October 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…


Closing the Gender Gap with Women-in-Cloud

Gretchen O’Hara, Vice President, Go-To-Market Strategy, One Commercial Partner Last week, I had the honor to speak at the Annual Ideagen Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit, hosted at the United Nations. The theme of the day was Closing the Gender Gap, based on the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Women & Girls. I talked about…


Top stories for US partners the week of October 15

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 what Microsoft Teams has to offer for firstline workers

If you attended the Microsoft Ignite conference or read the about the Modern Workplace announcements at the event, you may have learned that firstline worker capabilities are coming to Microsoft Teams. This announcement is a game-changer for partners considering offers and services to firstline workers. To start let’s define who we mean when we talk…


Top stories for US partners the week of October 8

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…


Quick resources for Microsoft Office 365 Government GCC in CSP

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Office 365 Government GCC in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. Partners focused on public sector industry who are interested in having your organization or your customer’s organization approved for Microsoft Office 365 Government GCC for CSP should review the following useful resources: Office 365 Government service description…


Making the most of AI for your Business Applications practice

Join our monthly Business Applications Community call on October 9 to learn more about extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI). We will give an overview of the AI offerings included in Dynamics 365 and those services available on Azure to build AI into your solutions. Guest presenter Geoff Innis will demonstrate two…


Top stories for US partners the week of October 1

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 information about technical certifications?…


Partner Solution Brief: Meylah integrating tech with tourism and bolstering economies

Microsoft Partner Solution Briefs are an ongoing series aimed at helping you, our partners, learn from one another with real-world examples. The brief provides a quick overview with context on business challenges, real examples of partner solutions, and the outcomes. The challenge Meylah is a US-based cloud service provider and Microsoft Gold Partner bringing smart…


Stay ahead of the curve with upcoming partner webinars

Attend October’s partner webinars to learn about staying connected and how to leverage Microsoft’s technical journeys to earn more. This October, we’ll be focusing on two topics for maximizing your partnership with Microsoft: How to navigate Microsoft and its resources; and The support services available to Microsoft Partner Network Members—namely, technical presales assistance and deployment…


Maximize your business with Microsoft SMB Partner events

Our Microsoft partner SMB community has a number of events scheduled to help you make the most of your partnership and take your business to the next level. We have community calls, webcasts, and trainings planned throughout FY19. Below we have a quick guide to which events are geared especially for your area of expertise,…