October 2017 MNSCUG Meeting

SCOM/OMS Day is here! The October 2017 Minnesota System Center User Group meeting will be Wednesday, October 18th from 8:00am to 5pm at Lifetouch in Eden Prairie. 11000 Viking Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. Greeters will help you find the conference room.

We have a packed day of superstars planned for presenting. Microsoft MVP Cameron Fuller of Catapult Systems will show you how to Better Utilize SCOM with OMS. Microsoft MVP Bob Corenelissen of BICTT will be discussing SCOM 2016 - Why You Should Upgrade & Upgrade Best Practices. Microsoft MVP and MNSCUG Board Member Steve Buchanan of Concurrency will show you how to Monitor Azure PaaS. Last, but most certainly not least, Nathan Foreman, another Minnesota local, working as a System Center consultant, will help you Better Utilize the SCOM Community and Contribute To It.

Also don't forget to come vote for MNSCUG President and Vice-President for 2018!

A special thanks to SquaredUp for being our Gold sponsor!

 

 

CM Job - Wisconsin

Full Time End User Services – La Crosse, WI: Kwik Trip, Inc. operates Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Tobacco Outlet Plus Grocery Stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa with over 20,000+ co-workers company wide. Kwik Trip’s IT Service Center is seeking a full time End User Services Co-worker. This individual will be responsible for assisting with the implementation and administration of Kwik Trip’s end user devices, along with second level support of desktop devices.

September 2017 MNSCUG Meeting

The September 2017 Minnesota System Center User Group meeting will be Wednesday, September 20th from 4:30pm to 7pm at the MTC in Edina. 3601 76th Street West. Edina, MN 55435 6th floor

Microsoft MVP Jason Sandys of Coretech Global will be walking us through many of the new and improved features within Configuration Manager current branch. With CM's newer servicing model, it can be difficult staying on top of all of the changes. Come and learn about these first hand from one of the best in the business.

We will follow Jason's presentation with a roundtable discussion. Bring your questions!

A special thanks to Ivanti for being a Silver sponsor. 

 

 

Starting Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, Matthew Teegarden, MNSCUG member and former Benchmark instructor, will begin a series of Configuration Manager trainings via Skype Online.

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2018 MNSCUG Election

The 2018 MNSCUG Election is right around the corner. At the October meeting, we will be voting on our MNSCUG President and Vice-President for next year. If you would like to run or have questions about doing so, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The August 2017 Minnesota System Center User Group meeting will be Wednesday, August 16th from 4:30pm to 7pm at the MTC in Edina. 3601 76th Street West. Edina, MN 55435 6th floor

MNSCUG President and Microsoft MVP Ryan Ephgrave of Wells Fargo along with former MNSCUG President and also current Microsoft MVP Fred Bainbridge, again of Wells Fargo will bring you a session on Enterprise Level Scripting with PowerShell, SMA, and GitHub.

This session will cover the absolute essentials to writing scripts in an enterprise friendly fashion. They will go over everything from standards to testing to tooling. This is what you need to do in order for your scripting and automation to be taken seriously. This will not be a highly technical session, but instead it will focus more on process. If you are going to be scripting in your job, which you should be doing, you need to know these topics.

A special thanks to Ivanti for being a Silver sponsor and providing food. 

 

 

The June 2017 Minnesota System Center User Group meeting will be Wednesday, June 14th from 4:30 to 7pm at the MTC in Edina.  3601 76th Street West. Edina, MN 55435 6th floor

We will be partnering with the Minnesota Office 365 User Group to bring you a special crossover meeting. The Office 365 UG President, Max Fritz of Now Micro, will be working with former MNSCUG President, Steve Jesok of Ameriprise, to walk you through managing Office 365 deployment and upgrade methods, on-premises(Configuration Manager) and OMS, along with using Office 365 Professional Plus Upgrade Analytics. We will cap off the end of the meeting with a roundtable discussion, so bring your questions!

A special thanks to Microsoft for sponsoring with food and the Minnesota Office 365 User Group for providing the beer!

 

 

  

 

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