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Reach new customers with Microsoft Partner Network events

This month, we focus on how the Microsoft Partner Network can help you reach more customers. Microsoft is committed to collaborating with its partners, and one of our key pillars is to help you reach more customers. We do this in various ways, but this month’s webinars focus on marketing tactics to reach customers, as well as how to leverage….

What makes a great AI partner – Part 1

The two letters heard most frequently at Microsoft Inspire this year were “A” and “I”. In this Partner Tech Perspective, I’d like to take you through some of the approaches we believe will be most effective for our partner community in establishing their Artificial Intelligence (AI) practices and solutions. Let’s tackle this by addressing the three biggest challenges facing successful….

September 2018 Hot Sheet partner training schedule

Welcome to the US Partner Community Hot Sheet, a comprehensive schedule of partner training, webcasts, community calls, and office hours. This post is updated frequently as we learn about new offerings, so you can plan ahead. Looking for product-specific training? Try the links across the top of this blog. Connect and engage with us in the US Partner Community Guide….

Grow your technical skills with Microsoft Dynamics

Join us on September 11 to learn how to access the Dynamics Learning Portal at no charge to deepen your technical skills, followed by the partner spotlight on the shift in B2B client engagement. Leverage the Microsoft Dynamics Learning Portal Last month, we announced the Dynamics Learning Portal (DLP) is now available at no charge to Microsoft partners. Previously, there was….

From Microsoft Inspire: 4 tips for marketing in a social media world

Last month, we had the pleasure of spending a week in Las Vegas with members of the US Partner community for Microsoft Inspire. If you’re new to the partner community, Microsoft Inspire is an annual conference where partners from all over the world come to discover what’s ahead for the next fiscal year, get a jump start on their digital….

Hear from winning partners on how partnering with Microsoft helps you build your business

Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be releasing videos that feature Microsoft partners just like you, who we caught up with during Inspire. You’ll enjoy hearing what these MSUS Partner Award winners have to say about strengthening their business and serving their customers by partnering with Microsoft. The first video, about building your business, includes partners from….

Microsoft Office 365 Government GCC in CSP now available

Organizations at all levels have been tasked with modernizing legacy IT systems, and the many government agencies that still haven’t moved to the cloud could have the opportunity to be transformed with Microsoft. Cloud productivity services are crucial to keeping organizations of all sizes running securely and smoothly in the modern age. In order to help partners address this market….

How to engage the Cloud Enablement Desk to grow your cloud practice

The Microsoft Partner Network offers its members a wealth of resources to help partners grow their cloud businesses, and we know navigating these resources can seem overwhelming. To help with that, the Cloud Enablement Desk offers partners a guided experience in which a Microsoft specialist identifies your business needs and connects you with the right resources and benefits to build….

Key takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft Inspire 2018 provided an unprecedented opportunity for partners to make meaningful connections with even more of the Microsoft community. As we kicked off our fiscal year together, it was more apparent than ever that partnership is the key to staking a claim on $1.7 trillion of digital transformation opportunity in the U.S. Speakers included partners, business leaders, and Microsoft….