August 9 – PowerApps and Flow: Overview and Integration points with SharePoint

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION

IMPORTANT: For building access, we need to collect the names of all attendees before the event. Please be sure to register using your real name, which matches your photo ID.

Registration ends on Thursday, August 9th at 12:00 PM sharp.

Schedule and Registration Info:
Food and Networking: 5:45PM to 6:00PM
Presentations: 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Hosting by R3 Interworks and WeWork.
Pizza provided by Netwoven.
(Not sure if we’ll be able to have beer at this location… TBD.)

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PowerApps and Flow: Overview and Integration points with SharePoint

This month Ravi Chandra from Netwoven will give us an overview of a much-asked-about topic in SharePoint: PowerApps and Flow! Ravi will cover:

  1. An overview of PowerApps and Flow
  2. How they can be used to replace traditional InfoPath and SharePoint workflows
  3. How to customize SharePoint list forms using PowerApps
  4. How to integrate Microsoft Flow, focusing primarily on its SharePoint integration points
  5. A walkthrough of creating some sample solutions, followed by a cool PowerApps and Flow demo

Speaker: Ravi Chandra

Ravi is a Senior Consultant at Netwoven specializing in Office365. Since 2007, he has been supporting and developing projects for Fortune 1000 companies. The last two years have been focused on low code solutions with SharePoint Online, Flow and PowerApps. You can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ravichandramaniyani.

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No Meeting July 12

Hi SFSPUG-ers,

Due to our finding a new home and a presenter bailing on us, we’re not going to be having a July meeting. (And we were on such a good run, too!)

Don’t worry; we’ve got a space and presenter for August 9, so stay tuned!

Meeting June 14 – SharePoint Conference 2018 Highlights

IMPORTANT: For building access, we need to collect the names of all attendees before the event. Please be sure to register using your real name, which matches your photo ID.  

Registration ends on Wednesday, June 13th at 12:00 PM sharp.

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Schedule and Registration Info:
Food and Networking: 5:30PM to 6:00PM
Presentations: 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Hosting and pizza provided by Learn iT!
Beer provided by R3 Interworks.

Highlights from the SharePoint Conference 2018

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, unless you were at the SharePoint Conference North America in which case we’re ready to spill all the dirt! When will SharePoint Server 2019 be released? (Preview this summer, RTM in fall.) If I have a HoloLens can I integrate mixed reality into SharePoint? (Yes. Yes, really.) Are there more practical examples of AI and machine learning as well? Totally – come hear about predictive indexing and derived insights.

There’s a lot we can cover, but some things that spring to mind:

  • Updates to Modern: Team; Hub; and Communication sites
  • Overall approach to SharePoint sites architecture (hint: Groups!)
  • Features/roadmap: Both on-prem and SharePoint 2019
  • Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft Graph
  • Updates to Lists and Libraries
  • Updates to OneDrive
  • SharePoint Migration Tool
  • SharePoint PnP & Provisioning

We also snagged some vinyl SharePoint stickers from the product team for anyone who wants one.

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April 12, 2017 – The Modern SharePoint Experience

IMPORTANT: For building access, we need to collect the names of all attendees before the event. Please be sure to register using your real name, which matches your photo ID.  

Registration ends on Wednesday, April 11th at 12:00 PM sharp.

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Schedule and Registration Info:
Food and Networking: 5:30PM to 6:00PM
Presentations: 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Pizza and soft drinks provided by Learn iT!
Beer provided by Essention


The Modern SharePoint Experience

I’m sure you’ve heard the whispers: SharePoint is finally moving away from the 1990s Internet Explorer Web 1.0 aesthetic and into 2018 with the Modern SharePoint Experience! We’ll be showcasing some shiny new features as well reviewing changes and limitations.

Come by to see the future of SharePoint so that next time your business asks you “how does it look on mobile?” you can say “Amazing, fast, and scalable. Our users will love it!”

Harjit Randhawa, Software Technical Consultant at Essention

Harjit is an Office365 aficionado that specializes in tailoring SharePoint into your business so that it works for you and without you having to jump through hoops!

While working with Essention, he has been on a wide variety of teams, from supporting city organizations to private financial institutions, he has gained a deep understanding of business needs. He specializes in customizing Office365 tools to fix holes in Microsoft’s out of the box functionalities while keeping ahead of Microsoft’s planned future enhancements, to ensure smooth and uninterrupted operation of your business.

