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Ep. 44, Context is key with Gael Colas


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Gael ColasFounder and director of SynEdgy LimitedWebsite

Aired December 26, 2022 | 76 min

Gael guides us through a DevOps journey, drawing from his experiences. He highlights the importance of non-coding skills for successful automation within organizations. The conversation explores the value stream of a business, emphasizing the significance of context and thinking in systems. Gael also provides updates on what to anticipate at PSConfEU.

Meet our guest

Gael Colas

Gael is the founder and director of SynEdgy Limited, a consulting company specializing in DevOps, Azure, and PowerShell automation. SynEdgy is the driving force behind events like the PowerShell Conference Europe (PSConfEU) and PSDayUK and actively contributes to various community user groups and events. In addition to his professional pursuits, Gael is a member of the PowerShell Working Groups, serves on the DSC Community committee, and holds the Microsoft MVP award.

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Meet the hosts

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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