Upcoming speaking gigs 2014 / 2015

Seems to be my ‘year of conferences’ this year. Since moving to Australia in March 2014 I didn’t have a quiet and laid back month; and it won’t change in the next few months. Here’s my speaking schedule up until next February: Topic Date Event Powershell Desired State Configuration 27/10/2014-28/10/2014 TechEd Australia Sydney Service Management Automation / Azure Automation (with Trevor Sullivan) 11/11/2014-13/11/2014 Midwest Management Summit (Minneapolis / USA) Powershell Desired State Configuration (with Jeff Wouters) 11/11/2014-13/11/2014 Midwest Management Summit (Minneapolis / USA) Powershell Tips ‘n Tricks (co-presenting with Jeff Wouters and Trevor Sullivan) 11/11/2014-13/11/2014 Midwest Management Summit (Minneapolis / USA) Service Management Automation and ConfigMgr 11/11/2014-13/11/2014 Midwest Management Summit … Continue reading

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Speaker at TechEd Australia

I am quite excited to be chosen as a Speaker at the new TechEd format in Australia. The format will be quite different to what it used to be. Instead of four days on the Gold Coast it will now be split into two 2-day events in Sydney and Melbourne. I will have the pleasure to speak at both locations. Datacenter transformation My two sessions will be – who would’ve guessed- around automation. My two sessions will be: Be in total control with Desired State Configuration (Sydney, October 27-28 2014) Bye-bye Orchestrator, there’s a new kid in town (Melbourne, October 7-82014) The exact times of the two sessions are not […]

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MMS Memories Deck from TechEd 2014

For those that had the chance to visit the myITforum Lounge during TechEd 2014, you might have been able to watch a pretty long slideshow of photos from MMS over the years. While the slideshow doesn’t represent ALL the photos I have collected, it does provide a pretty significant representation of places and events that make up treasured memories for...

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Building the Essential Lab (WIN-B365) Files

Below is a link where you can download the scripts and directory structure that I used in the session No Lab, No Problem! Building the Essential Lab Environment Using Microsoft Technologies (WIN-B365) that I presented at TechEd North America 2014.  For some reason they did not get uploaded to the TechEd Schedule Builder, so I […]

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#DataDish Tomorrow with myself and Lance Boley

#DataDish hashtagIf you’re looking for something to do around 2pm EST tomorrow, find a way to grab the #DataDish hashtag on Twitter. Personally, I’ll be using Tweetium for Windows 8.1. During this Tweetup, we’ll be discussing TechEd 2014, getting feedback about what attendees are expecting to see, and hopefully hear some early scoop on next week’s announcements. Read all about it...

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Last Chance to Win a Trip TechEd 2014!

Your chance to win a FREE full pass to the sold out TechEd 2014 in Houston from Adaptiva, as well as a ticket to the private Adaptiva Party at the House of Blues in Houston. Simply register below and your name will be added to the raffle. Drawing to occur on Wednesday, May 7th and winner announced immediately.  

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