TechNet Flash - Volume 18, Issue 15: July 20, 2016

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Azure Security Center: 10 common questions and answers to get you started

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Internet of Things: How to overcome the 3 most common challenges to IoT adoption

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MDM planning: Mobile Device Management Design Considerations Guide
Read a design guide that will help you understand design requirements and the steps you can follow to plan a solution that meets the business and technology needs of your organization.

What’s new in Yammer: Watch a demo of updates for users and new controls for admins
Microsoft Mechanics delivers a hands-on look at updates to Yammer that enable better security, greater team productivity, and more. Watch demos of new integrated experiences, including Office 365 Video, and learn about new controls for analytics, merging networks, and managing users.

Download the new app and take IT Showcase everywhere you go
Have you ever wondered how Microsoft uses its own products to empower employees and improve productivity? Download the Microsoft IT showcase app and get the inside story. (Available for Windows 10, iOS, and Android.)

Now available: Troubleshoot device enrollment with the Hybrid Diagnostic tool
If a technical issue is preventing a user from enrolling a device, run the new Hybrid Diagnostic tool as your first step in troubleshooting. Its automated checks and guidance can help you quickly resolve issues and get mobile devices enrolled.

Read it now: Annual Microsoft IT Executive Report
CIOs are re-inventing IT cultures, skills, and measures of success to respond to new challenges and opportunities. Read the Microsoft IT Executive Report, from Microsoft CIO, Jim Dubois, to see why the discussion around technology platforms is no longer confined to IT.

Windows 10: New features enhance security and productivity
With the Windows 10 November update, Microsoft IT was able to enhance security and improve productivity for its global user base. Find out how Microsoft IT implemented Windows Hello, Credential Guard, and Enterprise State Roaming for immediate improvements.

Use Python to retrieve metrics data via Azure Insights API
Using the Azure Insights API, you can programmatically retrieve the default metric definitions. Download a sample script and learn more about using Python with Azure.

How to: OneDrive for Business step-by-step
Take an in-depth look at OneDrive for Business, synchronization options, and strategies for managing shared data.

Training and Books

Free IoT training: Get started with the Internet of Things
Go beyond connected devices and make sense of aggregated data in the cloud—from hundreds, thousands, or even millions of devices. Take this free course and learn to use your existing dev skills to solve business problems in new ways using Visual Studio, Windows, and a Raspberry Pi.

IT Showcase: How Microsoft does IT
Microsoft Virtual Academy and IT Showcase are teaming up to give you even more real-world examples. Check out dozens of modules, use cases, and case studies to help you solve problems and get more done.

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Go beyond BYOD
Take your Enterprise Mobility knowledge to the next level in this free demo-filled course. Learn the basics of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), enhance your mobility infrastructure, explore ways to implement and configure ATA, and get troubleshooting tips.


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September 26–30, 2016, Atlanta, GA
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