pp. Using portable devices and wireless technologies to perform work wherever and whenever it is convenient. Also: work-shifting.

Example Citations:
Did you go into the office this past Labor Day weekend? Did you work this past Labor Day weekend? If your answer to the first question is "no" but you answered "yes" to the second," you and your business are part of the growing trend toward workshifting.
—Rieva Lesonsky, "How Workshifting Is Changing the Way We Work," Small Business Trends, September 7, 2011

Trends such as IT consumerization, worker mobility, cloud computing and workshifting mean that more people are accessing enterprise desktops, applications and data from more places and in more ways than ever before.
—"Essar Group implements large scale Citrix Desktop virtualization Solution," The CTO Forum, December 21, 2011

Earliest Citation:
This special report reviews the Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) movement that is rapidly changing the way Americans work.
—Philip M. Burgess and Paul and Sarah Edwards, "Workshifting," Center for the New West, January 1, 1995


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