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Updated by Michael Blumenthal on Apr 11, 2019
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2019 Events for Chicago Area IT Professionals

Chicago area events for IT professionals, primarily focused on Microsoft technologies

Mar 5 - TOUGH v3.1 - DevOps MashUp | Meetup

We are fired back up with a MeetUp-MashUp: GO-TOUGH and NWCLUG together for one night only!DevOps has been a hot topic for a while, but there is MUCH confusion surrounding it. We welcome Islam Kambaro

Mar 12 - Visualizing, Analyzing & Sharing Your Data Without Having to be a BI Expert

Your business generates a huge amount of information every day, but are you putting that data to work for you? Instead of wasting time digging through multiple data sources, you need technology that allows you to connect to your data sources, simplify data prep, and quickly analyze.

Mar 14 - Security in a Day Workshop

One of the biggest challenges in digital transformation is ensuring security, privacy, and compliance, especially with the rising number of cybersecurity attacks. Microsoft technology helps secure your digital transformation with unique intelligence, partnerships and a comprehensive platform for a holistic security strategy. Join us at a local Microsoft Technology Center for a hands-on workshop. 
In this workshop you will learn: 

Apr 1 - Use Power BI and Flow to Drive Adoption in Teams and Yammer

Please join us at Microsoft's Chicago MTC for a free workshop on driving greater adoption and collaboration in Teams and Yammer using Power BI and Microsoft Flow. We'll also discuss the key factors in adoption and change management and the need for reporting and analytics to support your initiative. The event is Monday, April 1st from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A light breakfast and a lunch will be provided.

Session Agenda:

  1. An Overview of Power BI and Microsoft Flow
  2. Mining Office 365 Data for Gold
  3. Upgrading Your Social Communities to Knowledge Communities*

*This was a popular session at Microsoft Ignite 2018 and the "Creating a Knowledge Base in Yammer" portion of the presentation has become a feature option for organizations using Yammer.

Sessions will be presented by MVPs John White and Dean Swann of tyGraph with Mark Furr of Changing Social. This event is being hosted by Microsoft's North Central Customer Success team.

We will follow up via email with full details on the agenda and venue.

April 28 - May 2 - Goto Chicago 2019

Created for developers, by developers, GOTO Conferences are focused on bringing the best minds in the software community and the most interesting topics to light.