Tip of the Day: Training Videos from Microsoft Virtual Academy


Today’s Tip…

Check out the following video series available on Microsoft Virtual Academy:

 

Getting Started with the Internet of Things (IoT)

Are you wondering how the Internet of Things is being used in commercial and industrial organizations today? Go beyond connected devices, and use the power of intelligent processing to make sense of aggregated data in the cloud—from hundreds, thousands, or even millions of devices. See how predictive analytics based on trends, information, and intelligent processing of data can make a meaningful business impact.

In this in-depth course, learn to use your existing developer skills to solve business problems in new and exciting ways, using free versions of Visual Studio and Windows, along with a Raspberry Pi 2 or 3. Explore Windows 10 IoT Core, see how to develop for Windows and non-Windows IoT devices, and find out how to use Azure IoT Hub and Stream Analytics to establish two-way communication between IoT devices and the cloud. Plus, integrate Arduino device capabilities with Windows 10 device capabilities in a single code project. Check it out!

 

Cloud at Microsoft

Wondering “how Microsoft does IT” with regard to the cloud? Don’t miss this IT Showcase course! Gain insights into how Microsoft is moving to the cloud to support its 180,000 internal users. Learn the best practices Microsoft has created and employed to design, develop, deploy, and operate in the cloud for our global environment. This online course combines presentations and demonstrations in an on-demand setting and covers various topics, including architecture, planning, operations, maintenance, and support of the cloud in the Microsoft global environment.

Watch in-depth presentations from the subject matter experts who design, deploy, manage, and support the Microsoft journey to the cloud. Wrap up the course with multiple best practices and approaches to cloud adoption to use in your own environments to improve operations and business results. Plus, learn how Microsoft develops its strategies to expose and embed cloud business processes and to drive business success.

 

SharePoint at Microsoft

Wondering how Microsoft implements SharePoint globally to support its 180,000 internal users? Continue the exploration of “how Microsoft does IT,” with this IT Showcase course, and gain insights into the best practices Microsoft uses to plan, design, deploy, and operate SharePoint as a strategic collaboration platform both on-premises and in the cloud. This online course combines presentations and demonstrations in an on-demand setting and covers various topics, including architecture, planning, operations, maintenance, and support of SharePoint in the Microsoft global environment.

In an IT-to-IT learning environment, discover Microsoft IT best practices developed while deploying and running SharePoint as a key part of the Microsoft application portfolio. Learn how Microsoft has implemented strategies for search, taxonomy, governance, backup, and disaster recovery. Plus, explore case studies depicting our upgrade journey on-premises and our migration to the public cloud.

 

Skype for Business at Microsoft

Looking for best practices on Skype for Business (formerly Lync) solutions? Continue your exploration of “how Microsoft does IT,” and get insights into how Microsoft deploys and manages Skype for Business solutions to support its 180,000 internal users. Learn about the best practices that Microsoft created and employed to design, develop, deploy, and operate Skype for Business and Enterprise Voice for our global environment.

Examine past, current, and future IM, voice, phone, social networking, and conferencing (audio/video) implementations. Plus, look at service dependencies with the network, PSTN, and end user devices to support our mobile-first, cloud-first vision. This online course combines presentations, discussions, and demonstrations in an on-demand setting and covers various topics, including architecture, planning, operations, maintenance, and support of Lync/Skype for Business at Microsoft.

 

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Beyond “Bring Your Own Device”

You have seen, experienced, and learned about Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). Are you ready to take your learning to the next level? Get an in-depth look at the supporting services and infrastructure to further implement, manage, and protect your technology assets through on-premises and user-owned technologies and devices.

In this demo-rich course, learn the basics of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), including what it does and how it works. Explore ATA architecture, see how to enhance your mobility infrastructure, and look at ways to configure, deploy, and implement ATA. Plus, examine ATA threat detection and get troubleshooting tips, in this EMS training course.

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