Taste of Technology 2019 Wednesday Schedule

Time Room Session Name Presenter
1:15 PM MCOB 161 Bulletproof Browsing: Use a Password Manager to Stay Safe Kolin Hodgson
1:15 PM MCOB 162 The Impossible Dream: Keeping Up With Changes in Google Paul Drake
2:00 PM MCOB 161 Collaborate and Share Your Files: The Tao of Google Drive John Kelly
2:00 PM MCOB 162 (Don't) Use Your Words: Clearer Communication with Visuals Joe Buckhanan
2:45 PM MCOB 161 To Infinity and Beyond! Add-Ons for Gmail Chas Grundy
2:45 PM MCOB 162 Automation at its Finest: Simple Workflows Using Qualtrics or Google Forms Anne Kolaczyk
3:30 PM MCOB 161 CLICK HERE: Protect Yourself Online Amanda Sarratore
3:30 PM MCOB 162 A Chart is Worth a Thousand Numbers: Visual Options for Your Data Annie Sauer
4:15 PM MCOB 161 Reel it In: Super Easy Video Creation Anne Kolaczyk
4:15 PM MCOB 162 Reach Tech-Life Balance in the Mobile Age Chelsea Noble

1:15 PM

Bulletproof Browsing: Use a Password Manager to Stay Safe

Slides Recording

You should use a different password for every account. But nobody does! Is it even possible? Come and learn how to make peace with passwords using 1Password or Password Safe.

Speaker: Kolin Hodgson

Kolin Hodgson is the Senior Information Security Analyst in OIT certified by CISSP and CISA. He plays piano, harmonica, cajon, guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, melodica and kazoo, and has been brewing beer and mead since 1987!

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The Impossible Dream: Keeping Up with Changes in Google

Slides Recording

Join us for a demonstration of the newest features in Gmail, Contacts, Calendar, and Drive.

Speaker: Paul Drake

Paul Drake is a product manager for Gmail.  He enjoys sharing photos of animals that look surprised.  Seriously, just ask him!

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2:00 PM

Collaborate and Share Your Files: The Tao of Google Drive

Slides Recording

My Drive, Shared with Me, and Team Drives, oh my! Learn the ins and outs of working within these three Google Drive spaces.

Speaker: John Kelly

John is a Product Manager for Box and Google Drive. He's an avid Cubs fan.

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(Don't) Use Your Words: Clearer Communication with Visuals

Slides Recording

Worried your messages are too long? Find out how diagrams, moving screenshots, and screen recordings can simplify how you communicate.

Speaker: Joe Buckhanan

Joe Buckhanan is an Embedded Solutions Consultant who loves to hear jokes, problem solve, and use movie quote GIFs in presentations.

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2:45 PM

To Infinity and Beyond! Add-ons for Gmail

Handout Recording

Give your inbox productivity a boost with these add-ons, extensions, and best-kept secrets of Gmail.

Speaker: Chas Grundy

Chas Grundy is a product manager, storyteller, and connoisseur of dad jokes. His sessions inevitably feature useful tips, entertaining stories, and groan-inducing puns.

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Automation at Its Finest: Simple Workflows using Qualtrics or Google Forms

Slides Recording

Simplify data response tasks by creating workflows in Google Forms or Qualtrics. Sort data, notify people, create new mailing lists and more.

Speaker: Anne Kolaczyk

Anne Kolaczyk is a technical trainer who loves to find ways to make people's jobs easier. She's a puzzle enthusiast and sees users' questions as puzzles to solve. Her current obsession is dragons.

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3:30 PM

CLICK HERE: Protect Yourself Online

Slides Recording

Be aware of online risks and make informed choices about how you use the internet. Learn about safety precautions you can take to reduce your chance of becoming a victim of cybercrime.

Speaker: Amanda Sarratore

Amanda Sarratore manages the IT Compliance Program and is part of the Information Security team. She is a graduate of the University of TN and is certified by the PCI Council as an Internal Security Assessor for the University. She also has completed her Six Sigma Certification and Managing IT Projects Certification.

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A Chart is Worth a Thousand Numbers: Visual Options for your Data

Slides Recording

Excel, Google Sheets, and Tableau - which tool is best for you? Learn about the ways to make your data easy to read and meaningful for any audience.

Speaker: Annie Sauer

Annie Sauer is a technical trainer, shark enthusiast, and celebrator of odd holidays. Her greatest joy is creating Aha! moments with tech users. Happy Ear Muff Day! 

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4:15 PM

Reel it In: Super Easy Video Creation

Slides Recording

From the complexity of Premiere Pro to the versatility of Adobe Spark to the simplicity of Adobe Rush, there's a video editing tool that's right for your job. 

Speaker: Anne Kolaczyk

Anne Kolaczyk is a technical trainer who loves to find ways to make people's jobs easier. She's a puzzle enthusiast and sees users' questions as puzzles to solve. Her current obsession is dragons.

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Reach Tech-Life Balance in the Mobile Age

Slides Recording

Stay in touch while staying engaged with those around you. Learn tricks for managing your screen time better so that you can get back to the stuff that matters.

Speaker: Chelsea Noble

Chelsea Noble manages the OIT Knowledge Base. When not editing instructions on how to prevent your office printer from getting possessed, she is often reading comics and writing her own scifi and fantasy stories. 

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