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Tech That Works for U is a tech talk series dedicated to teaching you how to use the productivity tools available to you at the University of Miami. If you have any questions, contact:


October 2021

Microsoft Power Apps –
Build Professional-Grade Apps the Easy Way

Microsoft Power Apps is a service for building and using custom business applications that connect to your data and work across the web and mobile—without the time and expense of custom software development. During the upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Tuesday, October 19 from 3-4 p.m., in-house Microsoft experts will be discussing how to rapidly build apps that modernize processes and solve tough challenges, as well as best practices and answers to frequently asked questions.

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November 2021

Microsoft Power BI –
Data Visualization at Your Fingertips

Microsoft Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that enables anyone to visualize, analyze, and share data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding. It provides you the ability to create dashboards with the most important metrics all in one place, updated in real time, and available on all of devices. We invite you to learn more about Microsoft Power BI during our upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Tuesday, November 16 from 3-4 p.m., where in-house experts will be discussing: easy-to-use dashboards that connect you to a broad range of data; interactive reports and compelling visualizations that bring data to life; how to access your data and reports from anywhere using the mobile app; and various usage scenarios.

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December 2021

Outlook Varieties –
Which Version is Right for You?

Though primarily an email client, Microsoft Outlook also includes functions such as calendaring, task and contact management, note-taking, journal logging, and web browsing. We invite you to learn more about the many Outlook functions during our upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Tuesday, December 14 from 3-4 p.m., where in-house experts will be discussing the differences in Outlook for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and on the web.

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Want to increase your department's efficiency using productivity tools?
Meet with SWAT for suggested solutions!

Improve your department's workflows by meeting with our Solutions Workflow Analysis Team (SWAT) for an engagement exercise! During a SWAT engagement, your departmental processes and work tasks are analyzed for an opportunity to increase efficiency. Once the analysis is complete, the SWAT will provide a combination of productivity tools and alternative processes as solution(s).

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