Community calls and resources summary for January 2017

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 January 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 and sign up for February and March community calls US Partner Community engagement guide Read recaps for previous months

Application Development

Focus on Azure Media Services

Topic resources

Azure Infrastructure and Management

Focus on Microsoft Azure storage

Topic resources

Microsoft Azure training to build your cloud knowledge and skills

Data Platform and Advanced Analytics

Focus on the Enterprise Data Warehouse

Topic resources

Dynamics 365

Focus on Power BI and Microsoft Dynamics 365

Topic resources

Enterprise Mobility + Security

Focus on Lookout integration with Microsoft Intune

More resources

ISV and Application Builder

Partnering with the Microsoft Developer Experience (DX) team


MPN 101

Microsoft Inspire and program updates

Office 365 and Voice

Focus on Skype for Business

Topic resources

Open Source Solutions (OSS)

Focus on DevOps solutions

Topic resources

Sales training

More resources

SMB Partner Insider

East Region

Central Region

West Region


Windows and Devices

Focus on Windows Defender and Advanced Threat Analytics

Topic resources