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Cloud at Microsoft (IT Expert roundtable May 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together IT Experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer your questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss infrastructure as code, Azure security, strategies for migrating applications, cloud adoption challenges, Azure architecture, data management in Azure, and much more.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (IT Expert roundtable April 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together IT experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer your questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss personal devices on the corporate network, Intune, mobile device management, Azure Active Directory, hybrid environments, Microsoft Teams, securing corporate resources, managing apps for Android and iOS devices, and much more.
Microsoft PowerPoint: Beyond the basics (productivity demo)
On-demand


Brian Moring, productivity trainer with Microsoft IT Showcase, demonstrates how to use Microsoft PowerPoint and share presentations in the cloud. Find out how to make a PowerPoint template, create presentations, design interactive content with the Office Mix add-in, and save it all to OneDrive. Learn how to access PowerPoint from your Windows, iOS, or Android device. Brian answers questions about best practices for using PowerPoint.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME roundtable March 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT implements, maintains, and supports Skype for Business at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Skype Meeting Broadcast, Skype fax service, new features, hardware requirements, security considerations, and much more.
Securing the modern enterprise with Windows Defender and Windows Defender ATP
On-demand


Learn how Microsoft IT helps protect and secure our enterprise network against malware and advanced attacks. Brian Hooper, Senior Security Engineer in Microsoft IT, and Daryl Pecelj, Senior Security Architect in Microsoft IT, discuss Windows Defender and how we use Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to monitor the network for anomalous behavior that may indicate possible malicious attacks or breaches. They answer questions from participants about best practices.
Driving Skype for Business adoption through service improvements
On-demand


Dwight Jones, Senior IT Service Manager, discusses how Microsoft IT is making the transition to Skype for Business—unified communications in the cloud. He shares how we reconciled Microsoft Lync and other technologies to become Skype for Business, and how we’re listening to our users to drive service improvements, increase call quality, and optimize the user experience.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME roundtable March 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Teams, MyAnalytics, search technologies, custom user data, the Office 365 app launcher, third-party tools, taxonomy, access from iOS and Android devices, governance, multifactor authentication, and much more.
Managing and optimizing resources for cloud computing at Microsoft
On-demand


Host Lyle Dodge chats with Pete Apple, Principal Service Engineer, and Rick Ochs, Senior Service Engineer, to learn how Microsoft IT understands our cloud investment and how we implemented cloud resource management and cost optimization strategies. Listen in as they discuss the tools and processes that we built on our journey to an efficient cloud environment.
Enhancing security and reliability with Exchange Online Protection
On-demand


Shad Morris, IT Service Engineer for the Discovery and Collaboration team, shares best practices for increasing email security using Exchange Online Protection. He discusses how Microsoft IT uses both proactive configuration and reactive policies to block threats at the connection, content, and user levels, and he answers questions from participants.
Microsoft OneNote: Basics and beyond (productivity demo)
On-demand


See Microsoft OneNote in action! Brian Moring, productivity trainer with Microsoft IT Showcase, demonstrates how to use OneNote for collaboration and increased productivity. Find out how to create a OneNote notebook, manage your task list and action items, and share notes in meetings. See how OneNote integrates with other Office apps, and learn how to access OneNote from your Windows, iOS, or Android device. Brian answers questions about best practices for using OneNote.
Data Analytics at Microsoft (SME roundtable January 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts to answer questions about how Microsoft IT uses data analytics at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss trends in data management, the value of data analytics, data-driven decision making, Power BI adoption, data in the cloud, Azure, SQL Server 2016, Azure Data Lake, Cortana Intelligence Suite, and much more.
Cloud at Microsoft (SME roundtable January 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss migrating enterprise portfolios to the cloud, best practices for migrating to Azure, cloud security, software as a service (SaaS), hybrid cloud solutions, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, and Azure Stack.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME roundtable January 2017)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Office 365 management, migration to Intune, group policy, device classification, mobile device management with Intune, Azure Active Directory, mobile application management, best practices for engineering teams and mobile application development, and much more.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME roundtable December 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss modern team sites, governance, compliance, user adoption and training, Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and much more.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME roundtable December 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT implements, maintains, and supports Skype for Business at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss transition and migration strategies, integration with Microsoft Teams, SIP carriers, security, user training, and more.
Deploying production workloads with Azure Resource Manager
On-demand


