So argues this article backed up by some quite impressive statistics. Quite an important article if you are considering expansion. It makes expansion far cheaper, less risky and, it seems, you will get a boost to your bottom line. Is this almost too good to be true?
The technology exists to allow remote working very easily - if you think about it most people in an office prefer to send an email rather than pop in to someone's office so what is the difference? It is quite surprising how resistant to change our work practices are in fact and maybe this article is onto something.
In fact, one study found that the number of people who say they cannot concentrate at their desk has increased by 16 percent since 2008. Also startling: The number of workers who say they do not have access to quiet places to do focused work is up by 13 percent. It should not matter where people are getting the work done -- as long as they are focused and working hard each day. This is one of the reasons why we founded Aha! on the premise and promise of remote work. Remote work is working for us. We are one of the fastest-growing software companies in the U.S. and a 100 percent distributed team.