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K2's Tech Update 2021


Total Credits: 2 including 2 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry
Faculty:
Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
2 Hours
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Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

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Description

What technology trends significantly impact you? Which technologies will affect you and your business? This visionary session provides insights, choices, and recommendations. You will experience a summary of 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, and the latest hardware and software trends to help you make the best decisions. You are certainly going to discover at least one new technology you had not considered. This session provides strategic and tactical insight on technology choices.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

 

  • Select current technologies from a list
  • List current communications choices
  • Differentiate between key products and able competitors
  • Create a tactical technology plan

Major Subjects
  • Hardware trends
  • Software innovations
  • Communication and collaboration tools
  • Unusual technologies you might have missed
  • Key products to consider for implementation

Course Materials

Faculty

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston's Profile

Randolph (Randy) P. Johnston Related seminars and products

Exec VP – Co-Founder

K2 Enterprises, LLC


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 40 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Accounting Software Selection, Paperless, Systems and Network Integration, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Development and Management, Process Engineering and outsourced managed services.

 

EXPERIENCE

K2 Enterprises

(K2E.com)

1990 – Present

Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including CPA Firm Technology, Cloud, Paperless, Business Continuity, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI.com)

1983 – Present

Hutchinson, KS

Chairman & CEO, Stockholder – Consults and specializes in Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: CPA Firm Technology and strategy; Paperless; Accounting Software, Business Intelligence and CRM; Infrastructure including: Cloud, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, and remote management.

Hutchinson Community College
1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services
1978 - 1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Owned ComputerLand, Entre’ and Connecting Point stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas.

Farmland Industries
1977 - 1978                                                                 

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

EDUCATION

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2013 Top 100 Most Influential People

CPA Practice Advisor

Accounting Hall of Fame 2011, Top 25 Thought Leader 2011-2014

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 28 years.

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2013; in Computing 1987-2013

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

PUBLICATIONS

Various publications 1978 - Present

CPA Practice Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2012

Accounting Software Solutions


Dates

Tue, Jul 27, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Sat, Aug 14, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Tue, Aug 24, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Thu, Sep 09, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Tue, Sep 28, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Thu, Oct 14, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Tue, Oct 26, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Thu, Nov 11, 2021 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Tue, Nov 23, 2021 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EST
Thu, Dec 09, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:49am EST
Tue, Dec 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EST
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Mon, Jan 24, 2022 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EST
Tue, Feb 08, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am EST
Fri, Feb 25, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EST
Tue, Mar 08, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EST
Fri, Mar 25, 2022 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Tue, Apr 12, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Fri, Apr 22, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT
Mon, May 09, 2022 - 02:00pm to 03:49pm EDT
Fri, May 27, 2022 - 04:00pm to 05:49pm EDT
Tue, Jun 14, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:49am EDT
Fri, Jun 24, 2022 - 12:00pm to 01:49pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2021
Date Added to Catalog 07/01/2021
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Business professionals who are seeking to stay abreast of major technology developments
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

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