Microsoft Jump Start Series
Embracing the Consumerization of IT
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The culture of work is changing. People want the freedom to work anywhere—at home, in the office, on the road—and they want instant access to everything they would typically have at their office desk. They want to bring their own PCs, slates, and smartphones to work. Not to mention, everyone's more connected than ever with use of social networking sites (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) at work and for work as well as work-related collaboration using cloud applications like web mail, cloud storage, and web apps. It’s time to give people the freedom to get things done their way. In return, you’ll unleash passion and productivity like never before.

This Jump Start will help IT learn how to enable people to leverage their own devices while maintaining security, streamlining management, and cutting costs.

  • Course: “Embracing the Consumerization of IT Jump Start”
  • Date/Time: May 15-16, 2012 from 8:00am – 12:00pm PST
  • Where: Live virtual classroom (online from wherever you are)
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Target audience: IT Professionals and IT Decision Makers

The “Consumerization of IT” is here!
Moving forward, IT should take the lead and choose a unified platform that provides the excitement and engagement of consumer technology with the added protection of enterprise-grade security. Organizations should address the consumerization of IT in a way that sparks creativity, encourages collaboration, and promotes innovation—all within the secure walls of an IT ecosystem that safeguards enterprise resources.

COURSE OUTLINE

Day 1: Device Management

  • Module 1: Keynote: Enabling the Consumerization of IT
  • Module 2: End-to-End Security & Access
  • Module 3: User-Centric Application Delivery
  • Module 4: Mobile Device Management

Day 2: Data Access

  • Module 5: Productive with Office 365
  • Module 6: Information Protection
  • Module 7: Cloud Security and Management
  • Module 8: Desktop Virtualization

Instructor Team:


David Tesar | Technical Evangelist | Microsoft | @dtzar
David started with Microsoft in 2002 as a Support Escalation Engineer for networking and directory services. After serving as a Premier Field Engineer, he became a Technical Evangelist for the worldwide Developer Platform Evangelism (DPE) team in 2007. David works closely with Microsoft product teams to “share the good news” of IT Pro-relevant software through creation of technical content, speaking at various Microsoft and industry-sponsored events, and working directly with customers. Areas of focus have included Windows Azure security, Windows Intune, various Forefront security products, Internet Explorer, and all the products and technologies related to the consumerization of IT trend. Outside of work you can find David spending time with his family, running his own non-profit, and doing extreme sports like snowboarding, wakeboarding, mountain biking, and rock climbing.


Andy O’Donald | Product Manager, Exchange | Microsoft
Andy is Technical Product Manager in the Microsoft Office Division. He has worked with IT Pros around the world on Office 2010 & Office 365 deployments. Teaming with the Windows team, he participated on the “Get on the Bus” Tour, the “Office Springboard Series” (and Tours), and has been a featured presenter at TechEd and other Microsoft events. Andy appreciates the challenges IT Pros are facing everyday with the Consumerization of IT and wants to help IT Pros take control of the cloud to make their jobs easier.


Adam Carter | Product Marketing Manager | Microsoft | @adambomb00
Adam works in the Enterprise Client Marketing group focused on VDI and Remote Access technologies. Prior to this role, Adam was a Technical Evangelist engaging IT Pros at conferences and his video series on TechNet Edge. Adam has spent his entire career working with and on behalf of IT Pros.


Josh Heller | Senior Product Manager | Microsoft | @_joshheller
Josh works in the Enterprise Client team, handling many of Microsoft’s Identity and Security capabilities, including Windows Active Directory. Josh has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years, much of that time spent focused on Microsoft technology. Prior to joining Microsoft, Josh focused primarily on Data Center technology while with Cisco Systems.


What’s a “Jump Start” Course?
Training specifically designed for experienced technologists whose jobs demand they know how to best leverage new, emerging Microsoft technologies. These advanced courses assume a certain level of expertise and domain knowledge, so they move quickly and cover topics in a fashion that enables teams to effectively map new skills to real-world situations.