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Microsoft Ignite Live Stream and schedule of what not to miss at this year’s all digital conference

Written by Benjamin Hughes

Benjamin is responsible for marketing the products, services and indeed the people of AddIn365; leading on marketing strategy, an exciting events programme and promotions for new and existing customers to enjoy. For promotions and events say hello via ben.hughes@addin365.com .

2nd March 2021

Microsoft Ignite 2021 kicks off at 16:00 GMT Tuesday 2nd March. The annual conference for developers and IT professionals hosted by Microsoft is delivered to us this year in an exciting, new, all-virtual format. You can follow the action via the Livestream below.

AddIn365’s in-house Microsoft MVPs Suzy Dean, Wes Hackett and Paul Schaeflein have compiled a schedule of the must watch events to tune into further down this page, follow the links to attend your chosen events.

To attend the sessions be sure to register for the conference here. Leave your comments below to ask our Microsoft MVPs any questions you may have about Microsoft Office 365 or Viva Connections.

Viva Connections Webinar

On Thursday 4th March Microsoft MVPs Suzy Dean and Wes Hackett will be presenting the AddIn365 Discover Viva Connections webinar to demonstrate live Microsoft’s new Viva Connections capability and how it can be utilised as part of your digital employee experience.

The webinar will take place on Thursday 4th March 2021 at 10.00 – 10.45 GMT and 16.00 – 16.45 GMT.

Please send an email to hello@addin365.com with ‘Viva webinar’ in the subject space and your preferred time. Please include your email footer so we can send you an Outlook invitation and login.

 

Microsoft Ignite – not to miss sessions:

2nd March – Microsoft Ignite

16:30 GMT. Welcome

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s keynote will begin, and he will be joined by Mixed Reality Technical Fellow Alex Kipman for a one-of-a-kind look at Microsoft’s vision for the future of Mixed Reality, made possible by the Microsoft Cloud. We will update this site with additional visual assets at the end of the keynote. You may need to refresh your browser to see the updates.

Get the most out of Microsoft Teams by integrating your apps and processes

Every company has ways of working unique to them, so the ability to integrate apps and business processes into where you work and collaborate simply improves the value of your Teams deployment. Learn about the tools we provide for building high quality apps, developing custom solutions with Teams and Power Platform, and how to deploy and manage these app integrations.​

One place for IT Professionals to manage Microsoft Teams efficiently

A glance into the Teams IT admin role that can granularity control and customize the organizational Teams experience on one place in the Teams Admin Center. We will present the new capabilities we recently announced, to help you manage Teams much more efficiently.

Intro to Microsoft Teams for IT

The session offers an overview of configuration options and takes IT Admins through important considerations for planning, deploying, and rolling-out of Teams for their organization. You’ll get a breakdown of the core components and the enterprise-class policies and security that you need and expect as an IT Admin. In addition, you’ll see the easy customization options to tailor Microsoft Teams for your organization.

3rd March – Microsoft Ignite

LIVE EVENT 10:30 GMT: Ask the Experts: The latest innovations with Microsoft Teams

Learn how Microsoft Teams is delivering meeting experiences that adapt to individual needs and enable people to present with confidence. We’ll also show you how Microsoft Teams is making it simple to host webinars, and how we’re making it easier to collaborate securely with people outside of your organization.

LIVE EVENT 19:00 GMT: Ask the Experts: Easy, intuitive webinars with Microsoft Teams: Virtual engagement in the age of remote work

Reach partners and customers to drive engagement through virtual events with the same Teams app used to collaborate within organizations. Learn about custom registration, 1,000-person interactive webinars and host controls that help manage scale for up to 20,000-person broadcasts.

