Marc Saltzman, Special to USA TODAY Published 6:00 a.m. ET March 28, 2020 CLOSE There are some essential tools you need to work from home successfully including a suitable computer, reliable network and backup storage. USA TODAYWith more than 100 million Americans told to stay at home – nearly one-third of the country’s population – it has inexorably changed the way many of us work, play, learn, and socialize.At the very least, technology has proven to be an extraordinary tool to help us adjust to this new normal.Especially for those mandated to work from home, there’s no shortage of ways to remain productive while self-isolated or quarantined – but as many have likely discovered, it can be challenging at times. As someone who has worked from home for more than 25 years, I can attest to that.COVID-19 social distancing: Together apart, screen time connects isolated kids with family, friendsYouTube: Video site switches to standard definition video. Will that make a difference?Even if the situation is short term, the following are some thoughts on “best practices” while working from home. And be sure to share your top tips on social media, too, and tag @usatodaytech.Fine-tune your work at home planWorking from home isn’t

Continue To Full Article