Jeffery Hicks


Jeffery Hicks is a Windows PowerShell MVP with almost 20 years of IT experience. He works as an independent consultant, trainer, and author. His latest book, with Don Jones and Richard Siddaway, is PowerShell in Depth: An administrator's guide (Manning, 2013). You can keep up with Jeff on Twitter or on his blog.

PowerShell 3.0 Essential New Features 

Windows PowerShell is the management engine all IT Pros will need to learn, so why put it off? PowerShell 3.0 offers a wealth of new features that just might change the way you work, and all for the better. If you have been putting off moving to PowerShell 3.0, you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, or you want to learn more, then these sessions are designed for you.

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PowerShell Background Jobs
If you understand how to use background jobs in Windows PowerShell, you can be more efficient and productive.
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PowerShell Basics: Formatting
If you learn how to use the Format-Wide, Format-Table, and Format-List cmdlets, you can take control of Windows PowerShell's formatting system.
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PowerShell Basics: Sorting and Measuring Objects
Sorting and measuring are common PowerShell tasks, so it's important to learn how to use the Sort-Object and Measure-Object cmdlets.
Exploring PowerShell's Group-Object Cmdlet
As the name suggests, the Group-Object cmdlet puts objects into groups. Learn how to use this Windows PowerShell cmdlet to group objects based on existing and custom properties.
PowerShell Basics: Select-Object
If you want to use Windows PowerShell, one cmdlet that you need to master is Select-Object. Find out how to use it to select a certain number of objects, select properties, and select expanded properties.
File Server Management with Windows PowerShell 2
Use these PowerShell commands to simplify a potentially tedious task. By incorporating Windows PowerShell, you can easily get a handle on shared file resources -- and maybe even have a little fun.
Top 10 Active Directory Tasks Solved with PowerShell
Use PowerShell to manage AD -- no scripting required.
Review: NetPointPro 1
Smaller businesses can benefit from this agent-less asset management and inventory system.
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