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SPTechCon Program

SPTechCon Program

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9:00 AM
  1. Client Side development has evolved from a SharePoint Dark Art in SharePoint 2007 to an essential sk ...
    • Migration
    The migration landscape has changed greatly over the last 5 years. At first, we focused on SharePoin ...
  2. Office 365 changes the way your organization works by enabling individuals and teams to be more prod ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Microsoft Flow is the successor to SharePoint Designer Workflows. While Flow is not just a SharePoin ...
  3. Progress can sometimes be difficult. Unlike times past, when developers had limited options for buil ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    2018 is the year of PowerApps. Are you ready? If you are still not sure about those PowerApps things ...
  4. Join fellow members of the collaborative Office 365 and SharePoint community in participating in a c ...
1:45 PM
    • Office Development
    In this session we will look at how to build and deploy custom applications and solutions with no co ...
  1. Now that you’ve attended my morning workshop and understand the basics of client side development in ...
    • Security & compliance
    There are so many different features, software, and security controls in Office 365 that it can be o ...
5:00 PM
  1. Come join us for Lightning Talks: 5-minute presentations given by notable SPTechCon speakers and Exh ...
8:30 AM
    • Migration
    Accelerating your Office 365 project requires you not only to deploy it right, but also be ready to ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Creating an effective internal communication strategy for your organization is only as optional as s ...
    • Office Development
    Getting started with SharePoint development is a daunting task. There are four development models, t ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Microsoft Teams provides a whole new way to collaborate in Office 365 with its persistent chat and i ...
  1. Whether you’re a grizzled old SharePoint admin, or this is your first SharePoint job, this session w ...
    • Security & compliance
    Office 365 has an abundance of governance controls, but nowhere are they neatly bound together for e ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Every organization has a lot of data. The data may be organized into spreadsheets, databases, and li ...
11:30 AM
    • Office Development
    Come and learn how you can automate your continuous delivery and continuous integration pipeline Vis ...
    • Office Development
    The Azure platform offers many opportunities for developers to build robust, cloud-first application ...
    • Migration
    As organizations have moved to Office 365, many - especially "legacy" SharePoint shops - have resist ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    It's time to migrate again. Don't repeat the same mistakes as the last migration. Training SharePoin ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Communication sites are the future, but they do not provide all the functionality we have in Publish ...
  1. In this session we will discuss a case study from Slalom as they partnered with the Massachusetts Bo ...
    • Information Architecture
    Whether you’ve just inherited an existing SharePoint site or are starting a new one, this session is ...
1:45 PM
    • Security & compliance
    With so much of our valuable information in Office 365 and people using their mobile devices to inte ...
    • Search
    In today’s demanding business climate, it is common for people to get overwhelmed by the ever-growin ...
  1. SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) is an open source initiative coordinated by SharePoint engin ...
  2. SharePoint is one of the best collaboration tools available and in this session, we are going to go ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    SharePoint forms, what’s to like? They are plain, not dynamic, with an appalling lack of business lo ...
    • Office Development
    In the last several years, the growth in popularity and compelling value of Office 365 have resulted ...
3:15 PM
    • Migration
    Migrations can be challenging and require lots of experience and resources to plan and move content ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Do you feel like no one is currently using your intranet? Have you ever asked your users "Do you lov ...
  1. Chatbots are the customer service, knowledge management, and business process tools of the future. A ...
3:45 PM
4:15 PM
    • Business Intelligence
    See how to use Power BI to mine the data you have in SharePoint and Office 365. We’ll pull data from ...
    • Migration
    Migration is a dirty, dirty word. When people hear the word, they cringe and shudder. There are peop ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Challenged with evolving business priorities and a continuous stream of new product capabilities fro ...
  1. Enterprise content management continues to be a vital area of focus in many organizations. Take a gu ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Learn best practices to prepare your digital workplace and portals for growth and to protect them as ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Creating your first SharePoint Framework webpart is only the first step in a process, even for the m ...
    • Information Architecture
    You can’t be a SharePoint admin in 2018 without having at least some footprint in the cloud, and the ...
5:30 PM
8:30 AM
    • Business Intelligence
    The days of the SharePoint pie (or wheel) are over. We are no longer shoving everything into the pro ...
    • Migration
    Mobility, flexibility, Content Creation & Internal Collaboration rely on an individual’s ability to ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    For years, we've customized standard SharePoint list forms by adding our own JavaScript or CSS to th ...
    • Office Development