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November 9 – DocuSign + Flow

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sf-sharepoint-user-group-docusign-flow-registration-39407376524

We’ll show you how you can save time and money by leveraging Microsoft Flow and DocuSign to dramatically speed up or even completely automate workflows related to processing forms. You can lower overhead costs, and boost processing speed by adopting this clever solution.

Michael Levy, Sr. Customer Success Architect from DocuSign will share tips and tricks using DocuSign as a solution to increase organizational efficiency. He has over 24 years experience in full software development lifecycle for client/server and web applications.

Harjit Randhawa, Software Technical Consultant at Essention will walk us through the advantages of the process and will be on-hand to answer any questions about implementing the DocuSign + Flow solution.

We’ll also have Ron Blandford, Product Manager at Yammer who will be sharing exciting updates from his team and will discuss the new native Yammer web part for SharePoint and their efforts to bring content and conversations closer together.

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sf-sharepoint-user-group-docusign-flow-registration-39407376524

April 13 – Getting More out of Power BI

Date: Thursday, April 13
Arrival Time: 5:30 PM to 6:00PM
Presentation: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Doors Close: 8:00PM

Learn iT!
33 New Montgomery St.
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105

Pizza and soft drinks provided by Learn iT!

***IMPORTANT: For building access we need to collect the names of all attendees before the event. Please be sure to register using your real name, matching your photo ID. Registration ends on Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 PM sharp.

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Topic: Getting More out of Power BI

Roy Higgs of K2 will be giving an overview of Microsoft’s Power BI Platform, data acquisition, accessing on premises data, data refresh, creation and design, embedded reports in and out of SharePoint, content packs, and presentation of your data. He will also give tips and tricks with synonyms, natural language, layout tips, and refreshing data.

Speaker: Roy Higgs, Enterprise Technical Specialist, K2

Roy is an Enterprise Technical Specialist at K2 where his duties include conducting product demonstrations, leading Strategy Briefings, and the creation and display of Process Driven Solutions. He resides in northern California and serves the Pacific Northwest, Northern California, and Western Canada regions. Roy has been in the IT industry for over 20 years. As a Solution Architect for ten years at a global consulting firm, Roy was responsible for the design and delivery of many SharePoint and .NET application solutions to solve the business problems of respected enterprise level clients.

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Sept 8 – Driving SharePoint End User Adoption

SharePoint User Group Meeting September 2016

Date: Thursday, September 8th
Arrival Time: 5:30 PM to 6:00PM
Presentation: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Doors Close: 8:00PM

Learn iT!
33 New Montgomery St.
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105

Free pizza and soft drinks provided by Learn iT!

For building access we need to collect the names of all attendees before the event. Please be sure to register using your real name, matching your photo ID.  Registration ends on Wednesday, September 7th at 12:00 PM sharp.

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Topic: Drive on the FastTrack to SharePoint End User Adoption in Your Organization for Office 365 & SharePoint 2016

With the introduction of new technologies or the migration from old to newer versions, one of the largest hurdles for businesses is end user adoption, especially in the Enterprise Collaboration software space.

This session showcases a tried and true end user adoption checklist and a detailed introduction to the Microsoft Fast Track for Office 365 and SharePoint campaign with proven strategies for success. Speaker Heather Newman has been running end user adoption campaigns for over 18 years inside of Microsoft, its partners and Enterprise customers. She will share stories, examples and best practices so you race across the finish line to adoption victory.

In this session you will take away:

  • A step by step end user adoption checklist with a detailed introduction to Microsoft’s Office 365 Fast Track Program
  • Real world examples for each check in the checklist
  • A communication plan with reference to templates you can use for your end user campaign
  • Practical tips and tricks that you can adapt and re-use

Speaker: Heather Newman

Heather Newman is a technology entrepreneur and award-winning senior marketing professional that thrives in both startups and established corporations. She is an adept storyteller and is passionate about growth for both employees and the corporate bottom-line. Heather hails from the arts and the bulk of her career has been working with the largest technology companies in the world (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, NetApp, Hewlett-Packard, and Dell). She brings a strong creative spirit to the table with a mind for product, brand and experiential marketing.

Heather is the Chief Evangelist and CMO of Content Panda, a high tech business dedicated to creating products that deliver a superior user experience that drive value to businesses. Content Panda’s family of products deliver an in-context help, training and support experience in the user interface–right where and when users need it. Heather lives in Sebastopol, CA and enjoys traveling the world speaking about SharePoint and Women in Technology. You can follow her travels and writing on Twitter and Instagram at @heddanewman.

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