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Redesign for the cloud: Building a cloud-first network at Microsoft

Transitioning to the cloud? Adopting cloud technology requires that you support legacy applications as well as new application models for cloud computing—like platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and software as a service (SaaS). Listen in as our experts talk about how we evaluated our network and redesigned our infrastructure to […]

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Microsoft IT uses predictive analytics to improve sales processes and forecasting

Mohit Sharma, Program Manager, talks about 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 bit easier. He discusses how our consolidated tools have reduced manual sales processes and provide business insights through Power BI and […]

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Windows 10 Deployment: tips and tricks from Microsoft IT

At Microsoft today, we think of Windows as a service. Cloud-powered Windows Analytics have streamlined the upgrade to Windows 10 Creators Update for our employees around the world. Our experts share lessons learned and best practices for application compatibility testing, upgrading, readiness, and adopting Windows Hello and Always-On VPN connection. These questions — and more […]

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Microsoft Excel: Basics and beyond (productivity demo)

Brian Moring, productivity trainer with Microsoft IT Showcase, demonstrates how to use Excel for collaboration and increased productivity in the cloud. Find out how to create an Excel workbook, save it to OneDrive, use formulas and functions, and visualize your data in charts and graphs. See how to insert PivotTables and learn how to access […]

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Sharing content securely: Managing and governing SharePoint and Office 365 at Microsoft

In business, employee collaboration with colleagues inside and outside of the company is the name of the game. Finding a balance between readily sharing files and protecting corporate assets is crucial. At Microsoft IT, we get it. With over 400,000 SharePoint team sites, intranet portals, and OneDrive for Business sites, we have a lot to […]

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Watch one seller’s take on transforming sales at Microsoft with Dynamics 365

Mark Schaefer, director of technical sales in the Microsoft Pacific Northwest Region, talks about how his team has experienced digital transformation—how an integrated toolset built on Dynamics 365 and Azure Cloud Services replaced multiple tools, complex processes, and time-consuming administration. This new set of tools boosted team morale and dramatically increased productivity—transforming the team into […]

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Applying data science and machine learning to enhance the user experience

At Microsoft IT, providing great user experiences for employees is more than just product improvement—it’s about enhancing end-to-end experiences that span products and services. Anisha Gautam, Senior Program Manager in Microsoft IT, discusses broad experiences like finding, meeting, collaborating, supporting, and communicating. She talks about how we’re applying data science—using machine learning and algorithms—to analyze […]

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Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME Roundtable May 2017)

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 new features of Skype for Business, factors that affect call quality and reliability, client version control, tenant dial plans, […]

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Cloud at Microsoft (IT Expert roundtable May 2017)

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, and strategies for migrating applications, cloud adoption challenges, Azure architecture, data management in Azure, and much […]

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Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (IT Expert roundtable April 2017)

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 […]

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Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics and beyond (productivity demo)

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 […]

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Securing the modern enterprise with Windows Defender and Windows Defender ATP

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 […]

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