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Deploying a new version of Windows 10 in a remote world

This post provides practical, step-by-step guidance to help you move your existing devices to Windows 10, version 2004—the latest Windows 10 feature update—as quickly and seamlessly as possible.


Resources for Remote Workers

Working from home while working in the Cloud

Working from home has its own challenges: dogs barking, children screaming, not having access to a fully stocked breakroom, etc.  Secure access to your corporate apps and data should not be one of those challenges. Thanks to cloud technologies provided by Azure and Office 365, everyone can be productive, even in the most challenging of locations. In this blog we will talk about a few options to help keep you connected while you work from home. We will start off by talking about Office 365 and how it can be your Office away from your office, then we will talk about how Azure can enable you to take your office home with you, finally we will wrap up with some technical tips to help you be more productive working in the Cloud from wherever you may be.


[Guest Blog] Helping SMBs securely work from home with Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Helping our small and medium business customers work remotely and securely is a challenge that many MSPs are wrestling with. Microsoft 365 Business Premium is one of the most useful and cost-effective solutions we have to help our customers with these scenarios. Here are a few ways we have leveraged this product.


Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) quickly embraces remote work with Microsoft 365

In 1913, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) began its mission to champion better work and working lives. For the last century, the organization has held close its guiding principle: what benefits people also benefits their employers, and by extension, economies and societies. For the last few years, CIPD has focused on bringing people together, regardless of where they’re working from. At the time, it would have been impossible to know just how relevant this approach would become once Covid-19 began to spread across the globe in 2019 and early 2020.


Upcoming Events

Galactic Collaboration Summit - upcoming online training event

Captain's log, stardate 365.0602.0609.2, our destination - to boldly go where no virtual conference has gone before. The Galactic Collaboration Summit is about to hit warp speed 10, to help you explore a Milky Way Galaxy full of sessions. Set your phasers on fun, to learn, and engage! Jeff “Captain” Teper (CVP, Microsoft) will be giving a keynote that’ll be out of this world, plus Microsoft speakers delivering breakout sessions among thought leaders and members of the community from around the world. Review all sessions and start your Galactic exploration today.


Top Conversations

How can I export Attendee list from Microsoft Teams Live events session using Microsoft Graph API?

@marcelocasaca wondered about how to use Microsoft Graph APIs to extract a attendee list from a live session from Microsoft Teams. Microsoft employee Val Ramos and MVP Reza Ameri offered helpful advice.


Change default meeting length in Outlook - Avoid Back-to-Back meetings!

Karl Vietmeier shared a piece from their VP’s all up blog posting specific to changing meeting length on how to schedule meetings to conclude five minutes before the end of the hour or half hour. This shortens your time together slightly but goes a long way towards avoiding potential burnout from uninterrupted back-to-backs.


Building A Highly Available Remote Desktop Gateway Farm integrated with Azure MFA

Mahmoud A. Atallah shared a how-to article on building a RD Gateway with Azure MFA for secure work and familiar experience across a variety of devices or web browsers.


The BIG WFH Office pictures!

MVP Simon Binder asked the community to post pictures of their work from home setup, receiving quite a few responses.


Being inclusive in virtual meetings

MVP Simon Binder shared a detailed list of their struggles of virtual meetings and how they’ve overcome them!