    Microsoft Teams is a hot new addition to the Office 365 family, and manages to incorporate all kinds ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Hybrid scenarios vary quite a bit in Office 365... Exchange hybrid is almost a must-have, especially ...
    • Office Development
    Data visualizations are a hot commodity, and “Power” tools abound. To be sure, they are powerful. Wi ...
    • Search
    You're migrating content to SharePoint, and already have panic attacks and sleepless nights about it ...
10:00 AM
  1. Employee engagement and communications with SharePoint, Yammer and Stream Learn how SharePoint, Yamm ...
11:45 AM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    What brings users to your intranet and keeps them coming back? Great content, of course! But have yo ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    A Boston-based Biotech firm was looking to increase employee engagement and productivity. Stale and ...
    • Office Development
    Is your organization still on a legacy version of SharePoint with no immediate plans to upgrade? Fee ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    OneDrive for Business at times can feel a lot like an iceberg: while on the surface it may seem like ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Microsoft PowerApps is Office 365's offerings for building custom business mobile apps & SharePoint ...
    • Migration
    Moving to the cloud is tempting and exciting for myriad reasons, but what does it actually entail at ...
    • Security & compliance
    So, you have an Office 365 tenant, you have sites, you use search and maybe you use every feature th ...
12:25 PM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Coming from being an athlete, having an opportunity to help transform how businesses in the archery ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    User adoption efforts really boil down to changing human behavior – which is a big deal. There is a ...
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
    • Office Development
    Showcasing how Microsoft is making you and your organization more productive with AI. We’ll demonstr ...
    • Information Architecture
    There's so much that Office 365 has to offer small to large organizations. However, the current real ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Join Microsoft MVP and CMO, Heather Newman as she walks through real-world examples of community and ...
    • Business Intelligence
    Numbers don't lie, but sometimes administrators need a little aid to tell what is really happening. ...
  1. Caching is a critical variable in the SharePoint scalability and performance equation, but it’s one ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Process automation is one of the most wanted benefits that SharePoint offers. In this session, we wi ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Re-imagining the workplace and promoting more collaborative ways of working. These are new sayings i ...
5:30 PM
  1. Join us on the evening of Tuesday August 28 for a 1:1 discussion with experts in the SharePoint comm ...
8:30 AM
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    While it's no secret that SharePoint is now a cloud-first technology, there's still a new version of ...
    • Office Development
    Many enterprises are venturing online, but still want to host some kinds of sites on premises. In th ...
    • Intranets and Web Publishing
    Want to build an engaging Communications Site that leverages the various out of the box capabilities ...
    • Office Development
    In JavaScript and TypeScript, all calls to SharePoint must be made asynchronously. In this session w ...
    • Office Development
    Those on-prem custom solutions (ex. timer jobs, batch processes, etc.) need to be re-written for Sha ...
10:00 AM
  1. Want an opportunity to stump SharePoint and Office 365 experts? Panel Sponsor, Timlin, has provided ...
10:45 AM
  1. Linking our Community Together - Stories of Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace. The Interactive ...
11:45 AM
    • User Adoption & Governance
    Are you tired of hearing the same tired story of "get executive support for your SharePoint adoption ...
    • Office Development
    As much as we developers would like to create a solution for everything business users love their Ex ...
    • User Adoption & Governance
    One of the hardest challenges in getting users to adopt your new solution is providing easy to follo ...
    • Information Architecture
    PowerShell has been the on-prem SharePoint Admin’s best friend for nearly 10 years now. It hasn’t le ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Microsoft Flow is a cloud based business process management service that is the successor to SharePo ...
2:15 PM
  1. Every time you see a blog post about SharePoint 2016, you see the word hybrid. But what exactly is a ...
    • Information Architecture
    Folder vs. Metadata has been a long-standing battle of preference in the SharePoint collaboration wo ...
  2. So … you have been told that your SharePoint farm is slow, and your users are threatening to mutiny. ...
    • Office Development
    Do you need to get data from a range of Microsoft services? Do you want to enrich your application w ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Securely start a server farm of Azure dev VMs with the tap of a button on your phone. Update data in ...
    • Microsoft Teams
    Terms like artificial intelligence, chatbots, and cognitive services are hot topics in today's tech ...
3:45 PM
    • Office Development
    What the heck is DevOps? Why should I care about this new fad? How do do I get onboard with the late ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    You were hired for your genius and your ability to make good decisions. Automate your good decisions ...
    • Forms/Workflow/ Flow/ Powerapps
    Runbooks are a feature of Azure Automation that allow you to execute workflows from within Azure or ...
    • Migration
    Accelerating your Microsoft 365 project requires you not only to deploy it right, but also need to d ...

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