Workflow in SharePoint 2010 has taken significant leaps forward. Organizations have started to realize the business benefits that workflow and BPM bring to an organization and adoption of combining these technologies is on the rise. This session will help you understand what workflow and BPM are all about as well as explain your options across the spectrum - from default out-of-the-box SharePoint 2010 workflow to full-fledged BPM suites from 3rd party vendors that integrate with SharePoint 2010.
Chris Geier is a 15-year veteran of the technology industry and specializes in all things Microsoft. He was introduced to SharePoint in 2001 while working for Microsoft services. Chris is a participant in, and advocate for the SharePoint community, as well as a regular speaker at SharePoint Saturday and other grass roots SharePoint events. Chris recently co-authored the book SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One (Wrox Programmer to Programmer) with colleague, Andrew Clark and is currently working as a Senior SharePoint Consultant at Chicago-based, Rightpoint.
Andrew Clark is a Senior SharePoint Developer based in the Chicagoland area. Andrew graduated from North Central College with a Finance degree, however his background is predominately ASP.NET web application development with an emphasis on security. Having seen the 'light' with SharePoint, his focus has been entirely dedicated to SharePoint for the past three years. Andrew recently co-authored the book SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One (Wrox Programmer to Programmer) with colleague, Chris Geier and is currently working as a SharePoint Developer at Chicago-based, Rightpoint.