Battle-scarred but still standing: A SharePoint Admin’s Tell-All

A session at SharePoint Saturday Austin

Saturday 2nd March, 2013

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Anyone who tells you that SharePoint Administration is painless has never tried it. There are no “It’s so easy, a caveman can do it” commercials for being a SharePoint Admin. Are you thinking about installing SharePoint for the first time, in the middle of a migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 or 2010 to 2013, or a seasoned veteran who is looking to hear about some of the pain points that you might encounter as you continue to grow your SharePoint Farm? No matter your level of engagement with SharePoint Administration, you will find value in this session where we share with you some of the most common mistakes, pain causing issues, “hidden features” and gaping holes with the product that we have found, troubleshot, beaten into submission where possible, and on rare occasion surrendered to. Join us as we come out from the trenches to share these real-world lessons learned, the occasion tale of woe, and many exciting “war stories” about our battles with SharePoint Administration over the years.

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Jason Himmelstein

SharePoint MVP, ITPro, Author of http://bit.ly/SharePointBI, Drinker of Scotch, NHSPUG & SPSNH Organizer_ My tweets are my own

Jason Himmelstein, MCTS, MCITP, is the SharePoint Practice Director for Sentri, Inc. and has been working with Microsoft Server technologies since 1998 when he was supporting Motorola in Austin, TX. He went to work for the University of Texas for 5 years where he developed expertise in Active Directory and Exchange. He left UT to go on the road doing work for Dell in a partnership with Microsoft doing architecture, design and implementation of Active Directory and Exchange. He started working with SharePoint in 2007 as an Enterprise Architect for Raytheon Company. Today he leads a team of dynamic SharePoint Consultants for Sentri, a four-time Microsoft Partner of the Year.

Jason is the co-author of the upcoming O'Reilly book "Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint".

Outside of this crazy working world he is a happily married father of 2 boys and a die-hard Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs fan.

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sat 2nd March 2013

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