Salt Lake City in Utah is emerging as a one of the top locations in America for telecommuting according to its local paper.
The practice has been technically possible for years but has met entrenched resistance in many companies, fearful of reduced productivity by staff left to their own devices at the end of a web cam.
A combination of the need to cut costs and improvements in technology may be behind the growth of the phenomenon stateside.
If it really takes hold in a big way, we can be sure it will do so over here in a year or two.
Any thoughts from your own experience?
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