About this consulting
Developing telework policies that evolve with operational and technical needs is essential for long-term resilience in the event of prolonged government office closures or scaling telework opportunities to build a more diverse, effective, and modern workforce. We consult with executives to create or revise their telework policies in accordance with best practices for distributed teams, helping you navigate the complexities of security, training certifications, scalability, and performance measurement.
Who it's for
Government policy makers who want to create sustainable a foundation for successful remote / telework
What you learn
Recognize and avoid common pitfalls of telework policies
Evaluate and recommend technologies for collaborative working
Comply with agency-specific security requirements
Structure policies to support a balance of oversight and trust
Best practices for staff teleworking on extended / permanent basis
Using telework policies to improve hiring and retention
Important KPIs to track successful adoption of telework policies
Discovery to identify your goals and desired outcomes
One-on-one virtual consulting sessions
Four hours per week, for 12 weeks
Estimated at $31,680. This is for a 12-week engagement, 4 hours per week at $660 per hour. To speed up this complex, custom process, we use common patterns and established best practices wherever applicable.
John O’Duinn is the author of "Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart." He is a senior technologist, entrepreneur, and frequent international speaker on the benefits and strategies for remote work. John served in the U.S. Digital Service in the Obama White House and has provided workshops and mentorship to distributed teams around the world. He co-created the State of Vermont policy encouraging remote work to promote economic growth, and is now supporting the development of other economic development policies for multiple jurisdictions worldwide.
Get customizable training for small or large groups at your agency on remote / telework best practices.
Get personalized coaching and implementation help for building effective distributed government teams.
Get one-on-one consulting for orientation on telework policies and best practices, along with recommendations for your agency.