"Delve" into SharePoint Search in the Cloud
Search experiences haven’t changed much in 30 years. The user issues the search and results – relevant or not – are displayed. However, with digital natives becoming a greater influence in the market, are the traditional ways of searching even relevant? We’ll look at how traditional search is changing to support a hybrid experience with search being delivered for content on premises and in the cloud. We’ll also talk about a different view of improving information access through Delve and the power of the Office Graph to learn about what is interesting to a user through signals from the organization, from the user, and from the others the user is connected to.
A Framework for Office 365 Defense in Today's Threat Landscape
Track: IT Pro, Developer
Office 365 is a juggernaut of a cloud platform. The numbers don't lie: over 60M commercial customers with no slow-down in sight, and crushing it on SaaS leaderboards year after year. And that means evermore entry points for would-be attackers. It has never been more important to understand how its security structure works, and how to best configure it.
In this in-depth session, we'll examine various defense capabilities of Office 365, the MS Graph API, and Azure AD. We'll deep-dive into external sharing, using Graph, what third party apps should and shouldn't do, and even some do's and don'ts regarding Azure AD endpoints and authentication mechanisms.
You'll walk away with a solid understanding of your authentication and authorization options, as well as their cryptographic components, all to help you make your tenants immune to attack in today's global threat landscape.
Beyond the Fortress Network: Security in a Cloud First World
Track: IT Pro, End-User, Business
One of the biggest issues with moving to the cloud is the concern for security. How do we protect our information when it leaves the control of our servers and networks? The good news is that Microsoft has been working hard to provide us with tools that allow us to secure our information no matter where it travels, even outside of our network. Find out Microsoft’s approach to security and what tools we have to ensure our information is safe and secure in a cloud first, mobile first world.
Building Intelligent Business Solutions with Azure and Office 365
As organizations continue their digital transformation to the cloud they are faced with the challenge of having accurate and timely information for their ever increasing number of digital assets being uploaded to the cloud and Office 365. Expecting users to provide this important information can often times be ineffective and leads to missing or inaccurate information. Join this session to learn how we can use Azure and Microsoft's Cognitive Services to build truly intelligent business solutions in Office 365 and ease the burden from your users and achieve better results. In this developer session you will be introduced to Cognitive Services and the various ways to best access the Cognitive Services API including Microsoft Flow & Logic Apps, Azure Functions, and Webhooks. Full project source code will be available on Github.
Creating a knowledge community across your organization
Inner organization communication is the source of your company knowledge. During this session, we will talk about Knowledge Management and particularly how to capitalize on all your organizational content.
By the end of this workshop you will learn:
1. Successful approaches to improve user engagement
2. Strategies for content organization and findability
3. Top knowledge management challenges and how to overcome them
Office 365 & SharePoint Community Leader
Demystifying Office 365 Groups, Modern Team & Communication sites
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
This session will do an in-depth dive into Office 365 Groups, Modern Team sites, Modern Communication sites and how they can be used for a successful SharePoint intranet implementation. Groups are spread across Office 365 and is it very important to understand what it takes to do a proper implementation. This session will also cover how Modern Team and Communication site are connected with groups, their new features, limitations, branding practices, the new webparts and proper use of these site templates.
Designing and Building a Highly Available On-Premises SharePoint 2016 Farm
In this session, you will not only learn the technical software and hardware resource requirements for SharePoint 2016, but you will also learn how to scale those resource requirements to suit your organization’s specific capacity needs. We will apply those learnings and demonstrate the process of building out a new SharePoint 2016 farm.
By the end of this session, you will understand:
-- The design and purpose of the new MinRole feature and how to use it
-- What’s different with SharePoint 2016 service and content databases and how to maintain them
-- What’s new with certain service applications including the User Profile Service
-- What process to follow when planning for and building a new SharePoint 2016 farm
Flow for SharePoint - An Introduction
Track: End-User, Business
What is Flow? Use Flow to create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more. Flow is tightly integrated with the new "modern" list and library experience in Office 365. One click is all it takes to begin creating your first Flow.
