IT Spotlight 2018 Session Details

Sampler Platter: 10 Things to Make Word Simpler

1:15 PM - Debartolo Hall 118 

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For over 30 years, Word has been one of the leading document editors. Come learn about some of its secret superpowers!

Presented by Annie Sauer

Annie Sauer is an OIT technical trainer. She enjoys finding weird holidays to celebrate and making Dad Jokes. Happy National Potato Chip Day!

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Google Buffet: Fantastic Features of Docs, Sheets and Slides

1:15 PM - Debartolo Hall 119

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Learn about cool-a-mundo features in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.

Presented by John Kelly

John enjoys supporting both Box and Google Drive and presenting on both.

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Taste Test: Which Photo Editing Tool is Right for You?

2:00 PM - Debartolo Hall 118

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LightRoom v. Photoshop v. Photo Express v. Google Photos: What's the difference and which one should you be using?

Presented by Anne Kolaczyk

Anne Kolaczyk is an OIT technical trainer and loves giving people the power of her favorite apps to make magic on their own.

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Google A La Carte: Add-Ons to Increase Your Productivity

2:00 PM - Debartolo Hall 119

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Save time and reduce stress! Become a productivity power user with Google add-ons including Boomerang, Todoist, Trello, and more.

Presented by Chas Grundy

Chas Grundy is a storyteller who loves technology, teaching, and the intersection of both.

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Set the (Pivot) Table: Make the Most of Your Excel Data

2:45 PM - DeBartolo Hall 118

Learn how to use Pivot tables (one of the easiest & most powerful Excel tools) to turn your data into information that you can use.

Presented by Martin Klubeck

Marty, a Product Manager, helps users get the most out of their form & survey responses. He has helped many customers realize their data dreams using Excel’s pivot tables. 

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The Recipe for Calendar Mastery

2:45 - DeBartolo Hall 119

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Spend less time managing your calendar and more time actually at the events on it by utilizing these lesser-known features of Google Calendar.

Presented by Chelsea Noble

Chelsea Noble is the Knowledge Management Associate for the OIT. Her greatest joys in life include making technology easier for everyone to understand and reading an excessive amount of comics.

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Order for Delivery: Send Broadcast Email Effectively

3:30 PM - DeBartolo Hall 118

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Explore solutions for broadcast email: the bcc line, Google Groups, Yet Another Mail Merge, and Emma. Learn the capabilities and caveats of each.

Presented by Paul Drake

Paul Drake is an OIT product manager. Whenever possible, he incorporates animal pictures into his presentations. Owls are his current favorite.

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Tech Tapas: 5 Applications to Simplify Common Tasks

3:30 PM - DeBartolo Hall 119

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There's an entire world of apps out there! But here are five that will actually improve your quality of life: Jabber, Lucidchart, 1Password, Grammarly, Greenshot, and Notability.

Presented by Mike Ball

Mike works with the OIT's Product Management team, focusing on Telephony Services and as backup for the ND Mobile app. His degrees are from Notre Dame in Theology and Liturgical Studies with advanced study in Ecclesiology. So how does a theologian end up in IT? It actually makes a fair amount of sense. IT is, as much as anything, a people business!

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Your Doggie Bag: 10 Tidbits from the Taste of Technology

4:15 PM - DeBartolo Hall 126

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Want to know just a little bit more? Come to the finale where we'll talk about the highlights of the sessions you missed and key takeaways from the sessions you attended.

Moderated by Chelsea Noble

Chelsea Noble is the Knowledge Management Associate for the OIT. Her greatest joys in life include making technology easier for everyone to understand and reading an excessive amount of comics.

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