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Government webcasts - reducing risk in the cloud October 28

October 28 Webcast: Reducing Risk in the Cloud for Government In part two of this three-part series about reimagining the next generation of government, thought leaders from government and industry will discuss how a trusted cloud platform can help government agencies meet today’s demands and evolve to address future needs.


Sales Excellence webcast - EMS attach to Office 365

October 28 Sales Excellence Webcast: Enterprise Mobility Suite and Office 365
Join Office 365 expert, Bryan Von Axelson, for a level 100 sales and licensing excellence webcast about how to attach Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to Office 365 agreements. You'll learn how to master the customer pitch and where to access resources and incentives. This webcast is part of our Sales Excellence webcast series. See the full schedule.


MCC Project Sky webcast October 29

October 29 Webcast: Project Sky for Office 365
Project Sky brings Microsoft Office 365 to business influencer organizations at a 50% discount through Microsoft Community Connection partners. Register for this webcast and find out how you can participate in this opportunity to work with 501c6 customers.


Cloud DevCamps


Microsoft Cloud DevCamps
Roll up your sleeves and learn about Microsoft Azure development tools and technologies at these in-person events for developers. You will learn how to use new Azure features and services like Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines, Websites, and Visual Studio 2013 to build and move a variety of apps to the cloud, including websites, mobile applications, and enterprise-class applications. Register today for the city near you.


Drumbeat Grow events week of October 27

Office 365 Advanced Sales Training: Drumbeat Grow
Skilled Office 365 partner sellers are invited to attend Drumbeat Grow to refine and extend their sales skills, and transform customer product conversations into insightful, profitable, solution-based business discussions. Upcoming events in Tampa; Charlotte; Washington, DC; Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia.

Week of October 27–31

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

October 27

Charlotte, NC

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 27–30

San Francisco, CA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

Cloud Sales

October 27–31

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Supply Chain Training

Technical roles

October 27

Tampa, FL

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 27

Webcast

Publish SharePoint 2013 Using All New “Reverse Proxy” (Web Application Proxy)

Technical roles

October 28 New!

Kansas City, KS Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
October 28 New! Dallas, TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers

October 28 New!

Fort Lauderdale, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers

October 28 New!

Charlotte, NC

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 28 New!

Washington, DC

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 28 New!

Los Angeles, CA

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 28

Denver, CO

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 28

Raleigh-Durham, NC

Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategy and Networking for ISVs

Business Decision Makers

October 28

Dallas, TX

Azure University: Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business Decision Makers

October 28–29

Reston, VA

Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop

Sales

October 28–29

Dallas, TX

Azure University: Partner Practice Enablement – Technical Training

Technical roles

October 28 New!

Webcast Reducing Risk in the Cloud for Government All roles

October 28 New!

Webcast Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite Attach to Office 365 Sales

October 28 New!

Webcast

Cross Platform Development with Visual Studio

Developers

October 28

Webcast

Modernizing Your Data Center Jump Start 

Technical roles

October 28–29

Webcast

Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

Technical roles

October 28

Webcast

Visual Studio ALM Scenario with Azure

Technical roles

October 28

Webcast

SharePoint Online Public Site: Add an App and Programmatically Provision Users in Office 365 Tenant

Technical roles

October 29

Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Azure Essentials Unlocked

SMB partners

October 29

St. Louis, MO

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 29

Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 29

Denver, CO

SMB Live: Turbocharge Your Office 365 Business

SMB partners

October 29–30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Azure University: Partner Practice Enablement – Technical Training

Technical

October 29

Webcast

Introduction to jQuery

Developers

October 29

Webcast

Learn how to secure SharePoint using ADFS 3.0

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Using PowerShell for Active Directory

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: AX 2012 R3 Warehouse Management

IT Pro

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Extended Human Resources & Payroll Pack in Dynamics GP 2013

Sales

October 29 Webcast

Microsoft Community Connections (MCC) Project Sky – Office 365

Business Influencers

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Microsoft Dynamics Marketing Overview

Marketing

October 29

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Extended Human Resources & Payroll Pack in Dynamics GP 2013

Sales

October 29 Webcast Windows 10 for Enterprise Sales, Marketing
October 29 Webcast Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Jump Start Technical roles

October 30 New!

Minneapolis, MN

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training – Hands-on Labs

Technical roles

October 30 New! Silicon Valley, CA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers

October 30

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Azure University: Get Ready for Business as a Service

Business

October 30 New!

