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1:Many, Chalk Talks and Practice Accelerators for August 2013

1:Many, Chalk Talks and Practice Accelerators for August 2013

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Sivakumar Venkataraman - Click for blog homepageThis is the eighth of a series of articles which we have planned to publish every month. This article contains the list of 1:Many sessions and Practice Accelerator workshops which we have scheduled EXCLUSIVELY for partners on a monthly basis, so that partners can get benefitted from these workshops.

If you are a partner of Microsoft, please feel free to register for these sessions and improve your readiness on the latest and super cool technologies. In case you are a customer, you can get in touch with your partner and they would be able to deliver these sessions to you. The details of these sessions are provided below. All times mentioned below are based on Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Note: You can click on the registration links below each session to register for these sessions.

1:Many Sessions and Chalk Talks Listing

Delivery Date : 8/1/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk - Feature differences between  Dynamics NAV 2009 & NAV 2013  
Description : In this Chalk talk let us discuss how significantly NA 2013 has improved compared to the previous version of NAV. Learn the new features and their uses. We can discuss topics like: New clients, Query object, Odata web services, The new perpetual licensing, Charting and reporting in NAV, Job queue and background posting, XMLPorts, performance improvements, The new debugger etc.,   Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged     Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session 
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=845835

Delivery Date : 8/2/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Microsoft Dynamics AX Momentum Workshop: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Financials 
Description : This training will cover some of the basic financial functionality available in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Individuals will be introduced to set up processes in General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and the Bank module. We will cover the use of multicurrency, intercompany, and consolidated accounting. Additionally, individuals will learn about the multiple advanced payment options, how to produce customer account statements, complete year-end close functionality, and produce financial statements. After completing this training, individuals will be able to:  Set up General Ledger  Set up a Chart of Accounts  Set up Journals   Enter General Ledger Transactions  Set up Bank Accounts and Bank Parameters  Enter Bank Transactions   Set up Accounts Payable   Enter Accounts Payable Transactions  Set up Accounts Receivable  Enter Accounts Receivable Transaction  Create financial statements  Close a fiscal year  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=845837

Delivery Date : 8/5/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Momentum Workshop: Developer Training for CRM 2011 
Description : Get the details on what's new in CRM 2011 and what's different from CRM 4.0.  See first hand the client-side and server-side customizations that are available in the latest version, and the backward compatible customizations. Windows Azure AppFabric integration is also covered.    
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=773049

Delivery Date : 8/5/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Practice Accelerator - Private Cloud (Datacenter Infrastructure and Management/ Modern Datacenter) 
Description : IT decision makers look to implement advanced capabilities found in the newest platforms to meet the complex business needs set forth by the changing imperatives of their organization. Specific ways IT decision makers can address business challenges today include eliminating disparate systems, removing infrastructure silos, managing service levels and lowering the cost of IT. Windows Server 2012 can help organizations overcome the challenges by providing a strong virtualization platform and creating the foundation for private cloud solutions. New and enhanced features in Windows Server 2012 provide high-performance and scalability, increased control, and improved service levels. Practice Accelerator for Datacenter Infrastructure is a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices that can help you identify customer requirements and project scope, analyze customer needs, and deploy core foundational virtualization fabric infrastructure based on Windows Server 2012.
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846180

Delivery Date : 8/6/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Chalk Talk on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/Remote Desktop Services
Description : Thinking of implementing a VDI solution but still have a lot of questions?  Join our VDI/RDS Chalk Talk session for answers to questions like: what are the use case scenarios for VDI?  Do I really need virtual machines or can an RD Session Host fulfill my needs?  What are some of the new out of box features of VDI with Windows Server 2012?  What about performance over the WAN?  All these, and much more.
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=828923

Delivery Date : 8/8/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Chalk talk :  Making decision to move to SharePoint Online or staying with SharePoint 2013 On premises
Description : Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged Chalk talk on SharePoint Online (0365) (wave 14/15) – how  to make it work for your org – This is the chalk talk that will help you to discover what SharePoint online has and how can it accomplish your business process. Question the SME’s how can you accomplish what you think you can accomplish a business process that you can do in on premises. Discuss about the tradeoffs between SharePoint online and SharePoint on premises and have discussions on available features / Cost saving / ROI/ Flexibility and customizations. Audience – IT Professional Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session.
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846090

Delivery Date : 8/9/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk - Designing and Deploying an Active Directory Infrastructure in Windows Server 2012 
Description : Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged     Chalk Talk on Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure - Bring your questions to this fully interactive session to gain understanding regarding the different approaches for Designing or Redesigning an Active Directory Infrastructure with Windows Server 2012. This session can help you identify the right solution and set of tools to meet special requirements. Present your customer scenarios and get expert advice from consultants with right set of expertise.     Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session.    
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=837502

