Speaking

I frequently speak at conferences, user groups, SharePoint Saturday’s, etc. Here’s a journal of events and topics covered.

EventDateSession(s) Delivered
Microsoft 365 OttawaNovember 4, 2022
  • Power employee engagement with Viva Connections, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint & Viva Engage
North American Collaboration SummitOctober 12-14, 2022
  • Practical use cases of Microsoft 365 Apps for power users
  • Automating sentiment analysis of Yammer posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
365 EduCon ChicagoSeptember 26-30, 2022
  • Plan your Viva Connections home site & SharePoint hub strategy with mind-mapping
365 EduCon SeattleMay 9-13, 2022
  • Microsoft 365 User Adoption Master Class
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
  • Decoding SharePoint Syntex
Microsoft 365 Virtual MarathonMay 4-6, 2022
  • Automating Sentiment Analysis of Yammer Posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
  • Battling Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt in the Workplace
  • Building your Organizational Home Site & Hubs Strategy
MN365 Workshop DayApril 29, 2022
  • What is the MVP Program – learn from past and present Minnesota MVP’s
Microsoft 365 Collaboration ConferenceApril 5-7, 2022
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
  • Leveraging the power of community for mentoring
Tampa Bay User GroupMarch 17, 2022
  • Building your organizational home site & hubs strategy
365 EduCon DCDecember 12-16, 2021
  • Plan your SharePoint home sites & hubs with mind-mapping
  • Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
  • Building your organizational home site & hubs strategy
Microsoft 365 Collaboration ConferenceDecember 7-9, 2021
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
  • Why Yammer is essential to your employee engagement strategy
Minnesota M365 User Group Admin Workshop DayNovember 19, 2021
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
Microsoft IgniteNovember 2-4, 2021
  • Battling fear, uncertainty, and doubt in the workplace
  • What’s new in the world of productivity? Discussing new features in SharePoint & Microsoft Teams
North American Collaboration SummitAugust 9-11, 2021
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
  • Decoding Project Cortex, SharePoint Syntex, and Information Architecture
SPFest ChicagoJuly 26-30, 2021
  • Plan your SharePoint home sites & hubs with mind-mapping
  • SharePoint/Office 365 User Adoption Master Class
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
  • Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation
Microsoft 365 Collaboration ConferenceJune 8-10, 2021
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
  • Women in technology leadership – a growth story
Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon 2021April 26-28, 2021
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
  • Women in technology leadership – a growth story
Charlotte Area SPUGMarch 18, 2021
  • Women in technology leadership – a growth story
SharePoint Fest Virtual TrainingFebruary 9, 2021
  • SharePoint & Office 365 User Adoption Master Class
Power of the Cloud (online event)January 29, 2021
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Modern Workplace Conference Paris (online event)January 18-20, 2021
  • Decoding Project Cortex, SharePoint Syntex, and Information Architecture
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference (online event)December 9-11, 2020
  • Microsoft Information Protection – It’s about security AND adoption!
  • Building an enterprise Yammer strategy
aMS Germany (online event)December 1, 2020
  • Automating sentiment analysis of Yammer posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
M365 Chicago (online event)November 13, 2020
  • User adoption doesn’t come easy
M365 Saturday Ottawa (online event)October 17, 2020
  • Automating sentiment analysis of Yammer posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
SPS Saskatchewan 2020 (online event)October 3, 2020
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Microsoft Ignite (online event)September 22-24, 2020
  • Why (and how) you should give back to the community
MN Microsoft 365 User Group (online event)September 14, 2020
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Microsoft 365 Users Group of Nashville & Knoxville (online event)July 16, 2020
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon (online event)May 27-28, 2020
  • Getting started with SharePoint home sites and hubs
Office 365 Nashville

 

