It’s just under two weeks until I arrive at the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta Georgia. I’m very excited to not just attend, but speak as well. I will be: Presenting four theater sessions, see below. Participating in a Community Continue reading A busy week at Microsoft Ignite 2016!
Last month I had the honor of being invited to be a guest speaker and Office 365 subject matter expert at an IT Fair. A local county government’s IT department ran the fair to raise awareness of the applications that Continue reading Drive Awareness and Adoption of Office 365 with an IT Fair
Ever wonder? Ever wonder what it takes to make a one-day, one-track IT conference? It might be simple for people and organizations such as SharePoint Saturday Chicago and SharePoint Fest, who have mastered the art of a one-day multi-track or multi-day multi-track Continue reading Behind the Scenes: The Making of ‘Azure and the Modern Datacenter’, a one day conference
There’s an old project management adage, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is certainly true for deploying Office 365 and more specifically, SharePoint Online, for an organization. Planning involves more than just answering the technical questions Continue reading Why do I need Governance for Office 365?
The SharePoint Azure Office365 User Group has teamed with SharePoint Fest to host a moderated Panel Discussion at SharePoint Fest Chicago. The panel of speakers bring an abundance of insights and thoughts about the future of SharePoint, its capabilities, and resolutions to Continue reading User Group meeting at SharePoint Fest Chicago 2015
I’ve started a List.ly list for all the IT events that I am tracking that are in the Chicago area (with the one exception being Microsoft Ignite, which was supposed to be in Chicago but got moved.). Last Continue reading Chicago area IT Events, Conferences, and User Group meetings in 2016
I’ll be presenting the following talk: ECM 101 – Keys to a Successful Intranet We’ve been building Intranets on SharePoint since 2001. Let’s take a look at what we’ve learned along the way, and discuss best practices for building a Continue reading I’ll be speaking at SharePoint Fest Chicago 2015
Although I have not taken these exams yet myself, here is my advice on preparing for them, based on the numerous other exams I have taken and passed. My general approach is to find a study book, work through it, Continue reading Advice on preparing for Office 365 exams 70-346 and 70-347
This is a follow up to my post about the events in the first half of the year that you can find here. The first half of the year now only has a month and a half left. We’ve just Continue reading 2015H2 IT Events that Chicagoland Developers Must Know About