The number of apps, services, platforms, etc. that we use increases every year. The amount of data we collect and process is expanding at an exponential rate. There is a need to standardize, streamline, and optimize our ability to manage the ever-growing list of systems and their data. Conquering your data can help improve efficiency, effectiveness, reduce cost and errors inside an organization. In this course, you will learn various ways of sharing data easily between different applications, platforms, and services. Further, you will learn about various tools, desktop application functionalities, and programming tools to manage this process.
Data sharing and management. Databases and relational data. Power Query and Power BI. Zapier. IFTTT and more.
Define and identify where their organization keeps its data and how to access that data. List various tools, services, and programs which can be used to manage data and share it with other systems. Identify the cost and benefits of various data sharing techniques and approaches to an organization. Construct and build data sharing and integration processes using widely available tools such as PowerQuery. Power BI, and more.
Stephen M. Yoss, Jr., CPA, is a senior technology strategist and principal of MantisPRO, a company that focuses on helping organizations develop a technology strategy to streamline their business operations. Stephen has consulted with several companies on how to lower overhead, personnel, and compliance costs by investing in technology and reengineering their business practices. He teaches his clients to embrace technology at every opportunity in order to increase efficiency and productivity. MantisPRO’s specialty is designing and building cloud based workspaces for companies to conduct all their operations virtually. Prior to starting MantisPRO, Stephen worked as an accountant in his family’s accounting practice, Yoss & Allen. While working there he became a Certified Public Accountant and completely redesigned the firm’s technology practices. Many of the technologies he consults on today were first designed, perfected and implemented in his family’s practice and with their clients. Stephen has also spent time working abroad as a management accountant in New Zealand. Stephen began working with technology at age ten, and started his first IT Company at age 13, designing web applications for local businesses. He started writing original computer code at age 15 and has been working with technology ever since. Stephen is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and holds degrees in Accountancy and International Business. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. His research is focused in the areas of corporate technology and education technology strategy. He has been teaching professional continuing professional education since 2009 in self-study, webcast, in-house, and live formats. He has presented to thousands of practitioners nationwide on topics such as cloud computing, mobile technology, spreadsheet design and best practices, information security, identity theft prevention and many more. Apart from working in technology and accounting he is a professional licensed pyrotechnician and works on major firework displays around the country. He lives in Claremont, California.
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