Friday, May 1, 2009

K2 May User Group

Anthony Petro (Technical Product Manager for K2) will be presenting on the 90x releases for K2 blackpearl and blackpoint. Please tune in and ask questions.


Tuesday, May 12, 11am-1pm central time

Phillip Knight from Merit Energy will be hosting the K2 user group meetings at Merit Energy, located at 13727 Noel Road, 2nd Floor Conference room, Tower 2, Dallas, Texas 75240. Parking information is included in the linked map below. Remote attendance information is included at the bottom of this message.

Link to map: Reminder: Merit Energy is on the 5th floor, but the meeting will be held in a 2nd floor conference room. Once off the elevator, go to the reception area and we will bring you back to the conference room.

Please RSVP to me via email
whether you are attending via live meeting or if you will be attending in person (so that we can plan for the number of people to order food for).

Check out the K2 Underground site and our user group at We are posting webexes/live meetings from our meetings at this site.

06/9/2009 11am – 1pm
07/14/2009 11am – 1pm
08/11/2009 11am – 1pm
09/8/2009 11am – 1pm
10/13/2009 11am – 1pm

Meeting Agenda:
11-11:15 Networking/Refreshments
11:15-11:30 Announcements/Intros of New people
11:30-11:45 Tips & Tricks
11:45-12:45 Technical Presentation
12:45-1:00 Meeting Wrapup

The Announcements section of the meeting will include any information regarding K2 upcoming events and user group events as well as brief introductions of our presenter and refreshment provider.

The Tips & Tricks Presentation is when we as members can pose questions to each other on projects that we are working on and having difficulty with. It is also a time when if we have learned something that we feel will be helpful to others, we can share it with the group. Bring yours to share/ask.

Meeting Presentation & Company & Sponsor:

We thank Anthony Petro from K2 for
presenting at our May K2 user group meeting. Anthony will be giving our K2 User group a sneak peak at the new features coming up in the 90x release of K2 BlackPearl. Don't miss this meeting, you will be the first of the K2 user community to know what's new.

We thank K2 for providing our presenter and Joe Bocardo from K2 for sponsoring our refreshments at our May meeting.

K2 blackpoint, a subset of K2 blackpearl features, provides unparalleled capabilities and affordability. It also offers an upgrade path so that organizations can grow their investment and add complexity over time, if needed.

For more information, go to

The K2 platform is for delivering process-driven applications that improve business efficiency. Visual tools make it easy for anyone to assemble reusable objects into applications that use workflow and line-of-business information.

K2-based solutions are deployed by a growing number of the global Fortune 100. K2 is a division of SourceCode Technology Holdings, Inc. based in Redmond, Washington, and has offices all over the world.

For more information, contact Joe Bocardo at

Meeting Presenter:

Anthony Petro resides in Silverthorne, Colorado and is the Technical Product Manager for K2. He started his professional career in the consulting world 14 years ago and has always remained focused on Microsoft technologies and solutions. He joined Microsoft in 2001 and spent the next 5 years heavily immersed in SharePoint Joint Development Programs bridging the gap between the product development teams in Redmond and the enterprise customers around the world. He was a strong contributor to the SharePoint community in its infancy focused on teaching the masses about the complexities of search and enterprise scale and using products such as K2 filling the enterprise workflow gaps of SharePoint. He joined K2 in 2006 to help bring K2 blackpearl to market through early adopter programs that spanned the alpha and beta cycles through to RTM. Anthony remains actively involved in early adopter programs for K2 blackpoint and K2 connect and planning the future releases of all product lines.

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Our next meeting announcement will be sent out next Tuesday.

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