Remote work checklist

Remote working, virtual learning, online living—the COVID-19 situation has required a shift from all of us. For many, this includes working from home. While a few space and routine necessities might seem obvious to some people, chances are we haven't thought of everything. Chances are we need reminders. Check out this infographic for nine factors to help you stay healthy while working remotely. Whether you've done it for years, or this is your first time occasionally working in pajamas, we're convinced there is something on this list you haven't thought of. Have a look.

Customer story: Jack's Diving Locker

Jack's Diving Locker, a scuba diving and snorkel educational facility, uses Microsoft 365 Business to securely run their business and to streamline their outreach efforts. Since adopting a cloud-based security and communication solution, its founders have grown their business from five sets of gear and a Volkswagen van to a company with two retail stores and five boats at two harbors. They use security tools, like Microsoft Intune, to protect company data and devices and to ensure that business is conducted securely and efficiently. With help from Microsoft 365 Business, Jack's Diving Locker has expanded into a global ocean conservation and education company, teaching people all over the world to preserve and protect our oceans.

Customer story: Meals on Wheels

For the Meals on Wheels organization in Greenville County, South Carolina, serving and improving the lives of community members is a daily practice. As the nonprofit company grew, so did the need for their services in their community. Leaders at Meals on Wheels knew they needed a comprehensive technology solution that would protect the data of the people they served. And, as more employees were onboarded and as employees began to increasingly work outside the office, team members needed a way to connect and share ideas from any location. With help from security and productivity tools from Microsoft 365 Business, Meals on Wheels completely transformed company technology solutions. And once employees were given better ways to collaborate, the organization's outreach in the community soared.

Customer Story: Clifton Coffee | Work From Anywhere

Clifton Coffee Roasters always had far-reaching ambitions. They needed to maximize efficiency in their company and create a better way for employees to communicate, no matter where they were individually located. With Teamwork solutions from Microsoft, their employees could work from virtually anywhere, on any device. With features like video conferencing and instant messaging, Microsoft Teamwork solutions help employees work more effectively. And with employees empowered to work remotely, Clifton Coffee Roasters created the digital office of its dreams.

Is Your Computer Being Held Hostage? What to Do.

Ransomware attacks happen more than you think. Back up data; keep security up to date and take on those hackers! These are just a few of the tips you'll get when you read this blog by security, privacy and identify theft expert, Robert Siciliano. Advanced threat protection is important, too.

Raising the Bar with End-to-End Security

With Microsoft, security can be simple once again. Microsoft 365 provides an intelligent security hub that works seamlessly across platforms, going far beyond Microsoft to Linux, Mac and others -- so you can manage mission-critical workloads with existing tools at your fingertips. Contact us to learn how Microsoft 365 helps keep your organization secure and productive.

Customer story: Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial: We All Win

When you're playing video games, you need the right tools to achieve success. That can be hard to do when you have specific needs. The game of life is no different. Having the right tools to connect your team and enable flexibility can transform the way you live and work. And modernizing your workplace can help your team collaborate and achieve more. Contact us today to learn how you can plan and adopt a winning modern workplace solution.

Customer story: Mikaila Ulmer me and the bees

Check out the sweetest story we've heard all day! Mikaila Ulmer opened a single lemonade stand, serving her great-grandmother's delicious lemonade and helping to save the bees at the same time. Over the years, her business has grown in popularity and size, and Mikaila has become an icon of young entrepreneurial spirit. Check out the whole story here, and contact us to learn how, with the right tools and applications in hand, anything is possible.

Improve Productivity with Windows and Office

Employees spend 50% more time collaborating with other employees. Yet many are still not working to their full potential because of disorganized collaboration, file sharing and decision-making processes. With Windows 10 and Office 365, you can collaborate in real time and leverage the intelligence of the cloud with the latest from Windows 10 and Office 365. Check out this infographic for a quick view of industry trends, pain points, proof points and more on how going modern with Microsoft improves productivity. To learn more, contact Concord Information Systems, LLC.

Customer story: IHG (InterContinental Hotel Group) grows and scales its global business with hybrid cloud

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has over 5,000 locations around the world. With so many locations and on-premises legacy systems, IHG struggled to bring new technology to market quickly. That's why they adopted the cloud, which added control and a wallet-friendly price point. With a cloud-first model, you can bring new tech to customers faster and drive topline revenue growth just like IHG. Interested in learning more? Contact us today to find out how we can help you migrate to the cloud.