Webcast

Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Showcase the Power of Office 365

SMB partners – business and sales roles

October 30

Webcast

TFS Farm with High Availability

Technical roles

October 30

Webcast

SharePoint Online – Update Custom Local AD Properties on SharePoint Online Users Profiles

Technical roles

October 31 New! Philadelphia, PA

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

October 31

Alpharetta, GA

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101

Developers

October 31

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Partner Panel Interview Part 1

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

Week of November 3–7

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 3

Houston, TX

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers
November 3 Tempe, AZ

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

November 3–7

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Academy Technical roles

November 3–21

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Developer Track Developers

November 3

Webcast

Enterprise Social with Yammer Technical roles

November 4

Detroit, MI

Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers

November 4

Indianapolis, IN

SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical

November 4–7

Seattle, WA

PASS Summit 2014 Developers

November 4

Webcast

Lync 2013 Edge, Expand Your Communication Beyond Your Company Boundaries Technical roles

November 4

Webcast

Yammer – Upload Documents Using SharePoint App Part to Yammer External Groups Technical roles

November 4

Webcast

Exploring  New Features for  PowerPivot  & PowerQuery Technical roles

November 4

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: 50 Tips in 50 Minutes for Management Reporter 2012 Technical roles

November 4

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcasts: Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA) – Part 2

Sales and Licensing roles

November 5

Pittsburgh, PA

SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles

November 5

Chevy Chase, MD

Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers

November 5

Webcast

SQL Server 2014 Data Analytics Community Call: Accelerate Your Business with SQL Server Business, Sales

November 5

Webcast

Managing Multimedia Assets with SharePoint Server / Online Technical roles

November 5

Webcast

Your Best Office 365 Demo Technical roles

November 5

Webcast

Exploring SQL Server BI Technical roles

November 5

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized: Dynamics CRM 2013-Customization Capabilities Technical roles

November 6

New York, NY

Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers

November 6 New!

Webcast

Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives Business and sales roles

November 6

Webcast

Learning Partner Sales Readiness Series: Microsoft Azure All Up Sales

November 6

Webcast

Exchange Hybrid – Advanced Scenarios Technical roles

November 6

Webcast

Office 365 – Diagnostic Tools Technical roles

November 6

Webcast Monitoring Azure with System Center 2012 Operations Manager IT Pro

November 6

Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Office 365 Onboarding Made Easy SMB partners – business and sales roles

November 6

Webcast SharePoint 2013 Business Continuity Management using Windows Azure Technical roles

November 6

Webcast US Office 365 Partner Community Call Business, sales, and technical

November 7

Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Identifying the Change Imperative: Partner Panel Interview Part 2 C-Level and Business Decision Makers

Week of November 10-14

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 8–9 Fargo, ND Microsoft Dynamics Integrated Marketing & Sales Workshop Sales
November 8–13 Fargo, ND reIMAGINE All roles
November 10 Denver, CO

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales
November 10 Bellevue, WA Windows Apportal Design and Development Guidance 101 Developers
November 10 Irvine, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 10 Webcast Office 365 Ask the Experts: Mailbox Migration Technical roles
November 10 Webcast End to End Project Management using Office 365 – Project Online Technical roles
November 11 Detroit, MI SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 11 Sunnyvale, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Implementing Tabular Data Models All roles
November 11 Webcast SharePoint Online Scenario Series: Hiring & Onboarding (Education, Media, etc.) Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Split Workload – Lync On-Premises and Unified Messaging on the Cloud Technical roles
November 11 Webcast Azure Site Recovery – On-Prem to On-Prem, On-Prem to Azure IT Pro
November 11 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 1: SQL Server 2014 Hybrid Cloud Using Microsoft Azure IT Pro
November 11 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized: Effective Dynamics CRM–GP Integration Using Dynamics Connector Customization Capabilities Technical roles
November 12 Cleveland, OH SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 12 Downers Grove, IL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 12 Houston ,TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 12 Webcast Effective Planning for Information Architecture with SharePoint Online Technical roles
November 12 Webcast An Hour with Office 365 Technical roles
November 12 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 2: SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 12 Webcast Microsoft Azure -- Remote Apps Overview Technical roles
November 13 Cincinnati, OH SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 13 Los Angeles, CA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 13 Chicago, IL Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategies and Networking for ISVs Business Decision Makers
November 13 Webcast Build a Game with Cocos2d-x for Windows Devices Developers
November 13 Webcast Branding Internet-Facing Web Sites with SharePoint Online / Office 365 Technical roles
November 13 Webcast Mailbox Migration Velocity Best Practices Technical roles
November 13 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 3: Application Patterns and Development Strategies for SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 13 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Maximize Sales From Your Existing Customers SMB partners – business and sales roles

