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Karly Dwenger

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Azure 201 – Best Practices to Maximize the Value of Azure

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Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud solutions. How do you keep up?

Don't miss this on-demand event to learn more!

Azure gives your organization the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks while protecting your data with world-class security. However, it can be hard to keep up with all the changes and understand what's all there. 

There are a lot of pieces that go into Azure - security, governance, assessments, management and more. Don't you wish you could have a better understanding of all these aspects of Azure to make the most out of your investment? 

In this exclusive on-demand webinar, Interlink dives into Azure, covers relevant changes and updates, & reveals how Azure services can expand your current solutions. 



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Mike Wilson

Don’t Just Buy a Solution - Fully Adopt Your New Technologies

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We understand that adopting new technology involves change, and change can be daunting – what’s the best way to seamlessly adopt new technologies throughout your organization?
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IT projects are notorious for their high failure rate. It’s estimated that up to 70% of change initiative projects fail to deliver their desired results – but why? The main aspect of these failures is due to poor change management planning and little to no end-user adoption – most organizations put new practices and technology before their people.

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Robert Gates

Microsoft Teams – Don’t Just Turn It On, Spend Time Planning

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This blog article was originally posted on April 22, 2019, by Robert J. Gates

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Microsoft Teams is a transformational tool, with that make sure to spend some time thinking about how you should configure various security, compliance, and governance settings across the platform.

For the past several years I have had the opportunity to transform the way I work, communicate, and collaborate within my team and across various groups internally and externally. At first glance, Microsoft Teams may look like a simple chat client but there are many aspects across data, communication, and collaboration capabilities that can produce a fair amount of data.

The data generated within Microsoft Teams can provide a ton of value for an organization but for a legal, security, and compliance aspect it’s important to spend some time making sure you have Microsoft Teams configured to meet your organization’s needs.

To get started I recommend taking a look at the Microsoft Teams Governance Quick Start Guide. It’s a great place to get started in identifying and preparing your Microsoft Teams environment. As you continue your journey in deploying Microsoft Teams you will want to drill down in the various Microsoft Teams Policies focused on the various elements across the platform.

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Aaron Seals

It’s Official – Skype for Business Online Has Announced Its Retirement

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With Microsoft Teams moving in to become the core collaboration & communication client for Office 365, Skype for Business will officially retire on July 31st, 2021.

Finally! Microsoft has officially announced the retirement of Skype for Business Online. After July 31st, 2021 the service will no longer be accessible. If you’ve been putting off the decision to migrate to Microsoft Teams – now is the time to start your planning.  Here’s the update on the retirement plan and the next steps to take. 

Why is Skype for Business Online Retiring Now?

In 2017, Microsoft Teams was written from scratch as an all in one central hub for teamwork. Since then, Microsoft has been working with partners and customers to improve Teams and get it to where it needs to be to take over for Skype. Microsoft now feels Teams is at the point where they can confidently recommend it as their primary communication and collaboration platform.

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Mike Foltz

Using Office 365 to Make Projects Come to Life

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Use these Office 365 tools to quickly and effectively turn ideas into reality by creating and managing your projects from start to finish.

Office 365 can facilitate complete and total collaboration. Projects are completed quickly, easily and correctly when they are organized, properly managed and when the team is all on the same page. Office 365 has tools and applications that can help your team stay on track and work on projects from start to finish – starting with OneDrive to Teams, Planner, SharePoint and lastly, Forms. Don’t use these tools yet? Here’s why you should.

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