Community calls and resources summary for October 2016

Connect and engage with Microsoft technical, sales, and business experts in the US Partner Community. Our expert-led communities will help you build your practice and build your business.

  • Practice-building communities are technically focused and led by Technology Solutions Professionals with product and workload expertise
  • Business-building communities align to your business model, customer segment focus, and areas of interest

Community activities include regular calls that you can join live and catch on-demand later, Yammer groups for connection with Microsoft and with other partners, and blog series that provide information and resources.

If you missed the September blog posts and calls, get caught up using the links in this post. All of our community calls are listed on the Hot Sheet, the comprehensive training schedule.

Go to the Hot Sheet for November and December community calls Review the US Partner Community guide Read the September community calls recap

Application Development

Focus on Bot Frameworks

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Azure Infrastructure and Management

Focus on Azure Backup Monitoring

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Data Platform and Advanced Analytics

Focus on Power BI solution templates

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Dynamics 365

Focus on Dynamics 365 pricing and licensing

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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Focus on Cloud App Security

Watch the community call on demand Blog series Part 1: Introduction to Microsoft Cloud App Security Blog series Part 2: Getting started with Microsoft Cloud App Security Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 3: Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 features

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Cloud App Security overview Cloud App Security introduction video Cloud App Security data sheet (download)

Microsoft Mechanics Cloud App Security video

Deliver amazing EMS demos series

Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 1: Build your demo environment Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 2: Configure your demo environment EMS Getting Started Guide

ISV and Application Builder

Focus on Distributor Cloud Marketplaces

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MPN 101

Community call on demand: Earn an Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) cloud competency Community call on demand: Competency renewal process and best practices Blog post: Technical presales assistance and training benefits

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MPN competency requirements guide (download)

Online competency renewal guide Core program benefits Competencies overview Technical presales and deployment services Microsoft Partner Technical Services videos

Office 365 and Voice

Focus on MyAnalytics (formerly Delve Analytics)

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Open Source Solutions (OSS)

Focus on OSS and containers

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Sales Training

Watch on demand: Empower Employees with a Secure Productive Enterprise

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IoT Online on-demand courses Data Platform Online on-demand courses Cloud Infrastructure Online on-demand courses Enterprise Mobility Online on-demand courses Office 365 sales training

SMB Partner Insiders

East Region

Central Region

West Region

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Windows and Devices

Focus on Secure Productive Enterprise, partner funding, and technical training

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