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We are very excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Ammar Hasayen. Ammar is a Senior IT Manager at Aramex. Read his interview here to learn about his role in the digital transformation of Aramex, his personal blog, and the challenges he faces in

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Think about this for a moment; do you assume that Information Technology (IT) and Cloud based data centers along with their associated Data Infrastructure supporting various applications will be accessible when needed. Likewise, when you go to a trade sho

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There isn’t a question that end-user adoption is top of mind for IT professionals. From training teams individually to better understanding business requirements, end-user adoption starts with just that—end-users. Across various end-user adoption tactics,

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Amy Dolzine. Amy is a Global Knowledge Awareness Advisor for EY. She received her first MVP award in 2016. Read on to hear her perspective on driving change, aligning to the business, and the value

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Hello everyone! I hope you find this interview helpful. If anyone is interested in chatting further, comment here or come find me at Microsoft Ignite in September. I'd lo

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Last year, we asked IT Pros, “what skills or experience do the more junior IT professionals on your team need in order to be successful in their roles and advance in their careers?” Here’s what they said:

 

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A quick note on the graphs: Low/mid/high refer

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As you may have seen back in February, we discussed the changing IT organizational structures. This trend of IT shifting within organizations introduces a much larger shift—greater alignment between business and IT from a strategic perspective. Although t

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Muditha Chathuranga! Muditha is a Senior Technical Consultant at Infront Consulting Group. He was awarded his first MVP Office Servers and Services award in 2017. Check out his Q&A here to see how h

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Do you create a responsibility to share in your workplace? It's a great way to drive the value of working out loud. Here's an interview from ANZ & the Irish Defence Force on hierarchy, collaboration and working out and new ways of work http://anz.co/2mL4303FyOv Read More
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Thanks for sharing @Simon Terry.  I have been thinking about collaboration, knowledge and productivity patterns at work.  Highlights in bullet form of this video for me w

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Thanks for the share @Simon Terry. I posted it this afternoon to one of my Yammer communities. I hope they as I did find the 4 elements Rita cited as useful as they were

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I think we take for granted what life is like when you use Office 365 on a daily basis. I wrote this blog after hearing what sounded to me like a horror story: http://www.loryanstrant.com/2017/07/25/life-after-office-365/

 

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We are very excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Tony Redmond! After a career in enterprise IT, most recently as VP of Technology Research at HP, Tony started his own consulting firm, Redmond & Associates. Read his interview here to learn abo

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While employees are accountable for taking some precautions in protecting your network – are they responsible for clicking on a malicious link in an email? Check out our post on end-user accountability here.

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Microsoft would like to hear from you! We are working to learn more about your experience with Tech Events, like Ignite, to gain a better understanding of how we can continue to improve these experiences!


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Chatbots. Love them? Hate them? Where is this all going?

 

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Hate them. human is more personalized. and chat with machine are really bored. may be if chatbot become like jarvis we all love it. but still human best

 

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To me the strongest argument for chat bots is their use within messaging apps like Weibo and WhatsApp. There a huge growth in the time people spend in these apps, so ther

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If one day you can't even tell if it's human or not, what's the concern @Cary Siemers and @António Pedro Cunha Santos?

 

It begs the question why people are building these

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Theres certainly something odd about engaging a chatbot. I like the idea of using it as a channel for self-service; I also like the idea of using it as a quirky marketing... Read More

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I prefer human interactions, not technologically forced. I'm sure someday I'll be chatting with one and won't know the difference. But still don't like the idea

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This month on Tech Community, we’ll be discussing mobile device management, productivity gains from a mobile-first world, and the security challenges that go along with managing an ever-growing network of devices. Have a question about mobility? Have a st

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Microsoft recently shared that on any given day, its’ cloud faces 1.5 million hack attempts. With 3,500 security engineers and Intelligent Security Graph, Microsoft fends off these attacks, but the massive number of threats highlight the importance of net

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See what cloud-based BI solutions other IT Pros are deploying (and planning to deploy!) here.

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Vasil Michev. Vasil is a Microsoft Cloud Technology Strategist, with expertise across the O365 lifecycle. Read his Q&A here to learn about how the cloud has impacted his career and his advice for de

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Last November, Microsoft announced the release of Dynamics 365. If you’re considering an ERP update, Dynamics 365 may be your answer. With a focus on improving the intelligence of business applications, Dynamics 365 pulls capabilities and features from Az

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Many organizations begin their cloud transition with ‘quick wins’, introducing Skype for Business and Exchange first, then moving on to productivity solutions like Office 365. So, what’s next? As companies continue their cloud journey, there are opportuni

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Joseph Velliah. Joseph is a Development Architect and Principal Applications Developer at CA Technologies. Check out his Friday Feature here.jv.png

 

 

 

 

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As more and more organizations opt for hybrid cloud solutions, many are faced with some of the challenges that emerge when managing across multiple networks and servers. According to the State of the Hybrid Cloud report, 53% of respondents indicated that

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Jacob Morgan, speaker, futurist, and author, presents five factors affecting the future of work. He describes how, as a futurist, he helps people not be surprised by what the future will bring.

 

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Last month, we discussed four steps you can take to optimize your hybrid cloud, and provided some links to hybrid cloud resources. While there is undoubtedly a trend of organizations deploying hybrid cloud solutions, it can sometimes be difficult to defin

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We are excited to introduce this week’s Friday Feature— @Kevin Crossman. Kevin is an IT Collaboration and Content Manager at Jupiter Networks. He is responsible for functional ownership and support for Office 365 services, including end-user adoption a

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Continuing the conversation of ‘What’s next for Your Cloud,’ we want to highlight some of the new innovations and intelligent features that are already being integrated into existing MS products. Just last month, at Microsoft Build, many of the key themes

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