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Ep. 50, Dex knows – with Dan Franciscus


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Dan FranciscusManager of employee experience tools at Johnson & JohnsonX

Aired February 6, 2023 | 60 min

Dan began his PowerShell journey early in his IT career, tasked with moving 500 mailboxes nightly, motivating him to master PowerShell for more efficient processes. In 2017, he attended a transformative 5-day PowerShell training course led by Jason Helmick. He advocates that all departments should prioritize digital experience, with PowerShell as a key tool. He's also intrigued by AI's potential and its integration into Microsoft products.

Meet our guest

Dan Franciscus

Dan has expertise in automation, Windows Server, Windows Desktop, Chocolatey, and VMware. He focuses on intelligent automation and conversational AI. He's presented at conferences like PowerShell Summit and authored automation content for TechTarget, CODE Magazine, Puppet, Microsoft, and other platforms.

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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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