ChDevSPUG: PowerShell for SharePoint Developers Today (3/21) 6p – 8p: Chicago City

ChiDev_FeatureAre you a SharePoint Developer? Want to learn PowerShell? Come to this presentation and I’ll provide an introduction to the PowerShell language, how to use PowerShell with SharePoint, and how to go beyond the built-in PowerShell Cmdlets for SharePoint to bend SharePoint to your will. Learn how PowerShell can be used as a tool for content manipulation and bulk site creation, among other things. Learn best practices in structuring, documenting, and protecting your PowerShell scripts.

About the Speaker (Michael Blumenthal)

Michael is a SharePoint Architect at Magenic. He has well-rounded SharePoint expertise, with SharePoint development, infrastructure, and administration experience. He has designed, implemented, and supported SharePoint intranets, extranets, and Internet sites for clients large (Fortune 50) and small in markets as diverse as Banking, Energy, Government, Healthcare, Professional Services, and Transportation. Michael holds several Microsoft certifications (MCITP: SharePoint 2010, MCPD: SharePoint 2010, MCTS, MCSE, MCAD, MCDBA) as well as the CAPM from the Project Management Institute.

He blogs about SharePoint at, tweets about SharePoint as @MichaelBL and has contributed three SharePoint projects to CodePlex. Michael has spoken nationally and locally about SharePoint at community events including Microsoft Virtual Tech Days, SharePoint Connections, and SharePoint Saturday Chicago, among others. He is a co-leader of the Chicago SharePoint Users Group (

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Chicago, IL 60603

CSPUG March Event @ The Chicago MTC March 28, 1p – 4:30p

Enterprise Social Business & The Evolution of Work
Jeffrey D. Segebarth, Regional VP NewsGator

CSPUG#SocialThatWorks is about meeting the demands of the future workplace today. Thriving social workplaces are living organisms that are capable of response to stimuli, growth, and development. In social workplaces, participation is the stimulus and interactions aid growth. The resulting developments are increased employee productivity and satisfaction.

Join Jeff Segebarth as he discusses how social technology positively affects corporate culture, productivity, and employee empowerment. NewsGator customers are paving the way for enterprise-wide social engagement. What’s next in our journey?

Jeff Segebarth is a 20 year veteran in the Technology industry with a keen understanding of linking business value to technology solutions. Jeff has been a pioneer in helping large organizations understand the business benefits of Enterprise Social Computing and the value of providing these solutions within SharePoint.

ECM in the Cloud

Jason Bullock, Collaboration Technology Specialist, Microsoft

You probably already have a few team sites deployed on Office 365 to help people connect and collaborate. But what about the needs of your legal and records management teams? Have a work group that needs a workflow process built out? From workflows and records management to implementing information governance in the cloud, come learn what every enterprise needs to know to take full advantage of Office 365 for all parts of your organization.

Jason Bullock began working for Microsoft in 2000 as a consultant integrating SPS 2001 and STS v1 to provide enterprise document management capabilities. In 2004, he took a pre-sales role where he has and is currently focused on SharePoint and Office, and now Office 365, as a technology specialist. Jason’s areas of specialty are social and enterprise content management.

PASS BA Conference April 10-12 Chicago IL

Conference Sessions will cover data discovery, data exploration and visualization, predictive analytics, big data, information architecture and delivery, collaboration, information strategies, and much more.

Five full-day pre-conference workshops are now also available spanning topic deep dives on:

  • big data and NoSQL
  • empowering business analysts through self-service BI
  • self-service analysis with DAX in Excel 2013
  • architecting next generation information analytics
  • data mining best practices

Register now to connect, share, and learn with over 1,200 business analysts, data scientists, architects, and BA/BI practitioners.

Are you going? I am, see you there!

Announcing the initial all-star speaker lineup for the PASS BA Conference from across the world of business analytics. Register today!

Top community speakers now confirmed for the main conference program – featuring over 60 business and technical sessions across five topic tracks – include big data ZDNet blogger Andrew J. Brust; BI experts Alberto Ferrari, Stacia Misner, Peter Myers, Marco Russo, and Chris Webb; data mining and predictive analytics gurus Mark Tabladillo and Cristian Vava; data science expert Mark Whitehorn; and Decision Sciences professor, Mathletics expert, and two-time Jeopardy! champion Wayne Winston.

The BA Conference will also feature several top Microsoft speakers, including Kamal Hathi, Ashvini Sharma, and Tim Mallalieu.

See you in Chicago
Kris Wagner