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May 8, 2020
  • Automating sentiment analysis of Yammer posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
SharePoint Saturday St. LouisFebruary 1, 2020
  • Automating sentiment analysis of Yammer posts with AI, SharePoint, and Power Automate
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 9-13, 2019
  • Plan your SharePoint home sites and hubs with mind-mapping
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub
  • The “disruption-vs-value” debate: Defining the pace of your Office 365 implementation
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
  • Power Platform Panel
MN Microsoft 365 Admin Workshop DayNovember 21, 2019
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesNovember 16, 2019
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Power Automate buttons to drive productivity
Microsoft IgniteNovember 4-8, 2019
  • Using Innovation Games to gather requirements
  • Women in Technology leadership roundtable
SharePoint Saturday OttawaOctober 5, 2019
  • When cookie-cutter SharePoint user adoption doesn’t cut it
SharePoint Fest SeattleAugust 19-23, 2019
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub site
  • The “disruption-vs.-value” debate: Defining the pace of your Office 365 implementation
  • Your mobile lifeline: Leveraging Microsoft Flow buttons to drive productivity
  • Power Platform Panel
SharePoint Saturday New York CityJuly 27, 2019
  • When cookie-cutter SharePoint user adoption doesn’t cut it
SharePoint Conference North AmericaMay 21-23, 2019
  • Determining when to use SharePoint hub sites
  • Building a diverse tech community
  • Next-gen user adoption: Leveraging hack-a-thons to drive creative Office 365 business solutions
  • Executive presence and personal branding for women in technology
SharePoint Fest DCApril 29-May 3, 2019
  • Unlock your potential with Innovation Games
  • Driving adoption of Office 365: From idea to implementation
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub site
  • Keep it going! Driving Office 365 user adoption as a service
  • Next-gen user adoption: Leveraging hack-a-thons to drive creative Office 365 engagement
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesApril 6, 2019
  • Driving adoption of Microsoft Flow, one solution at a time
Nashville SharePoint & Office 365 Users GroupJanuary 11, 2019
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub site
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)January 9, 2019
  • The “disruption-vs.-value” debate: Defining the pace of your Office 365 implementation
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 3-7, 2018
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub site
  • SharePoint/Office 365 User Adoption Master Class
  • Next-gen user adoption: Leveraging hack-a-thons to drive creative Office 365 engagement
  • Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation
  • The Coffee Chat on 365 Adoption podcast
  • The Intrazone podcast
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesNovember 17, 2018
  • The Peter Pan complex: Determining when a SharePoint site should grow into a hub site
SharePoint Fest SeattleAugust 20-24, 2018
  • SharePoint/Office 365 User Adoption Master Class
  • Yes Virginia, You Can Use Content Types…
  • Cowboys Versus Ninjas: The Key To Understanding Your SharePoint Users
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)August 8, 2018
  • Using Innovation Games to engage your SharePoint/Office 365 users
SharePoint Saturday New York CityJuly 28, 2018
  • Driving adoption of Microsoft Flow, one solution at a time
SharePoint Saturday MontrealJune 2, 2018
  • The magic behind SharePoint ROI
SharePoint Conference North AmericaMay 21-23, 2018
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: The key to understanding your SharePoint users
  • Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation
SharePoint Saturday NashvilleMay 5, 2018
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesApril 14, 2018
  • Gathering requirements and building user consensus
SharePoint Fest DCMarch 26-30, 2018
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A user adoption and innovation games workshop
  • Gathering requirements and building user consensus
  • When cookie-cutter user adoption doesn’t cut it
  • Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation
MN Office 365 User GroupMarch 19, 2018
  • Driving adoption of Office 365: From idea to implementation
SharePoint Saturday St LouisJanuary 20, 2018
  • Why is defining ROI for SharePoint/Office 365 so hard?
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 5-8, 2017
  • The rise of the ninjas: A unique methodology for driving SharePoint user adoption
  • Escaping the Land of Confusion: How to Create Effective Business Process Solutions in SharePoint
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesOctober 28, 2017
  • Content Types 101: Everything you need to know to get started
VisualSP WebinarOctober 4, 2017
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: The key to understanding your SharePoint users
SharePoint Fest SeattleAugust 8-11, 2017
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
SharePoint Fest DCApril 17-20, 2017
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A user adoption and innovation games workshop
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • When cookie-cutter user adoption doesn’t cut it
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 6-9, 2016
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A user adoption and innovation games workshop
  • Escaping the Land of Confusion: How to Create Effective Business Process Solutions in SharePoint
  • When cookie-cutter user adoption doesn’t cut it
SharePoint Fest SeattleAugust 15-18, 2016
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A user adoption and innovation games workshop
  • Escaping the Land of Confusion: How to Create Effective Business Process Solutions in SharePoint
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
Unity Connect OnlineJune 22, 2016
  • Escaping the Land of Confusion: How to Create Effective Business Process Solutions in SharePoint
  • EXPERTS PANEL: Getting Users Where You Need Them to Be
VisualSP WebinarMay 12, 2016
  • When cookie-cutter SharePoint user adoption doesn’t cut it
SharePoint CincyMay 6, 2016
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
SharePoint Fest DCApril 27-29, 2016
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
  • The rise of the Ninjas: A unique methodology for driving SharePoint user adoption
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesApril 23, 2016
  • SharePoint 101: The basics of navigation and core site elements
Content Panda WebinarMarch 17, 2016