Learn to use the Flow web interface to start automating Office 365 SharePoint processes. See how you can start using Flow instead of SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows. Step into the future of automation with Flow.
How to Succeed at managing the shift from on-premises to the cloud with Office 365
Track: IT Pro, Business
Life in Office 365 isn't just about SharePoint, Exchange, or any of the other individual applications - O365 applications are now interwoven and interconnected rings and as a result, changing the way people work. Users want, and need, to interact with Office 365 as an extension of their desktop. IT departments have made significant investments into the O365 platform and need to ensure users are fully adopting the platform in order to realize a return on investment and are demanding organizational change management (OCM) be a significant part of the migration process. This session will guide you through a few of the key technical highlights which help you manage the shift to O365 while focusing on increasing adoption.
How to use Office365 Sway in the Education System and in a Corporate Learning Environment?
An introduction to Office 365 Sway. Sway lets you easily create reports, newsletters, how-tos, presentations, stories and more. Take any ordinary document and instantly transform it into a highly engaging, visual and interactive Sway that is web-based and that you can easily share with your organization or the world. Add suggested photos and videos from various sources and interactive elements such as embedded charts, slide shows and polls. Then just sit back and let Sway's intelligent design engine put it all together in a style that works for you and looks great on any device. Join the session to learn more about Sway, what's new and upcoming, and how users are using Sway in their organizations to increase their readers’ engagement.
Microsoft Teams integration with SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Planner
Track: End-User, Business
Microsoft Teams is a persistant chat based workspace in Office 365. It allows team members to have access to people, conversations, files etc. This session is for users who would be interested knowing details on how MS Teams work with Office 365 Groups, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Planner. In this session you will learn things to consider and plan before creating your first team with the demos on how Teams work with OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Planner. This session will also cover Office 365 Groups consideration when creating new MS Teams.
Senior Consultant - Office 365/SharePoint
Modern Collaboration using Artificial Intellegence
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
As the Digital Transformation wave finds its way into everything we do, and artificial intelligence is no longer reserved for movie magic and mad scientists, we are faced with understanding its role within our day-to-day lives, our business, and our solutions. 1This can be overwhelming and the promise that it will make our lives easier comes with some skepticism.
Join Mark Wroblewski as he shares solutions that can be built using Azure Cognitive Service, Azure Machine Learning, LUIS, BOTS, Cortana, and Delve using data from Office 365 and the Microsoft Graph to improve collaboration within the Modern Workplace and SharePoint Online.
We will also look at what it takes to get started, how far the solutions have evolved, and where they are going.
Office 365: Driving Adoption & Measuring Success
Your organization has purchased licenses for all staff. Now how do you get them to use it and how do you measure the return on that investment? In this session, I'll walk you through what user adoption entails in the era of Office 365 as an ever-evolving service, and how you can translate the results into the one language that is sure to get the attention of executive management: money.
POWERAPPS: BRING YOUR LAPTOPS - Let's Build a SharePoint/GoogleMaps/Flow/push-sending MOBILE APPLICATION !
Track: Developer, End-User, Business
Microsoft PowerApps just celebrated its 1st birthday! It's improved dramatically since its launch, but even from the beginning it was surprisingly easy to start with.
In this session we're going to build an actual PowerApps, so IF:
- you have an Office 365 subscription which entitles you to PowerApps AND IF
- you have a phone with a GPS (that's like saying "if you're breathing") AND IF
- you have a phone with a CAMERA (see above) AND IF
- you have also have a Google account (we'll use it to gain access to the Google MAPS API for FREE); THEN
- WE'RE GONNA BUILD A SHAREPOINT-CENTRIC, GPS-using, CAMERA-consuming, MAPS-SAVVY FLOW-capable mobile business app that even sends PUSH NOTIFICATIONS to your mobile phone :-) ...