LIVE EVENT 20:00 GMT: Meet Microsoft Viva, presented by Chuck Friedman: a new kind of employee experience

The first employee experience platform built for the digital era, Microsoft Viva brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights into an integrated experience that empowers people and teams to be their best, from anywhere. Join us as we introduce a new approach and a new category of technology solutions. Powered by the full breadth and depth of Microsoft 365, Viva is experienced through Microsoft Teams and other Microsoft 365 apps that people use every day. There will be a later Ask the Experts session at 22:00 with Brad McCabe LIVE EVENT 22:00 GMT: Ask the Experts, presented by Brad McCabe: Meet Microsoft Viva: a new kind of employee experience

LIVE EVENT 20:00 GMT (repeat 20:30) Updates to Microsoft 365 experiences in Teams, Lists, OneDrive, Stream and more

Join Microsoft 365 engineering VP, Omar Shahine, for a demo-rich tour of all the recent updates along with what’s coming soon to Microsoft 365, including new cross-company sharing experiences in Microsoft Teams. We’ll also show what’s new and coming to Microsoft Lists, OneDrive, SharePoint, Stream, and the brand new employee experience platform, Microsoft Viva – for users and for admins. This is an Ignite exclusive show from Microsoft Mechanics.

LIVE EVENT 23:00 GMT: Ask the Experts: Microsoft Teams Manageability

This session is for you Microsoft Teams IT pro! You are responsible for customizing the Teams experience for your organizational needs. Let’s discuss the latest Microsoft Teams management capabilities that enable you to gradually and efficiently customize the Teams experience. We will highlight how we evolving our capabilities to help you simplify your work from one UI place in the Teams admin Center.

LIVE EVENT 01:00 GMT (morning of 4th March): Easy, intuitive webinars with Microsoft Teams: Virtual engagement in the age of remote work

Reach partners and customers to drive engagement through virtual events with the same Microsoft Teams app used to collaborate within organizations. Learn about custom registration, 1,000-person interactive webinars and host controls that help manage scale for up to 20,000-person broadcasts.

Microsoft Ignite Sessions, Save these sessions to your backpack and check to see when the video is available.

Introducing Microsoft Viva Connections

Presented by Adam Harmetz. Adam is a Director of PM in the Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint organization. He has 15+ years of experience in content management and employee experience product design. His team currently focused on integrating the SharePoint experience inside Microsoft Teams and helping generate the next decade of intranet innovation with new products like Microsoft Viva Topics and Microsoft Viva Connections.

Get the most out of Microsoft Teams by integrating your apps and processes

Every company has ways of working unique to them, so the ability to integrate apps and business processes into where you work and collaborate simply improves the value of your Teams deployment. Learn about the tools we provide for building high quality apps, developing custom solutions with Teams and Power Platform, and how to deploy and manage these app integrations.​

Drive a data culture with Power BI and Microsoft Teams

The way we work is changing dramatically. It’s more connected, collaborative, and often done remotely. Organizations need tools to help everyone infuse data into every decision. Learn how Power BI and Microsoft teams make it easier to discover insights and collaboratively make decisions based on data. You’ll learn how to easily access and visualize data without leaving Teams, collaborate with colleagues to find and share insights and foster a culture of using data to make decisions.

New Habits Podcast

A podcast discussing the opportunity and benefits around developing for Microsoft Teams. Featuring Microsoft MVPs and Leading Partners.

Microsoft Teams Updates: New Habits Podcast presented by Suzy Dean, Wes Hackett and Paul Schaeflein

The New Habits panel discusses the updates to Microsoft Teams from the later part of 2020 and how that impacts meetings, training and presentations.

Intro to Viva Connections: New Habits Podcast presented by Suzy Dean, Wes Hackett and Paul Schaeflein

To be released on the evening of the 2nd March.

Viva Connections Webinar

On Thursday 4th March Microsoft MVPs Suzy Dean and Wes Hackett will be presenting the AddIn365 Discover Viva Connections webinar to demonstrate live Microsoft’s new Viva Connections capability and how it can be utilised as part of your digital employee experience.

The webinar will take place on Thursday 4th March 2021 at 10.00 – 10.45 GMT and 16.00 – 16.45 GMT.

Please send an email to hello@addin365.com with ‘Viva webinar’ in the subject space and your preferred time. Please include your email footer so we can send you an Outlook invitation and login.

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