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The Richmond SharePoint User Group reaches the SharePoint community in the metro Richmond area and beyond.  We seek to build community among SharePoint enthusiasts for learning, sharing, and connecting.  Our group consists of professionals from all SharePoint roles and from a broad cross section of business sectors, including the private sector, legal, education, state and federal government, nonprofit and for profit companies and organizations.

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IT/Dev Connections Discount 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 7/15/2016 11:55 AM

​Register now for the IT/Dev Connections​ conference in Las Vegas, NV being held October 10-13, and save $100 off the early bird registration fee using the code CITCALU16.

SharePoint Engage Early Bird Discount! 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 7/15/2016 11:54 AM

​Register by September 1 for the SharePoint Engage Conference​ in Raliegh, NC being held November 2-3, and save $200 (early bird registration fee of $495).

June 2016 Meeting Presentations 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 6/30/2016 2:31 PM
The Future of SharePoint & SharePoint Server 2016 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/25/2016 10:00 AM

​On May 4, 2016, Jeff Teper and team discussed the future of SharePoint.  I, myself, was a virtual attendee of this event and am excited for this next on premise release of SharePoint Server.

Read more about the future of SharePoint on this Office Blog,...

ASPE SharePoint Masterclass 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/4/2016 2:27 PM

Check out the ASPE SharePoint Masterclass.​

The SharePoint Masterclass Series was developed specifically to provide the skills, tools and techniques SharePoint professionals require to deliver results and grow in their careers in the face of time pressure...

SharePoint Engage Registration is Open! 
by Erin GlennNo presence information
 5/4/2016 2:23 PM

The SharePoint Engage Conference being held in Raleigh, NC November 2-3, 2016, has opened registration​.

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 Upcoming Meeting

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Afton Chemical (500 Spring Street, Richmond, VA 23219)
Registration 11:30 am
Meeting starts at 12pm


​Topic: Getting Started with Office 365

So your business is getting rid of its old e-mail provider and wants to move their local SharePoint to the cloud and they’ve asked you to investigate this “Office 365 thing”. You’re left with a few questions quickly realize there’s more to it than you anticipated. No worries mate, we’ve got you covered. In this session we’ll run through the basics of Office 365, what it means to you from a licensing perspective, for an end user perspective, from a service description perspective and most importantly how to provision a tenant, setup user accounts and setup your DNS entries so that you can start collaborating using SharePoint.

We’ll finish this session up with planning for considerations for more advanced topics around directory synchronization and federation.

Learning Objectives:

Individuals attending this session will better understand the core decisions when looking at Office 365 for use with businesses. Additionally attendees will learn the licensing model, core capabilities of SharePoint Online capabilities with Office 365 and how identity management works with Office 365.

​Speaker:  Dan Usher

Dan Usher is a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton where he is a lead Azure and Office 365 Solutions Manager and Architect. Over the past 10 years, he has gained an extensive experience with the Microsoft Windows Networking Infrastructure and has been implementing, customizing, architecting and deploying Enterprise collaboration solutions utilizing the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies, Office 365 and Azure. Dan is a Microsoft MVP for Office and Office Servers, a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has attained the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for SharePoint 2013 and the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for Office 365. Additionally Dan holds a Certified Scrum Master credential.​

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SharePoint Institute is an organization dedicated to the advancement of professionals through real-world SharePoint certification. Its goal is to provide a standard for SharePoint users to gauge their knowledge and distinguish their expertise. SharePoint Institute also organizes SharePoint Engage​ – a two-day conference designed for SharePoint professionals who want to network, learn and engage in all things SharePoint. SharePoint Engage Raleigh is November 2-3, 2016.


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