Your favorite company made a huge mistake. Write a complaint letter to the CEO of this company.
Flexibility. It is a new trend which can improve a work performance in the company.
I tried last time to move my virtual working place (desktop of my computer) to the server. And now I’m completely independent of the place where I Am now in terms of doing my job. My files, office programs, accountING programs, they are all in the cloud.
WHILE I WAS on A business trip last month I shared with my colleagues that WHEN I AM in front of A computer I feel LIKE I’m in my office because my computer's desktop IS with me. “Only the furniture is different” THEY JOKED.
It is reasonable to use as a local computer the cheapest one and install there free software, I recommend the linux system - Ubuntu.
Using the resources of the one server and programs which have BEEN bought for one computer, the company can keep A LOT OF money for developing THE business.