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Ep. 36, Practical automation with Matthew Dowst


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Matthew DowstPrincipal consultant at QuisitivePersonal website

Aired October 31, 2022 | 79 min

We learn about taking the next step from running and writing PowerShell to implementing automation solutions in your environment. Matthew shares advice based on what he’s learned in his career as an automation consultant, leveraging PowerShell to automate tasks large and small. This episode is all about taking your PowerShell to the next level.

Meet our guest

Matthew Dowst

Matthew Dowst is a principal consultant for Quisitive (formerly Catapult Systems) and the lead architect of its managed automation team. He spent the last ten 10 years working extensively with PowerShell to help clients of all sizes automate their production workloads. He wrote Practical Automation with PowerShell and created PowerShell Weekly, a roundup of the week's PowerShell news. In addition, Matthew is very involved in the PowerShell community, writing blogs, authoring modules, and participating in online forums.

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Andrew Pla

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Andrew Pla, a seasoned IT professional with over 10 years of experience, has spent the last 5 years mastering PowerShell. An ardent member of the PowerShell community and a Microsoft MVP, he loves sharing his knowledge and leveraging automation to solve complex problems. You can always find him connecting with others on the PDQ Discord and troubleshooting, with the firm belief that a problem shared is a problem halved.

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Jordan Hammond

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Jordan Hammond spent years as an exchange server administrator. One day, it dawned on him that he could automate many of those mundane tasks using PowerShell. And just like that, his journey into PowerShell began. Jordan has spent the past several years working at PDQ perfecting his automation and PowerShell skills.

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