December 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…


What to know about updates to the Microsoft P-Seller Community

You may have heard about the $1.7 trillion total US market opportunity open to Microsoft and our partners through digital transformation driven by Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge. We’re proud of the fact that for every $1 of revenue Microsoft earns, our partner community earns between $8 and $12. That means roughly $1.5 trillion of…


4 Microsoft training offerings to empower your teams

Microsoft is dedicated to enabling our partners to increase their knowledge about Microsoft products and solutions, scale their apps, and improve customer engagement. To do that, we offer a variety of training resources to our partners. Check out these 4 training offerings to help empower your teams by building their expertise and enhancing their skills….


Top stories for US partners the week of December 10

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Looking for partner training courses, community calls, and events? Refer to the…


Join our community call to hear the latest from Modern Workplace

Thanks to everyone who has joined the Modern Workplace Partner Technical Community calls. So far this quarter, we’ve covered a number of topics during our monthly call series, including: Enabling Firstline Workers with Microsoft Teams Azure Security Center WaaS and Microsoft Managed Desktop Service Microsoft Information Protection and Unified Labeling in Microsoft 365 Azure AD…


Industry Accelerators and Power BI Dataflows: Join this month’s community call

Join our monthly Business Applications Community call on December 11 to learn more about the Microsoft Industry Accelerators and Power BI Dataflows. Dynamics 365 announced the Microsoft Power Platform, a connected app platform that unifies access to your data to enable ISVs, SIs, Partners, and Customers to build intelligent, data-driven, task-focused business and analytic applications….


Announcing Microsoft Developer Community: A new community for all your dev resources

John Wiese, Partner Technology Strategist Alex Starykh, Could Solution Architect Microsoft’s US One Commercial Partner (OCP) team is pleased to announce the Microsoft Developer Community. This new community is designed to be a place for developers to find developer-specific information and resources. This community is open to all US-based developers, and can be found within…


Microsoft partner investments: Learn more about offers and incentives

Want to know how to make your customer engagements easier and more profitable? Read on for more information about US partner investments! About partner investments US partner investments consist of two parts: offers and incentives. Offers are designed around specific pre-sales or post-sales engagements with customers, and are managed through the Partner Investment Engine (PIE)…


Top stories for US partners the week of December 3

Find resources that help you build and sustain a profitable cloud business, connect with customers and prospects, and differentiate your business. Read previous issues of the newsletter and get real-time updates about partner-related news and information on our US Partner Community Twitter channel. Looking for partner training courses, community calls, and events? Refer to the…


Learn how to get the most out of new go-to-market services and Microsoft marketplaces

One of the key pillars through which Microsoft supports its partners is by helping them get their solutions in front of more customers. Two integral ways that we do this are: offering a new set of go-to-market benefits, and our marketplaces, AppSource and Azure Marketplace. To help you jumpstart your engagement with these resources, I’ll…