NGS 2023 FOCUS Speaker Spotlight—Ron Arons

February 21st, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

FOCUS 2023

Ron Arons Over the past twenty years, Ron Arons has given more than 500 presentations on researching criminals, technology, and research methodology. He worked in a marketing capacity for many successful high-tech firms and continues to geek out with new and old technologies. He is the author of three books, including The Jews of Sing Sing and Mind Maps for Genealogy. Ron earned a BS in Engineering from Princeton and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Session Number: FS03
Title: Using Technology to Supercharge Genealogy Societies
This talk will cover Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Calendar, Gmail, Maps, and GAS [Google Apps Script]) as well as voice transcription services. Whether for personal use or as a member of a local genealogy society leadership group, using these technologies can offer significant possibilities for offering more services and working more effectively and efficiently. Google Workspace is designed for use by teams and is FREE if you have a Google/Gmail account.

If you work with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), you are well on your way to understanding most of the concepts that will be covered in this talk.

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