• Site Provisioning with Flow, Azure Automation and PowerShell

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Building a Site Provisioning Solution with Microsoft Flow, Azure Automation and PnP PowerShell Presented by Bill Brockbank This month Bill Brockbank will describe a solution for provisioning new sites in SharePoint Online with an approval process in Microsoft Flow. The solution is combination of a SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Web Part to submit the requests, Microsoft Flow to approve the request, and Azure Automation run a PowerShell Script using PnP SharePoint PowerShell provisioning to create and configure the new site. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:20pm – Introductions and Q&A 6:30pm – Feature Presentation 8:00pm – Closing Bill Brockbank has been working with SharePoint for over 16 years and on Microsoft knowledge management solutions for 20+ years. Currently a Senior Architect at DatAvail Canada specializing in SharePoint support and development both on-premises and on M365. Bill is a co-founder and Past President of the Toronto SharePoint User Group and has been its most active member for 13+ years, he is also a Microsoft Reconnect MVP. Thank-you to our sponsors: EnvisionIT and Microsoft Canada

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  • Toronto SharePoint User Group

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Denis Molodtsov Topic: Automating deployment process with SharePoint PnP PowerShell Abstract: In this presentation you are going to see the best practices for deploying SharePoint customization such as lists, libraries, master pages, webparts etc. You will see the power and ease of use of PowerShell PnP - highly popular and high-quality open source tool for working with SharePoint. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Toronto SharePoint User Group

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Eli Robillard Topic: Create engaging, powerful new business processes in Microsoft Outlook with Adaptive Cards Abstract: Adaptive Cards make it possible to create rich, engaging user experiences in Outlook, Windows, Microsoft Teams, Cortana, and Skype. Adaptive Cards combined with Actionable Messages make it possible to create interactive emails that let users take quick actions in multiple applications – all within the context of Outlook. Join us to learn how you can use Adaptive Cards and Actionable Messages to dramatically increase customers’ engagement with LOB apps and processes like task management and expense report approval, and create measurable process efficiencies and value for your company. About Eli Robillard Eli is one of Canada’s top experts when it comes to SharePoint, Office 365 and Knowledge Management. He has worked with a range of multi-national companies to implement global collaboration services, and draws on these experiences to help every company collaborate as well as possible. Eli is a popular public speaker, a co-author or technical editor of several SharePoint books, and a leader among leaders in Canada’s SharePoint community. Eli was Canada’s second Microsoft SharePoint MVP and at twelve years and counting is Microsoft’s longest-running Canadian recipient of the honour. Eli co-founded the Toronto SharePoint User Group with Bill Brockbank in 2006. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

  • Toronto SharePoint User Group - Cancelled for January

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Sorry everyone, we didn't get organized with the topic after the holidays, and felt it was too close to the event to properly host it. We should have things organized within the next week for February and beyond.

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  • Free SharePoint Productivity tools for Administrators and Developers

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Denis Molodtsov SharePoint consultant at Point Alliance with many years of custom SharePoint development experience. Developed more than a hundred custom SharePoint projects. I like to automate everything with PowerShell and make SharePoint development process faster easier and more enjoyable for myself and my team. Experience in automated SharePoint deployment with build servers, writing custom frameworks for SharePoint and much more. Topic: Free SharePoint Productivity tools for Administrators and Developers Abstract: An average SharePoint Expert spends hours per day doing the same repetitive tasks either manually or with old, obsolete tools that have more modern alternatives. You are going to see an overview of the best productivity tools for SharePoint that are completely free and easy to use. We are going to cover such tools as SP Editor, SP Insider, Cisar, SP Go and more. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Double Header: Microsoft Search and other new features; Advanced Azure Web Apps

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Roy Kim (Microsoft MVP) Topic: Two presentation special 1) Microsoft Search Overview and demo (45 mins) Summary of Other Recent Updates - Quick Links Web Part - Formatted List Views - Modern Page Approval - Reminder in SP Online - New SP Admin Center: Create New Site - Simplified Hub Site Creation and Association 2) Advanced Azure Web App Scenarios (40 mins) - SPfx Web Parts with Azure AD Web APIs (high level architecture) - Penetration Testing wiht Azure App Gateway and monitoring with Azure Log Analtyics (demo) - Auto Scale via Visual Studio Load Testing (demo) Abstract: Roy Kim is an independent consult with Azure, SharePoint, Office 365, JavaScript. Worked in large enterprise settings delivering in the role of architect, developer and engineer. Blog: www.roykim.ca Email: [masked] Twitter @roykimyyz Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • TSPUG Office 365 Developer Bootcamp 2018

    Microsoft Canada

    The TSPUG Office 365 Developer Bootcamp is a free, one-day, hands-on training event led by Microsoft MVPs with support from Microsoft and local community leaders. Developers are invited to attend the bootcamp to learn through hands on sessions the latest on Office 365 platform including Microsoft Graph, SharePoint Framework, Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, Connectors and Actionable Messages. Registration is through EventBrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tspug-office-365-developer-bootcamp-2018-tickets-50458444566.

