It‘s basically home-working. Telecommuting is an application of information technology whereby employees can be able to undertake their activities without having to go to the office. For this to happen, the employees will have to be connected to the organization‘s systems. This is facilitated through the use of communication networks.
o Programmers developing a system could use it. A programmer could work on his/her module from home.
o It could also be used by other office workers who for some reason or the other cannot be able to make it to the office e.g. due to sickness, leave, or when the office is closed after working hours (during a weekend or public holiday).