It’s an exciting time to work in the Microsoft world, with innovative new tools constantly being announced – putting end users, developers, consultants and IT companies at the cutting edge of business technology. But you’d be forgiven for sometimes feeling almost overwhelmed by the rate that new tools and updates are released.
And that’s why events like Microsoft’s upcoming SharePoint Conference are so important. From May 21-23, SharePoint will be taking over Las Vegas, NV, and thousands of developers, business people, consultants and tech companies will descend on the city to get the inside scoop on the world’s leading business productivity tool. These kinds of events are so useful from a business perspective – giving you new insights into the latest updates, meeting industry peers and offering a place to learn about Microsoft’s wider strategy.
Whether you’re already signed up, or are still undecided, let’s look at what we can expect from the event and see what harmon.ie will be doing during the three-day SharePoint celebration.
The SharePoint Conference is a unique opportunity to rub shoulders with the great and the good of the SharePoint ecosystem. Microsoft leaders, including Jeff Teper, Bill Baer, Naomi Moneypenny and many more will be giving keynotes, leading sessions and taking Q&A’s. These Microsoft insiders will be revealing future strategy for the platform and announcing exciting updates which will affect how you work in the coming months and years.
And it’s not just an opportunity to hear from Microsoft. Many SharePoint leaders from outside Microsoft will also be running events, showing how their products can extend and enhance SharePoint and will be giving practical guidance on planning, architecting, deploying and extending Microsoft tools.
Over the three-day event you’ll have the choice of more than 150 speakers, 200 sessions, 20 workshops and over 100 exhibitors in a buzzing exhibition center.
The annual SharePoint Conference is one of the major events in harmon.ie’s calendar – we’ve been attending for years and have benefited enormously from the opportunities to connect with our peers in the Microsoft ecosystem and collaborate on best practices. This year, we’ve got a busy three days lined up in the Nevada desert:
Want to see how you can introduce better information management and governance into your organization? On Wednesday and Thursday, harmon.ie is delighted to welcome Bill Zaklis, Information Governance Director at Hilton to show how the world’s best-known hotel company uses harmon.ie to manage its information in compliance with legislation around the planet in our lunch and learn.
Times are: Wednesday, May 22, 12:30 - 1:30pm and Thursday, May 23, 12:30 - 1:30pm in Room 304, Level 3 at the MGM Grand Conference Center.
One of harmon.ie’s co-founders and our VP of Product Strategy, David works on the frontline of business information management – indeed he’s researching his PhD on this topic. David will be giving an overview of the end user challenges of finding and working with information in Office 365. His session (Wednesday 22nd, 8:30am) will investigate why users sometimes find it difficult to find information they need on the platform, and then see how the Microsoft Graph can be used to make this easier.
Every year, we analyze how SharePoint experts around the world have helped support the SharePoint community, curating our list of the top 25 most influential community leaders and celebrating their success. On May 21st we will be announcing the winners of this year’s awards – don’t miss it!
To see this year’s top 25, read our announcement.
harmon.ie will be exhibiting all week at Booth #301 in the exhibitors center, where our friendly teams will be available to show you how our technology works, give you demo’s and answer any questions you have on information management and governance best practices in Office 365.
With just over a week to go before the world’s biggest SharePoint conference opens its doors in Las Vegas, we’re buzzing to hear about the latest updates coming out of Microsoft HQ and can’t wait to see what other speakers and exhibitors have lined up. And, with a busy three days of our own, it’s going to be an exciting event.
So, once you’re booked into your hotel and ready to hit the exhibition hall and speaker sessions, make sure you come by Booth #301 and book yourself in to one of our events.
See you in Las Vegas!