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Ep. 84, PowerShell pioneer: A deep dive with Microsoft PM Jason Helmick


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Jason HelmickPowerShell project manager at MicrosoftX

Aired September 25, 2023 | 71 min

We chat with Jason Helmick, a prominent program manager on the PowerShell team at Microsoft. Jason shares insights about PowerShell's early days, his collaboration with Jeffrey Snover on an acclaimed MVA series, and his career transition to Microsoft. We also discuss his active role in the PowerShell community, introduce the emerging tool Crescendo, highlight the PSCommunity Call, and explore the game-changing Azure Cloud Shell.

Meet our guest

Jason Helmick

Jason Helmick is a program manager on the PowerShell team at Microsoft. He focuses on all things PowerShell, including Predictive IntelliSense, Crescendo, DSC, and PlatyPS. One of his favorite pastimes is working with the rapidly growing PowerShell community.

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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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