As a leader of remote and virtual project teams and team members as well as an IT consultant whose office is at home, I have long been a proponent of working remotely. There is no question that it is not for everyone and that you need a good setup, a willing family and some alternative work areas should something fall through with plan A at the last minute when you're finding a very quite place for a conference call. It isn't all fun and games and I don't recommend working in your pajamas. There are pros and cons with most things - and working remotely definitely has its pros and cons. Lets consider a few of each...
Author: Brad Egeland