November 13

Webcast

Labs on Azure

Technical roles

November 13 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Introduction to Microsoft Social Listening Technical roles
November 13 Webcast Sales Excellence Webcast: Selling Office 365 in Healthcare (Level 100) Sales
November 14 Rochester, NY SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 14 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Financial Models C-Level and Business Decision Makers
November 14 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 4: High Availability and Disaster Recovery for SQL Server on Microsoft Azure IAAS Using Always On Availability Groups IT Pro

Week of November 17-21

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

November 17 Houston, TX SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 17 New York, NY SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 17-21 Webcast Azure Partner Practice Enablement Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Reporting Capabilities (BI) in Office 365 Project Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Office 365 Ask the Experts: Mailbox Migration Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Introduction to Windows Azure Automation Technical roles
November 17 Webcast Developer Productivity Tools -- Visual Studio Suite Technical roles
November 18 Miami, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 18 Charlotte, NC Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 18 Chevy Chase, MD Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 18 Boston, MA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 18 Webcast SharePoint Online Scenario Series: Inventory Management (Manufacturing, Automobile, etc.) Technical roles
November 18 Webcast Implement a Lync Hybrid Architecture Technical roles
November 18 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 5: SQL Server Business Intelligence on Microsoft Azure IAAS IT Pro
November 18 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics CRM 2013  Online - Exchange  Server Side Sync Technical roles
November 18 Webcast Web Development – ASP.NET 4.5 and Beyond Technical roles
November 19 Nashville, TN Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 19 Philadelphia, PA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Cloud OS App Launch Services Community Call Series Developers
November 19 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 6: Power BI in a Hybrid Environment Using Office 365, Microsoft Azure, and On-Premises IT Pro
November 19 Webcast Exchange Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Enterprise Mobility Suite Starter Kit – End to End solution: Session 1 Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: AX 2012 Financial Basics Part II Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: JOB's Module in Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Technical roles
November 19 Webcast Planning and Designing Azure Applications Technical roles
November 20 Tampa, FL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 20 Cambridge, MA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
November 20 Tampa, FL Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: What’s New in AX 2012 R3 Retail (Level 200) Technical roles
November 20 Washington, DC SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 20 Webcast Office 365 – Mail-Flow Troubleshooting Technical roles
November 20 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 7: Microsoft Azure Database-as-a-Service (PAAS) IT Pro
November 20 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Rev Up Your Office 365 Renewals SMB partners – business and sales roles
November 20 Webcast Enterprise Mobility Suite Starter Kit – End to End Solution: Session 2 Technical roles
November 21 Atlanta, GA SMB Live: Microsoft Azure Technical Training and Hands On Labs Technical roles
November 21 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Rosebud Case Study C-Level and Business Decision Makers
November 21 Webcast SQL & Azure Series Session 8: Chalk Talk IT Pro
November 21 Austin, TX

Drumbeat Grow – Amplify Your Office 365 Sales

Sales

December events

Date Location Training, Call, or Event Role
December 1-2 Houston, TX Office 365 Summit All roles
December 2 Indianapolis, IL Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
December 2 Pittsburgh, PA Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
December 2 Denver, CO

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 2 Los Angeles, CA Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategies and Networking for ISVs Business Decision Makers
December 2 Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcasts: Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA)

Sales and Licensing roles
December 3 Charlotte, NC

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 3 New York, NY Road to the Cloud – Azure Business Strategies and Networking for ISVs Business Decision Makers
December 3 Webcast Lync Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
December 4 Austin, TX Microsoft Cloud DevCamp for Azure Developers
December 4 Chicago, IL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 4 Webcast Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives Business and sales roles
December 4 Webcast Office 365 Rainmaker Series – Selling Against the Competition SMB partners – business, sales roles
December 5 Tampa, FL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 5 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Writing a Business Plan

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

December 8–19 Fargo, ND
Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express
Technical roles

December 8–12

Webcast

Azure Partner Practice Enablement

Technical roles
December 9 Phoenix, AZ

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 10 Webcast SharePoint Online – Technical Overview Technical roles
December 11 Dallas, TX

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 11 Overland Park, KS

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 11–12 San Diego, CA

Office 365 Summit

All roles
December 12 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcast Series – Define Your Cloud Strategy –.NET Case Study

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

December 16 Waukesha, WI Microsoft Cloud DevCamp Developers
December 16 Miami, FL

SMB Live: Azure Technical Training - Hands-on Labs

Technical roles
December 17 Webcast Office 365 and Windows XP –  Ready for the Cloud? Technical roles
December 19 Webcast Cloud Profitability Webcasts: Developing Your Cloud Solutions – Catapult Systems Case Study

C-Level and Business Decision Makers

2015 Microsoft events

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

May 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference