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Roadmap to Microsoft's Office 365 Ecosystem (FREE) Webinar

CPE

When
March 23
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
1-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $0 | Nonmember: $10


 More Information

Course No.
CXO365001W1
Level
Overview
Prerequisites
None

Description

For any organization that uses the Microsoft Office suite; Excel, Outlook, Word, etc. It is not a question of "if" you should move to Office 365, rather it is "when" and "how." This free webinar is designed to introduce you to the Office 365 ecosystem of over 20 cloud based applications that are directly integrated with the desktop Office suite of applications. If you want a quick and easy way to get up to speed on what Office 365 is all about and the strategic impact it can have on your organization, this is a "must attend" webinar.

Highlights

The major topics that will be covered include:

  • Orientation to the Office 365 ecosystem
  • Lightning round review of the 20+ applications
  • Review of the alternative subscription plans
  • Tips for developing your Office 365 deployment strategy



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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