TechNet Flash - Volume 18, Issue 25: December 7, 2016

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EMS: Get an overview of the new capabilities coming to Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

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Advance your Azure skills: New options for Azure training and certification

Case study: How IoT and Azure Machine Learning can help predict the early onset of brain disease

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New: An introduction to the Microsoft Tech Community
Check out the Microsoft Mechanics video for a look at the new Microsoft Tech Community and discover how it can help you. Learn how to sign up, personalize your experience, find experts, and get answers to your questions.

Local Gov Tech Summit: Now available to watch on demand
Are you ready to accelerate the digital transformation in local government? Watch sessions from the Local Gov Tech Summit on demand to learn more about security considerations, cloud-related issues in government, and more.

On demand: IT experts discuss best practices for managing SharePoint at Microsoft
Listen in as subject matter experts discuss how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, governs, upgrades, and supports SharePoint at Microsoft. Topics covered in this SME Roundtable discussion include Microsoft Azure, SharePoint governance, permissions, site archiving, and auditing.

Accessible authoring tips and updates in Office 365
Ensure that people with disabilities can consume your content. Watch this episode from Microsoft Mechanics to get tips and learn about updates that will help you improve accessibility in the content you author with Office 365.

IT Showcase: Shifting responsibilities after migrating to Exchange Online
When Microsoft IT migrated mailboxes from on-premises servers to Exchange Online, there was a significant shift in responsibilities. Andrew Kim, IT Service Manager, shares best practices and steps for shifting from a server mindset to one focused on services and user satisfaction.

Microsoft Azure for IT Pros: Virtual Machines
The Microsoft Azure for IT Pros Content Series provides training on various aspects of Azure. This installment delves into virtual machines and how they are implemented. Learn about disks, storage, high availability, templates, configuration, management, and more.

Using MyAnalytics for Office 365
Discover how you can use MyAnalytics to assess your time at work. Find out how you are using your time in meetings, analyze your email habits, and uncover insights about the impact of your communications with others.

System Center 2016 Operations Manager: Essential documentation and resources
Ready to get started with System Center 2016 Operations Manager? Whether you’re just finding out what OpsMgr 2016 has to offer or you’ve already rolled it out, this list of resources can help get you started on the right track.


MVA training: Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT pros
Explore both foundational and high-level concepts that relate to Microsoft Azure implementation. Learn about accounts, subscriptions, and Azure Active Directories. And explore users, roles, and common administration tasks.


Microsoft Tech Summit is coming to a city near you
Through April 27, 2017, worldwide
Attend a free, two-day training event to improve your cloud and infrastructure skills. Be more successful, productive, and valuable to your organization. Choose from more than 70 training sessions and hands-on labs. Can’t make it in person? Save the date to watch a keynote livestream.

Live webinar: Join SharePoint experts to learn best practices
December 14, 2016
IT Showcase brings together subject matter experts to answer your questions about how Microsoft IT designs, implements, manages, and supports SharePoint. Get candid answers and learn best practices developed by Microsoft IT. Register for the webinar.