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Today's ITUnity Champ:

Shane Young

Shane Young

Principal Consultant for Bold Zebras, and COO of Rescoper
Blog: http://blogs.msmvps.com/shane/ (and https://www.petri.com/)
Twitter: @ShanesCows

Young knows SharePoint (and Azure, PowerShell and a bunch of other Microsoft technologies. In his Cincinnati-area-based Bold Zebras consultancy, he puts these skills to use.

He’s also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in (what else?) SharePoint (Office Servers and Services); cohost of the “SharePoint podcast”; and a maintainer of a YouTube channel that features free SharePoint training.

Young also works with local entrepreneurs and investment groups. And he’s the cofounder of Rescoper, “the only Project Management software with artificial intelligence,” according to Young.

In one of his recent posts on Petri, Young provides some PowerShell getting-started pointers for SharePoint Online and Office 365 users:

Getting Started with PowerShell for SharePoint Online and Office 365

Ah, the cloud. The promise of no more managing servers and the magic of automation everything. If you have moved to Office 365 you have at least gotten the first step done. No more servers for you to hug in the cold, smelly, and noisy server room. And if you think your server room smells you should have been at my first job, we had the halon go off one time. Not cool. Anyway.

Now that you have achieved the no server hugging lifestyle, it is time for you to move on to the automation part. To help you get more of that gift in this article, we will dive into PowerShell for SharePoint Online and Office 365. We will talk about the different cmdlets available, how to get them installed, and then the tricky part of connecting.

Read the rest of his post here.

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