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A tech talk series dedicated to teaching you how to use the productivity tools available to you at the University of Miami. Questions? Contact: techtalk@miami.edu.


UPCOMING TECH TALKS


June 2022

Introduction to Microsoft Bookings

Stay organized by scheduling and managing your appointments with Microsoft Bookings, a web-based booking calendar that integrates with Outlook to provide customization options to fit a variety of scheduling needs. During the upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Thursday, June 23 from 2-3 p.m., Microsoft experts will demonstrate how to use Microsoft Bookings, and answer frequently asked questions.

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July 2022

Cloud Storage Solutions with Microsoft - OneDrive and SharePoint

Access, share, and collaborate on all your files from anywhere with cloud storage solutions offered by Microsoft. During the upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Thursday, July 14 from 2-3 p.m., a Microsoft expert will introduce you to OneDrive and SharePoint, and expand on key differences between the two, navigating the platforms, sharing and recovering files, and more!

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August 2022

Zoom Like a Pro - Explore Advanced Features

Audio and video conferencing applications like Zoom have become essential for connecting with our colleagues daily. As we continue to learn, teach, and work remotely, we have become comfortable with the basic functions of these applications. During our upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Thursday, August 11 from 2-3 p.m. we invite you to explore advanced Zoom features such as breakout rooms, screen sharing tips, and more.

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September 2022

Microsoft OneNote - Your Digital Notebook

Never run out of paper again with Microsoft OneNote, a digital note-taking app that provides a single place for keeping all of your notes, research, plans, and information—everything you need to remember and manage in your life at home, at work, or at school. During our upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Thursday, September 15 from 2-3 p.m., Microsoft experts will be discussing several features of this application.

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November 2022

Collect the Right Feedback for Your Goals with Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms allows you to easily create and share basic surveys and questionnaires, as well as export and analyze collected data. During our upcoming UMIT Tech Talk on Thursday, November 10 from 2-3 p.m., Microsoft experts will be discussing how to create forms, invite others to respond, evaluate and export responses, and more!

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December 2022

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 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 Thursday, December 8 from 2-3 p.m., where in-house experts will be discussing its features.

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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).

Ready to start? Contact us at: swat.it@miami.edu