Bringing Your Remote Workers Together to Collaborate in the Office Cloud
As today's workforce becomes more remote, the requirements for running successful meetings, and collaborating with co-workers, have shifted. We need clear methods of communication and collaboration that are easy to use without sacrificing important features. Join us for this informative webinar as we discuss how Microsoft's suite of online applications - including Microsoft Teams - can help.
- Friday, July 17, 2020 | 12:30PM Eastern
Leadership & Development - Strategic Thinking in Uncertain Times: Seeing and Acting with Clarity
Uncertainty breeds confusion, and confusion stands in the way of making the kinds of strategic decisions that will drive yourself, your team, and your organization forward through the winds of great change. How do you free your mind and create an environment that fosters thinking with clarity? How do you confidently plan and execute for the future? Because, with all that is going on from every direction, right now is the perfect time to plan ahead and seize the opportunities that all this change presents to you. As a leader, you can ensure that your team is striving toward something with purpose that will benefit teammate and customer alike. They need to have buy in on the goals that need to be accomplished.
- Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
Power BI, Part 1: Introduction to the World of Data Visualization
In the ever-evolving world of modern business, the demand for reports that visualize data in clear and compelling ways continues to skyrocket. For many, this means spending more hours on a spreadsheet trying to find the right chart to represent the data and then configuring the data to match the chart just to do it all over again next month.
Enter Power BI, Microsoft’s next-generation reporting solution that takes your data visualization to the next level. Thanks to features such as Q&A and Quick Insights, Power BI empowers you to create charts, depict trends, and craft a visual narrative in a matter of minutes so you have more hours to spend elsewhere.
To learn more, please join us on July 22 for the first in a two-part webinar series in which we will explore the wonderful world of Power BI and discover how it can revolutionize your reporting life.
- Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
Microsoft Excel: Preparing Data & Creating PivotTables
A PivotTable is a dynamic Excel data object that enables users to perform data analysis by reorganizing and summarizing data. Often you have data in multiple worksheets. In this webinar, you’ll see how to prepare data and create a PivotTable from multiple local data sources.
- Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
5 Time Management Techniques for IT Professionals
This webinar, based on Eric Bloom’s Amazon #1 best-selling book “Productivity Driven Success” and his TEDx talk on titled “4 Zones of Personal Productivity”, describes various time management techniques that will enhance your productivity both in and out of the workplace.
- Friday, August 14, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
Power BI, Part 2: Making Data Transformation a Breeze
As the age of social media, Big Data, and the cloud continues to unfold, the various data sources that business users must weave together for reports is growing rapidly. Like many, you may find yourself having to tie data from Salesforce to Excel workbooks, CSVs to Access and SQL databases, or SurveyMonkey to data in Azure. This already-laborious process may only be further complicated by the fact that large portions of your data need to be trimmed, cleansed, wrangled, “macroed”, massaged, “VLOOKUPed”, and transformed before ever seeing the light of day.
Thanks to Microsoft Power BI, you can finally start putting your data transformation woes to rest. With the help of the Power Query Editor, you can apply powerful cleansing and transforming actions with the click of a button and record every step in the process, all without ever having to write a line of code.
- Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
7 Influence Techniques that Enhance Business Relationship Management (BRM)
Business relationship management includes the skills and actions that facilitate a strong working relationship between a service organization, for example IT, and the organization it serves.
This webinar discusses various influence-based concepts and techniques to maximize your BRM efforts and strengthen the relationship between IT and its business partners.
- Friday, September 11, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
7 Brainstorming Techniques that Drive Design Thinking Success
The third step of the Design Thinking process is “Ideate”, which is a fancy way of saying brainstorming to identify potential innovations/solutions.
This webinar reviews the Design Thinking process and provides various brainstorming techniques that can be used during the Ideate step and in virtually all other brainstorming-related situations.
- Friday, October 9, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
7 Influence Techniques to Maximize Presentation Success
By their nature, presentations are used to influence, impress, receive agreement and/or motivate others. Using influence-based concepts and techniques before, during and after your presentation can dramatically enhance your ability to meet these business objectives.
This webinar discusses various behind-the-scenes and presentation specific influence techniques to help guarantee your presentation’s success.
- Friday, November 13, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern
7 Influence Techniques that Enhance Organizational Change
Implementing change is both organizational and personal. The use of a strong change management framework combined with the ability to influence organizational leaders, those who must implement the change, and those who must accept the change can accelerate the implementation of needed change.
This talk outlines what must take place for change to occur and how to help facilitate it, both individually and organizationally.
- Friday, December 11, 2020 | 12:00PM Eastern