Cutting the wire

Computer portability — a workplace
revolution in the palm of your hands
By Ian Turnbull
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/07/2003

Computing portability. What is it, and why do I need it?

Portability is simply the ability to take your computing devices with you when you travel. Far more difficult is the second question — why? The answer to that really lies in your vision of the role of human resources, and your specific role.

There are HR people who never have to leave their office in order to perform their role with flair and excellence. Today, however, it seems that more HR professionals are getting out from behind their desks to do at least some of their work in the field.