Windows 10 for Business - Why Now?


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Derek MartinEric ShuppsJennifer Mason

by Derek Martin, Eric Shupps, Jennifer Ann Mason on 9/22/2015


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Windows 10 for Business - Why Now?

The Dallas user Group presents: Derek Martin, Practice Area Lead - Modern Datacenter Solutions for Slalom Consulting. 

The Dallas/Ft. Worth SharePoint and Office 365 User Group provides educational opportunities for technical professionals whose interests include SharePoint, Office 365 and related technologies. The group conducts regular meetings and social events throughout the Metrolplex that provide a forum for information exchange, skills improvement, collaboration and general sharing of ideas. All events are free and anyone can attend who wants to learn more about SharePoint and network with like-minded individuals. 

Join us for this webinar to learn how Slalom and Microsoft are working with businesses of all sizes and verticals to learn more about Windows 10, what their options are for deployment and why they should be considering their deployments sooner rather than later. Slalom’s work with Microsoft over the previous six months has led us to four main advocacy positions for businesses considering Windows 10: Servicing, Security, Identity and Mobility. We’ll take a quick dive into each of these four main areas and learn how Windows 10 is the best platform for businesses right now. 

• Find out why so many business are interested in rolling out Windows 10 
• Learn what options are available for deploying Windows 10 in your company 
• Discover why accelerating deployment can benefit your business 
• Get in-depth information on the four main areas in which Windows 10 provides the greatest value 

Get a clear picture of the value Windows 10 can bring to your business and why you should start planning for deployment right now. 

About the Presenter: Derek Martin

Practice Area Lead - Modern Datacenter Solutions for Slalom Consulting


Derek Martin is an accomplished Microsoft systems development and integrator.  Derek has fourteen years of experience in developing and deploying Public and Private Clouds, Office 365, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint other Microsoft solutions as well as integrating line of business applications.  He is the Modern Data Center Practice Area Lead, a Microsoft VTSP for Windows Azure and Office 365, certified in SharePoint and has strong skills across a variety of technology suites.  He’s focused on applying technology to help achieve business goals and objectives through the utilization of existing infrastructure investments.


About the Hosts: Jennifer Ann Mason & Eric Shupps

Jennifer Ann Mason

SharePoint MVP 

Director of Innovation & Strategic Solutions for Planet Technologies

As a SharePoint Server MVP, Jennifer has spent the last several years consulting others on best practices for implementing business solutions using SharePoint technologies. She is passionate about SharePoint and loves using out-of-the-box features to bring immediate ROI to her clients. She has worked with a range of companies, leading teams responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of SharePoint environments. After a recent move to the Lone Star State from Ohio, where she was a founding member of the Columbus, Ohio SharePoint Users group, Jennifer is learning how to be a true Texan, cowboy boots and all.

Eric Shupps

SharePoint Server MVP

Founder and President of BinaryWave

Eric Shupps is the founder and President of BinaryWave, a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for SharePoint. Eric has worked with SharePoint Products and Technologies since 2001 as a consultant, administrator, architect, developer and trainer. He is an advisory committee member of the Dallas/Ft. Worth SharePoint Community group and participating member of user groups throughout the United Kingdom. Eric has authored numerous articles on SharePoint, speaks at user group meetings and conferences around the world, and publishes a popular SharePoint blog at