Microsoft Inspire: Recommended teamwork and intelligent communications sessions


It's a great year to be attending Microsoft Inspire! This year, you’ll find an array of new opportunities to explore and consider for growing your business. Make the most of your time investment by reviewing the Modern Workplace Teamwork and Intelligent Communications sessions you’d like to attend, then adding them to your personal MyInspire agenda. While there are many great sessions to choose from, I’ve curated a list of sessions that I wanted to highlight should you be looking for recommendations.

General sessions

Delivered by Microsoft executives and other industry leaders centered around emerging partner business opportunities, sessions will highlight scenarios which showcase solution possibilities for your customers.

Monday, July 16

OFC01 – Building a modern workplace today with Microsoft 365

OFC100 – Microsoft 365 teamwork: Vision, product roadmap, and partner opportunities for empowering teamwork and collaboration

OFC200 – Delivering on Microsoft’s vision for intelligent communications

WIN01 – Microsoft 365 and the modern desktop opportunity

SEC100 – Delivering Microsoft’s vision for security and compliance

Tuesday, July 17

OFC300 – Demystifying Microsoft 365 in SMB to acquire more customers

Breakout sessions

Breakout sessions are interactive sessions focused on a broad range of topics from leadership skills to advanced technology solutions. They may include demonstrations, tips and tricks, and best practices.

Tuesday, July 17

OFC111 – Monetizing the opportunity to enhance collaboration with Microsoft Teams, the hub for teamwork

OFC212 – The journey to Microsoft Teams: The intelligent communications roadmap and opportunity

OFC502 – Transform productivity with apps and insights built with Microsoft Graph and Azure

OFC400 – How FastTrack Ready can help drive your Microsoft 365 success

Theater sessions

Presented in The Commons, these 20-minute, theater-style sessions are delivered by Microsoft and partner subject matter experts.

Monday, July 16

OFC101t – Adoption and change management: Current trends and learnings from the field

OFC104t – Ask us anything session with the Microsoft Teams engineering team

OFC206t – Connecting you with simplicity and productivity: Voice device solutions for Office 365, Microsoft Teams, and Skype for Business

OFC207t – Drive adoption and change management for intelligent communications

Tuesday, July 17

OFC109t – Top tips for leveraging Yammer and Microsoft Teams in your practice

OFC113t – Build apps and services to extend Office 365 with the Microsoft Teams platform

Wednesday, July 18

OFC505t – Streamline workflows with the power of the Office 365 platform

Workshop Sessions

Highly interactive sessions where attendees work together to solve business challenges, apply concepts to real-life situations, and exchange ideas.

Monday, July 16

OFC208w – Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams: Planning engagements

Wednesday, July 18

OFC116w – Win and deliver at scale with new offerings supporting Microsoft content services (enterprise content management)

Immersive Sessions

Facilitated, hands-on experiences that allow you to get deep insight and knowledge of specific solutions, products, or technologies. Seating is limited in these sessions to provide a more intimate discussion.

There are two immersive sessions that I wanted to highlight as well—the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) and the Value Discovery Workshop (VDW). The CIE program has been around for many years and one that we continue to invest in. I encourage partners to consider CIE with your customers to show them what's possible with Microsoft 365 in an interactive virtual environment and how it can address their business needs. Additionally, the VDW session walks through how to prepare and conduct a VDW with your customers, helping you with business value conversations. Each will have several sessions which will run throughout the conference so please check the schedule.

CIE01i – Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) training: Show what’s possible with Microsoft 365

VDW01i – Value Discovery Workshop (VDW) training: Drive business value with Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 at the Commons

The Commons offers a breadth of networking opportunities that can help you build new business and expand your network. I’ll be joined at the Commons Modern Workplace booths by Microsoft 365 experts, who will be available to answer all your questions. You can also find me at the GDPR booth, so please stop by and say hello!

There are so many valuable sessions to attend at Microsoft Inspire. Be sure to register today so you can take advantage of all these opportunities, and follow @MSInspireUS and #MSInspire to stay up-to-date on all the news before the event!

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