Data Visualization Tools

As we collect more data and have more access to data, we can all benefit from tools to help us visualize the data.  Easy access to these types of tools can have its downside.  Users relying only on data visualization can end up making bad data decisions if complicated...

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

Join fellow educators from around the state of Michigan at the 2014 TRENDS in Occupational Studies this fall in Traverse City, Michigan.   This particular session is scheduled for Friday, October 17th at 11:15 a.m. I will present on data security issues focusing on college faculty. Both legitimate organizations and unscrupulous criminals...

Protecting Your Privacy on the Internet

Protecting  Your Privacy on the Internet

Join me for a free session at the Spring Lake District Library as we discuss Protecting Your Privacy on the Internet.  The session is scheduled for Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. We will give a brief overview of the following points: Privacy risks on the Internet Encryptio Reputation...

SEO Seminars Coming to Grand Haven February and March 2014

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Join me as I partner with The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg on Feburary 7 & March 7 for a two-part series on SEO for your organization.  The February session will be held at the Loutit District Library and the March session at the office of...

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

Personal and Professional Data Security for Higher Education Faculty

During the month of March I look forward to hosting two sessions specifically designed to help college faculty and staff secure their digital lives.   Similar sessions are available on your campus.  Contact christopher@vanoosterhout.com for details. Session description: As we continue to digitize more and more of our lives...

Social Media for Landscapers, Horticulturalists and Nurserymen

Social Media for Landscapers, Horticulturalists and Nurserymen

On Wednesday, February 12th I will present to the industry leaders of West Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association. Session description: Social media is surrounded by both hype and well-reasoned justification. While social media “cheerleaders” (often trying to sell you a product or service) tell entrepreneurs their business venture is doomed...

Cloud Computing for Beginners and Intermediate Users – Free Session in Spring Lake on February 28

Cloud Computing for Beginners and Intermediate Users – Free Session in Spring Lake on February 28

Please join me on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at the Spring Lake District Library. We will be holding a Cloud Computing session for beginner and intermediate computer users.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456.  This session starts at 2:30 p.m. is geared to beginning and...

Google Beyond Search – October 17 at TRENDS in Traverse City

Google Beyond Search – October 17 at TRENDS in Traverse City

On Thursday, October 17 and 18 staff and faculty from across Michigan will come together at the TRENDS in Occupational Studies conference in Traverse City, Michigan.  I am pleased to have been invited to speak again this year.  At this year’s event I will focus on Google and what...

Social Media Policy Workshop – Grand Haven Chamber

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Social Media (SoMe) Policies are NOT One-Size-Fits-All This hands-on session was originally developed for use with member of the Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce.  We reviewed policies from a variety of organizations and discovered what would work and possibly not work for individual member organizations....

Social Media Policy Workshop

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Join me on March 1, 2013 as I work with members of The Chamber of Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg to develop workable social media policies for their businesses and non-profit organizations. This early morning session will take the form of a hands-on work session where people can...