We have invited several members of the Worldwide Learning team, including our MCT Program Lead Allison Kraker.
Allison and others will update you about the MCT program, courseware offerings, and provide other information that you need to know.
The latest and greatest info on Azure cross-premises connectivity, Cheryl McGuire (MSFT, MCT Alumni) and Anavi Nahar (MSFT)
Azure Networking moves FAST! Anavi Nahar (Azure product team) and Cheryl McGuire (Azure network documentation team) share the latest and greatest features and updates in Azure Networking. They’ll also go over ways that you can provide feedback and suggestions directly to the Azure product team about features and documentation.
How Microsoft does hyperscale IT - the Microsoft Datacenters, Dan Rey
will share with you some of the background about Microsoft’s datacenters including references and resources you can use to augment your Microsoft courses!!!
Teaching Cloud Technologies, an MCT guide, Ed Baker
Microsoft Learning is keen for you as an MCT to teach one of the strategic cloud technology courses. These are fundamentally different to most if not all traditional MOC courses. This session will rely on experience of teaching Microsoft Azure, Enterprise Mobility and Office 365 courses to h7ndreds of delegates in the UK and Europe with high levels of satisfaction for all concerned.
Use Your Azure!, Gary Grudzinskas
The reason MS provides you with a monthly Azure credit is so you can learn it. Come in and learn a few things to do with your benefit. All tasks you will learn are easy, foundational, and are designed to ignite your future exploration in Azure.
Azure Governance - Why you should care., Rolf Masuch
Azure has been around a while now and a lot of customers have great success with it. Organizations still need some additional skills and knowledge to master the cloud. Learn what you should tell your customers and students to pay attention to and where the pitfalls of cloud adoption can be.
Supercharge your applications with the Microsoft Graph API, Tiago Costa
When creating line of business applications we always need data from several sources. We can leverage the power of the Microsoft Graph API to get data from Office 365 and other Microsoft cloud services in a quick, easy and integrated way. In this session, we will check how easy is to get data using the Microsoft Graph API to your application.
Data Science Meets Data Platform (SQL Server), Charley Hanania
There's a set of new Services available now in the SQL Server Stack called Machine Learning Services. It allows Data Scientists to Leverage Data Science functions such as Predictive outcomes and training Algorithmic Models using the "R" Language or Python directly within SQL Server! This session covers how this technology works, as well as how these can be incorporated into your Analytical and transactional systems.
PowerBI and Excel: Kissing Cousins, Jessica Jolly
PowerBI and Excel's Power Pivot features are very similar and choosing between them can be confusing. During this session, we will elucidate the differences between them, and the advantages of each application.
Graphic Motion, Self-Promotion: Using PowerPoint and Camtasia to Market Your Skills on YouTube, Heather Ackmann
In this session, we will learn how to create some simple motion graphics in PowerPoint and edit them in Camtasia along with some demos and screencasts to create some sophisticated and professional-looking videos to advertise our training.
7 Cool Features in New Apps in O365 you should be using today!, Leeanne McManus
If you're not using some of the newest O365 Apps, after this session, you will want to! We will explore features for marketing, managing your work, tracking tasks, and use the integration of the platform to your advantage.
The Root of All Tenants: The foundation of where the O365 SharePoint tenant comes from, CA Callahan
Come to this session and learn the dark secrets of O365 tenants, how you can easily have the same thing on-premises, and what you are actually getting when you pay that monthly fee for each, and every user.
SharePoint New features , Security and Modern workplace toward Digital Transformation, Oluwaseyi Oluwawumiju
The quest for Digital transformation is evolving and Sharepoint is also moving on this train, the new features help to tighten the digital workplace with glide with modern security to cater for all the security attacks around us.
Collaboration made easy using Microsoft Team as a tool for digital workplace., Oluwaseyi Oluwawumiju
Teamwork is now a center for the basic agile workplace and actualizing this, Microsoft team now unifying this experience and making the office 365 tools in the center point for better productivity and electrifying user experience.
Demystifying Microsoft Teams...what can they do for you???, Shari Oswald
Are your Teams struggling to collaborate across multiple platforms and tools? Let's explore your options to work together more efficiently using Microsoft Teams.
Managing Small Projects in Office 365, Shari Oswald
Are you looking to collaborate with your team on small projects? Is Excel not quite cutting it, but you don't need the power of Microsoft Project? This is the session for you! Learn how to use SharePoint Tasks lists, Planner and Project Online to track your tasks and get things done.
Communication in the Enterprise: Teams, Skype for Business, and Yammer (?), Allan Jacobs
In this session, we will examine the several choices that Microsoft provides the Enterprise for the interaction of its users. Cloud, Hybrid, and On Premises solutions will be examined and demonstrated.
Keep calm and secure Windows Server, Vladimir Stefanovic
In today's modern IT world there are no safe ones. The attackers are more sophisticated and dedicated, and the term "persistent threat" simply has to become an inevitable part of the IT dictionary. From Microsoft and Windows Server we have several "models" that we need to guide if we want to provide the infrastructure. Learn what PAM, JEA, ESAE, ATA and other tools and principles can help us to combat modern pirates.
One Shot Deep Learning, Adeel Aslam
Using One or few images to extract Learning features and perform feature selection for Pattern Recognition, Object Recognition and Machine learning.
Classroom Voice - Communication in the Training Environment, Bob Reinsch
Oour voices are the most valuable tool we have in a classroom environment, whether that classroom is a at a training center, on-site, or in the cloud. In this session we will discuss techniques for using one's voice to enhance the student experience.
Changing the pace of your training content delivery through fun and innovative tools, Charley Hanania
In this Session, Charley will show you are few technologies and tools that you can use to augment your training. Tools such as TAWE, Kahoot, Videoscribe and Prezi are great for interaction and changing the pace of delivery for concepts you want to reinforce to students.
Make your session Agile from the start, Leeanne McManus
As Instructors & Facilitators, we are aiming to have engagement, interaction and high energy throughout our sessions. In this workshop, we’ll focus on applying different Agile principles to achieve these goals. This will be a fun session, learning new ways to engage with our audiences.
MCTs and Academic Institutions, Mindy Young
Have you ever considered teaching at an academic institution? This session will include the requirements and how to get started. In addition, it will include the pros and cons of teaching at an academic institution.
What’d They Say?: Cross-Platform Professional Communication, Heather Ackmann
Join Microsoft MVP and HCI student Heather Ackmann as she leads a workshop exploring the intersection between communication platforms and user behaviors. n.
MAPS - Learning Option: be a company and a trainer, Steven Jones
If you are an independent MCT working for yourself, or you get contract MCT work from a Microsoft Partner, then learn how the MAPS (Learning Partner option) can work for you.
DevOps: what is it? why does it matter?, Steven Jones
Over the last several years the DevOps deployment model has made taken away work from the Waterfall deployment model. Discover what DevOps is, and why it is so popular.