telecottage


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telecottage

(ˈtɛlɪˌkɒtɪdʒ)
n
(Computer Science) a communal workplace, situated in a rural area, which contains computers and other facilities linked into a communications network, thereby enabling people to work from remote locations
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telecottage

n (esp Brit) → (ländliches) Computerzentrum (für jedermann); (for teleworking) → Telearbeit-Center nt
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The commemorations were also attended by the President of Skopje's Hungarian Telecottage Association and numerous Hungarians living in Macedonia with a good number of local spectators.
The Website of the European plan M.I.R.T.I., the Models of Industrial Relations in Teleworking Innovation, lists ten types of teleworking: the alternate work, part at home and part in the office, the virtual enterprise, as the "So-Ho", the Small office / Home office, in which workers of different enterprises share physical and technological structures in one centre (this has a major role in supporting the teleworker and the small and medium enterprises which have shown particularly interest in this experimentation), as the telecottage that allows a local community to benefit from particular services like the support services to the firms.
Teleworking, or telecommuting, involves employees working away from the employer's premises on a full- or part-time basis for all or a substantial part of working hours, either at home or an alternative site such as a telecentre or telecottage. Communication with the organisation is carried out mainly electronically through the use of telecommunications and computer equipment.
Teleworking handbook : new ways of working in the information society, 3rd ed Imogen Bertin and Alan Denbigh Telework Telecottage and Telecentre Association Kenilworth 2000
Until, that is, the boss decided that not seeing meant not believing and the rush up the path of the Welsh telecottage stumbled somewhat.
Drop-in facilities are also available at Minerva Mill Innovation Centre in Alcester, WREN Telecottage at Stoneleigh and at Tower Court in Foleshill Road, Coventry.
The development of "telecottage villages" in the third world, could link rural communities globally through communication and information technology.
According to Warwick-shire-based TCA (Telework, Telecottage and Telecentre Association), there are now 1.3 million teleworkers tapping away at their computers and using the telephone to do business at home.
For Tom has joined the growing band of Scots who are living the good life in a telecottage.
The couple, who have developed "telecottage" jobs for depressed Irish communities, also hope the videoconferencing will lead to Ulster business growth.
Telecentres are also strongly supported by the Telework, Telecottage and Telecentre Association (TCA), the largest organisation in Europe offering advice and support to anyone wanting to make more of flexible working.
They even have their own union - the TeleCottage Association.