AGENDA 2015

Hosted by:

SCU 2015 Agenda - Sneak Peak

Below is a sneak peak of some of the presentations that will be featured at SCU 2015! Full agenda along with track divisions to be announced November 2014!

SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation, presented by Brad Anderson
*Title and Synopsis to be announced November 4, 2014*

What's Next in the Configuration Manager Spaces?, presented by Wally Mead
System Center Configuration Manager does have a future! The Configuration Manager 2012 R2 release is not the end of the line for the product. In this session, we’ll discuss what’s planned for the next release of System Center Configuration Manager, referred to as System Center Configuration Manager vNext. **Disclaimer - this content is dependent on Microsoft releases over the next few months

Top 10 ConfigMgr Issues and How to Avoid Them, presented by Kent Agerlund and Johan Arwidmark
This session will cover the top 10 issues that most administrators are facing in ConfigMgr 2012 R2. Join Kent and Johan as they take you thru SQL performance related issues, teach you how to identify client health issues, troubleshooting software update issues and application deployment issues.

What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS, presented by Maarten Goet and Marc van Eijk
Last year, Microsoft announced the General Availability for Azure Infrastructure services (IaaS). Since then, they have continually innovated and added new and existing features to the IaaS platform. In this session, seven year Microsoft MVP Maarten Goet and Microsoft Azure MVP Marc van Eijk will focus on some of the features and functionality that’s been recently added to Azure IaaS. Don't miss this demo-packed session!

Monitor Your Home Space Station Before Going on Endeavors to Other Galaxies, presented by Dieter Wijckmans
SCOM is like your home space station. A lot of ships come in and go out to explore everything in your universe. Data is being interpreted and analyzed. What if this well-oiled machine suddenly is threatened from within. What if the energy core is losing power. How are we notified in time to correct the issue? What are the steps we can take to prevent, remediate and solve such issues? Join this session packed with tips and tricks from the field to actively monitor your monitoring system to become completely monitored from all sides and keep your home space station running.

Advanced Orchestrator Runbook Authoring and Management, presented by Anders Bengsston and Pete Zerger
In this deep dive session, Orchestrator Unleashed authors Anders Bengtsson and Pete Zerger will cover best practices for authoring runbooks in Orchestrator for easy testing, debugging, and reuse as part of your automation library. Learn techniques for advanced logging, state tracking and security with MS SQL Server and SCSM. Finally, discover how to take steps towards the future of automation through Orchestrator integration with Service Management Automation (SMA).

Agile – Not Just for Developers! Achieving DevOps Nirvana, presented by Travis Wright
In this session, Travis Wright, long time System Center expert and product manager, will explain how the concepts of Agile can be applied to IT projects paving the way for true alignment between development and operations organizations and achieving DevOps Nirvana. He will demonstrate how you can use today’s tools like System Center and Team Foundation Services together to deliver projects faster, more reliably, and with more control.


*NOTE: Full agenda along with track information will be announced November 2014- stay tuned!

Below is a sneak peak of some of the presentations that will be featured at SCU 2015! Full agenda along with track divisions to be announced November 2014!

SCU 2015 Keynote Presentation, presented by Brad Anderson
*Title and Synopsis to be announced November 4, 2014*

What's Next in the Configuration Manager Spaces?, presented by Wally Mead
System Center Configuration Manager does have a future! The Configuration Manager 2012 R2 release is not the end of the line for the product. In this session, we’ll discuss what’s planned for the next release of System Center Configuration Manager, referred to as System Center Configuration Manager vNext. **Disclaimer - this content is dependent on Microsoft releases over the next few months

Top 10 ConfigMgr Issues and How to Avoid Them, presented by Kent Agerlund and Johan Arwidmark
This session will cover the top 10 issues that most administrators are facing in ConfigMgr 2012 R2. Join Kent and Johan as they take you thru SQL performance related issues, teach you how to identify client health issues, troubleshooting software update issues and application deployment issues.

What's New in Microsoft Azure IaaS, presented by Maarten Goet and Marc van Eijk
Last year, Microsoft announced the General Availability for Azure Infrastructure services (IaaS). Since then, they have continually innovated and added new and existing features to the IaaS platform. In this session, seven year Microsoft MVP Maarten Goet and Microsoft Azure MVP Marc van Eijk will focus on some of the features and functionality that’s been recently added to Azure IaaS. Don't miss this demo-packed session!

Monitor Your Home Space Station Before Going on Endeavors to Other Galaxies, presented by Dieter Wijckmans
SCOM is like your home space station. A lot of ships come in and go out to explore everything in your universe. Data is being interpreted and analyzed. What if this well-oiled machine suddenly is threatened from within. What if the energy core is losing power. How are we notified in time to correct the issue? What are the steps we can take to prevent, remediate and solve such issues? Join this session packed with tips and tricks from the field to actively monitor your monitoring system to become completely monitored from all sides and keep your home space station running.

Advanced Orchestrator Runbook Authoring and Management, presented by Anders Bengsston and Pete Zerger
In this deep dive session, Orchestrator Unleashed authors Anders Bengtsson and Pete Zerger will cover best practices for authoring runbooks in Orchestrator for easy testing, debugging, and reuse as part of your automation library. Learn techniques for advanced logging, state tracking and security with MS SQL Server and SCSM. Finally, discover how to take steps towards the future of automation through Orchestrator integration with Service Management Automation (SMA).

Agile – Not Just for Developers! Achieving DevOps Nirvana, presented by Travis Wright
In this session, Travis Wright, long time System Center expert and product manager, will explain how the concepts of Agile can be applied to IT projects paving the way for true alignment between development and operations organizations and achieving DevOps Nirvana. He will demonstrate how you can use today’s tools like System Center and Team Foundation Services together to deliver projects faster, more reliably, and with more control.


*NOTE: Full agenda along with track information will be announced November 2014- stay tuned!