Don’t Miss a good friend of mine tonight at SPUG San Diego Zlatan Dzinic, SharePoint Solution Architect Hitachi Consulting

Dear SharePoint Colleagues,

Join us for the San Diego SharePoint User Group (SanSpug) meeting on Feb 5th, 2013 at 6PM. Our meeting will include the following topics:

·         Introduction to SharePoint 2013 Search

SanSpug meetings are held at New Horizons Learning Centers and start at 6:00 PM.  Be sure to tell your business colleagues and friends!

7480 Miramar Road

San Diego, CA


Feb 2013 Featured Speaker(s):

Zlatan Dzinic, SharePoint MVP, Hitachi Consulting

Zlatan will review and demonstrate the new features of SharePoint 2013 Search.

Sponsored by:

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The San Diego SharePoint User Group (SanSpug) was founded to serve the unmet needs of the Southern California SharePoint Community.  We are a formally structured group made up of members and an elected executive team.  Meetings are free to attend by all, but access to our more exclusive content and events will be presented only to our valued members.  The SanSpug mission is to strive to show and display unique and highly targeted SharePoint content of all flavors.  The information you will walk away with from our meetings will always be rich and interesting!

Meeting Agenda:

Time      

6:00 – 6:30 pm      Social Networking

6:30 – 6:45 pm      Opening welcome

6:45 – 8:30 pm     SharePoint Search 2013

8:30 – 8:45 pm      Closing Announcements

8:45 – 10:00          After meeting socializing in La Jolla

For more information, please see San Diego SharePoint Users Group, or contact Chris Givens at chris@sanspug.org.  Also check out our Social Pages:

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-Ivan

Technorati Tags: SPUG San Diego

SharePoint Saturday – Utah January 19th

Join us SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and 2013 for ‘SharePoint Saturday’ event.  Follow Us On Twitter #SPSUTAH

SharePoint Saturday Utah is an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint topics.  SharePoint Saturday Utah is FREE, open to the public and is your local chance to immerse yourself in SharePoint!

Come join us on January 19th! at the Miller Campus bears the name of its benefactors, Larry H. and Gail Miller owners of the Utah Jazz and Miller Enterprises which includes other sport and businesses in the region.

9750 S 300 W. Sandy, UT  84070 Phone: 801-957-5200

The Miller Campus houses SLCC’s Culinary Institute, continuing education classes, The Miller Business Resource Center, The Miller Business Innovation Center and a conference center. 

If you can take Friday off all your favorite SharePoint Peeps will be hitting the slopes at Brighton Park. 

Brighton Resort 12601 E. Big Cottonwood Canyon Brighton, Utah 84121 Phone: 801-532-4731

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I will be speaking on the Practical Business Intelligence with SharePoint 2013

Registration is Open: http://spsutah2013.eventbrite.com/#

 

-Ivan

The next SoCal IASA chapter meeting Thursday November 15, 2012

Hi All,

I will be at the SharePoint Conference next week and will be unable to attend.

The next SoCal IASA chapter meeting will be Thursday November 15, 2012 at Rancho Santiago Community College District, 2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana. Meeting starts at 7:00 pm, pizza and networking 6:30 pm. Meeting cost is $5 to help us cover the cost of food and beverages. RSVP by emailing to Mike Vincent if you plan to attend.

UI/UX: The Art of Business
Having spent the majority of the last few years deeply involved in the UX community as well as holding an Executive position in a successful UX company, Kim will outline the processes that make a User Experience company succeed. She’ll further define the difference between a functional UI and a compelling UX. Kim will address common pitfalls to avoid, speak about the negative reaction many developers have to the UX field, provide tools to assist the ideation process, and give you important UX/CX tips to help you understand what all this UX-nonsense is all the fuss nowadays!