Yeah baby. In 1 hour flat. Then you're going to take it to your company and tell them "We're going MOBILE !" ...
Plus we'll take a few minutes to add a sexy backdrop/splash screen, just to make the app look cool.
IF you're a "power user" in your organization, and you regularly build powerful solutions using Excel or whatever else you can get your hands on... then YOU can build powerful MOBILE-ready applications simply & easily !
BRING your LAPTOP (with internet connection)
HAVE an o365 Subscription (with PowerApps available)
HAVE a GOOGLE account all ready to good (needed to gain access to the Google Maps Developer API)
We'll do the rest in-class.
EXPECT 60-90 minutes.
NOT required to be a "developer", but always helpful.
Productivity Immersion Experience
Track: End-User, Business
Join our dynamic Immersion Experience Facilitators as they guide you through a day in the life in Office 365 and all the latest, greatest that Microsoft has to offer.
The Immersion experience (formerly known as the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE)) is a powerful sales tool where customers explore Microsoft products and platform through everyday business scenarios while guided by a skilled facilitator. Facilitators encourage discussion that benefits the organization and their goals, which changes the conversation from a product-specific discussion to a platform discussion. By letting customers experience and explore what is possible at their own pace, the Immersion experience helps customers see the value that a consolidated Microsoft platform can deliver for their business.
Search Clinic: Understanding, Applying, & Fixing SharePoint On Premise, O365 and Hybrid Search
This session will provide an overview of how search works and more importantly how to fix and improve it. We will start with the basics and quickly migrate to real world scenarios with real world fixes. If you are a SharePoint or O365 administrator or Business Analyst responsible for search and collaboration, and you are trying to see how you can improve search for the enterprise, this is a must attend session. As time permits, we will introduce Microsoft's Cognitive Services and how to prepare your company for getting the most out of artificial intelligence too.
Secrets of the Fire Swamp - SharePoint Framework Development Simplified
SharePoint Framework Extensions as Future of SharePoint Development
This presentations covers next key points:
What is SharePoint Framework
SharePoint Framework Development Overview
SharePoint Framework Extensions Overview
SharePoint Framework Extensions Demos
The office of the future with Cortana, Invoke and Office 365
Track: End-User, Business
Talking to your computer used to be science fiction. It is rapidly becoming reality and will soon be mainstream. In this session, you will get a glimpse into the future of work. Need to pull up reports and data for your work? Just ask. Looking for files in your company portal? Just ask the computer. How about a daily morning briefing of your events, meetings and important tasks? In this session, we will show how to use Cortana and the Invoke speaker to perform both built in and Custom developed Cortana skills with various Office 365 applications using voice commands for everyday work. While not a dev session, we will cover what it takes to set this up for your office.
Director, SharePoint products and servicesAscendum
Tooling Up for Modern SharePoint Web Development
What are SharePoint Hub Sites and how should they be implemented?
Are you already on SharePoint Online or getting ready to migrate? SharePoint Hub Sites are a new solution within SharePoint Online and could change your information and technical architecture decisions going forward. During this session I will go under the covers of Hub Sites to show you how they work and why they were built. By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of what they are, how to administer them, and if they are the right solution for your company.
You're not a developer? Me Neither. Build your first PowerApps in 30 minutes.
Track: End-User, Business
A20 minutes to introduce PowerApps and 30 minutes to achieve your first application that lets you keep in SharePoint the results of a meeting with a client for a business needs analysis.
Simple! And without a line of code.
Login and register on powerapps.com order to realize yourself this application during the session.
As a bonus, we will use Microsoft Flow to flow automate the recording and processing to Dynamics CRM activities.
No more need of developers ?! Of course not, finally, we will also discuss the possibilities of supplementing our application with advanced code.
Founder - Enteprise Solutions Architect - SharePoint Senior ArchitectMuBrain Inc.