K2's Integrating Data for Improved Efficiency & Control Webcast [IDE-4]


Oct 27, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm

Credit Hours:



Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

Discussion Leader:

Lawrence A. "Mac" McClelland

Mac McClelland, an attorney and accounting professional, is an associate of K2 Enterprises of Hammond, Louisiana, and Network Management Group of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Mac was formerly the director of the Centre for Financial Studies at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, where he lived and worked for seven years from 1990 to 1997. He was also a member of the faculty of the Advanced Business Programme, ranked in the top 100 MBA programs in the world by The Economist, specializing in business strategy and strategic management accounting.

He gained his practical experience in information systems with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and has an established practice in business and technology consulting. Mac has taught hundreds of continuing professional education seminars to accountants and business managers in the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, and Southeast Asia. His presentations are highly rated, and he has won several awards for teaching excellence.

Mac has been published in leading business and practitioner journals, including Tax IdeasComputers in AccountingJournal of Accounting EducationChartered Accountants Journal of New Zealand, and the top-rated Journal of Accounting Research.

Full Description

K2s Integrating Data for Improved Efficiency & Control (IDE-4)

October 27th, 2021

In todays business climate, data is king! Organizations of all sizes are collecting and managing more data than ever, and that trend is sure to continue. In this environment, the number of apps, services, platforms, etc. that we use also increases every year. Thus, there is a need to standardize, streamline, and optimize our ability to manage the ever-growing list of systems and their data, and in this session, you will learn how to do precisely that.

Conquering your data can help improve efficiency, effectiveness, and reduce cost and errors within your organization. In this course, you will learn various ways of sharing data easily between different applications, platforms, and services. Further, you will learn about various tools, desktop application functionalities, and programming tools to manage this process. Participate in this session so that you can truly integrate your data and reap the benefits of improved efficiency and control.

Learning Objectives:
- Define and identify where your organization keeps its data and how to access that data
- List various tools, services, and programs to manage data and share it with other systems
- Identify the cost and benefits of various data sharing techniques and approaches
-Construct and build data sharing and integration processes using widely available tools such as Power Query, Power BI, and more

Designed For: Business professionals seeking to leverage technology by integrating data across multiple applications to improve efficiency and control.

CPE Credits: 4, Technology

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computer operations and terminology

Acronym: IDE-4

Discussion Leader: Lawrence A. "Mac" McClellan