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: The key to understanding your SharePoint users
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 8-10, 2015
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • When Cookie-Cutter User Adoption Doesn’t Cut It
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
VisualSP WebinarOctober 29, 2015
  • Creating Effective Business Process Solutions
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesOctober 24, 2015
  • When Cookie-Cutter User Adoption Doesn’t Cut It
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)September 9, 2015
  • Innovation Games: An Introduction
SharePoint Fest SeattleAugust 18-20, 2015
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
SharePoint Saturday ColumbusAugust 8, 2015
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)May 13, 2015
  • Microsoft Ignite Recap
SharePoint Fest D.C.April 8-10, 2015
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
SharePoint Fest ChicagoDecember 8-10, 2014
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesNovember 22, 2014
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)November 12, 2014
  • SharePoint User Adoption
SharePoint Fest DenverSeptember 22-24, 2014
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
SharePointaloozaSeptember 12-13, 2014
  • In Search of the SharePoint Tipping Point
SharePoint Fest New YorkJune 18-20, 2014
  • Cowboys versus Ninjas: A SharePoint user adoption workshop
  • Yes Virginia, you can use Content Types…
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions in SharePoint
SharePoint CincyJune 6, 2014
  • De-Mystifying ROI Calculation for SharePoint
Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014March 3-6, 2014
  • The rise of the ninjas: A SharePoint 2013 user adoption story
IntraTeam Event CopenhagenFebruary 25-27, 2014
  • De-Mystifying ROI Calculation for SharePoint
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesOctober 12, 2013
  • Governance experts panel
SharePoint Fest ChicagoOctober 7-9, 2013
  • In search of the SharePoint tipping point
  • Breaking the ties that bind: Freeing your users from document library tunnel vision
SharePoint Fest D.C.August 5-7, 2013
  • In search of the SharePoint tipping point
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesMay 18, 2013
  • Escaping the land of confusion: Creating effective business process solutions
SHARE AtlantaApril 10-12, 2013
  • SharePoint doesn’t have to be hard: Setting the stage for SHARE sucess
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions
SHARE JohannesburgMarch 11-13, 2013
  • Escaping the land of confusion: How to create effective business process solutions
  • In search of the SharePoint tipping point
  • De-Mystifying ROI calculation for SharePoint
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesNovember 3, 2012
  • Ready, Set, ROI: A primer on valuing your SharePoint solutions
SharePoint Fest ChicagoSeptember 25-27, 2012
  • De-Mystifying ROI Calculation for SharePoint
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)September 5, 2012
  • Experts Panel
SHARE AtlantaApril 23-26, 2012
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
  • Keynote Panel Discussion: Real World SharePoint Governance
  • It Doesn’t Take a Miracle: Driving Successful User Adoption
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesApril 14, 2012
  • No Miracle Required: Driving Successful User Adoption
SHARE JohannesburgFebruary 27-29, 2012
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
  • Breaking the Ties that Bind: Freeing Your Users From Document Library Tunnel Vision
The MOSS Show SharePoint PodcastFebruary 21, 2012
  • Episode 54: Turning SharePoint Chaos Into Clarity
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)February 8, 2012
  • Ready, Set, ROI: A survey in SharePoint use cases and return-on-investment calculations
SHARE SydneyNovember 28-30, 2011
  • Turning the Tide: From Chaos to Clarity
  • De-Mystifying ROI Calculation for SharePoint
ScarePoint Saturday Twin CitiesOctober 29, 2011
  • Ready, Set, ROI: A survey in SharePoint use cases and return-on-investment calculations
Microsoft SharePoint ConferenceOctober 3-6, 2011
  • True Business and IT Partnership: Governance and SharePoint 2010
Society for Technical Communication (STC) Twin Cities ChapterJune 14, 2011
  • I need some ROI….but I have no idea where to begin!
SharePoint Saturday ChicagoJune 11, 2011
  • Ready, Set, ROI: A survey in SharePoint use cases and return-on-investment calculations
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesApril 9, 2011
  • Ready, Set, ROI: A survey in SharePoint use cases and return-on-investment calculations
SharePoint Best Practices ConferenceMarch 7-9, 2011
  • You could need a list if…
  • Using SharePoint to re-engineer your business processes and trim costs
SharePoint Saturday EMEAJanuary 17, 2011
  • How we did it: Using SharePoint to re-engineer your business processes and cut costs
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)September 8, 2010
  • You might need a list if…
SharePoint Best Practices ConferenceAugust 24-26, 2010
  • You could need a list if…
  • Using SharePoint to re-engineer your business processes and trim costs
SharePoint Saturday Twin CitiesMarch 20, 2010
  • You could need a list if…
Twin Cities SharePoint CampSeptember 19, 2009
  • Write yourself into the picture…
  • “Power User” Ask the Experts Panel
Network World PodcastAugust 10, 2009
  • Using SharePoint as a business process automation tool
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)July 8, 2009
  • Q&A Panel
Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG)May 13, 2009
  • SharePoint Success: A Case Study
Twin Cities SharePoint CampJanuary 2009
  • Using SharePoint to re-engineer your business processes and trim costs
Society for Technical Communication (STC) Region 6 ConferenceOctober 2001
  • Presented a seminar on implementing XML within documentation departments
  • Participated in a progression panel on knowledge management
TECH*COMM 2001July 2001
  • Presented a 90-minute seminar on implementing XML as a tool for single sourcing
  • Co-taught a one-day workshop: “Single Sourcing: A Critical Building Block for Knowledge Management
Single Source Summit 2001April 2001
  • Delivered a 90-minute overview of knowledge management
Single Source Summit 2000August 2000
  • Presented a 90-minute case study on Lawson Software’s single sourcing documentation strategy
Publications Management ClinicApril 2000
  • Co-taught a one-day workshop on implementing documentation single sourcing solutions
FutureTense STC ConferenceFebruary 2000
  • Delivered a 90-minute presentation on Lawson Software’s single sourcing solution

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