Microsoft Information Protection and Unified Labeling

If you attended the Microsoft Ignite conference or read the about the Modern Workplace announcements at the event, you may have learned about some exciting privacy and compliance announcements. Yes, I used exciting and compliance in the same sentence! At Microsoft Ignite, we announced the availability of centralized management of labels and protection settings in…


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…


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…


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…


New to Microsoft Office 365: Attack Simulator, Data Privacy, and DSR updates

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, we announced several new services and capabilities to Office 365 that can help partners to expand their security and compliance practice and their revenue potential. You can read about all of the announcements from RSA on our Microsoft 365 for Partners blog. This post focuses on…


Innovations and opportunities with Microsoft Teams

Last month at Enterprise Connect, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of Microsoft Teams and shared that over 200K organizations are using Microsoft Teams adding 75,000 new organizations in 6 months. Late last year, we announced that we were bringing the Skype for Business capabilities into Teams—since that announcement, we’ve seen nearly 70% of our Skype…


Modern Workplace Quarterly Update

We are hosting our second Modern Workplace Quarterly Update call on Friday, March 9 at 1 pm Eastern Time. Modern Workplace is the solution area that includes Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security, and Windows and Devices. Our regular call participants know that we have separate monthly calls to cover these solutions under…


Firstline Worker opportunities for Office 365 Partners

If you haven’t yet considered how the new value we included in Microsoft Office 365 F1 for Firstline Workers could grow your practice, I encourage you to take a closer look. In this blog post I will recap that value, the opportunity for Office 365 partners, and provide some resources for you to develop an…


New toolkits for security and GDPR

Join our January 12th call—Security & Compliance Update for Office 365 Partners – to learn about new toolkits for security and GDPR, as well as the Compliance Manager and new updates to Threat Intelligence. Security is big business and continues to demand a growing percentage of the overall IT budget. When it comes to productivity…


Modern Workplace Quarterly Update

Microsoft regularly announces product updates to its Productivity, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S), and Windows & Devices solutions. Join the Modern Workplace Partner Community call on December 8 to hear about the recent developments. Microsoft develops dynamic solutions that constantly evolve to meet customer needs. EM+S is a great example. When that solution first came…