Session: Project Management: The Key to Successful User Adoption on SharePoint Projects
Leanne Bateman has over 18 years of experience in project management. Since 2008, Leanne has been focused on applying project management principles to SharePoint implementations to ensure maximum user adoption and organizational support.
Leanne is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and certified Scrum Master (CSM). She is also the Academic Chair of the graduate project management program at Brandeis University, where she teaches courses in project management.
Leanne is a member of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group. She is also a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), and the International Project Management Association.
Session: The Alphabet Soup of Front-End Development:
I'm a Software Engineer for Applied Information Sciences. Essentially, I make web applications fun for the masses. How cool is that?
Here is a list of the codeplex projects I've contributed to:
SharePoint Lists & Libraries – Basic Necessities for the New Site Owner
Fred Brandon is an MCP who builds SharePoint solutions to address various business needs and simplify processes. He has been working with SharePoint since the release of MOSS 2007. Prior to working with SharePoint, he worked on various projects in the private sector which included maintaining databases, graphic design, and e-commerce transactions.
Session: Advanced BDC/BCS development
Scott Brickey has 16 years of experience in the IT industry and has been consulting for 8 years. In that time, he has performed solution architecture, administration, and development, and training. He has focused on SharePoint solutions over the past three years, offering SharePoint custom development, specialized training, and embedded expertise in client teams while earning his MCTS and MCP certifications. Scott’s experience has provided technical solutions and consulting across many industries including: manufacturing, education, distribution, software development, chemical, and government. These solutions have utilized various platforms including ASP, SQL, .Net, and SharePoint.
Brook, Douglas J
Reducing Organizational Risk through the Automatic Application of Metadata & Policies in SharePoint 2010
Douglas Brook is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive with extensive experience in knowledge management (KM) and collaboration as well as software and systems development in both the public and private sectors. Having more than 15 years experience he has helped shape the future of KM and collaboration within the Air Force.
Currently, as President and CEO of Triune Group, Mr. Brook oversees and guides the growth of Triune Group - a dynamic small business located in Beavercreek, OH.
Session: Building A Roadmap for SharePoint Success
Ms. Caldwell is a SharePoint Delivery Executive with over 14 years of IT experience including 7 years of SharePoint experience. She has managed all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle taking projects from original concept through final implementation. Ms. Caldwell oversees a team of 34 talented SharePoint consultants across multiple disciplines and assignments. In her previous experience she has worked as a Program Manager for SharePoint (SPS 2010, MOSS, SPS 2003) and infrastructure implementations, migrations, branding, governance and architecture projects. She has managed budget, project plan, resource allocation, forecast, and delivery. She has a wealth of experience working in large-scale, complex, cross-functional/platform environments. Within her projects, her responsibilities included collaboration, interactive design, user interface design, usability, information architecture, user experience, knowledge management, content management, and business process re-engineering. In addition, Ms. Caldwell is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Project Manager, and a Professional Certified Scrum Master.
Session: Putting the User back in SharePoint UI
Virgil has run High Monkey Consulting over the past 14 years and is instrumental in HMC’s three practice areas: Collaboration, User Experience and Interface Design / Development. Virgil has countless years of experience working with Microsoft technologies and assisting clients in building systems that both work and are 'easy-to-use' (I know, crazy isn't it). Virgil loves to talk, which allows him to speak to audiences all around the world on collaborative topics and user experience.
In the recent past Virgil was a presenter at the SharePoint 2008 conference as well as SharePoint Best Practices conferences in Washington DC, San Diego, California and London, England as he continues to spread the important message of keeping business first
Session: Good vs. Evil; Customizing your site without going to …. Well, you get the point!
Stacy Deere is an MCITP and owner of Focal Point Solutions LLC, a Cincinnati, OH based company that provides SharePoint Solutions for the Enterprise in the mid-to-large market. Previously, Stacy lead PCMS’ rapidly growing SharePoint practice where she engages in a wide range of consulting projects across various industries. With nearly 17 years of experience in the IT Industry, Stacy has mainly focused on Collaboration Solutions such as IBM’s Lotus Notes\Domino and Microsoft’s Messaging and Collaboration Solutions including deployments and SharePoint 2010 upgrades. Prior to joining PCMS, Stacy was a SharePoint Architect for Kroger where she led a team in the implementation of SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint’s integration into everyday work tasks to streamline and automate processes. Stacy is actively sharing her real world expertise through co-authoring in the blog http://www.notjustsharepoint.com
and speaking at various SharePoint Saturday, Microsoft and User Group events. She is also involved with SPTV (http://mysp.tv
) and co-authoring a book on Managed Metadata with Stephanie Donahue and Steve Mann.
Ryan Dennis is a Senior SharePoint Engineer for Information Control Corporation (ICC) in Columbus, Ohio. Ryan is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and a Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist (vTSP) in SharePoint 2010. An accomplished blogger and speaker, he has worked on SharePoint solutions in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. He focuses primarily on SharePoint architecture, automation, and middle-tier development leveraging out-of-the-box features.
Ryan has worked on projects ranging from large scale Intranet deployments to secure extranets as well as public-facing Internet site deployments. Ryan has a passion for automation, whether it is automating business processes through forms and workflow; or automating deployment, migration and configuration using Windows PowerShell.
Developers? Who needs em….DIY SharePoint enhancements for Admins
Stephanie Donahue (MCITP) is a SharePoint Solution Architect out of Cincinnati, OH providing consulting services with a focus on SharePoint as an end to end solution. Previously, Stephanie consulted with Microsoft Gold Partner PCMS for 6 years and was actively engaged in SharePoint 2010 upgrades, deployments, and working with clients to build secure and productive collaboration environments. With nearly 12 years of IT experience, her recent focus has been on business automation; utilizing InfoPath, SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio workflows, and integrating service applications like Word Automation and Managed Metadata. Stephanie is actively sharing her real world expertise through co-authoring in the blog http://www.notjustsharepoint.com
and speaking at various SharePoint Saturday, Microsoft and User Group events. She will also be participating in the upcoming launch of SPTV (http://mysp.tv)and
co-authoring a book on Managed Metadata with Stacy Deere and Steve Mann.
