more frequent basis in the coming years. Do not be surprised if we see a large shift towards telework sooner rather than later.