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Get an insider's view of the Microsoft enterprise IT environment. See how Microsoft uses technology to solve specific business problems and manage its own global environment.

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Get an insider's view of the Microsoft enterprise IT environment. See how Microsoft uses technology to solve specific business problems and manage its own global environment.

    Microsoft saves 20 percent on third-party software spending by using Power BI

    Microsoft saves 20 percent on third-party software spending by using Power BI

    At Microsoft, we consistently look to cut costs and incorporate best-of-breed internally developed solutions. But we do license third-party software for some applications. Learn how Microsoft IT developed the infrastructure and processes necessary to effectively manage, control, and use third-party software licenses within our organization, throughout all stages of a software license lifecycle. Access additional technical content, discover new and exciting career opportunities in IT, and much more: Microsoft IT ShowcaseMicrosoft IT CareersLinkedInGet the IT Showcase Windows Phone App

    • 10 min
    IT Expert Roundtable: Cloud at Microsoft (November 2017)

    IT Expert Roundtable: Cloud at Microsoft (November 2017)

    Cloud experts from Microsoft discuss modernizing applications, cultural changes that lead to digital transformation, migrating on-premises data centers to the cloud, security in the cloud, shadow IT, planning a move to the cloud, application development accountability, software engineering fundamentals, geo-redundancy, and more. They share candid insights and best practices about how we design, manage, and support cloud solutions at Microsoft.  These questions — and more — are discussed during this session: [01:48] Now that the cloud is a $20 billion business for Microsoft and Amazon, what are enterprise IT shops most focused on enabling in the cloud? PaaS data integration? SaaS integration?[08:37] How has the migration from on-premises data centers to the cloud influenced the security approach at Microsoft?[22:06] We have a large infrastructure today—how do you approach the analysis of moving it to the cloud?[34:18] How has accountability changed for application development teams?[44:45] How should enterprise IT think about data migration and data geo-redundancy in the cloud?[55:25] What is the one key takeaway that you would like to leave our audience with today?Access additional technical content, discover new and exciting career opportunities in IT, and much more: Microsoft IT ShowcaseMicrosoft IT CareersLinkedInGet the IT Showcase App

    • 1 hr 2 min
    IT Expert Roundtable: SharePoint at Microsoft (November 2017)

    IT Expert Roundtable: SharePoint at Microsoft (November 2017)

    SharePoint experts from Microsoft discuss topics ranging from setting up sites—communication sites, hub sites, and site design templates—to regional performance issues, security issues, multi-geo capabilities, and search. You’ll learn about content and apps for sites, PowerApps, moving to the cloud, and more. They share candid insights and best practices about how we manage SharePoint at Microsoft. These questions — and more — are discussed during this session: [02:28] What have been the challenges and benefits around the release of communication sites?[07:10] Assuming that all of Microsoft date is stored in one data center in the US, do your regional users have performance issues? If they don't, how do you manage that?[10:34] Do we have now the much requested multi-geo capability in our enterprise?[15:45] What are the most exciting things coming to the search experience?[19:47] Depending on whether you're in a 100% cloud environment or a hybrid environment, is the search experience the same or different?[20:57] At Ignite, it sounded like that Microsoft was moving away from subsites. If that's true, how are you managing that internally?[26:16] What's the difference between Teams, today's team, and the old, team site?[27:43] How does SharePoint Online security stack up, to SharePoint on prem?[30:04] Are you going to be able to search across multiple hub sites?[32:01] Is the content on your portal, limited to what, your team creates, or can you include additional, SharePoint online content, for your users?[37:55] From an Enterprise tenant administration perspective, is there any vetting of the PowerApps and things that are in the gallery; stamp of approval or things like that?[38:54] Do users still call help desk at Microsoft and how do you resolve Office 365 issues?[44:17] What are the options for targeting content through search?[47:16] How long did it take for Microsoft to move to the cloud and at what rate were we able to move to the cloud?[55:28] What is the one

    • 59 min
    What cultural and digital transformation means to enterprise information security

    What cultural and digital transformation means to enterprise information security

    In the last episode of this six-part Securing our Enterprise series, our Chief Information Security Officer, Bret Arsenault, notes that while there is a lot of change in any type of transformation, if security is done right, it can enable all of the other aspects of the transformational journey and help ease some of the "FFUUEE" (Fear, fair, understanding, urgency, exhausted, entitled) feelings customers and employees may be experiencing. Access additional technical content, discover new and exciting career opportunities in IT, and much more: Microsoft IT ShowcaseMicrosoft IT CareersLinkedInGet the IT Showcase App

    • 8 min
    Fostering a risk-based culture to secure the enterprise

    Fostering a risk-based culture to secure the enterprise

    In episode five of the Securing our enterprise six-part series, our Chief Information Security Officer, Bret Arsenault explains the steps he and his team are taking for risk management to ensure customer and employee data are protected and the importance of fostering a risk-based culture at Microsoft. Access additional technical content, discover new and exciting career opportunities in IT, and much more: Microsoft IT ShowcaseMicrosoft IT CareersLinkedInGet the IT Showcase App

    • 4 min
    Sorting through the noise to protect the enterprise

    Sorting through the noise to protect the enterprise

    As the digital transformation continues to accelerate business practices, complex and unstructured data sets are inundating enterprises on a day-to-day basis. In episode four of this six-part series, Bret Arsenault shares how he and his team leverage the data noise using logging and telemetry to get a clear view of what's happening in the enterprise environment and create actionable intelligence for protection. Access additional technical content, discover new and exciting career opportunities in IT, and much more: Microsoft IT ShowcaseMicrosoft IT CareersLinkedInGet the IT Showcase App

    • 4 min

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