Enabling Remote Work Weekly Roundup - May 18-22
Published May 26 2020 02:46 PM 1,616 Views
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Check out some amazing content in our Enabling Remote Work weekly roundup!

Top Conversations

How can I export Attendee list from Microsoft Teams Live events session using Microsoft Graph API?

@marcelocasaca wondered about how to use Microsoft Graph APIs to extract a attendee list from a live session from Microsoft Teams. Microsoft employee Val Ramos and MVP Reza Ameri offered helpful advice.


Building A Highly Available Remote Desktop Gateway Farm integrated with Azure MFA

Mahmoud A. Atallah shared a how-to article on building a RD Gateway with Azure MFA for secure work and familiar experience across a variety of devices or web browsers.


Change default meeting length in Outlook - Avoid Back-to-Back meetings!

Karl Vietmeier shared a piece from their VP’s all up blog posting specific to changing meeting length on how to schedule meetings to conclude five minutes before the end of the hour or half hour. This shortens your time together slightly but goes a long way towards avoiding potential burnout from uninterrupted back-to-backs.


The BIG WFH Office pictures!

MVP Simon Binder asked the community to post pictures of their work from home setup, receiving quite a few responses.


Being inclusive in virtual meetings

MVP Simon Binder shared a detailed list of their struggles of virtual meetings and how they’ve overcome them!


Enable Remote Work

Data Scientists – How you can stay productive while working remotely

With COVID-19 continuing to impact people and countries around the world and data science teams everywhere are now working remotely, we will be running a series of blogs to help data science teams be productive in the current environment. This blog focuses on how Azure Machine Learning can foster collaboration and productivity when working remotely.


Windows Virtual Desktop on Surface delivers resilience and flexibility in challenging times

Surface devices bring unmatched versatility allowing everyone from CEOs to frontline workers to stay productive from anywhere. But did you know there’s a simple thing you can do to extend the power of Surface devices even further by joining them to virtual desktop infrastructure or VDI?  This gives you what we call “Windows Virtual Desktop on Surface” combining Microsoft 365 -- virtualized in the Azure cloud -- with the advanced security protections, enterprise-level manageability, and enhanced productivity tools of Windows 10 on Surface.


Measure remote work impact with the enhanced Business continuity dashboard

Last month, the Workplace Analytics team released the Business continuity dashboard to provide you insights about the impact of shifting to remote work. We have listened to your feedback since that initial release, and today we are excited to announce an update to this experience. With the new Business continuity dashboard, you are able to identify opportunities to improve remote work effectiveness, track the evolution of remote collaboration over time, and customize your report to suit your organization’s needs.  


Resources for Remote Workers

Build employee resilience with people manager teams

Many organizations around the world are figuring out how to cope with the impact of crisis while still maintaining business continuity. Everything has changed so fast, and this is an unprecedented time, we understand that the health and well-being of your employees remain your top priority. We believe providing support to employees' mental health should and will remain a priority for every organization around the world. We understand that leadership takes on greater importance during times of stress and uncertainty, and people managers play a significant role in supporting the employees.


Upcoming Events

May Webinars & Remote Work Resources

The Microsoft Federal team has been working hard to provide remote working skilling and instruction to our customers working remote. 


Join us for the new Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365 webcast series

Organizations everywhere are pivoting to a remote work environment, putting the needs of their employees, customers, and communities first. In an effort to continue supporting individuals and organizations each day, we’ve created a new three-part webcast series focusing on enabling remote work. As technology plays a vital role, now more than ever, we’ve paired the webcast series with helpful videos and guidance, to enable you to provide your employees with access to the right tools, resources, and expertise they need to become experts at working remotely.


Galactic Collaboration Summit - upcoming online training event

Captain's log, stardate 365.0602.0609.2, our destination - to boldly go where no virtual conference has gone before. The Galactic Collaboration Summit is about to hit warp speed 10, to help you explore a Milky Way Galaxy full of sessions. Set your phasers on fun, to learn, and engage! Jeff “Captain” Teper (CVP, Microsoft) will be giving a keynote that’ll be out of this world, plus Microsoft speakers delivering breakout sessions among thought leaders and members of the community from around the world. Review all sessions and start your Galactic exploration today.

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