AZ – PowerShell Saturday

On Saturday October 14, 2017, the Arizona PowerShell Users group is coming to the Wells Fargo Chandler Facility for an all-day free PowerShell training event. We suggest participants bring a laptop for hands on experience. This event is open to IT professionals and PowerShell Enthusiasts. Participants will be required to sign up via the Event Brite page to gain entry.  If you are a Wells Fargo employee you will need to bring your badge.


Address is 2800 South Price Rd. park in the parking garage located behind the 2800 building The entrance to the 2800 building faces the parking garage. As you walk to the entrance, enter thru the doors on the left to the guard station to pick up your badge. Proceed to classrooms


This event has been made possible by our sponsors. TekSystems.

Our sponsor Tek Systems will be providing pizza for lunch.  Wells Fargo has a small cafeteria with purchasable snack  and drink items (self service).  Coffee, water and tea are provided by our Venue sponsor (Wells Fargo).

Donuts will be available during the AM portion of the event.

Please see the event website for speakers and session details:


Wells Fargo site policy limits internet access to employees only. Should you need access to the internet please bring your own hotspot.

Our speakers include:

  • Will Anderson is a 15 year infrastructure veteran who specializes in Patch Management as well as Compliance and Systems Center Configuration Manager. He works in environments ranging over 150,000 users. He has a broad range of knowledge in products and services ranging from Exchange, Active Directory, Group policies and Applications. He often blogs about how he uses PowerShell to make his admin and engineering task easier.


  • Jason Helmick is a consultant and teacher, currently working for his favorite learning company Pluralsight. He has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years focused on strategic IT business planning. Jason is a highly successful and sought after IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor with a specialty of DevOps and automation practices for the IT Ops professional. He is an avid contributor in the PowerShell community and a board member COO/CFO of


  • Tommy Maynard is a Windows PowerShell enthusiast with over 15 years of IT experience supporting desktops, servers and other Microsoft technologies as well as helping educate and inspire people that work in the industry to embrace PowerShell scripting and automation. His goal is to educate and inspire people that work in his industry to embrace PowerShell, scripting and automation.


  • Jason Yoder is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, SAPIEN PowerShell MVP delivering PowerShell instruction since version 1.  He is also a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. He has a bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree as well as high level Microsoft Certifications on all operating systems from Windows NT4 to Windows Server 2012. Jason  helped develop the official PowerShell training with Microsoft.

More about PowerShell: PowerShell is a Windows and Linux scripting language developed by Microsoft for the purpose of task automation and configuration management. This powerful scripting language is used extensively throughout the whole IT Industry.


Please sign up here: Event Brite

To see more information on the event and speakers see the following links:

Time Speaker Topic Room Workshop
8am – 9am Setup Setup Setup Setup
9am-10am Jason Yoder FASTER!!!! Make Your Code Run Faster! 1 No
10am-11am Tommy Maynard An Advanced Function Template 1 No
11am-Noon Yoder, Maynard Workshop* 1 Yes
Noon-1pm Lunch Lunch** Lunch Lunch
1pm-2pm Will Anderson Using Desired State Configuration in Azure 1 No
2pm-3pm Jason Helmick PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for the IT Ops guy 1 No
3pm-5pm Anderson, Helmick Workshop* 1 Yes


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