K2's Tech Update—Today's Biggest Trends, Solutions and Opportunities Webcast | 4193886A

Date :
June 13, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:40 PM
Location :
Webcast
Facility :
Webcast Rebroadcast
Level of Difficulty :
Intermediate
Member Price :
75.00
Nonmember Price :
101.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 2.00
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Technology continues to revolutionize how we work; those who ignore this fact do so at their own risk. To remain successful, business professionals must stay on top of technology trends, implement the best solutions and seize opportunities as they appear.

Learn about a wide variety of technology trends, solutions and opportunities. Specifically, learn about spending trends, software licensing issues, leading-edge hardware, mobile and cloud strategies, and security risks.

Objectives:

  • List major hardware and software trends and identify their importance as it relates to purchasing these assets
  • Identify major updates, strategies, and opportunities emanating from leading software publishers
  • Differentiate between the most significant security risks and implement practical solutions to mitigate these risks
  • Assess the potential impact of implementing new generation hardware options
  • Identify leading cloud options available today and the importance of facilitating mobile use in your organization

Major Subjects:

  • Latest Technology Trends
  • Major Technology Updates
  • Mobile and Cloud Strategies

Advanced Prep:

None.

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Level of Difficulty:
Intermediate
Field of Interest:
Computer Software and Applications
Prerequisites:

None.

Designed For:

Accounting, financial and business professionals.

Instructors

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr, CGMA, CITP, CPA

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr. received a bachelor of business administration (accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. Upon graduation, Stephens began working for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm. After earning his designation as a CPA, Stephens worked for BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta as an internal auditor. After two years as an auditor, he was promoted to staff manager and then operations manager of the internal audit group. In 1991, he transferred to the comptrollers’ department of BellSouth and served as manager of the cost accounting organization. While working full-time at BellSouth Corporation, Stephens also attended graduate school, earning a master’s degree in finance from Georgia State University in 1992.

Stephens left BellSouth in 1994 and opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. As part of his practice, he developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he began authoring and presenting continuing professional education (CPE) courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past 19 years, Stephens has presented in excess of 1,800 educational sessions to over 55,000 participants nationwide.

Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where, in addition to his association with K2 Enterprises, he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms. In addition to an active professional career, he enjoys an active personal life as well. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running. Additionally, he maintains professional memberships with the AICPA and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

No Agenda or Materials posted.