C.A. Short – Microsoft Cloud Helps Company Maximize Data and Security

C.A. Short, a leading reward recognition and employee engagement services provider, wanted to maximize the value of the data they'd collected with enhanced software for management consulting firms. Keep reading to learn how the Microsoft Cloud (Office 365 & Power BI) provided optimization and scalability.

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    About the Company

    C.A. Short recognition award and employee engagement services company has become a leader in the management consulting industry by developing Individualized engagement programs that get results. C.A. Short Company was established in 1937 and is a privately held company. It is headquartered in North Carolina with offices across the U.S. The company has over 150 employees, and over 3,000 customers. The company’s customers include global pharmaceutical and biotechnology developers and manufacturers, clinical research facilities, laboratories, and academic institutions. Over the last six years, the company has had great success and is growing rapidly, which lead to their need for better software for management consulting firms that would enable further growth.

    The Challenge

    C.A. Short wanted to maximize the value of the data that they had been collecting, but didn’t have the security they needed on the IT side.

    The Solution

    C.A. Short used Office 365 as an entry point for the Microsoft Cloud and transitioned into Power BI.


    • There were things that the cloud offered C.A. Short that they wouldn’t have been able to do otherwise — the transactions are always up to speed
    • Now have IT security
    • Since migrating to the Microsoft Cloud, C.A. Short has seen a substantial opportunity to grow
    • As they launched their new platform, they started with 100,000 users, then 500,000, and the goal is to have millions of users on it. The Microsoft Cloud allowed them to have that scalability