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Tuesday, October 26 • 8:00am - 9:45am
PowerShell and MEMCM Automation - Get Your Head Out Of The Console
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There are no doubt tasks that you do on a repeated basis that just eat away hours of your day. You get a list of users from some other team and they ask you to create a collection to deploy content. You update your base image with the latest updates. You're standing up a new distribution point and retiring another. You're regularly creating applications in the exact same way with just the metadata being a little bit different.

While not everything is ripe for automation if it's worth doing more than once, it might be worth looking at ways to outsource your work to scripts. Of course, with any venture like this, there are good ways and bad ways to slice it. Join us as we talk about different things that we have automated and the lessons we've learned along the way.

What you will learn:
  • Repeatable tasks that almost everyone does
  • Things to avoid when automating
  • Modules to help you along the way
  • Sharing is caring - contributing to already existing automation scripts

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Donnie Taylor

Microsoft MVP, Architect, GM
Donnie is an IT Architect with 20+ years experience, Microsoft MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and is currently working for a large enterprise in Texas. He is a board member of the Central Texas Systems Management User Group, an avid PowerShell scripter, a novice woodworker... Read More →
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Nathan Ziehnert

Device Management Software Engineer, HP
I work on secret stuff. Or maybe not so secret stuff. I'm in research and development. I don't know anymore, so I just call it all secret. I dig Windows systems from consumer to enterprise, I'm in an eternal love affair with PowerShell and C#, and I also like to play in Azure. I have... Read More →

Tuesday October 26, 2021 8:00am - 9:45am EDT
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