Session: Everybody Lies: Troubleshooting SharePoint Issues with House M.D.
John is a SharePoint IT Professional with over seven years of experience administering and supporting SharePoint technologies and has spent over thirteen years working in the information technology consulting industry. He has worked with Microsoft Online Services (MSO) since 2008 and is a Microsoft Delta Force Ranger for Office 365. John co-authored the "SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide" in September, 2010 (http://tinyurl.com/SPDR2010book
) and the “SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide” in January, 2009 (http://www.tinyurl.com/SPDRbook
). He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) for several Microsoft server products and platforms, including SharePoint 2007 and 2010, System Center Operations Manager 2007, and Hyper-V Server.
Session: Wrangling the User Profile Service
James Grizzle is a MCITP and MCPD for SharePoint 2010 and an MCTS for SharePoint 2007. His area of expertise is in architecture and administration although he loves to get his hands dirty with development whenever possible. He has a strong passion for technology, especially SharePoint products. He creates SharePoint 2010 demo environments for fun and to demonstrate the value of SharePoint to customers. He loves to train users and get others excited about SharePoint.
Session: Building a SharePoint Platform that Scales
Scott (MCITP, MCPD) is an Infrastructure Consultant with Applied Information Sciences. With over eight years of experience, Scott has been utilizing the .NET platform and various content management systems to develop and deploy solutions for clients. From MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2010, Scott primarily focuses on collaboration and ECM solutions for clients.
Session: Building Out of the Box Solutions
Jason Keller is the president of TekDog Inc., of Columbus, Ohio. Jason has over 14 years of experience in IT and has been working with Microsoft SharePoint technologies since 2001. Jason’s SharePoint experience includes roles as a Technical Instructor, Business Analyst, SharePoint Consultant, Project Manager and Solutions Architect. Jason also specializes in Business Process Automation and works on a daily basis with clients to understand their business needs to architect SharePoint and Workflow solutions that resolve business inefficiencies and bottlenecks. Jason has a deep passion for SharePoint technologies and for sharing the knowledge of how SharePoint can help businesses run more effectively and efficiently.
Session: Building Rich SharePoint User Experiences with JQuery
Jonathan has been working with Microsoft based technologies for over 10 years and has been developing against SharePoint since v2 of the product was released. He especially enjoys exploring the composite nature of the SharePoint platform, asking questions like: “How far can we take the platform without customization and development?” and then following with, “How can we completely solve our problem using .NET/Silverlight/Office etc?” Jonathan holds certifications in Windows Server and SharePoint 2010 Development. When he isn’t tinkering around with SharePoint, Silverlight, Windows Phone 7 and other things-nerd, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, and beating Shane at golf.
Session: Hypermiling with SharePoint Data Protection
Sean is the Chief SharePoint Evangelist for Idera, a Microsoft managed partner and creator of tools for SharePoint, SQL Server, and PowerShell. As a consultant, Sean has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies to architect, implement, troubleshoot, tune, and customize their SharePoint environments. Sean is an MCPD, an MCTS, and the co-author of both the “SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide” (http://tinyurl.com/SPDRGuide2007
) and the “SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide” (http://tinyurl.com/SPDRGuide2010
). He can easily be reached through his blog (http://SharePointInterface.com
) or Twitter (@spmcdonough).
Session:Communicating SharePoint Up, Down and All Around
Naomi Moneypenny is CTO at Synxi (a ManyWorlds brand) where she leads the development team for adaptive recommendations & learning engine for SharePoint and other social business systems. Previously, Naomi was a business and IT strategist at Shell working on technology forecasting and collaboration. She has a Masters degree in Astrophysics as well as graduating in executive programs in strategy and M&A from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. She holds 15 patents in the area of adaptive systems.
Session: Exploring and Auditing SharePoint Using PowerShell
Mike Smith is currently a Senior Instructor at MAX Technical Training in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worn many IT hats over the last thirty years as a business owner, developer, tech writer, trainer, DBA and consultant. He is a SharePoint MVP and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He specializes in SharePoint, SQL Server and .NET development and is a member of the Cincinnati SharePoint User Group leadership team. Mike's book is SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Customization for Site Owners.
Reduce ReUse and Recycle with Content Types
Patrick is a SharePoint architect, developer and trainer with over 12 years of experience developing applications with Microsoft technologies and training others to do the same. His certifications in SharePoint, .NET and SQL Server include MCPD, MCITP, MCSD, MCTS, and MCT. He has worked with a variety of companies, non-profits, military and government clients here and in the UK. He currently works with Strategic Data Systems as a Principal Consultant and resides in Northern Kentucky.
Session: Scott (MCITP, MCPD) is an Infrastructure
Consultant with Applied Information Sciences. With over eight years of experience, Scott has been utilizing the .NET platform and various content management systems to develop and deploy solutions for clients. From MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2010, Scott primarily focuses on collaboration and ECM solutions for clients.
Session: SharePoint Security Testing – Automated
Arnulfo is a Principal Consultant at Cardinal Solutions Group in Columbus, OH. He is passionate about technology and developer communities. With over 15+ years working with Microsoft Technologies, where half of that time was spent as an independent consultant. He enjoys bringing value to the customer as quickly as possible. His main focus is on the infrastructure portion of any solution, although there are rumors that he has programmed ASP.NET and CSS in the past.
At home he is an avid soccer player and have collected several t-shirts to prove it.