The GForce Resource: Do consultants really need to be on site?

Technology has revolutionized the way we do business.... back in a day the only way you could have valuable face time with your team was to be in the same room. Now you walk into an office, and every computer has a built-in microphone and camera. We all use video conferencing, virtual white boarding has become a common place tool, and who don't have multiple monitors. Yet why do so many companies waste money to have their consultant sitting in a cube next to them?

So what are your thoughts?