Host Lyle Dodge chats with Pete Apple, Principal Service Engineer, and Todd Robertson, Senior Program Manager, about how Microsoft IT is adopting Azure Resource Manager (ARM) for resource management. They discuss how ARM enables new levels of self-service and infrastructure as code through streamlined resource provisioning. Learn how we are using shared repositories to distribute templates in Azure.
Exploring top features of SQL Server 2016 that enable BI solutions and improve data insights
On-demand


As an early adopter of SQL Server 2016, Microsoft IT identified four features and enhancements that have the potential to increase productivity for people who design, develop, and maintain critical data storage systems. In this webinar, Anubhuti Varshney, Senior Program Manager, talks about how Microsoft IT evaluated these features and created business intelligence solutions that support advanced analytics within databases for deeper data insights.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME roundtable October 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Intune, mobile device management, mobile application management, Microsoft PowerApps, rights management services, agentless device management, and more.
Running a cost-optimized and agile SAP system at Microsoft IT
On-demand


Hans Reutter, Principal Service Engineering Manager, and Elke Bregler, Principal Service Engineer, (both of Microsoft IT) share how Microsoft IT is optimizing its SAP implementations through cloud adoption and virtualization. They discuss cloud architecture, modern engineering processes, and agile methods that Microsoft IT uses to reduce risk to SAP business processes while optimizing costs, providing high service availability, and maintaining a resilient infrastructure.
Implementing Windows Hello for Business at Microsoft
On-demand


Windows Hello for Business replaces passwords with strong two-factor authentication by combining an enrolled device with a PIN or biometric user input. Dimitris Papitsis, Service Engineer for Microsoft IT, and Mike Stephens, Senior Program Manager, OS Security, share lessons learned when Microsoft IT deployed Windows Hello for Business on 100,000 Windows 10 devices over existing infrastructure, including Intune, System Center Configuration Manager, Public Key Infrastructure, and Azure Active Directory.
Cloud at Microsoft (SME roundtable October 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss cloud security, choosing between software as a service and platform as a service, Azure, the Internet of Things, and trends in cloud adoption.
Shifting responsibilities in Exchange service management after migrating to Exchange Online
On-demand


With the transition to Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft IT migrated mailboxes from on-premises Exchange servers to Exchange Online. This shift changed responsibilities for the Exchange service management team, releasing the team from server maintenance tasks such as applying patches or defining server policies. Andrew Kim, IT Service Manager for the Exchange email and calendaring service, shares how the team refocused roles to improve the end-to-end service experience across client devices and applications.
How Microsoft IT reduced third-party software spending using Power BI and System Center
On-demand


Patrick Graff, Senior IT Service Manager with the Software Licensing Service, shares how Microsoft IT cut costs by using data analytics and System Center to understand, analyze, and report on third-party software within Microsoft. Learn how Microsoft IT developed the infrastructure, processes, and reporting to effectively manage, control, and use third-party software licenses within the company.
Managing the Microsoft network (SME Roundtable October 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, implements, manages, and supports the network at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Azure, hybrid environments, network security, multifactor authentication, network traffic, virtual networks, and much more.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable September 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Azure, SharePoint governance, permissions, site archival and auditing, and much more.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME Roundtable September 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT implements, maintains, and supports Skype for Business at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss hybrid deployment, user sentiment, video features, connection issues, user provisioning, and much more.
Rolling out Microsoft Office in one of the most demanding environments—Microsoft (SME Roundtable July 2016)
On-demand


Gain insight into best practices Microsoft IT has used to plan, deploy, and manage Office 365 ProPlus 2016, as well as how System Center Configuration Manager streamlined the upgrade process.
Microsoft IT enables information discovery with enterprise search and Delve
On-demand


