Tag: SAPIEN Technologies

Renewed as a SAPIEN Technologies MVP for another year!

I received notification earlier this week that I've been renewed for another year (2017) as a SAPIEN Technologies MVP. I'm honored to be associated with SAPIEN Technologies since much of their focus is on PowerShell tools. If you're not familiar with their products, take a look at them on their website. They offer a 45 day evaluation for each of their products so you can try them out before you buy them. They also have forums where you can find assistance with not only their products but general Read more [...]

Learn to Query WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) from PowerShell with SAPIEN WMI Explorer 2016

One of the reasons I like mentoring others and teaching them how to use PowerShell is that I spent the first third of my career pointing and clicking in the GUI. Before PowerShell was released, I had taken a three day MOC (Microsoft Official Curriculum) course on VBScript and two more days on WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation). I wrote a few VBScripts over the years but never really had a desire to learn it like I have PowerShell. I could write a VBScript if required but it seemed too developer Read more [...]

Awarded the SAPIEN MVP Award by SAPIEN Technologies, Inc

I received notification earlier this week that I've been awarded the SAPIEN MVP award for 2015 by SAPIEN Technologies, Inc. As many of you know, I co-authored SAPIEN's Windows PowerShell TFM 4th Edition which is one of the few books on the market that covers PowerShell version 4. I was one of the beta testers for PowerShell Studio 2014. Since I had early access to the product, it only made sense to write a chapter about that product in the new Windows PowerShell TFM book. What Read more [...]