Working Remotely: From the Few, to the Many, to the Most (Infographic)

It’s common practice that most of us spend some time each day working with remote team members and colleagues, but it’s a reality that is very different to 10-15 years ago. The idea for the infographic was to try to show the movement over the past decade from remote work being a rare event to its current status as a common event. It proved more difficult to find numbers that worked together in a coherent way, but I think that the infographic tells the story it needs to tell.

In terms of the green bars and statistics (“More and more of us are working remotely from team members), the data is drawn from:

For the teal bars (“Working remotely is expected to keep increasing each year”), see:

Finally, the IBM figure is taken from Telecommute Statistics.

With respect to the tools used to work with others, see How We Work from Plantronics.

Does this transition reflect your reality of work?



2 Responses to “Working Remotely: From the Few, to the Many, to the Most (Infographic)”

  1. [...] Adjectives such as minority, rarity, and old-school spring to my mind. As I showed in the Working Remotely infographic in my last post, the proportion of employees working at a distance from their fellow team members [...]

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