• SharePoint Fest Chicago

    SharePoint Fest Chicago 2017

    [UPDATE] I had a great time spending my week with the attendees at SharePoint Fest Chicago! The #SPFest team always does a good job organizing the events and this time was no different. We had a blast at last night’s #spfestchicago speaker reception! We are thankful for each and every one of our speakers! pic.twitter.com/uhJvnhHdEt — SharePoint Fest (@SharePointFest) December 7, 2017 I had a great group of attendees who filled the room during my Thursday session. Packed house for @DanielGlenn talking #Flow – #PowerApps – and connecting to your on-premises data #SPFestChicago pic.twitter.com/rINqhpVIwn — Drew Madelung (@dmadelung) December 7, 2017 The group had questions galore and it was great…

  • 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…

  • Memphis PASS User Group – September 14, 2017

    On September 14th 2017, I will be speaking to the Memphis PASS User Group! I will present SharePoint Business Intelligence options, including out of the box features, Excel, and Power BI. Find details on the topic, as well as register on the Meetup page. [UPDATE] Thank you to the great group tonight – I enjoyed presenting and I hope you will have me back to dive deeper into some of the technologies we discussed. Great meeting with @danielglenn discussing evolution of BI at the Memphis Power BI / PASS group tonight — Daniel R. Evans (@danthebiman) September 15, 2017 Here are my slides: Business Intelligence Using SharePoint and Power BI –…

  • 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…

  • Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World

    Nashville Modern Excel & Power BI User Group August 2017

    I will once again be joining the Nashville Modern Excel User group to speak. On August 17th I will be speaking on “Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World” – walking through the benefits of using your on-premises data with cloud-based tools such as Power BI, Microsoft Flow, and PowerApps. Details can be found on the Nashville Modern Excel Meetup page. [I will update this page after the meeting]

  • 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…

  • SQL Saturday Atlanta 2017

    Atlanta SQL Saturday 2017

    I am happy to announce that I’ll be speaking and attending SQL Saturday Atlanta on July 15th. As one of the largest SQL Saturday events in the USA, we always have a great time of learning and meeting new people. Please join me – Register via the #SQLSatAtlanta site. [UPDATED] Thank you everyone that attended my session – a big group with lots of great questions!    

  • SQL Saturday Chattanooga 2017

    Chattanooga SQL Saturday 2017

    Please join me on June 24th in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the third annual SQL Saturday Chattanooga! We will be discussing SharePoint BI and how Power BI brings a new level of data storytelling to collaboration. Register via the #SQLSatChattanooga site. [This post will be updated after the event]

  • 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…

  • SharePoint Dashboards using Power BI – Nashville Excel & Power BI User Group

    I am presenting at the Nashville Modern Excel user group on April 13, 2017 – come join us! My talk will focus on using SharePoint to build business intelligence dashboards with Power BI and Excel. Register on the user group site: Nashville Excel & Power BI User Group [UPDATE] Thank you to everyone who attended my presentation – what a great group!