Registration Ready for System Center Virtual User Group #12 August 20th noon central

The next System Center Virtual User group meeting #12 will be August 20th, 12 noon central time. We have a good mix of SCCM, and Operations Manager 2007, on with the agenda! The PowerWF demo should be very cool. I’m looking forward to it!

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Presenter Topic Time
Scott Moss Intro 12:00 – 12:05
Ben Vierck PowerWF Demo for OpsMgr 12:10 – 12:40
Jason Sandy SCCM: Software Updates pitfalls, traps, and solutions 12:45 –  1:20
Steve Rachui Operations Manager Discovery/Undiscovery 1:25 –  1:55
Scott Moss closing Q&A 1:55 –  2:10


Speaker BIOs

Ben Vierck

Ben Vierck is the CTO and Chief Architect of DevFarm Software Corporation. Before cofounding DevFarm Software in 2008 Ben worked as a Development Manager at Quest Software. Ben was the software architecture and development management for Quest Software’s QMP for Oracle product from 2006 to 2008.  Ben served as interim Product Manager for QMP for Oracle as the product transitioned from the proof-of-concept stage to a released product.  Ben was a senior software developer on the Foglight Transaction Recorder and Benchmark Factory products lines. Prior to joining Quest Ben owned Riologic, a software development and consulting company.  Ben founded Riologic in 1998 to create manufacturing system software.  Riologic manufacturing automation system products include MTAPP and eJob. Ben started his software career in 1996 as a Software Test Engineer at Microsoft Corporation.  Ben worked primarily for the Build group on the Windows Base team from the release of Windows 4.0 through Windows 2000. Visit PowerWFs web site at


Jason Sandys

Jason Sandys a Senior Consultant at Catapult Systems, has over 15 years of experience in development and systems management. Jason concentrates on implementing and supporting Microsoft-centric solutions for a wide variety of customers, focusing primarily on Configuration Manager and Operations Manager. Jason is a contributing author to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Unleashed and is a ConfigMgr MVP.

Jason’s blog
Tiny URL for the book on Amazon’s site –
The ConfigMgr Unleashed blog is at


Steve Rachui

Steve has worked as a Support Escalation Engineer for Microsoft Product Support Services for over 9 years supporting SMS and MOM.  I was also the beta support engineer for ConfigMgr.  In addition to this blog I have written multiple articles for TechNet magazine and have been tasked with various technical reviews for content related to SMS/ConfigMgr/MOM/OpsMgr.  As of December 2007 I transitioned out of the PSS organization after 9 years of service and have joined the Dedicated Support Engineering team and remain focused on the same technologies.

Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr

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