Stories by Loretta W. Prencipe

  • Women in IT still behind

    Even with considerable progress made by women and girls in science and technology jobs and education, many women still feel that labs and other technology workplaces are unfriendly or hostile environments, according to a recent report by the National Council for Research on Women.

  • Virtual team pointers

    The VPN is up. Your telecommuters can and often do log on anytime from anywhere. Yet technology may not be enough to keep your teleworking staff members on target. "Out of sight" can become "out of mind" and then "out of the loop" for both those working from home and their managers. Keeping a virtual team productive requires management and communication practices that differ from face-to-face management.