NWSCUG July 2015 Meeting Notes

The Northwest System Center User Group (NWSCUG) is in full force now that Greg Ramsey from Dell moved up to Seattlle. With Microsoft right there, they're getting great speakers and great content. Luckily they're also sharing it on their website. Take a look at this month's notes and be amazed. Bookmark their site and use them as a great online extension for learning. Here is the link to this month's notes which also includes a recording.

July 2015 - MNSCUG Meeting - Jason Sandys

Our next meeting is July 15th 4:30 to 7:00pm at the Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 6th Floor, Lake of the Woods and we are super excited to have long time Microsot MVP and a powerhouse in the Microsoft community Jason Sandys in town all the way from Texas.  He will be covering all things involving internet based client management (IBCM) and more.  There will be time for Q&A as well, so don't miss this opprotunity to learn from one of the best.  


Cyber Advisors, a great and local IT consulting firm will be sponsoring food and drink for the meeting. 


Please register in advance to help with the food and drink count. Register

August 2015 - MNSCUG Meeting - OpsMgr August

Our Tuesday, August 11th meeting at the Microsoft's Edina HQ building - 6th Floor, Lake of the Woods is going to be bonkers! This is going to be an unprecendented all day meeting (9am - 5pm) focused entirely on Operations Manager.  We will have Microsoft MVP and multi book auther Cameron Fuller in town to speak with us about the future of OpsMgr.  From lovely Brussels, we will have Microsoft MVP Dieter Wjickmans presenting (remotely)! The owner and principal consultant of SCOMskills, Jonathan Almquist and MMS 2014 presenter Nathan Foreman will also be doing sessions.   Folks, this is a stellar lineup.  Please forward this invite to your respective monitoring / server teams, it's a must attend event.  There may never be another one like it.


Here is what we have for an itinerary for the day -


8:30am – 9:00am – Coffee and Socializing
9am - Intro / Overview
9:10am – 10:20am Cameron Fuller – Monitor this, not that.
10:20-10:30 – Break
10:30 – 11:30 Dieter Wjickmans (Remote) Either "So you've installed SCOM, now what? or "Take SCOM from Component Monitoring to Service Monitoring"
11:30 – 12:15 Lunch w\ Savision – Business Service and Cloud Management for System Center
12:15 – 1:30 Jonathan Almquist - Monitoring gap analysis and application modeling
1:30 – 1:40 Break
1:40 – 3:00 Cameron Fuller – OMS!
3:00 – 4:00 Nathan Foreman – 4 Easy Monitoring Scenarios you can setup in a day
4:00 – 5:00 Q and A \ Panel Discussion with all present speakers.


Savision Savision, is our newest Silver sponsor!  Without their support this event would not have been possible.  A huge thank you to them!


Please register in advance to help with the food and drink count. Register

MNSCUG July 2015 Meeting Notes

Thanks so much to  Cyber Advisors for providing beverages and food

MNSCUG elections in October. We're always looking for fresh blood!

Thanks to Joe Kaster for answering the Powershell question on the MNSCUG site.

Next Month:  All day meeting on SCOM.  August 13th, 2015

MMS 2015 - Will sell out.  Register now!

If your company would like to sponsor MNSCUG please visit http://www.mnscug.org/misc/our-sponsors

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Cyber Advisors Opening

Job Description: Project Engineer (System Center)
Job Title: Project Engineer (System Center)
Department: IT
Reports To: VP of Technical Services
Prepared By: Paul Beasley
Approved By: TBD
Range: Depends on experience


A Project Engineer (System Center) is responsible for the consulting services in design, implementation and post-support of enterprise System Center infrastructure projects. They are capable of start-to-finish project deployments and can meet the challenges of an ever-changing technical environment.

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