SharePoint/Cloud Saturday Chicago Suburbs 2017


SharePoint/Cloud Saturday Chicago Suburbs

SPR Consulting is a SharePoint/Cloud Saturday Chicago Suburbs Diamond sponsor. You can register here.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​DATE: Saturday, May 20, 2017
TIME: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM​
LOCATION: DeVry University, 1221 North Swift Road, Addison, IL 60101

If you’re going to be at SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs, stop by and visit us. SPR Consulting powers businesses with technology by linking IT and line-of-business goals. Today’s competitive business environment demands technologies that collaborate effectively, innovate new market advantage, increase business performance and enhance market share. We build, integrate, test and manage enterprise solutions so your company can grow, stay competitive and succeed. SPR Consulting also invites passionate software developers, bright business analysts and detailed testing experts to explore jobs with SPR. Discover what you can achieve and learn when you join a forward-thinking technology consulting firm with the feel of family.


Our Evangelist for SharePoint and Office 365, Doug Hemminger, will present an Introduction to Developing Solutions with Visual Studio and the Microsoft Graph at 9AM.

Learn to cover the basic elements required to develop a SharePoint Add-In in Visual Studio using the Office 365 and Microsoft Graph REST APIs.  You will not only have an understanding of how to setup an environment for Office 365 development but also how to work with the various Office 365 and Microsoft Graph REST endpoints.

Our Data Integration Practice Lead, Ashish Talati, and our BI Evangelist, Shabbir Mala, will speak on Power BI and integration with SharePoint Online at 10AM.

Explore the Microsoft Power BI product offerings and how they fit your organization’s business needs. Watch a quick demo on how to create your first dashboard and share with your team/company in a few minutes using SharePoint Online.

Our principal architect, Mark Wroblewski, and our Evangelist for Portals and Collaboration, Sean Lawrence, will present a PowerApps and Flow Primer at 11AM.

Learn how to leverage Flow and PowerApps in your modern SharePoint sites! See a live demo of the capabilities of Flow and PowerApps on SharePoint lists and how you can leverage these tools to increase productivity in your day to day workloads. The demo will walk through the integration capabilities of Flow and the mobile app experiences available in PowerApps.

Our senior consultant, William Lee, will speak on Introducing Azure Functions at 1PM.

This presentation provides a high-level overview of Azure Functions. Consider Functions for tasks like image or order processing, file maintenance, or for any tasks that you want to run via a schedule, web hook, or queue.

SharePoint/Cloud Saturday is a community-focused event dedicated to educate and engage members of the local technical community. SharePoint Saturday and Cloud Saturday draws upon the expertise of local IT Professionals, Users of Technology, Developers and Solution Architects who come together to share their real-world experiences, lessons learned, best practices, and general knowledge with other like-minded individuals.