Program for the 2019 PDI

Monday, January 14th

2:00 PM

Session Title:
WebFOCUS Reporting Tool – What can it do for you?
Presenters:
Alan Hill,Missy Hein,Dereck Jacobsen,Reena Khosla
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2019
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Demonstrate how WebFOCUS can provide access to institutional data and showcase some general tool capabilities along with available centralized reports. The WebFOCUS tool can be used to create reports such as PACe Course Enrollment, percentage of enrolled students by GPA range, and Stop Outs. Licensing and access will also be discussed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals * Generate interest within the campus community and provide information regarding the new reporting tool called WebFOCUS Targeted Audience * Report consumers – Those who look at and use reports, but typically do not create the reports. * Report creators – Those who are interested in creating basic reports, make minor modifications to existing reports, or run existing centralized reports.

Tuesday, January 15th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Introduction to SharePoint Online
Presenters:
Robert Kidd
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 175
Description:
Basic Introduction to Office 365 SharePoint Online.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who is interested in a basic understanding of SharePoint Online.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
5 Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Teams!
Presenters:
Lance Baatz
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 174
Description:
This session will offer a handful of tips and tricks for more effectively using Microsoft Teams offered through CSU’s Office 365 service. The session assumes that participants are members or owners of one or more Microsoft Teams and likewise are familiar with the basics of Teams. Time will be set aside for Q&A as part of the session.
Goals and Target Audience:
Owners or members of Microsoft Teams who want to learn more about effectively using and setting up a Microsoft Team

1:00 PM

Session Title:
WebFOCUS for Developers and Advanced Users
Presenters:
Steve Juarez
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
We will discuss and demonstrate various WebFOCUS capabilities that will be of interest to technically-oriented users. Some topics and features may include: • Using the Excel Add-in for a WebFOCUS data source • Connecting WebFOCUS to external data sources such as Oracle, SQL Server, and Salesforce • Global Variables – What they are and how to use them • Visualizations • Guided Reports • Using RESTful API to enable dynamic reporting outside of WebFOCUS
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: • Introduce attendees to WebFOCUS features that require a technical understanding of databases and software in order to use. • Enable attendees to leave with ideas of how they can create and distribute WebFOCUS reports in alternative ways. Targeted Audience: • Report creators and other technical staff, such as software developers, who have an interest in integrating advanced WebFOCUS features with other software.