The New Normal for Working Remotely – Best Practices for Success



The New Normal for Working Remotely – Best Practices for Success

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We had a potent reminder of the importance of remote work with the pandemic closures globally in 2020. Is this going to be the “new normal?” Why not make your team more productive every day with tools built for collaboration and remote work? How do we have enough security, speed, and productivity in this work environment? Can you provide better service for your clients while delivering better work experiences for your team?

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

  • Select remote technologies from a list
  • List current communications choices
  • Differentiate between collaboration tools
  • Create a remote work plan

Major Subjects

  • Remote access options
  • Essential products to consider for implementation
  • Communication and collaboration tools
  • Handling security properly
  • Unusual technologies you might have missed

Tommy Stephens received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1992, he earned a Master of Science degree (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Presently, Tommy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

  • Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
  • Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
  • Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
  • Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses.

In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,700 educational sessions to over 70,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Randolph P. (Randy) JohnstonRelated seminars and products: 7

Exec VP – Co-Founder

K2 Enterprises, LLC

Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 40 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.



K2 Enterprises


1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.
Network Management Group, Inc. (

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.
Hutchinson Community College

1977 – 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct – Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.
Professional Data Services

1978 – 1981

Programmer and system designer – Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.
Farmland Industries

1977 – 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer – Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting


Hutchinson Community College, 1975 A.A. in Computer Science, Math
Kansas State University,1977 B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science
Wichita State University, 1981 Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours
Accounting Today Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People
CPA Practice Advisor Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014
Accounting Technology Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry
AICPA Technology Conference Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.
Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013 Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional
Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP
Novell Corporation Certified Network Administrator – CNA
AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’ Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications
Various publications 1978 – Present CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.
Mitchell Publishing – 1981 Basic Using Micros
Random House – 1982 Business Computing Systems
McGraw Hill – 1984 Computers: An Introduction
John Wiley & Sons Publishing – 2002 Technology Best Practices
K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012 Accounting Software Solutions



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