Call for Mississippi (Virtual) #PowerShell User Group Speakers 2018

The Mississippi PowerShell User Group is currently in the process of having a call for speakers for 2018. Have a PowerShell related topic that you would be interested in presenting for our user group virtually via Skype for Business? See our about page for our email address and send us a title, abstract, and bio along with what month you would like to present. Updates will be posted to this page once accepted. We normally meet at 8:30pm Central Time on the second Tuesday of each month as shown Read more [...]

Video: Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests

Last week, guest speaker and Microsoft MVP Rob Sewell presented “Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests” for our December 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/wCsd6HlMaYw Rob is a consultant with a passion for PowerShell, Azure, Automation, and SQL (PaaS geddit?). He is a Cloud and Data Center MVP and an officer for the PASS PowerShell Virtual Chapter and has spoken at Read more [...]

MSPSUG December Virtual Meeting: Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests

For the December 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Rob Sewell will be presenting "Green is good, Red is bad – Turning your Checklists into Pester Tests" on Tuesday, December 12th at 8:30pm central time. This session will be relevant to any technicians who use checklists. I was required to prove that I had successfully installed and configured a backup solution across a large estate. I had a number of success criteria that had to be met. Checking all of Read more [...]

Video: Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow!

Earlier this week, guest speaker and Microsoft MVP Jaap Brasser presented a session on “Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow!” for our November 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. Today we will look at something different, Chat Automation often also referred to as ChatOps. What is this and why should we care about it? In this session I will take you through the basics, discuss why this is worth our time and how it can help you get more out of your investment of Read more [...]

MSPSUG November 2017 Virtual Meeting: Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow!

For the November 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Jaap Brasser will be presenting Apply Chat Automation today, work smarter tomorrow! on Tuesday, November 14th at 8:30pm central time. Today we will look at something different, Chat Automation often also referred to as ChatOps. What is this and why should we care about it? In this session I will take you through the basics, discuss why this is worth our time and how it can help you get more out of your investment Read more [...]

Video: Getting Started with Azure Functions

Last week, guest speaker and Microsoft MVP Kirk Munro presented a session on “Getting Started with Azure Functions” for our October 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. Have you started looking at Azure Functions yet? Does the term “serverless computing” seem like nothing more than an oxymoron to you? Did you know that the Azure Function Apps team added experimental support for Azure Functions written in PowerShell before the product even went GA a year ago? Or that Azure Read more [...]

MSPSUG October 2017 Virtual Meeting: Getting Started with Azure Functions

For the October 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group virtual meeting, Microsoft MVP Kirk Munro will be presenting Getting started with Azure Functions on Tuesday, October 10th at 8:30pm central time. Have you started looking at Azure Functions yet? Does the term "serverless computing" seem like nothing more than an oxymoron to you? Did you know that the Azure Function Apps team added experimental support for Azure Functions written in PowerShell before the product even went GA a year ago? Or Read more [...]

Video: PSGraph, A hierarchical graph PowerShell module

Last week, guest speaker Kevin Marquette presented a session on "PSGraph, A hierarchical graph module" for our September 2017 Mississippi PowerShell User Group meeting. There are just some patterns that are hard to see in tables of data that can jump out to you when it is visualized. I built a module to make it easy to build hierarchal graphs and show relationships in your data. The video from that presentation is now available. https://youtu.be/i7j5l9NVaJk Kevin Marquette is a Sr. Read more [...]