  • Cancelled - Practical AI: Cognitive Services and O365

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    CANCELLED - Due to a booking conflict we have had to cancel this evening's session. Featured Speaker: Eli Robillard Topic: Practical AI: Cognitive Services and O365 Abstract: Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Opening demo by Oleg Rumiancev followed by Rez on OneDrive + Flow automation

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Noorez Khamis Noorez Khamis (aka Rez) is a Microsoft recognized MVP in SharePoint, OneDrive and Office 365 Technologies. He has a background as a Senior Information Management Consultant & Enterprise Solutions Architect with comprehensive experience in enterprise scale information solutions, portals and cloud applications. His technical background involves the project management, envisioning, architecting and hands-on development of complex on premise and cloud based IT solutions. He has 15+ years of industry experience in a consulting capacity while having been directly involved in hundreds of projects spanning entire Enterprise applications spectrum including line of business applications, reporting, databases, enterprise integration, workflows, collaboration, document management, records management, business process management as well as web and enterprise content management solutions. As a Microsoft MVP and a highly accomplished applications architect, Noorez has a strong base in on-premises and cloud based information solutions capable of guiding clients to meet their IT needs. Noorez is also an active blogger, speaker, trainer, community contributor and an evangelist of Microsoft Cloud platforms. Topic: Automating Business Process on your Corporate Files using OneDrive and Flow Abstract: This is an educational workshop where participants can learn about the value, capabilities and benefits of using Flow with OneDrive for Business. Participants will learn how to use preconfigured or custom templates to turn their daily repetitive tasks into multistep workflows within a few clicks. Participants will also learn how they can work smarter and more efficiently by automating workflows that connect OneDrive to the most common cloud apps and services. Examples of OneDrive automation that will be covered include, sending high-priority notifications or emails based on specific triggers, copying files from one service to another, sharing information with your team, as well as automating approval workflows. An opening presentation by Oleg Rumiancev: MCSD. Senior SharePoint Developer @ McCann Health with 10 years of development and administration experience. Originally from Lithuania, had work gigs in Finland and UK before recently arriving in Canada. Abstract: Using Office UI Fabric React to build custom list forms in SharePoint on-prem. NPM package and a starter boilerplate enabling developers to rapidly build and deploy a custom New/Edit/Display form experiences using Office UI Fabric React-based rendering fields. – Field rendering components – Required field and length validation – Support for custom validations Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:20pm – Introductions and Q&A 6:40pm – Opening presentation 7:20pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Democratizing AI: Developing AI Solutions for Business on Windows Azure Cloud

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Dr. Hisham Qaddomi • Started Programming when I was 10. • Working on SharePoint since 2001. • Got my Ph.D. in Information Technology in 2012. • Worked on more than a hundred enterprise projects in I.T. many of them were on SharePoint (2003 – 2013). • Done most of my projects internationally in many countries. • Started running my own business in 2007. • My projects vary between SharePoint Implementations, Banking Solutions, Artificial Intelligence, Security and Cyber Security Solutions and upscale City Surveillances. • Doing a research about Artificial Consciousness and Simulated Human Emotions Algorithms (SHEA). • My best achievement is my long list of happy clients. Topic: Democratizing AI: Developing AI Solutions for Business on the Windows Azure Cloud. Abstract: For years and years AI was only affordable to the Governmental and Enterprise business section because of the high cost of Hardware, tools and data resources. Today Microsoft Azure allows businesses from all sizes to develop their AI applications on the Azure cloud for very affordable prices, great variety of tools (some of which are totally free), and the latest Quantum server platform supported by Microsoft Platinum# tools of any open source language of your choice like Python, R ... etc. With it's wide variety of option and sky-as-limit options, Windows Azure cloud environment is the perfect platform for all types of businesses to step into the future now. This presentation captures the major benefits of creating an AI solution on the Windows Azure cloud. Topics 1. Introduction to AI (History of AI, AI approches, Activation Procedures and Neural netwoks). 2. What are the most common applications in AI. 3. AI Platforms, tools and languages. 4. AI on the cloud. What are the platforms that provide AI on the cloud and how Windows Azure is different. 5. A glimpse at Quantum computing and the utlization of Microsoft Quantum#. 6. Cognitive Service in Windows Azure. 7. AI Future. Advancements and ethics of the upcoming AI revolution. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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