Delivery Date : 8/12/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Windows 8 with C#/VB and XAML – Building Windows 8 apps with technologies you love! 
Description : Are you a WPF/Silverlight developer? Do you want to tap into the unlimited potential that the Windows 8 phenomenon is going to offer? This is the right place to get your questions answered! This will be a fully interactive session where we discuss what you need to know as a .NET developer to build Windows 8 applications. We’ll discuss how to get started with Windows 8 development, see how it works behind the scenes, look at the tools we use to build these apps and pretty much anything you see fit from a “Hello World” to pushing the app to the Windows Store.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846183

Delivery Date : 8/13/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Office 365 :Exchange Online Protection (EOP)  and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE) 
Description : This session is for partners to gain understanding,  new features and concepts  Exchange online Protection (EOP) and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE).  Use this session to understand, get best practices and learn about what it takes to setup and configure EOP and EHE . Present your own scenarios to the consultant and receive tailored, interactive advice on how to proceed with your customers. You can discuss your projects, Planning, Designing  and configuration questions on Exchange Online Protection (EOP)  and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE) and Office 365.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846185

Delivery Date : 8/15/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk - MR - Consolidation & Currency Translation
Description : Agenda Currency Translation• Update Multicurrency Setup o  Select the currencies to translateo  Choose the exchange table ID’s for each currency translation typeo  Choose the exchange table ID for budget translation•  Update currency translation type for accounts o  Set currency translation type for each accounto  Mass update accounts for currency translation type•  Enter translated beginning balance information o  Translated beginning balance information for average and historical typeso  Enter translated beginning balance amounts for a new translation currencyo  Correct translated beginning balance amountsConsolidation•         Consolidation across one or multiple ERP’s with different chart of accounts•         Consolidation across one or multiple ERP’s with different fiscal periods•         Consolidating data from Non-Dynamics ERP’s•         How to include elimination entries•         Scenarios where company does not own 100% of subsidiaries.   Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged  Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846187

Delivery Date : 8/16/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Microsoft Office 365 Workshop: Delegated Administration
Description : What is Delegated Administration? Through Delegated Administration, you can perform simple administrative tasks for your Office 365 customers, such as adding users and resetting passwords, or more technical tasks such as adding a domain. The Microsoft Office 365 Workshop: Delegated Administration will give an overview of Delegated Administration in Office 365. We will discuss sending trial invitations and purchase offers to potential Office 365 customers, as well as how to offer delegated administration to current Office 365 customers and use the “Find and Assist” feature to administer Office 365 tenants on their behalf. 
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=820184

Delivery Date : 8/19/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Flexible Workstyle (Windows 8) 
Description : Today's enterprise organizations need to provide convenient and safe access to meaningful corporate information while allowing end users the flexibility to work across a broad range of technologies and platforms. A new approach to solving these problems is to fully understand the needs of both the individual end user as well as the needs of IT in order to develop an effective strategy to maximize productivity and delight the user.  Flexible Workstyle provides an overview of a persona based solutions approach for enabling Flexible Workstyle to address customer scenario such as Consumerization of IT and "Bring your own device"   Practice Accelerator for Flexible Workstyle is a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices that can help you identify customer requirements and project scope, analyze customer needs, and deploy client solution on Windows 8.
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846249

Delivery Date : 8/19/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Simple and intermediate reporting in Dynamics NAV 2013 
Description : This course will showcase how to design and develop a report in Dynamics NAV 2013. The demo/ workshop will include: • Reporting – Creating a Simple Dataset• Reporting – Creating the RDLC Report Header• Reporting – Adding a Table Control to RDLC Report Body• Reporting – Create Groups for Table Control• Reporting – Toggle Visibility for Groups & Details• Reporting – Create Document Map for Enhanced Report Interactivity• Reporting – Implement Interactive Sorting for Detail Rows                    
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846190

Delivery Date : 8/20/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk on Dynamics CRM Client for Outlook 
Description : Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged.   Bring your questions to this fully interactive session to gain understanding on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Client for Microsoft Office Outlook. Use this chalk talk to ask questions and learn about features in the client and deployment options. Get details on functionality like how synchronization works, how tracking emails work. Present your own scenarios to the consultant and receive tailored, interactive advice on how to proceed with your customers   Audience – IT Professional   Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=837580

Delivery Date : 8/21/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk: OAuth and Application Identity in SharePoint 2013 
Description : Have you ever wondered how to develop an application that can be deployed independent of SharePoint farm while still being able to access SharePoint data? Developers used different techniques (e.g., remote authentication/storing user credentials offline) but achieving this model till SharePoint 2010 was both very tricky as well as, sometimes, not recommended. This has all changed with SharePoint 2013.Welcome to the world of “remote apps “in SharePoint 20113. Remote apps allow developers to develop and host their applications independent of SharePoint farm. In order to introduce this functionality, SharePoint 2013 embraced some new concepts like OAuth. Using Remote Apps with OAuth allows developer to access SharePoint data without ever worrying about storing user credentials and provide more flexibility and privacy to user as well.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=837571