Kim Schmidt
Kim SchmidtKim Schmidt is the Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Corporate Evangelist, Microsoft Liaison, Key Strategist and Implementation Expert at UXSynergy, a part of d2bnetworks. In that capacity, Kim has formed a group of highly-talented designers and developers that create visually stunning, intuitively interactive applications using state-of-the-art technologies.

Kim has been a contributing author to David J Kelley’s “Hacking Silverlight” and Lynn Langit’s “Smart Business Intelligence Solutions using Microsoft SQL Server 2008”, and has written many articles published on many sites such as {interact}Seattle, vnext.org, and many other places.

In her day jobs, Kim wears many hats, including promoting one of the best outsourcing companies (in her humble opinion), but her passion is in Technology and Product Evangelism. Kim ran LASLUG (The Los Angeles Silverlight User Group) with the late Expression Blend MVP Victor Gaudioso, is an Executive Officer of vnext.org, and is the Executive Officer of vNext_OC, Orange County’s local vnext group.

Kim holds the prestigious honor of being voted the “National Association of Professional Women’s 2011-2012 Woman of the Year for Technology”. She also has two sons who would blow your mind away!

 

-Ivan

Technorati Tags: SoCal IASA UG

San Diego SharePoint User Group (SanSpug) meeting on Nov 6th, 6PM.

Hi All,

I will be presenting tonight in San Diego at the SharePoint Users group on Business Intelligence then and now… Please, Join us for the San Diego SharePoint User Group (SanSpug) meeting on Nov 6th, 2012 at 6PM. Our meeting will include the following topics:

· Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2010 and 2013 by Ivan Sanders, SharePoint MVP

SanSpug meetings are held at New Horizons Learning Centers:  Be sure to tell your business colleagues and friends!

 

  • 7480 Miramar Road
  • San Diego, CA

Meetings start at 6:00 PM

Nov 2012 Featured Speaker(s):

Ivan Sanders, SharePoint Consultant and SharePoint MVP

Sponsored by:

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The San Diego SharePoint User Group (SanSpug) was founded to serve the unmet needs of the Southern California SharePoint Community.  We are a formally structured group made up of members and an elected executive team.  Meetings are free to attend by all, but access to our more exclusive content and events will be presented only to our valued members.  The SanSpug mission is to strive to show and display unique and highly targeted SharePoint content of all flavors.  The information you will walk away with from our meetings will always be rich and interesting!

Meeting Agenda:

Time      

  • 6:00 – 6:30 pm     Social Networking
  • 6:30 – 6:45 pm     Opening welcome
  • 6:45 – 8:30 pm     Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2010 and 2013
  • 8:30 – 8:45 pm     Closing Announcements
  • 8:45 – 10:00         After meeting socializing in La Jolla

For more information, please see San Diego SharePoint Users Group, or contact Chris Givens at chris@sanspug.org.  Also check out our Social Pages:

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-Ivan

SharePoint Conference 2012

You don’t want to miss the SharePoint Conference this year because you don’t want to miss my session but if you do happen to miss me you should be able to find me at the Microsoft Business Intelligence area, RackSpace, ShareSquared, Datafacet, or in one of the many sessions… 

I have included the official unofficial Business Intelligence Area schedule below

Register NOW

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Business Intelligence by Day

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Guns N Roses at Night

More Info AboutGuns N' Roses - Appetite for Democracy

 

-Ivan

 

Have a spooky SharePoint day with the Utah SharePoint Users Group! with Norm Warren

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Utah SharePoint Users Group

Have a spooky SharePoint day with the Utah SharePoint Users Group!

Join us to take the “scare” out of Business Intelligence and SharePoint.  BI specialist Norm Warren of Ancestry.com will guide us through self-service BI utilizing Excel 2013, SQL 2012, and SharePoint 2013… Costumes are optional…

Who:                   Norm Warren

What:                  Using Excel 2013 + SQL Server 2012 + SharePoint 2013 to provide business solutions                with self-service, interactive reports

Where:                Westech – 3665 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

When:                  October 30th, 2012 (Tuesday)

Using Excel 2013 + SQL Server 2012 + SharePoint 2013 to provide business solutions with self-service, interactive reports

The image shows the end-to-end lifecycle of a project using Office 2013, SQL Server 2012, and SharePoint 2013 to provide business solutions with self-service business intelligence.

