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With Microsoft Ignite just around the corner, the FastTrack team is hard at work putting together exciting activities to help make your experience the best ever. From high-level strategy and deep technical and informational dives, to hands-on labs and one-on-one meetings, the insights and connections you’ll gain at Ignite will be great for your company—and your career.

 

If you’re attending this year’s event, be sure to check out our FastTrack sessions which will cover Microsoft 365, Azure and Microsoft Dynamics 365. And don’t forget to stop by our booth, which is centrally located on the Expo floor. While you’re there, sign up for one of our popular customer clinics to meet one-on-one with a FastTrack expert. If you can’t attend this year, make sure to watch our session recordings which will available through the Ignite website after the event.

 

Read on to get a sneak peek at the activities FastTrack is bringing to Ignite 2018.

 

Attend FastTrack sessions
This year, we’ve developed more than 20 sessions delivered by expert speakers to show you how FastTrack can help you through the deployment and adoption of new Microsoft workloads. If you’re new to FastTrack, check out our level-100 overview session highlighting what’s new with FastTrack for Microsoft 365. You can also choose from a series of 45-minute and 75-minute sessions that cover deployment and adoption for Microsoft 365, Azure, and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Hear unique customer perspectives from companies such as Sprint, Schindler, TalkTalk and others. You can also take in any of our 20-minute theater sessions scheduled throughout the week to get tips and best practices for deployment, migration, and adoption. Be sure to check the Session Catalog for any last-minute updates to dates, times, or locations.

 

Monday, September 24

Track

Code

Time

Title and Speakers

Level

Microsoft 365

BRK1073

4:00 – 5:15 PM

The Microsoft 365 journey: Let FastTrack be your guide

Jeff Nickel, Lee Sabow, Curt Humes

100

 

 Tuesday, September 25

Track

Code

Time

Title and Speakers

Level

Microsoft 365

BRK2295

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Sprint’s Microsoft 365 deployment acceleration strategies

Jeff James, Tim Thomason, Deborah Finley, Sean Predith

200

Azure

BRK2215

9:00 – 10:15 AM

Real-world architecture considerations for Azure: how to succeed and what to avoid

Jamie Yates, Tiago Barbosa, Will Eastbury

200

Dynamics 365

BRK1030

10:45 AM – noon

Microsoft FastTrack for Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement: Sharpen your customer skills through k...

Jason Kim, Darren Liu

100

Microsoft 365

BRK2226

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

How TalkTalk created a new, modern workplace with Microsoft 365 and FastTrack

Lee Sabow, Andrew Dacombe, John Gaskell

200

Dynamics 365

THR1046

12:30 – 12:50 PM

Microsoft FastTrack for Microsoft Dynamics 365: Speed up time to value and successful adoption

Mandy Fallou

100

Microsoft 365

THR1100

1:05 – 1:25 PM

All aboard the FastTrack to Microsoft 365 adoption

Sharath Gopalappa, Will Arias

100

Microsoft 365

BRK2364

2:15 – 3:30 PM

Schindler: Getting more out of Microsoft 365 than just moving to the cloud

Thomas Wicker, Ronald Kamphuis, Erik Laux

200

Microsoft 365

THR2158

4:00 – 4:20 PM

How TalkTalk came to see security as a key benefit of Microsoft 365

Lee Sabow, Andrew Dacombe, John Gaskell

200

 

Wednesday, September 26

Track

Code

Time

Title and Speakers

Level

Microsoft 365

BRK2365

9:00 – 10:15 AM

Best practices for driving user adoption of Microsoft 365

Sanjeevini Mittal, Tracey Haun, Custie Crampton

200

Azure

BRK2216

9:00 – 10:15 AM

Proven Azure Infrastructure Architecture principles for migrating to the cloud

Junior Sawney, Phil Gibson, Marc Beaudoin

200

Microsoft 365

THR2060

10:45 – 11:05 AM

Migrating data to Microsoft 365 seamlessly: How FastTrack can guide you

Steven Ngo, Ramakrishnan G

200

Microsoft 365

BRK2225

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Speeding your way to the modern desktop with FastTrack

Aleks Lopez, Bryan Allen, Bill Ashcraft

200

Microsoft 365

BRK2227

2:15 - 3:30 PM

Using scenarios to get business impact from Microsoft 365

Taz Brutch, Mike Grafham

 200

Microsoft 365

THR2059

4:00 – 4:20 PM

FastTrack: Getting started with Microsoft 365 deployment

Christoph Bollig

200

 

Thursday, September 27

Track

Code

Time

Title and Speakers

Level

Microsoft 365

BRK2224

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Find out what our most successful customers have in common

Angi Livermore

200

Microsoft 365

BRK2013

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Security can’t wait! All you wanted to know about deploying and driving adoption for security subscr...

Dina OMara

200

Dynamics 365

BRK2053

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Dynamics 365: Automate the migration of on-premise Dynamics CRM to the cloud

Marty Carreras, Ganapathy Venkatachalam

200

Microsoft 365

THR2247

10:45 – 11:05 AM

FastTrack and SADA Systems: Guiding Visiting Nurse Service of New York to a successful deployment

Ashish Sharma, Roman Avanesyan

200

Microsoft 365

THR1114

1:05 – 1:25 PM

Get a tour of the Microsoft FastTrack site

Suma Nagmote

100

Dynamics 365

BRK2477

4:00 – 5:15 PM

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: The road to successful cloud deployments with the...

Dana Bourque

300

 

Come to the FastTrack pre-day workshop

Join us Sunday, September 23 for our pre-day workshop to learn how to plan your Microsoft Office 365 training and user adoption strategy and unleash your organization’s full productivity potential. You’ll leave with a customized plan that includes step-by-step guidance about everything from adoption best practices and creating an internal champions framework to customer testimonials and success tracking and leadership engagement. Don’t forget to bring your laptop so you can complete hands-on practice exercises.

 

Visit the FastTrack Booth

Whether you’re interested in migrating your email and file storage, moving files to the cloud, or connecting your current directory service to the cloud, we have the right people to answer your questions at  the FastTrack booth on the Expo floor. Our booth is located at the center circle next to the Modern Workplace booth. Stop by to ask a question, or just to say hello. 

 

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Sign up for a one-on-one customer clinic

Back by popular demand, FastTrack customer clinics provide a dedicated space for you to meet one-on-one with our FastTrack experts about your specific deployment, migration, or adoption blockers. Drop by our booth to inquire and request a conversation with someone with expertise in FastTrack for Microsoft 365, Azure, or Microsoft Dynamics 365.

 

If you’re attending this year’s event, we hope to connect with you at one of the many activities FastTrack is participating in.  And remember, if you’re unable to join us you can still watch the session recordings through the Ignite website during or after the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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