How to work remotely from a coffee shop or cafe.

Expand your workplace worldview - with coffee shops and cafes on almost every corner it’s easy to explore new ways to work remotely.

With advancements in communication software and digital document collaboration tools, many people can now get out of the office and work remotely. While working in a coffee shop may be convenient, there are definitely a few things to consider before diving in.

Be careful using free WiFi.

When you work from cafe locations or other public places, the easiest way to connect to the internet is to use the free public WiFi — but be careful about working from coffee shop WiFi. Free internet connections are often not protected, which means that hackers can see what you’re doing. Instead, use a virtual private network (VPN) or your smartphone hotspot if you can.

How to collaborate when you work at a coffee shop.

With a computer or tablet and a VPN or cellular service, working at a coffee shop or cafe is totally possible — the question is how do you stay connected to your team? The answer is easy. Document collaboration tools designed to scan, edit, and convert nearly any document to PDF will keep your workflow moving and you connected to your colleagues

For example, after writing a report or another work document, you can use Adobe Acrobat to convert your work to PDF and share it with your team. You can also do this using Acrobat online services.

Remote workers need to have a convenient, easy to share, yet secure method for document collaboration. Discover everything you can do with Acrobat to merge, share, compress, and send PDFs in just minutes.