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Windows 10 - A Primer Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 13
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
CXMSFT041W2
Level
Overview
Prerequisites
None

Description

Windows 10 is Microsoft's current version of the global PC operating system that has been with us since 1985. It is a substantially improved upgrade to Windows 8 and addresses many of the short comings that users were challenged with. This course will provide you with a thorough tour of the Windows 10 interface and review all of the tools that are available to help you optimize the performance, usability and productivity of your personal computer. If you are contemplating upgrading to Windows 10, or have already done so, this course will help you get the most out of it to maximize your productivity. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event, the instructor will be available to answer your questions either during or after the event.

Highlights

The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Navigating the Windows 10 interface
  • Leveraging the Metro interface for optimal efficiency
  • Learn about all of the important Windows 10 settings
  • Review the new File Explorer interface
  • Understanding how to use virtual desktops
  • Finding anything with the improved search tools
  • Review of Edge, the next generation browser
  • Manage your PC efficiently with the new Action Center
  • Be the master of your PC with Cortana
  • Review of key Windows utility apps
  • Potpourri of tips and tricks for getting the most out of Windows 10


 



Speaker(s)

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP


John serves as a strategic technology advisor to CPAs in the planning and deployment of effective technology solutions and workflow automation. As a co-founder of CPA Crossings, John specializes in facilitating the development of strategic technology plans, paperless workflows, client portal solutions and a comprehensive digital practice model. John recently co-authored "Ten Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud", published by the AICPA. This book provides CPAs with a strategic roadmap for taking their firms online by leveraging cloud computing. John also developed an innovative model for delivering live CPE courses that utilize the Apple iPad to provide electronic course materials and an interactive classroom environment. John’s primary qualification is his passion for helping CPAs achieve success by leveraging technology. He has extensive knowledge and experience working with CPAs throughout the country.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Actively involved in working with local, regional and national CPA firms over the past 25 years in the implementation of technology to automate business processes.
  • Awarded for being one of the Top 25 Thought Leaders in the accounting profession by The CPA Practice Advisor (www.cpapracticeadvisor.com) in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • Co-author of "10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud," published by the American Institute of CPAs.
  • Facilitated hundreds of planning sessions and retreats to develop strategic plans, technology plans, workflow design, innovative client services and more.
  • Nationally recognized speaker and author on technology issues affecting the CPA profession, with an emphasis on transforming to a digital practice model.
  • Author of the annual Document Management Software Review for the CPA Practice Advisor magazine.
  • Former national consulting partner with a top 10 CPA firm.
  • Member of the AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame.
  • Past Chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs.
  • Past member of the AICPA Council and CPE Advisory Committee.
  • MACPA Innovative User of Technology award recipient.

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