Office space in cyberspace

"This is more common in other locations," he said. "This has got a ways to go in the U.S."

He said India and Eastern European companies design less centrally located operations based on necessity and lack the infrastructure for centrally located businesses. In the U.S., the buildings and infrastructure exist from a previous generation of business, so companies still use them, he said, even though it might be more cost effective to lose the office space.

Cortesi said that eSolve is a good tool, but it does not replace good project management.

"You have to get used to it. You have to be more organized."

Some face-to-face or over the phone communication, or even real-time online communication are often helpful in making sure the project stays on task.


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