New Power Hour Webcast Explains New Task Scheduler Feature in Windows PowerShell 3.0

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PowerShell Expert and MVP Jeffrey Hicks Gives Preview of Highly Anticipated PowerShell 3.0 Feature


Jeffrey has already been working with the new version of PowerShell and will give attendees a preview of how this specific feature works and how it can help Windows administrators., the online resource for Windows PowerShell users to communicate, collaborate and learn about the platform, announced a new episode in the “Power Hour” webcast series featuring popular PowerShell experts. The latest webcast in the series, “PowerShell 3.0 Scheduled Jobs,” will air June 27, 2012 at 12 p.m. CT and will be led by Jeffrey Hicks, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer and author with more than 20 years of IT experience.

“One of the most anticipated features in the forthcoming PowerShell 3.0 is the ability to integrate a typical background job with the task scheduler,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “Jeffrey has already been working with the new version of PowerShell and will give attendees a preview of how this specific feature works and how it can help Windows administrators.”

To learn more about the “PowerHour” webcast series and to register visit

About Jeffrey Hicks
Jeffery Hicks is a 5th year Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell, Microsoft Certified Trainer  and an IT veteran with 20 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies. He works today as an independent author, trainer and consultant. Jeff writes the popular Prof. PowerShell column for and is a regular contributor to SMB IT Simplified and  the Petri IT Knowledgebase. Jeff is a regular speaker at conferences such as TechMentor, TechEd and WinConnections, often speaking about PowerShell, Active Directory, Group Policy and anything else than can make IT Pros more efficient and productive.

Jeff's books include “Windows PowerShell 2.0: TFM” (SAPIEN Press 2010), “Advanced VBScript for Windows Administrators” (Microsoft Press 2006) and “WSH and VBScript Core: TFM” (SAPIEN Press  2007). His latest book is “Managing Active Directory with Windows PowerShell 2.0: TFM 2nd Ed.” (SAPIEN Press 2011).

Jeff can be reached at his blog, on Twitter at and on Google Plus

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