Feeling snowed under by rapidly-changing technology? Well it’s time to take the plunge and let the Tech Fest get you warmed up to the latest tools available to increase efficiency and save you time and money. It’s designed and presented by a CPA, so the information is objective and explained in a way that will make technology-related decisions easier for you and your organization, or to provide recommendations to your clients. Take your tech skills from below zero to having them down cold.
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2017 Technology Update
This session will feature a comprehensive review of a variety of key technology trends from a macro and micro perspective. The technologies that will be covered include current PC technology trends, business productivity software, cloud based financial systems, and an emerging technologies potpourri.
Office 365 Software Applications: A Lightning Round Review
At last count there were over 20 unique applications available in the Office 365 bundle. These range from the traditional Office desktop applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc., to a whole new generation of cloud-based applications. We will review these applications so you’ll understand where they fit into your overall strategy to create digital business processes and collaborate via the cloud. This will also provide you with the necessary knowledge to determine which subscription plans are appropriate for your team members.
OneNote: Mastering Organization of Your Notes & Correspondence
OneNote is rapidly becoming one of the most popular applications in the Microsoft Office and Office 365 product suites. You’ll get a thorough review of OneNote’s many features that allow you to record and manage notes, create to- do lists, meeting agendas, and organize all your activities and communications in one central place.
Introduction to Data Analytics and Microsoft PowerBI Tools
Since 2010, Microsoft has continued their development of end-user data analytic tools. This session will give you an overview of Microsoft’s various PowerBI tools and discuss its PowerBI Strategy. You will learn the challenges faced by many accountants when it comes to analyzing data in Excel and how each PowerBI tool reduces those challenges and improves your data analytic skills.
||Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA
Bryan has more than 25 years of experience as a strategic technology advisor to CPA firms and professional organizations. He is a nationally recognized author and speaker on topics that help CPAs bridge the gap between business and technology.
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