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Ten Ways to Break Free from Your Office (or Just Bring it With You)

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    You may feel you need to designate several travel devices depending on the duration and purpose of the trip just as you might have several sets of luggage. However, it's generally easier to maintain only one device. And, easier still, if this is your full-time companion -- not just for travel. Don't fall into the trap of trying to make this device do everything -- it can't. Your work computer can't do everything either. Make sure that your device will handle your essential tasks and that you have implemented strong security both for it and your applications.

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Ten Ways to Break Free from Your Office (or Just Bring it With You)

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    You may feel you need to designate several travel devices depending on the duration and purpose of the trip just as you might have several sets of luggage. However, it's generally easier to maintain only one device. And, easier still, if this is your full-time companion -- not just for travel. Don't fall into the trap of trying to make this device do everything -- it can't. Your work computer can't do everything either. Make sure that your device will handle your essential tasks and that you have implemented strong security both for it and your applications.

Are you chained to your desk? Do you worry that there will be total meltdown if you spend any substantial time away from your office? Can you attend that conference next month? What about an on-site visit to a customer? What if you are snowed in at home? If you cannot completely break free from the office, bring it with you. Carlos Pardo, CEO of CapApex -- an enterprise software consulting firm -- offers 10 ways to break free from your office but continue work as usual.