Norm Warren works for Ancestry.com to help people discover, preserve and share their family history. He is organizer and co-author of a 2nd edition of Business Intelligence in SharePoint for O’Reilly/MSPress. He earned his Master’s degree in computer information technology and recently earned his MBA with an emphasis in financial accounting. He was previously a solution specialist for PerformancePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010 at Microsoft.

I wish I was there……..

Happy Halloween!!!

 

-Ivan

SharePoint Saturday Redmond 2012 Session Schedule

I have included a copy of the session Schedule below…

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I look forward to seeing everyone and don’t miss my session on Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2013

 

-Ivan

ineta Community Champion Award Letter of Commendation 2012

I have been honored this year with with the ineta Community Champion Award. ineta is an awesome organization who I first became involved with Birds of a feather during teched 2007.

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Thank you ineta for your community involvement at so many of the events I attend and thank you for this award

Hopefully I will be recognized again.  it was a much appreciated honor to receive the first time…

We love “Birds of A Feather” please keep them coming to all of the events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-Ivan

Office 365 & Lync Server Events/Webcasts September 2012

FYI…As you can tell.. The UK team puts this content together but it is not UK specific

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September 2012

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Lync Server Events/Webcasts

Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting

An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced collaboration and online meeting features available with Microsoft Lync.

Starts: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:00 AM  Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523849&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!

Starts: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523647&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 13, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523653&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 13, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523654&culture=en-US

Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting

An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced collaboration and online meeting features available with Microsoft Lync.

Starts: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523850&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523655&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 20, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523656&culture=en-US

Effective Conferencing with Microsoft Lync: Transitioning from Office Live Meeting

An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced collaboration and online meeting features available with Microsoft Lync.

Starts: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523851&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully!

Starts: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523649&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 27, 2012 7:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523657&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication.

Starts: Thursday, September 27, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032523658&culture=en-US

Office 365

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032524448

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032524448&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032524444

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032524444&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527293

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Thursday, September 06, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527293&culture=en-US

 

 

 

 

 

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527294

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Friday, September 07, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527294&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527295

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Monday, September 10, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527295&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527296

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527296&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527297

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527297&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527298

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Thursday, September 13, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527298&culture=en-US

Office 365 In Action: Daily Live Demo & Chat Event ID: 1032527299

See how Microsoft Office 365 can help improve the effectiveness of your business.  Join our LIVE demonstration and chat with a Microsoft specialist.

Starts: Friday, September 14, 2012 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 30 minute(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527299&culture=en-US

The Business Value of Cloud and Microsoft Office 365 Event ID: 1032527500

By now, you’ve probably heard the term “Cloud Computing” but what is this Cloud everyone is talking about?  Companies like Lowe’s, Hyatt Hotels, Burger King, Hallmark Cards, JetBlue and numerous other enterprises, big & small, are leveraging the Microsoft Cloud.  Is it time for your company to do so as well?

Starts: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 2:00 PM Time zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032527500&culture=en-US

 

-Ivan

Wow I won the Annual INETA 2012 Q2 Champion Award

How cool is INETA…

INETA Community Champions

The INETA Community Champion Award is an annual award given to those who give to the developer community. It is awarded on a quarterly basis and lasts for twelve months. Members record their numerous contributions to the community. At the end of each quarter the top contributors will be selected to receive the INETA Community Champion Award.

Looks like there were 4 other winners this quarter… http://ineta.org/

My Profile was deleted??? Argh that was pain to keep updated. But at least I have experience now and hopefully I will not make any mistakes… LOL

 

 

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Thank you INETA!!!

 

-Ivan

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