Microsoft IT hosts more than 350 million Office 365 documents and other content, serving 200,000 users around the globe. Helping employees find what they need to be effective in their jobs required new approaches to deliver integrated search experiences. Program managers David Johnson, Sam Crewdson, and Rene Sanchez Almaguer share how we used Delve, SharePoint 2016 with hybrid services, and Office 365 Search to deliver rationalized search and discovery experiences.
Cloud at Microsoft (SME roundtable June 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, monitors, and supports cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss evaluating applications for PaaS or SaaS, monitoring your cloud infrastructure, migrating to Office 365, and using SharePoint Online compliance and records management—and lots more!
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (July 2016 SME Roundtable)
On-demand


IT Showcase brings together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. Get candid answers from our experts as they share insights and mobility best practices developed by Microsoft IT.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable May 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss running SharePoint on Azure, organizing and sizing site collections, ransomware protection, user profiles, eDiscovery, and much more.
Modern deployment options in Windows 10
On-demand


Microsoft IT Project Managers Amrinder Singh Chadha and Stephon Watson discuss how the deployment options for Windows 10 have introduced new, streamlined ways to roll out other applications at Microsoft.
How Microsoft IT manages its move to the cloud
On-demand


Learn how Microsoft IT has transitioned from classic, on-premises IT hosting to a hybrid cloud management organization. Senior Program Manager Lyle Dodge discusses the evolution of Microsoft IT from on-premises hosting to a cloud services broker.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME roundtable April 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT implements, monitors, maintains, and supports Skype for Business at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Lync Room System, hybrid servers, wireless infrastructure, redundancy, normalization rules, call flow monitoring, quality analysis, and much more.
Cloud at Microsoft (SME roundtable April 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, monitors, and supports cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss agile methodology, network traffic patterns, cloud adoption, hybrid cloud, Office 365, cloud efficiencies, metrics, and much more.
Creating the business intelligence ecosystem at Microsoft
On-demand


Kirkland Barrett, Director of Business Programs, discusses how Microsoft IT promotes awareness of Power BI to increase adoption of its self-service business intelligence tools. He shares the benefits we’ve seen and some “gotchas” we faced along the way.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft
On-demand


This session covers “How Microsoft Does IT” and implements mobile solutions globally to support 200,000 internal Microsoft users. Specifically, this session will give you insight into the best practices Microsoft has employed in planning, designing, deploying, and operating mobile solutions.
SharePoint at Microsoft
On-demand


Learn insight into best practices Microsoft has employed in planning, designing, deploying, and operating SharePoint as a strategic platform to globally support 200,000 internal Microsoft employees.
Cloud at Microsoft
On-demand


Understand how Microsoft is moving to the cloud to support 200,000 internal users, as well as best practices Microsoft has created and employed in designing, developing, and operating in the cloud for our global environment.
Skype for Business at Microsoft
On-demand


Gain insight into how Microsoft deploys and manages Lync/Skype for Business and conferencing solutions to support 200,000 internal users and learn best practices Microsoft has created and employed in designing, developing, and operating Lync, and Enterprise Voice for our global environment.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME Roundtable March 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss mobile application development, Intune, Azure AD, mobile device management, lost or stolen devices, access to corporate information, conditional access, and much more.
Cloud at Microsoft (SME Roundtable March 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, monitors, and supports cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss necessary cultural changes, corporate connectivity, security, migration engineering principles, telemetry, PaaS, and much more.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable March 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Delve, data sovereignty, external sharing, single sign-on, multifactor authentication, automatic deletes, InfoPath, and much more.
How Microsoft IT uses System Center Configuration Manager for client patch management
On-demand


In this webinar, Ashok Gopala Krishnan, Service Manager, explains how we use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager for patch management of PCs, including the patching process, the user experience, and best practices.
How Microsoft IT manages resource efficiency in Azure and on-premises
On-demand


When IT professionals transition infrastructure to a hybrid cloud environment, they face the challenge of efficiently allocating server resources. This webinar describes our strategic approach to analyzing and identifying underused resources and implementing Microsoft IT solutions.
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable January 2016)
On-demand


IT subject matter experts IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss SharePoint migration, data synchronization, application development, taxonomy, data loss prevention, data classification, infrastructure, and much more.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME Roundtable January 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss DevOps, agile methodology, testing, flighting, enterprise applications, identity management, authentication methods, and much more.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME Roundtable February 2016)
On-demand


IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, monitors, and supports cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss necessary cultural changes, corporate connectivity, security, migration engineering principles, telemetry, PaaS, and much more.
How Microsoft IT empowers Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs with an Azure data platform
On-demand


Jaydeep Baliram Sawant, Senior Software Engineering Manager, and Krishna Sagar, Program Manager, walk through how Microsoft IT uses Microsoft Azure data services and analytics tools to ensure that Corporate, External and Legal Affairs has an effective and scalable data platform.
How Microsoft IT adapted its network for the cloud
On-demand


Microsoft IT is migrating its application portfolio to the public cloud and has taken steps to improve network performance and reliability. In this webinar, Principal Network Architect, David Lef, talks about the network architecture Microsoft IT is using to embrace cloud computing.
How Microsoft IT supports internal users with on-site and desk-side support
On-demand


Alex Agudelo, Senior IT Manager, provides a high-level overview of how Microsoft IT supports internal users via our on-site support solution, Tech Link, and through desk-side support.
How Microsoft IT manages and governs the internal SharePoint environment
On-demand


David Johnson, Senior IT Program Manager, and Carrie Doring, Senior Business Program Manager walk through how Microsoft IT uses a combination of custom solutions, organizational policy, and user communications to ensure that Microsoft content is protected and relevant to users.
How Microsoft IT Manages SAP Risk and Downtime
On-demand


In this webinar, a panel of experts discuss multiple options to reduce risk to your SAP business processes, safeguard against unplanned downtimes, and minimize planned downtimes. They also discuss architectural options and processes that will help you achieve great service availability and minimize risks during releases, upgrades, and other big changes.
How Microsoft IT manages authentication and authorization in a hybrid cloud world
On-demand


In this webinar, Laura Hunter, Principal Enterprise IT Architect, discusses how Microsoft IT strikes a balance among enterprise authentication requirements, security, privacy, and compliance while creating a great user experience for those who want to stay connected and productive anywhere on any device.
How Microsoft IT uses System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager in the datacenter
On-demand


In this webinar, Jeremy Young, Senior Service Engineer on the Manageability Team, talks about the processes and tools that Microsoft IT uses to manage configuration of data center servers by using System Center Configuration Manager and patch management disciplines.
How Microsoft IT uses Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 to provide collaboration and portal services in a hybrid enterprise
On-demand


In this webinar, David Johnson, a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft IT, discusses how Microsoft uses Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 to support information sharing through portals, team sites, OneDrive for Business, and discovery solutions. David also discusses the Microsoft internal hybrid footprint, moving to the cloud, enhancing security, and creating a great user experience. There will be opportunities for questions throughout the presentation.
SharePoint at Microsoft (No in-person sessions are scheduled at this time)
In-person


Learn insight into best practices Microsoft has employed in planning, designing, deploying, and operating SharePoint as a strategic platform to globally support 200,000 internal Microsoft employees.
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (No in-person sessions are scheduled at this time)
In-person


This session covers “How Microsoft Does IT” and implements mobile solutions globally to support 200,000 internal Microsoft users. Specifically, this session will give you insight into the best practices Microsoft has employed in planning, designing, deploying, and operating mobile solutions.
Cloud at Microsoft (No in-person sessions are scheduled at this time)
In-person


Understand how Microsoft is moving to the cloud to support 200,000 internal users, as well as best practices Microsoft has created and employed in designing, developing, and operating in the cloud for our global environment.
Skype for Business at Microsoft (No in-person sessions are scheduled at this time)
In-person


Gain insight into how Microsoft deploys and manages Lync/Skype for Business and conferencing solutions to support 200,000 internal users and learn best practices Microsoft has created and employed in designing, developing, and operating Lync, and Enterprise Voice for our global environment.
Microsoft IT uses predictive analytics to improve sales processes and forecasting
Live-stream


Join Mohit Sharma, Program Manager, to learn how Microsoft IT has implemented predictive analytics built on Azure Machine Learning for the sales team—making the jobs of sellers, sales managers, and sales executives at Microsoft a little easier. He’ll discuss how our consolidated tools have reduced manual sales processes and provide business insights through Power BI and Cortana Intelligence Suite, resulting in accelerated pipeline management and more accurate sales forecasting.
July
12
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