Oakwood Systems Group to Host "Next Gen Productivity for Modern Day Workers" – An Exclusive KC Event

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2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year to Host Innovative Event Focused on Cloud Technologies

I believe those who attend the developer-focused session will find my perspective unique and different as the topic of writing clean code challenges the fundamental perception of what developers do.

Oakwood Systems Group has partnered with Microsoft to bring a cutting-edge event to the Kansas City metro area. The event, “Next Gen Productivity for Modern Day Workers,” will take place on January 22nd at Oakwood’s Overland Park office and will feature several award-winning speakers, a Microsoft device bar, and hands-on workshops that highlight new Microsoft technology.

The event is open to area business leaders who are interested in learning about new technology and processes that enable workers to stay productive anywhere on any device as well as how to build dynamic teams that scale quickly to meet changing business needs. Each attendee will have the opportunity to attend multiple sessions that promote hands-on learning on topics like:

  •     Cloud technology with Azure RemoteApp, Enterprise Mobility Suite, Azure IaaS
  •     Modern BI and creating executive dashboards for decision makers, all in the cloud
  •     Office 365, Lync, OneDrive and the next iteration of worker productivity in unified communications
  •     Best practices for writing clean code in a style that’s easy to create, maintain and understand.

Each session will be given by industry-leading experts including former Microsoft Technical Strategist, Scott Cameron, and well-known developer, Steve Green.

Green is known for his thought leadership on Application Development trends and has presented at numerous conferences like the Heartland Developer Conference in Omaha, App Dev Trends Conference in Las Vegas, Days of .NET Conference in St. Louis and VML Speaker Series in Kansas City.

“This is truly a distinctive event,” Green said. “I believe those who attend the developer-focused session will find my perspective unique and different as the topic of writing clean code challenges the fundamental perception of what developers do; they write code not for computers, but instead for each other. This idea has insightful implications that can help both novice and expert engineers to be better coders.”

While Application Development is a featured topic, the event also focuses on ways to utilize cloud technology for better business decision-making and enhanced, unified communication and infrastructure solutions.

The informal event provides opportunities to network and engage with speakers and other guests before, during and after sessions. It is open to both business and technical decision makers, is free of cost and will have complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails available starting at 3:30 PM CST. Sessions will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 PM with additional time for Q&A and networking immediately after the sessions. Interested parties can visit the official event webpage for the event address, session information and registration form http://www.oakwoodsys.com/event-productivity-modern-worker.

Oakwood Systems Group – A Unique Firm in a Booming Tech City

After much success in the Midwest region, Oakwood Systems Group opened its Kansas City office in the summer of 2014 in order to better serve Kansas City-based clients. The move has enabled the firm to be more responsive to local organizations and has resulted in additional growth.

“Kansas City was an obvious choice for expansion,” Oakwood’s CEO, Charles Windsor said. “The city has consistently ranked among the top cities in the nation for high-tech startup density and has become a viable technology destination. I believe Oakwood is and will continue to be a relevant player on the Kansas City tech scene.”

The additional growth has created new positions within the company. Oakwood looks to add several key hires in Application Development, SharePoint and Systems Management within the year. For open positions, visit http://www.oakwoodsys.com/careers/openings/.

About Oakwood Systems Group
Oakwood Systems Group is a Systems Integrator and Solutions Implementer consultancy that is changing the way people do business. Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo, Oakwood delivers transformative solutions to mid-market and Fortune 1000 businesses around the world. Oakwood, a 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010 Microsoft Partner of the Year, brings accountability, experience and award-winning service to every engagement. For more information, visit http://www.OakwoodSys.com.

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