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Technology Update (TUP416) - PM Session
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/29/2016
When: 11/29/2016
1:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Lafayette
1521 W. Pinhook Road
Lafayette, Louisiana 
United States
Presenter: Mac McClelland


Online registration is available until: 11/29/2016
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Acronym TUP416
CPE 4 hours
Vendor K2 Enterprises
Category
Management
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Fundamental understanding of basic technology concepts
Adv Prep None
Who should attend

Business professionals who are interested in how technology affects them and seek an update of relevant technology trends, tools, and techniques

Registration Early Bird
(through 11/10)
Standard
(after 11/10)
Member $149 $199
CPA Non-Member $199 $249

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, reciprocal state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Description

Are you ready to learn about the latest trends in technology? Do you sometimes feel lost in the technology jungle? Would you like clear guidance regarding Windows, Office, the Cloud, security, and other technology-related issues? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then make plans now to invest four hours in this fast-paced and highly informative seminar that is sure to ramp up your return on technology investment.

The technology tools available to businesses have never been better, but many are not taking full advantage of these tools. This course helps professionals, at all levels, understand the major trends in hardware, software, and services and how to utilize these tools to meet organizational objectives both efficiently and effectively.

More than just a seminar on the latest computers, you will learn about the full spectrum of practical technology available to you and your team and how to implement these tools for maximum impact.

“Excellent class, full of pertinent and useful information.” G.P., CPA AL

Objectives
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List and describe key features of Windows 10 and identify situations where upgrading might be advantageous
  • Analyze developments in mobile technologies and develop an optimal mobile strategy
  • Identify security issues facing business professionals and list options for mitigating risk
  • List and describe key features of Office 2016 and determine an optimal time to upgrade
  • Identify major trends in hardware, including desktops, laptops, servers, tablets, storage, and printing
  • Develop strategies for successful Cloud implementations, including accounting and tax, document management, workflow, and data storage and synchronization applications
  • Define virtualization and identify how it potentially changes the technology infrastructure in your office

Topics

  • Developments in hardware and emerging trends
  • Microsoft Windows 10 and Office 2016
  • Security update – a new day, with new risks
  • Mobility update – best practices for taking it with you
  • Virtualization and what it can mean to your organization
  • The Cloud and where it belongs in your organization

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