Delivery Date : 8/22/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Chalk Talk for Exchange Online Protection (EOP)  and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE)
Description : Chalk Talk for Exchange Online Protection (EOP)  and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE). Bring your questions to this fully interactive session to gain understanding,  new features and concepts  Exchange online Protection (EOP) and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE).  Use this session to ask your questions and learn about what it takes to setup and configure EOP and EHE . Present your own scenarios to the consultant and receive tailored, interactive advice on how to proceed with your customers. You can discuss your projects, Planning, Designing  and configurtion questions on Exchange Online Protection (EOP)  and Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE).
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=841166

Delivery Date : 8/23/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Chalk Talk for Methodology and Migrating Scenario from VMware to Windows Server 2012  Hyper-V
Description : Chalk Talk is a direct collaboration with Microsoft experts. The session will be presented via Microsoft Live Meeting.  Be prepared with audio to ask your questions.  This is a fully interactive session and your full participation is encouraged   Chalk Talk for Methodology and Migrating Scenario from VMware to Windows Server 2012      Hyper-V - Bring your questions to this fully interactive session to gain understanding regarding the different approaches for migration Virtual Machine from VMware to Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization Technology. This session can help you identify the right solution and set of tools to meet special requirements. Present your customer scenarios and get expert advice from consultants with right set of expertise.   Cost – 1.5 advisory hours will be deducted from your organization for this session.   Audience – IT Professional
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=830044

Delivery Date : 8/26/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Get Social with SharePoint 2013 
Description : SharePoint just got a lot more Social!!The social computing and collaboration features in SharePoint 2013 offer an improved administration and user experience, in addition to new functionality for enterprise users to share and collaborate with others in their organization. The introduction of Community Sites offers a forum experience to categorize discussions around subject areas, and the improvements to My Sites offer a more intuitive workflow for users to develop their personal profiles, store content, and keep up-to-date with activities of interest through the use of the new microblog and feeds experience. Join the session to explore roadmap for this transformative technology, and also the opportunity for business value.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=837671

Delivery Date : 8/26/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence 
Description : In this world of stiff corporate competition and advanced IT resources, quality business intelligence (BI) can make all the difference to your customers’ success. Empower your customers to make better, faster, well-informed decisions that will deliver the right information to the right people at the right time. This Practice Accelerator can help you assess your customers’ business and technology needs and design a solution to facilitate wide-spread end-user adoption. Show customers how you can help them harness the power of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 to reduce the complexity of organizing and distributing information, enable better business decisions, and improve their bottom line.  
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846280

Delivery Date : 8/27/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : SharePoint 2013 Migration Best Practices /Issues 
Description : This  online webinar will include the introduction to Best approaches for Migrating from MOSS 2007 / SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 . It will also cover the known issues faced during /post migration and best practices to avoid such issues . Also we will touch upon handling the customization brought in from previous versions. Besides presenting the approaches , we shall demonstrate certain tools used for preparing the environment for Migration and most Migration / status monitoring tools. The session is mainly intended for SharePoint Consultants , Administrators , Architects and information workers.  https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846199

Delivery Date : 8/28/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Windows Server 2012 DirectAccess : Technical Overview 
Description : DirectAccess is an technology that provides seamless and transparent remote access for managed Windows clients. Any time a DirectAccess client is on and has connectivity to the public Internet it is automatically and securely connected to the internal corporate network. Deploying Windows Server 2012 DirectAccess comes with many benefits, including improved productivity and reduced help desk costs, as well as improved endpoint security.
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846204

Delivery Date : 8/29/2013
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM
Title  : Dynamics CRM 2011: Basic Troubleshooting CRM Performance issues
Description : Takeaways: This session will look into the basic reasons as to why performance in CRM 2011 is reducing. This session will look into 3 main buckets :-•         IIS issues•         SQL performance issues•         Network Latency 
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=830058

Delivery Date : 8/30/2013 
Delivery Time : 9:00 AM 
Title  : Chalk Talk on Office 365 Service Upgrade for 2013 
Description : These 2 web seminars are specifically designed for Office 365 partners, to enable them participate in this interactive “chalk talk” session to understand the most common issues experienced by customers following the Office 365 Service Upgrade for 2013. Also to discuss how best to prevent and resolve the issues as your customers go through the upgrade process. Topics to be covered: Upgrade process DNS issues Client issues Firewall issues How to get help Chalk-talk format: this is an informal and interactive web-seminar with the opportunity to engage in live demonstrations with our expert presenters and ask plenty of questions. Each event will be limited to ten attendees. Event Language: English Subject to Registration Numbers this event may not proceed or may be postponed to a later date. 
https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=846209

I hope partners find this helpful and beneficial.

Keep watching every month for more of these sessions every month!

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