Penelope Coventry

Penelope Coventry, M.Sc., is a 10-year recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Office Servers and Services award, with certifications in SharePoint Sever 2016, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010 certifications and Office 365. She is an author and consultant based in the United Kingdom, with more than 30 years of industry experience.

Penny has authored or co-authored more than 10 SharePoint-related books, including Microsoft SharePoint 2016 Step by Step, Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out, and Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Step by Step.

Penny has spoken at a number of conferences, including TechEd North America, and SharePoint and Office 365 conferences, in addition to SharePoint Saturdays and user groups in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Sweden, Norway, and the United Kingdom. She is also a keen supporter of the UK SharePoint User Group #SUGUK community. Penny has worked with SharePoint since 2001, and when she’s not writing, she works as the Product Specialist for a number of clients and as a trainer at Combined Knowledge.


Related Sessions and Workshops

25 October
13:55 - 14:15 Room C

Using an Azure VM to Administer SharePoint Online with PowerShell

Track: Business/Functional

You may have attended Penny's PowerShell session on administering SharePoint Online; however, your organization does not allow you to install software onto you machine, so you can't use the knowledge from Penny's or other PowerShell sessions. In this 20 minute session, Penny will show you how to build in Azure a Windows Server virtual machine [...]

25 October
17:25 - 17:45 Room D

Introducing Logic Apps

Track: Developer

You may have been using SharePoint Designer to automate business processes, and you may have started to use Microsoft Flow to build similar process. With both SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Flow, you may reach a limit as to what you can automate, so what is the next step? With SharePoint Designer, you get would get [...]

26 October
09:00 - 10:15 Room D

The Accidental SharePoint Online Administrator

Track: Business/Functional

Should you use PowerShell to help you administer SharePoint Online? Although there is a new SharePoint Admin Center coming, and therefore you will be able to do more and see more information using the browser, the answer is still YES — In this session, Penny will introduce how to use Windows PowerShell. This session is [...]

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