You may find my TechEd 2007 Powershell presentation useful. See the SVR308_Green.pdf attachment below.
- "What is Powershell";
- "How to get started";
- "Examples of Powershell in action";
It also contains some Q&A and tips at the end.
Why not add some personality to your monitoring scripts....
PS> $v = new-object -com sapi.spvoice
PS> $v.speak("Powershell is so good, it speaks for itself.")