TechEd 2014 N.A. – My Breakout Session – Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator: Runbook Design 101

This year i have been so lucky to have a session about Orchestrator accepted!

It will be  introduction to best practices, both beginner and for more experienced orchestrators.

Looking forward to it!


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DCIM-B375 Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator: Runbook Design 101

Thursday, May 15 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Speaker(s): Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen

Track: Datacenter and Infrastructure Management

Session Type: Breakout

Topic: Microsoft System Center

Get introduced to runbook design from start to finish. This session focuses on planning your runbooks, designing the runbooks, and best practices learned from experience in the field. For both beginners and experienced orchestrators!

By | 2014-03-26T15:20:35+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Automation, Events|1 Comment

About the Author:

Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen

Twitter: @JakobGSvendsen

Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen is a Microsoft Cloud and Data Center Management MVP (, Working as Global Lead Developer, Senior Consultant and Trainer at CTGlobal, where he is one of the driving forces in keeping CTGlobal a System Center Gold Partner and member of the System Center Alliance.

Since he started at Coretech in 2007, he has focused on Scripting and Development, primarily developing tools, extensions and scripts for the System Center Suite. His main area is Automation (including OMS/Azure Automation, Service Management Automation, PowerShell and Orchestrator). Another area is Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack, where he does implementation, development, workshops and presentations. He is a world-wide renowned voice in the Automation field.

He is passionately devoted to the community, to which he contributes by being a moderator at TechNet and sharing his knowledge at

  • Co-founder: PowerShell User Group Denmark
  • Speaker at MMS 2016, Minneapolis (
  • SCU Europe 2014, 2015, 2016 (
  • Microsoft TechEd North America 2014, Houston
  • NIC 2012,2013,2014,2015, Oslo (
  • Microsoft CampusDays 2011, 2013, Copenhagen
  • Microsoft TechDays 2015, Sweden (
  • Microsoft Partner Event: New in SC2012 SP1
  • User group meetings (PSUG.DK , SCUG.DK/BE/NO, AZMUG + more)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer.
  • Microsoft Scripting Guys Forum Moderator

Main working areas:

  • Automation (Azure Automation, SMA, SCO)
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack
  • System CenterVisual Studio Team Services / Team Foundation Server
  • Development:C#.Net, VB.NET, VBScript, PowerShell, Service Manager, OpsMgr, ConfigMgr
  • Orchestrator
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack


  • Azure Automation
  • Service Management Automation
  • System Center Orchestrator
  • PowerShell, VBScript, C#.Net, VB.Net
  • Windows Azure Pack / Azure Stack Development Workshops

One Comment

  1. Victor Delgado May 16, 2014 at 5:21 - Reply

    Thaks Jakob… This was definitely the most useful and practical session for me at TechEd…lots of concrete practices and theory backed up by examples that we can immediately take back to help fix our SCORCH servers and improve future Runbooks. Looking forward to all the samples.

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