Automation is key to the efficient operation of the IT environment in organizations of any size. Manual administration is costly, time-consuming, and prone to errors. Not only that, manual administration imposes a big training burden on IT teams whenever a new person is hired.

PowerShell opens up a big opportunity for IT organizations to begin automating and streamlining anything from routine ad-hoc tasks, to provisioning processes, complex workflows, and even monitoring.

If you’re looking for:

  • A solution for automating an operational task
  • A script to streamline a migration project
  • An automated way to pull regular reports about your environment

…or something else, then get in touch.

Paul Cunningham is a Microsoft MVP in Office Servers and Services, specialising in Office 365 and Exchange Server. Paul is a strong advocate for using PowerShell to automate and streamline tasks in IT organizations of any size. You can see more of Paul’s PowerShell work such as Exchange Analyzer and the popular Exchange Server Health Report Script in his Github repo, or the TechNet Script Gallery.