Office 365 is a very comprehensive suite of applications that can impact virtually every aspect of your business. The depth and breadth of tools provided can play a substantial role in transforming your business processes to digital. In order to maximize the benefit of Office 365 to your organization and maximize your ROI, it is imperative that you develop a clear strategy as to how you are going to deploy it. This course will guide you through the key decision points in establishing your Office 365 deployment strategy.
Review of the key Office 365 deployment issues that need to be addressed. What data will be stored in OneDrive or SharePoint vs. your local servers and PCs. Who will be your Office 365 administrator(s). Determining if you will need technical assistance. What subscription plans are required for your individual team members. Developing a cost-effective end user training plan. What is involved in converting your current email databases to Office 365 Exchange Outlook. Defining your user permissions model. Defining your mobile deployment strategy for Office 365. Developing a deployment timeline with minimal disruption in your business.
Familiarity with Office 365.
Anyone who will be involved in the deployment of Office 365 for business.
Recognize the key decisions involved in deploying Office 365. Prepared to formulate a deployment strategy that maximizes your ROI. Recognize the potential pitfalls of improper deployment of Office 365.
John Higgins, CPA, CITP, is Strategic Technology Advisor, and co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, , which since 2001 has specialized in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services. In 2017, John launched the company’s Office 365 Learning Center for CPAs which offers a curriculum of over 50 unique courses covering every aspect of Office 365.
John is a nationally recognized speaker on CPA technology, past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs, former national consulting partner with BDO, LLP, and co-author of 10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud, published by the AICPA. He was awarded the Top 25 Thought Leader award by the CPA Practice Advisor (2011 – 2017), and the Michigan Association of CPAs Innovative User of Technology award, and is an AICPA Business & Industry CPA Hall of Fame inductee.
Non-Member Price $99.00
Member Price $79.00