Speaker - Chirag Patel

Chirag Patel

Office 365 SharePoint Consultant | Patel Consulting

Chirag is an Independent Consultant at Patel Consulting, Chartered IT Professional, TOGAF9 Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (Productivity, Data Management and Analytics) based in London, UK with more than 15 years of industry experience.

He works with a wide variety of clients in many sectors, designing and implementing business collaboration, data and information management solutions and services based on SharePoint and Office 365 technologies to create business value for both themselves and their customers, including UK Microsoft Gold Partners with deployment, upgrade and migration services delivery.

Chirag is an active SharePoint community participant, frequent speaker at local and international events including SharePoint Saturdays (London, Cambridge, Brussels, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, UK, EMEA, India) and Collab365. He is also one of the co-organisers of the SharePoint User Group UK (London) region. In 2011, for his valuable contributions to Microsoft TechNet forums he received a Microsoft Community Contributor Award. In his little spare time he enjoys cycling, cricket and every year participating in Charity bike rides and Duathlons. You can follow Chirag on Twitter at @techChirag and find him online at www.techchirag.com
Sessions
    • Level: 200
      Track: Information Worker, Business Tracks
      With plethora of features and productive tools from Microsoft on constant release, this session will focus on tools such as Delve, OneDrive for Business and Yammer driving optimum SharePoint productivity experience with nuggets of demos.
    • Level: 100
      Track: IT Pro, End-User
      You are at a mercy of your IT service provider who has delivered SharePoint to your organisation and you are ready to go live... but your newly appointed SharePoint expert has found plethora of issues!
      This session focuses on real world scenario on what went wrong and the steps SharePoint expert recommended and actioned to bring the project back on track to drive the replacement of fileshare with SharePoint 2013 and paving the way for better end user adoption.
    • Level: 200
      Track: End-User, Business
      With plethora of features and productivity tools from Microsoft on constant release, this session will focus on tools such as Delve, Office 365 Groups, Office online and many features driving optimum SharePoint productivity experience with nuggets of demos.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      Most organisations use the terms SharePoint upgrade and migration interchangeably, but there are major differences that can have impact on project cost, effort required and skills on the desired outcome. This session aims to solve those hidden costs and differences by discussing the benefits and drawbacks for both upgrade and migration approaches.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      Most organisations use the terms SharePoint upgrade and migration interchangeably, but there are major differences that can have impact on project cost, effort required and skills on the desired outcome. This session aims to solve those hidden costs and differences by discussing the benefits and drawbacks for both upgrade and migration approaches.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      Power BI has evolved rapidly with cool features enabling business user to visualise data and using self-service business intelligence tools and capabilities through Office and dashboard designer. This demo rich session will focus on building a business focused data visualisation information and reporting.
    • Level: 100
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      Office 365 is powered by more productive apps than ever before when compared with SharePoint on-premises. In addition to the user interface and evolving collaboration landscape, this session will cover all the Office 365 collaboration tools and technologies such as Delve, Office 365 Groups, Power BI, Access and SharePoint with no-code and browser based configurations. You will gain invaluable insights and how-to determine what tools to use for what business requirements or scenarios.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      Office 365 has come a long way with tons of productivity apps and tools and enticing features to help businesses stay ahead of their competitors with two-speed IT providers. There is a lot of information and guidance out there but it can be difficult to follow the right direction and approach to implementing Office 365 for your organisation. This session will walk through the process of getting you started giving you an overview of all the capabilities, components and common scenarios that require consideration for successfully building your Office 365 tenant.
    • Level: 100
      Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
      This session will take you on a journey of real world scenario of Office 365 tenant to tenant content migration encompassing SharePoint Online site collections, Office 365 Groups, OneDrive For Business and Office 365 Video with aggressive timeline and deadline for a global retail organisation.
      We will cover:
      - Examining the pitfalls of migrating to a new Office 365 tenant
      - Introducing new standards for consistent structure
      - Phases of project and how they determined what each phase would involve
      - Highlighting technical difficulties encountered and how they were overcome
    • Level: 100
      Track: IT Pro
      Office 365 has come a long way with tons of productivity apps and tools and enticing features to help businesses stay ahead of their competitors with two-speed IT providers. There is a lot of information and guidance out there but it can be difficult to follow the right direction and approach to implementing Office 365 for your organisation. This session will walk through the process of getting you started giving you an overview of all the capabilities, components and common scenarios that require consideration for successfully building your Office 365 tenant.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro
      By default, Office 365 is turned on for external sharing. However, without any planning and considerations some organisations turn this off and plan for later, but businesses can't wait after all collaboration is internal and external! There are plethora of settings and services to allow external sharing to your customers, partners and suppliers. With recent improvements in external sharing, this demo based session will cover the ins and outs for successful implementation of external sharing in Office 365.
    • Level: 200
      Track: IT Pro
      Your organisation has been using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft constantly delivering new and improved apps, services and improved functionalities all the time, but your IT administration burden doesn't get easier! This demo based session will look at the latest experiences of Microsoft 365 Admin centre covering all apps on how you can tailor it to align with your IT team roles and responsibilities.
    • Level: 100
      Track: End-User
      Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint have come a long way and Office 365 ProPlus edition just keeps getting richer in functionality to meet growing demands and be productive in your everyday job. This session will cover many scenarios with demos to help you do things differently, faster and efficiently.

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