Self-Study
2
Overview
Computer Science
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

Great hype surrounds the Cloud and its implementations. Yet, you may find yourself wondering if the Cloud is right for your organization. What are the pros and cons of this approach? What are the benefits of remaining with an on-premise solution? Perhaps mixing the Cloud with some on-premise technologies to create a hybrid solution is the optimal approach for you. This course will help you understand your options, costs, risks, and rewards and how to implement and manage the solution best for you and your team.



Instructor

K2 Enterprises (Randolph P. (Randy) Johnston, MCS)

Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years’ experience in strategic technology planning, accounting software selection, paperless systems, systems and network integration, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, business development and management, process engineering and outsourced managed services. A consultant for high profile technology vendors, Randy delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups, and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare, and banking. He also creates articles on over 30 technology topics including CPA firm technology, cloud technology, business continuity, accounting software, and business strategies leveraging technology. Accounting Today listed Randy as one of its Top 100 Most Influential People from 2004–2015. In 2011, CPA Practice Advisor acknowledged Randy in the Accounting Hall of Fame and as a Top 25 Thought Leader from 2011–2016. For the past 29 years, Randy has been a featured speaker at the AICPA Technology Conference. In addition to these recognitions, Who’s Who in Business & Industry has acknowledged Randy as a leading business and computing professional.



Course Specifics

Computer Science
Jun 20, 2017
There are no prerequisites.
SS2164593
None


Compliance Information

103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Cite major cloud technologies that can work for your organization.
  • Recognize opportunities and risks created by cloud, on-premise, and hybrid solutions.
  • Identify your needs, solutions that are available to meet these needs, and what is available from technology vendors.


Choose Your Preferred Format


Online Access

Get immediate access to a robust collection of learning and reference materials, allowing you to dive deep into the information you need. Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts who focus on helping you grasp concepts quickly using real-life examples. Download your CPE to any device, and take it with you so you can learn when and wherever you want. Complete your CPE with an online exam, and enjoy instant grading with the option to print your certificate immediately upon passing.

online access
Hard Copy

Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts. You’ll receive a bound notebook of all the course materials, shipped to you within one business day. In addition, you’ll also have full online access. Each self-study package includes a robust collection of learning and reference materials to help you cover the information efficiently and put it into practice immediately.

hard copy
Self-Study Video

Experience high-quality instruction with our Self-Study Videos, available to you 24/7. With more than 80+ videos currently in the Western CPE Self-Study Video library, you can see and hear our expert instructors deliver the information you need in a dynamic way that allows you to immediately apply your learning. Unlike a live course or webcast, you can complete the course on your own time, playing and pausing as needed. Self-Study Videos allow you to complete your CPE requirements on your own time.

hard copy


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