Sessions

Skype for Business at Microsoft (SME roundtable December 2016)

1 week ago
IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Skype for Business at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT implements, maintains, and supports Skype for Business at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss transition and migration strategies, integration with Microsoft Teams, SIP carriers, security, user training, and more. These questions — and […]
Digital transformation at Microsoft: Achieving more with Microsoft Office 365

Digital transformation at Microsoft: Achieving more with Microsoft Office 365

1 month ago
In our Finance organization and across Microsoft, Office 365 Enterprise E5 accelerates our own digital transformation—employees feel empowered to achieve more with business intelligence, collaboration, and productivity. We gather data-driven insights with Power BI Pro and collaborate in the cloud with Skype for Business. To help provide security and ensure compliance, we’re using Advanced Security […]
Deploying production workloads with Azure Resource Manager

Deploying production workloads with Azure Resource Manager

1 month ago
Host Lyle Dodge chats with Pete Apple, Principal Service Engineer, and Todd Robertson, Senior Program Manager, about how Microsoft IT is adopting Azure Resource Manager (ARM) for resource management. They discuss how ARM enables new levels of self-service and infrastructure as code through streamlined resource provisioning. Learn how we are using shared repositories to distribute […]
Protecting network passwords with Windows 10 Credential Guard

Protecting network passwords with Windows 10 Credential Guard

1 month ago
To help protect against credential theft, such as pass-the-hash attacks, Microsoft IT enabled Credential Guard across our network on all Windows 10 devices. Credential Guard isolates derived domain credentials—and the process for managing them—in a secure container, using Hyper-V and virtualization-based security. It’s one more way we reduce our risk profile and secure our network […]
Implementing Windows Hello for Business at Microsoft

Implementing Windows Hello for Business at Microsoft

2 months ago
Windows Hello for Business replaces passwords with strong two-factor authentication by combining an enrolled device with a PIN or biometric user input. Dimitris Papitsis, Service Engineer for Microsoft IT, and Mike Stephens, Senior Program Manager, OS Security, share lessons learned when Microsoft IT deployed Windows Hello for Business on 100,000 Windows 10 devices over existing […]
Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME roundtable October 2016)

Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft (SME roundtable October 2016)

2 months ago
IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Enterprise Mobility at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, deploys, and supports mobility at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Intune, mobile device management, mobile application management, Microsoft PowerApps, rights management services, agentless device management, and more. These questions — and […]
Running a cost-optimized and agile SAP system at Microsoft IT

Running a cost-optimized and agile SAP system at Microsoft IT

2 months ago
Hans Reutter, Principal Service Engineering Manager, and Elke Bregler, Principal Service Engineer, (both of Microsoft IT) share how Microsoft IT is optimizing its SAP implementations through cloud adoption and virtualization. They discuss cloud architecture, modern engineering processes, and agile methods that Microsoft IT uses to reduce risk to SAP business processes while optimizing costs, providing […]
Exploring top features of SQL Server 2016 that enable BI solutions and improve data insights.

Exploring top features of SQL Server 2016 that enable BI solutions and improve data insights.

2 months ago
As an early adopter of SQL Server 2016, Microsoft IT identified four features and enhancements that have the potential to increase productivity for people who design, develop, and maintain critical data storage systems. In this webinar, Anubhuti Varshney, Senior Program Manager, talks about how Microsoft IT evaluated these features and created business intelligence solutions that […]
Cloud at Microsoft (SME Roundtable October 2016)

Cloud at Microsoft (SME Roundtable October 2016)

2 months ago
IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss cloud security, choosing between software as a service and platform as a service, Azure, the Internet of Things, and trends in […]
Shifting responsibilities in Exchange service management after migrating to Exchange Online

Shifting responsibilities in Exchange service management after migrating to Exchange Online

2 months ago
With the transition to Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft IT migrated mailboxes from on-premises Exchange servers to Exchange Online. This shift changed responsibilities for the Exchange service management team, releasing the team from server maintenance tasks such as applying patches or defining server policies. Andrew Kim, IT Service Manager for the Exchange email and calendaring service, […]
How Microsoft IT reduced third-party software spending using Power BI and System Center

How Microsoft IT reduced third-party software spending using Power BI and System Center

2 months ago
Patrick Graff, Senior IT Service Manager with the Software Licensing Service, shares how Microsoft IT cut costs by using data analytics and System Center to understand, analyze, and report on third-party software within Microsoft. Learn how Microsoft IT developed the infrastructure, processes, and reporting to effectively manage, control, and use third-party software licenses within the […]
SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable September 2016)

SharePoint at Microsoft (SME Roundtable September 2016)

3 months ago
IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our SharePoint at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. In this session, they discuss Microsoft Azure, SharePoint governance, permissions, site archival and auditing, and much more. These questions — and more — are discussed […]