New Technical Communities for Microsoft US Partners

Scott Emigh, Chief Technology Officer, US One Commercial Partner As the Chief Technology Officer of the US One Commercial Partner Organization focusing on enabling partners to build cloud solutions, I’m excited to launch the new solution area technical communities where Microsoft partners can engage with the Microsoft US technical teams. During Microsoft Inspire 2017, you…


Modern Workplace – Collaboration and Voice: Modernizing your SharePoint practice

Digital transformation is driving growth across Microsoft 365, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft OneDrive. As part of Microsoft 365, SharePoint and OneDrive connect the workplace with intelligent content management and intranets. Momentum is strong with more than 300,000 organizations taking advantage of SharePoint and OneDrive as part of Office 365, including 85% of the Fortune 500…


Skype for Business partner training schedule – Fall 2017

Skype for Business enables customers to connect with anyone, anywhere, on any device, with the enterprise security, compliance, and control that businesses expect from Microsoft. Skype for Business for partners Office 365 training for your team Office 365 technical presales and deployment services Office 365 Roadmap Find Skype for Business-related courses on the US Partner…


Resources to plan and deploy Microsoft Teams with Skype for Business

By David Branscome, Partner Technical Architect Over the last couple of months, I’ve received many inquiries from our partners and customers about the direction for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. Is Microsoft Teams going to replace Skype for Business? How can Microsoft Teams be integrated into a Skype for Business infrastructure? How can Teams…


Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation

By Michael Panciroli, Partner Technical Architect – Modern Workspace  In May 2018, a new European Union (EU) privacy regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect and sets a new bar for privacy rights, security, and compliance. GDPR gives individuals greater control over their personal data and imposes many new obligations on organizations…


Office 365 Partners: Cloud productivity and Voice sessions at Microsoft Inspire 2017

  If you’re attending Microsoft Inspire 2017, and interested in learning more about building a profitable practice around Microsoft Office 365 and Voice, you should consider adding this curated list of sessions to your Session Schedule in Connect. These session recommendations include topics like new opportunities in Office 365 & Voice, Advanced Security, and expert guidance…


Office 365 Partners: Business Value Programs for transformative sales success

Transforming a customer’s organization requires thoughtful attention to helping them identify and adopt the right capabilities, aligned to their goals as a company. For Office 365, there are three Business Value Programs you can use with customers that focus on the value, business benefits, and cost savings specific to each customer’s industry. The integrated tools and hands-on experiences…


Office 365 Partner Community: Advanced data governance and threat intelligence

A recent AIIM study found that every 18 months, a corporation doubles the amount of data that it has in its environment (AIIM, Information Management – 2016 and Beyond). But a large percentage of organizations – 45 percent – report that they lack data governance, leaving them open to litigation and data security risks. Add…


Empower employees in the digital workplace with Secure Productive Enterprise

Every day at Microsoft, we think about how we can bring the highest value to your development and growth as a Microsoft partner to move toward increased sales and profitability. This month, we’re creating a moment in time of increased customer-related activity. We invite you to skill up and join us for Digital Transformation Days to Empower…

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