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Turn the Key on Telework: Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program

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Feb 23, 2012
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET


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Turn the Key on Telework: Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program

The "Turn the Key on Telework: Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program" complimentary webcast focused on how to build and expand on an agency/organization’s telework pilot program, and implement a robust telework strategy throughout the enterprise. Panelists discussed requirements to address when making the move towards large-scale execution and adoption of telework across the enterprise.  Additionally, panelists detailed technology requirements, challenges, and changes when progressing towards an enterprise program, including how to leverage Telework Week as a strategic component for agencies’ telework programs. 

Attendees learned:

  • Evaluating pilot program successes and next steps in implementing an agency-wide program
  • Identifying agency infrastructure and security needs
  • Tailoring technology solutions based on pilot program results
  • How to train employees on collaborative tools and secure technology solutions that support telework

Interested in CPE Credits? "Turn the Key on Telework: Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program" webcast attendees are eligible to receive continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Click Here for more details.

Attendees of the “Turn the Key on Telework: Telework Pilot to Enterprise-Wide Program” complimentary webcast are eligible to receive continuing professional education (CPE) credits. Attendees can earn a maximum of one CPE credit in the following categories: Computer Science and Personnel/HR. Additional details:

  • Delivery Method:  Group-Internet Based
  • Program Level:  Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:  Recommend previous experience in telework management and/or technology
  • Advance Preparation:  No advance preparation necessary

If you are interested in receiving CPE credits for this program, please contact Whitney Hewson at

This event is a complimentary event.  As such, refunds do not apply.  For more information regarding our program cancellation policy or complaint resolution policy, contact Whitney Hewson at


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  • Cindy Auten [Moderator]

    Cindy Auten

    Cindy Auten serves as general manager for Telework Exchange, an online community and public-private partnership focused on promoting telework in the government. The organization provides a forum for government employees interested in telework, those who currently telework, assigned coordinators, government managers, information technology professionals, and telework proponents to dialogue on the subject matter.

    Since the company’s inception in April 2005, Auten has managed the overall operations of Telework Exchange, including the development of The Teleworker – an online and print newsletter focused on telework. In addition, Auten successfully manages the bi-annual Telework Exchange Town Hall Meetings, various online training Webinars, the annual Tele-Vision Awards programs, as well as serves as the author of numerous telework-related research studies.

    As an example of event successes, the bi-annual Town Hall Meetings bring together a diverse set of stakeholders, including legislators, government agency telework proponents and managers, industry supporters, and affiliated organizations – all working to achieve demonstrable progress in this area. As evidence of the growing interest in this topic, more than 500 professionals attended the Fall 2009 Telework Exchange Town Hall Meeting. In addition to in-person events, Auten managed approximately five Webinars in 2009, with an average of 200 participants per session.

    Auten is a frequent speaker and subject matter expert on telework. She recently spoke at the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators Conference, The Association for Federal Information Resources Management (AFFIRM) luncheon, the Department of Homeland Security Telework Forum, and various Telework Exchange events.  Auten is also featured discussing telework in The Washington Post and on Federal News Radio, WTOP, and NBC4 News as well as a number of other broadcast, IT, and government media outlets.  Discussion topics include the status of telework, best practices and lessons learned, telework eligibility, managing a remote workforce, a review of Capitol Hill initiatives, and available telework resources for organizations, interested teleworkers, and current teleworkers.

    General Manager
    Telework Exchange
  • Matt Benefiel

    Matt Benefiel

    Matt Benefiel is currently the Court Administrator for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, which covers both Orange and Osceola Counties and has served in that capacity since 1996. Prior to serving for the Orlando-based Circuit, Matt served eight years as the Court Administrator for the Virginia Beach, Virginia Circuit Court. As Court Administrator, Matt is responsible for the Court’s progressive implementation of advanced court technology.

    Matt earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Maryland and a Master's Degree in Judicial Administration from the University of Southern California.

    Trial Court Administrator
    Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
  • Damon Cabanillas

    Damon Cabanillas

    Damon Cabanillas works for Cisco as an Architecture Manager for Collaboration Solutions in Herndon, Virginia. In this role, he manages solution initiatives within the collaboration portfolio and is responsible for leading the go-to-market telework strategy within the Federal market. He has created a virtual task force within his organization, charged with creating a telework suite of solutions that enable secure, reliable and mobile connectivity anywhere, at any time, on any device. In addition, he has been an instrumental leader in promoting the Cisco sponsored Telework Week Campaign and other Telework focused customer events.

    During his thirteen year tenure at Cisco, Damon has led several architectural sales programs ranging from Borderless Networks to Data Center to Collaboration capabilities. His market experience spans the Civilian, Defense, SLED, Large Enterprise, Commercial, and Service Provider market segments. Damon holds a Bachelors Degree in Management and Marketing from Salisbury University.

    Architecture Manager for Collaboration Solutions
  • Tonya Mixson

    Tonya Mixson

    Tonya Mixson is currently the Telework Program Manager for the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office.  She has been with the Department of Veterans Affairs for the past five years.   Her background includes Employee and Labor Relations, Classification, Staffing, Recruitment and Placement.  She also spent seven years in the public education system as a teacher and Assistant Principal, and four years in the U.S. Navy as a Torpedoman.

    VACO Telework Program Manager
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Deborah Munn

    Deborah Munn

    Deborah is currently the Director of the Worklife and Benefits Service and Telework Managing Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs.  She has been involved with work/life programs at several federal agencies since 1997 and is a great supporter of the telework program.  Her background includes work/life programs, benefits, employee relations, and performance management.

    Telework Managing Officer
    Department of Veterans Affairs

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