Dog Food Conference 2014

Today I had the privilege of presenting on Managing SharePoint Anywhere with Windows PowerShell at Dog Food Conference, 2014!

My presentation was focused on leveraging the Microsoft.SharePoint.Client assembly to write Client Side Object Model (CSOM) code against SharePoint Online. However, the twist is that it’s all done in PowerShell 3.0 – and there is a set of PowerShell functions written specifically to handle automation in SharePoint Online.

While I have shared this topic a time or two at other events, this was the most refined version of the presentation.

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The Pain of Community

This is a fantastic post by Naomi!

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Perhaps I’m just feeling down tonight or just feeling poor but I just want to share that there is a downside to community.

I’m a huge advocate of creating communities inside your company to support technical skill sets or new technology rolling in, or yes even creating communities of people who look for ways to save your company money.

I truly believe that these kinds of networks in your company and beyond are how you create a place people want to work, feel engaged, rewarded and equally important how a company can listen to what customers & employees are saying in order to be more agile.

Perhaps I’m also naive that I believe in passion – finding it, inspiring it in others and harnessing it.

So why do I feel that there is pain in community? I spend a lot of time giving back, so much time in fact, that…

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DogFoodCon 2014 to feature dedicated PowerShell track!

For several years now, the IT conference slate in Central Ohio has been dominated by the ever popular Dog Food Conference. That trend will continue this year, when Columbus once again hosts the 2-day Microsoft Dog Food Conference on September 29th and 30th. Multiple technologies will be featured, including Windows PowerShell.

I will be presenting on Managing SharePoint Anywhere using PowerShell, alongside these nationally recognized PowerShell Experts:

The event will certainly be phenomenal once again, and I hope to see you there!