• IT DEV Connections 2017

    IT/Dev Connections 2017

    [UPDATED] It was a great week in San Francisco! The #ITDEVConnections conference is a high-quality event that focuses on real-world technical sessions and the conference delivered. Both of my sessions had good participation from attendees – I enjoyed answering questions and getting to know everyone. My first session topic was how you can plan and execute a transition from SharePoint Designer workflows to Microsoft Flow. The slides are available via the IT/Dev Connections website, but there was a question regarding the functionality gaps between Designer and MS Flow – in the session I mentioned a website to keep track of the gaps and here is the link: https://ms.flow.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/release-notes/#known-issues-and-resolutions I also mentioned…

  • MSIgnite App Welcome

    Microsoft Ignite 2017 Mobile App

    [UPDATE] It has been confirmed that a mobile version for all mobile platforms will be coming! Hi Jason! Yes, it will be available globally for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 mobile and desktop. — Microsoft Ignite (@MS_Ignite) September 5, 2017 ——————————- The Microsoft Ignite conference app has been updated to show the content for 2017. It really helps to keep your schedule and help with taking notes during sessions. Make sure you install the latest update to the app on our phone (all screenshots below are from the iOS app). You can view my first review of the app in the video below. As I said in the video, I…

  • Microsoft Ignite 2017

    The Microsoft Ignite conference this year is being held in Orlando, Florida USA from September 25th – 29th. There will be tons of learning opportunities (1000+ hours) on topics ranging from IoT to Office 365 and SharePoint.  The week is a great time of networking, learning, and finding new opportunities to get plugged into the community. I will be part of the REgarding 365 team doing various activities, including broadcasting live interactions with attendees, speakers, and experts from around the world. I am also very happy to be presenting two sessions at Microsoft Ignite this year: How to use Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Office 2016 to achieve more and Create a compelling…

  • SharePoint Fest Seattle 2017

    I am once again happy to announce I will be speaking at SharePoint Fest – this time in Seattle on August 10th and 11th. My first presentation will be Transition Your SharePoint Designer Workflows to Microsoft Flow on August 10th – with SharePoint Designer being deprecated, what are you supposed to do with your existing workflows? We will discuss how to transition your workflows to Microsoft Flow so you can begin to gain the benefits of the ever-expanding service. On August 11th, I will present Business Intelligence Using SharePoint and Power BI – we will discuss all the Business Intelligence options we get out of the box with SharePoint and…

  • Digital Workplace Conference – Auckland, New Zealand

    During the SharePoint Summit this month, Microsoft shared the road-map for things to come for SharePoint on-premises and SharePoint Online. If you haven’t heard all the announcements, go watch the recording now. After watching and learning about what was coming, I have a few questions I would like to get answered and my friend Darrell Webster has arranged a way for us all to get those answers! Darrell is participating in the Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland New Zealand and has invited a few of his Microsoft MVP friends to be part of a live panel asking questions of Microsoft’s own Mark Kashman. I will join Christian Buckley, Alistair Pugin,…

  • Music City Code 2017

    The Music City Code conference is once again taking place in Nashville and I am excited to be speaking! I was part of a community panel for the 2016 event, and this year I am giving a presentation on using Power BI to bring dashboards to SharePoint. My first session will be Jun 2nd at 9:30am in room Rand 306. I will also be joining Lisa Anderson’s session as part of a Microsoft MVP panel at 2:40pm on Jun 2nd in room Alumni Classroom 201. Hope to see you at both sessions! The event runs from June 1-3 – registration is now open! Music City Code Info [UPDATE] Thank you…

  • DG: Microsoft Ignite 2016

    Microsoft Ignite 2017 – Registration is open!

    Microsoft’s premier conference – Ignite –  will happen September 25th – 29th 2017 and registration is now open! Microsoft expects the event to sellout so register now! This year the event moves to Orlando and there are already hints that Microsoft will host at least one event at a theme park in the city. The content and connections with innovators are the real draw for the event and I hope you will join me at Microsoft Ignite 2017. More details about the event and registration information can be found on the site: Microsoft Ignite 2017