NWSCUG Meeting for Friday, February 17th 2017!

Our next meeting is Friday, February 17th at 10 am at the Microsoft Bellevue location (Lincoln Square Microsoft Office 22nd Floor 700 Bellevue Way Bellevue, WA 98004 ).

9:00 – 9:40 Unofficial Gathering at Top Pot Donuts
10:00 – 11:00 – USING PowerShell with ConfigMgr – Greg Ramsey
11:00 – 11:15 – Break
11:15 – 12:15 – Managing ConfigMgr in the Cloud – Jason Githens
12:15 – 1:00 – Lunch and Mingle – Sponsored by Microsoft
1:00 – 1:45 – Road map for SCOM and OMS – Mahesh Narayanan
1:45 – 2:00 – Break
2:00 – 2:45 – Open Discussion, Q & A


USING PowerShell with ConfigMgr – will demonstrate real-world PowerShell scripts that have been used with ConfigMgr. This session focuses on USING PowerShell with Task Sequences, Applications, Configuration Items, and good-old Package and Programs. You will learn how to extend inventory, capture user information, and more.

Managing ConfigMgr in the Cloud –  Jason will be discussing current branch adoption, featured delivered through that channel to date, telemetry that Microsoft has received and roadmap/future investments including the path from traditional to modern management of Windows.
Greg Ramsey, Enterprise Mobility MVP, is the Enterprise Tools Strategist at Dell, Inc. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from Ohio State University, and has coauthored many books over the years. Greg is also a board member of Northwest System Center User Group. Greg enjoys his weekends biking, hiking, and enjoying live music.
Jason Githens is the Program Group Manager for Systems Center Configuration Manager, also working with InTune. Jason has been with Microsoft for 12 years, all in the client managment space.


Mahesh Narayanan is the Principal MP Manager for System Center Operations Manager and monitoring solutions in Operations Management Suite (OMS) Mahesh has been in the industry for 17 years with expertise in private cloud data center technologies, software defined networking (SDN), core networking, network management and could-based management services for IT Operations Mangement area. Mahesh has been with Microsoft for 11 years working in Windows Server, System Center and OMS.

About Greg Ramsey

Greg Ramsey is a Distinguished Engineer for Dell Digital - Services. He has a B.S. in Computer Sciences and Engineering from The Ohio State University and has co-authored many books over the years. Greg is also a board member of the Northwest System Center User Group and the Midwest Management Summit. ​Greg has been a Microsoft Endpoint Manager (ConfigMgr, Intune) MVP for over 14 years.
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