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8 Holiday Gifts Your Coworkers Will Appreciate This Year

Published on Nov 24, 2021 at 9:54 pm in Uncategorized.

Though many of us are opening up our offices again, some of us are still working from home or exploring hybrid work for the first time. No matter which bucket you may fall into, we’ve shared eight thoughtful gift ideas to keep your work buddies feeling energized and productive riding into the new year. For […]

Nashville Business Journal’s ‘The Boss’: James Fields

Published on Aug 25, 2021 at 3:56 pm in Company News, Concept Culture, News, People Spotlight.

James Fields, President and CEO of Concept Technology, was recently interviewed for ‘The Boss’ feature by the Nashville Business Journal. In this series article, written by Adam Sichko, NBJ’s senior technology reporter, James describes his leadership philosophy as “all cards face up on the table.” And he demonstrates just that as he and Adam discuss […]

Meet Our Newest Addition to Leadership: Karen Nixon, Vice President of Operations

Published on Jul 21, 2021 at 2:22 pm in Uncategorized.

Karen Nixon leads our service delivery operations teams to streamline efficiencies, ensure profitability, and enhance our customer’s experience.     So, let’s start from the beginning.  Where are you from originally?  I was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.  In 1995 I moved to Nashville, Tennessee to relocate for a job–Columbia Healthcare’s merger with HCA–and […]

Three Major Questions Answered About the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Cyberattack

Published on May 13, 2021 at 5:39 pm in Uncategorized.

This past weekend, a colossal cybersecurity attack on Colonial Pipeline Co., a major US pipeline spanning 5,500 miles long and transporting 45% of all jet fuel and gasoline consumed on the East Coast, sparked global outcry.  In fact, the attack is the most significant cyberattack on US critical infrastructure to date.  FBI have confirmed that […]

6 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Online Scams This Tax Season

Published on Apr 9, 2021 at 7:08 pm in Business Insight, Online Security, Tech Advice.

The recent extension to the tax filing deadline means there’s more time for you to prioritize safety and security as you’re sharing sensitive data online.  Here are some quick and easy check-backs to think about as you file this season.     First and foremost, file securely. If you file online, always file using a secure […]

#WomenOfConcept – Get to Know Seven Women and the Moments That Shaped Them

Published on Apr 5, 2021 at 3:54 pm in Concept Culture, Employee Spotlight.

There’s no doubt that as people, we should always acknowledge the incredible contributions women have made to our history, culture, and society.  Thankfully, the month of March is a healthy reminder and a great opportunity to celebrate women’s history, and we did just that with each of our seven #WomenOfConcept.   Throughout March, we sat […]

Industry Insider: Three Ways Microsoft 365 Can Optimize CPA Work This Tax Season

Published on Feb 22, 2021 at 7:31 pm in Uncategorized.

For accounting firms and CPAs professionals using Microsoft 365, there are quite a few beneficial features that, if you don’t already know about, you’ll want to know about this tax season.     Improving Productivity through Microsoft Lists         What is Microsoft Lists? Microsoft Lists is a smart, information tracking app designed […]

Daylight Savings Time: Tips to Fighting Productivity Lull From Sun Up to Sundown

Published on Oct 30, 2020 at 6:10 pm in Business Insight, Construction, Entertainment, Healthcare, Microsoft, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Tech Advice, Tips & Tricks.

You may think that gaining an extra hour of sleep would have positive effects on your productivity, but studies have shown that’s not typically true.  The now shortened days and disruption to our bodies’ sleep and functionality can have astounding effects on our sleep cycles, mental clarity, health, and focus.     In the midst […]

cityCURRENT Radio Interview: A Table Talk on the Pandemic, Company Culture and What It Means for Technology

Published on Sep 4, 2020 at 9:43 pm in Business Insight, Company News, Concept Culture, Microsoft, News, Online Security, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

Even in a remote-work world, it’s important to stay connected and share insights with peers and leaders of the larger business community.   Recently, we did just that as James Fields shared with cityCURRENT CEO, Jeremy Park, thoughts and philosophies on powering remote work for ourselves and our clients, retaining company culture, the important role […]

Transform How You Work With Microsoft 365 Business Voice

Published on Aug 28, 2020 at 5:19 pm in Business Insight, Microsoft, Professional Services, Tech Advice, Tech Trends.

  If you weren’t scouring the internet for the top-rated collaboration and communication solutions before COVID, you certainly are now in your new virtual office.  Even post-pandemic, small businesses will need reliable technology that enables collaborative teamwork and streamlined communications between remote and onsite employees alike. A recent study by Global Workplace Analytics estimates that […]