April 2018 Meetup

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Date: Friday April 20th, 2018

Time: 11:30a-1:00p

Topic: Keeping Windows 10 up-to-date in a distributed business

Work for a business that has different locations and you have started deploying Windows 10 and have questions? Join David Baldwin from 1E for a tour of your options for getting Win10 deployed and keeping it current. We’ll talk through Modern Management, Co-Management and Traditional management techniques as well as a deeper dive into OSD with SCCM and how to get the most from OSD with a data-driven task sequence. We’ll finish with a walk-through of 1E’s Windows Servicing Suite (WSS) and what it can do for your organization.

Speaker: David Baldwin

DavidBaldwinDavid Baldwin is a Senior Solutions Engineer with 1E and been with the company for the past three years. He started managing 400 desktops and laptops with the predecessor to SCCM (ConfigMgr), SMS in 1998. He’s worked for small and large companies over the years always managing desktops and/or the ConfigMgr infrastructure itself. He has also worked for several Midwest consulting companies doing both CM architectures as well as running Windows XP, 7, 8.1 and 10 migrations for companies small and medium. He hails from Central Ohio where he and his wife operate a small farm. David can be reached at David.baldwin@1e.com or @davidwbaldwin on Twitter.

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March 2018 Meetup

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Date: Friday March 16th, 2018

Time: 11:30a-1:00p

Topic: Microsoft’s BI Platform

Good Business starts with Good Data.  John Ecken of Tandem Solution will discuss and demonstrate how businesses can use the Microsoft BI stack to get insight into their data. He will look at how products such as SQL Server, Power BI, R Services and Azure Machine Learning can be used together to build powerful data models, analytics and reports at a price point even small businesses can afford.

Speaker: John Ecken

As VP of Finance and Technology and one of three business owners of Tandem Solution John Ecken has spent the last 20 years as an instructor and consultant in the IT and Professional Development training industry. With a passion for technology, security, application design, and development John has constructed customized classes and spent countless hours delivering curriculum in the classroom. In addition to holding various industry certifications, he brings to the table a wealth of programming knowledge and software implementation experience. In addition to his classroom duties, Ecken ensures that the technical operations of Tandem Solution run smoothly and that a high level of satisfaction for all Tandem customers is maintained.

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February 2018 Meetup

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Date: Friday February 16th, 2018

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Topic: What’s New in Windows Server 2016

Come have lunch and hear from Brent Earls as he discusses new functionality and key gotchas with Windows Server 2016.

Speaker: Brent Earls

BrentEarls-Mirazon.jpgBrent Earls is a Chief Technology Architect with Mirazon, an IT solutions provider in Louisville, KY. Brent manages the research and development team at Mirazon as well as architecture and design, including large-scale client implementations or escalations. Brent has his VCAP, and MCTIP and has been supporting and implementing Windows since 2000.

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January 2018 Meetup

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Topic: Microsoft Teams  – The Future of Intelligent Communication

SpeakerAdam Curry

adamAdam is a Solutions architect with Unify Square and an expert in Microsoft Unified Communications technologies. Adam has accumulated over 10 years worth of experience in various systems and networking systems. His experience ranges from higher education and manufacturing industries to consulting. Adam has utilized numerous Microsoft technologies including messaging and Unified Communications, and has a breadth of experience that falls within many IT organizations. Adam possesses experience in all stages of development, architecture, and deployment of Microsoft Lync deployments. He is especially knowledgeable in Enterprise Voice for SMB companies in the Midwest to larger national organizations. Adam writes a Lync blog www.mostlyuc.com and can be reached on Twitter via @mostlyuc

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