The 2nd Annual SharePoint Saturday Virginia Beach will take place on January 9, 2010 at the Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Center. Mike Taylor, Innovative-e, Inc. president and CEO, will be leading a session titled, “Project Transparency Powered by SharePoint.” Innovative-e managing partner Dux Raymond Sy will be leading a session titled, “How to Effectively Utilize Microsoft Project 2010 With SharePoint 2010,” as well as a special half-day hands-on lab on how to use SharePoint in your organization. (Session requires separate registration.) Innovative-e will also give away one free admission pass to a two-day Innovative-e Delivering SharePoint Success Mentoring Workshop, which provides 12 hours of in-class personal mentoring and instruction in establishing executive buy-in, effectively planning and managing SharePoint projects, developing a governance and adoption plan and more.
Taylor is a global entrepreneur, experienced business consultant and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 20 years of IT experience. Taylor specializes in solving business problems through project management, custom application development, and infrastructure and consulting services for the Global 2000.
Sy is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 15 years of experience in IT and project management. Sy specializes in empowering organizations to leverage the benefits of SharePoint technologies with quantifiable goals, such as increase productivity and efficiency, decrease collaboration redundancies, and streamline electronic communications. He is also the author of SharePoint for Project Management: How to Create a Project Management Information System (PMIS) with SharePoint, published by O’Reilly Media.
SharePoint Saturday events are free and open to the public. A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided. Raffle prizes will be awarded at the end of the day. Attendees include a wide variety of professionals, such as business executives, project managers, technology executives, IT managers, business/reporting analysts, software developers, office managers, administrators and other professionals who are currently utilizing SharePoint or who are considering doing so in the near future. Keep up to date with the latest news on Twitter at #SPSVB.
About Innovative-e, Inc.
Innovative-e Inc. (innovative-e.com) is a business consulting and technology services company that helps clients achieve tangible business results with Microsoft SharePoint solutions. Services include consulting, project management, application development, training, project transparency solutions, systems integration, and support. Innovative-e is known for thought leadership in the areas of applying SharePoint technologies to improve project management and for developing and promoting best practices for implementing SharePoint solutions (SharePoint for PM for SharePoint). Public and private sector enterprise clientele include Siemens Industry Inc.; Arlington County, Virginia; Washington D.C. Department of Transportation; American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Malandro Communication; Emory University; The National Institutes of Health (NIH); JK Moving & Storage; URL Pharma, Inc.; Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC); AutoTrader.com; BlueLinx; and MorganFranklin. Innovative-e has locations in Atlanta, Ga., Reston, Va., and Merritt Island, Fla. with technology delivery centers in Sri Lanka.