Seems i missed this broadcast last Friday but just noticed this posted on YouTube and thought it may help some folks going to Ignite, unfortunately ill be watching from afar.
YouTube Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vWPBGj8ixM
Note before you go Episode!
First message from Delanda is a message regarding the impact to people with the recent hurricane and thought and prayers are with everyone.
Two guest today, Laurie and Praveen.
- Laurie Pottmeyer – Community Manager on SfB & Teams Team
- Praveen Maloo – product marketing manager on Microsoft team
I see the shift of the SfB broadcast series into Teams has already started!
Little bit about Ignite
- Microsoft largest conference
- every year
- Orlando, Florida
- WC 25th Sept
- 6 Days
1000s of hours of content on all Microsoft Content, windows, surface, xbox, SfB or Teams lots of content.
Slide on all things going on, demos, happy hour, customer success, show cases, ask the experts etc
If you cant be there in Person LIKE ME then watch out for ways to watch on demand and broadcasts
1st TIP – Attend the general session
Attend general session on SfB and Microsoft Teams only
Session two speakers
Lori and Bob.
Monday 4pm after initial keynote!
Laurie and Praveen excited
23K attendees largest tech event
TIP 2 – Plan to attend session across Teams & Skype for Business
Over 45 session on Teams and SfB!
List to help to prepare and what to focus on.
Quick break down of key pillars
- Overview sessions and introductions
- Deep dive sessions – talk about portfolio from meetings to voice, collaboration, security
- Adoption and deployment sessions, best practices
- key success stories
IT Pros level 300 and 400 – network planning and bandwidth, troubleshooting, video interop
How to build schedule today ?
Be prepared when your there
- Ignite website there is a schedule builder!
- Mobile App as well
- You can login and build schedule
- filter sessions topics and levels
- Break down products
- Add to schedules and view open slots and recommendations will be suggested
- Make sure you update your profile this helps maps sessions to you
TIP 3 – ask the experts or watch is live from Ignite!
If you wont be there general sessions will be recorded and available after.
The show will be going to podcast studio
Schedule above, Jamie original host of this show.
Josh Blalock with views from Community and MVP
- Wednesday 1PM
- Thursday 11am
Microsoft Mechanics session as well.
Also cool give always and Surface laptops
TIP 4 – Join the community activities
Microsoft Tech Community to get together
- Product Team
Make sure to stop by the booth
This is a community central and is spot of expo floor down the hall and that is a s opportunity to come and speak to people about community and tech community.
Wednesday 11-2pm SfB and Teams representation of Office take over day! Play ping pong and have fun!
If you not there
8.30 – 5.30 EST time live events streamed and all sessions recorded and easy to ignite.microsoft.com for all sessions and live streams
follow on Twitter and Facebook to get latest and greatest updates
Make sure you join Tech community as well
Rolls into TIP 5
TIP 5 – Follow our MVPs
MVP are most valved professional or know the insides of the product and engaged in Community and Laurie owns this
Announcement for MVPs
1st time to let everyone know of new MVP for Teams
SfB and Teams fall under Office Serer and Servers
Awarded month of September
first official Teams MVPs
and SfB MVPs
David will be in Orlando and make sure you say hello
Other fun things
13 MVPs representing 26 sessions
You can watch videos, live streams and MVPs will blog content as well.
Also have 15 community reporters covering all products and services
Tom representing Teams and SfB reporting, be sure to check out Tom and all on twitter. Follow Tom on twitter and tech community links.
Those are the 5 tips for Ignite!
Q and A time
1. How do i become MVP teams and SfB
go to mvp.microsoft.com and learn all about the program and what it means
Also where you nominate yourself or someone can nominate you monthly. Trigger email for form things to look at
If nominated continue to put activity in tool and revisit it.
2. Cant go to ignite how can i get involved in other ways
Join UC User groups
17 UC User groups and meet quarterly SkypeUG.com
3. How do i connect with Laurie and other member here today
Microsoft Tech communities
@msdelanda on twitter
Look forward to seeing everyone in Ignite
1. General Sessions
2. Make sure you plan for breakouts
3. Watch us live
4.Join community activaties, talk to experts
5. Follow the MVPs
Also on Ignite make sure you check out Mark Vales Blog on getting Microsoft Teams set up for Ignite! here, check out the RSS feeds, twitter hastags etc