More Free Office 365 Training for State and Local Governments

The Office 365 Webcast Series for government continues!   The specific sessions listed below are running through March 2012. Whether you are already using Office 365, getting ready to deploy, or still considering the move to the cloud, you are sure to find plenty of helpful information.


Advanced Collaboration Tips for Using Exchange Online with Outlook
When you combine Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Office Outlook, you enable a new level of collaboration for your government organization. Learn how to use advanced features of Outlook, including setting email delegates, send as/on behalf of, calendar sharing, and more. We’ll also explore PowerShell commands for Office 365.

January 9, 2012, 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time / 3:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Identity and Authentication Management Options for Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 provides multiple ways to manage user identity and authentication within the Microsoft cloud, including Microsoft Online IDs and Federated IDs. Learn the benefits and requirements of each identity deployment method and get an overview of things to consider when choosing an identity and authentication method for your Office 365 deployment.

January 19, 2012, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time / 1:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Enabling Active Directory Federated Services in Microsoft Office 365
Rich integration with customer-managed Active Directory is one of the major benefits within the Office 365 platform. Learn the prerequisites and key processes to deploying Active Directory Federation Service 2.0 in a manner that allows Office 365 to authenticate users through your on-premises Active Directory credentials.

February 2, 2012, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time / 1:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Taking Spam Off the Menu with Forefront Online Protection for Exchange
Too much spam in your email diet? See how IT Administrators can use a web interface to control your government organization’s email environment using Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE). This internet-based service protects your organization’s inbound and outbound email from spam, viruses, phishing scams, and email policy violations. FOPE filters over 3 billion spam messages every day, keeping inboxes slim and trim. You’ll learn how to control your email environment, run traces, monitor users’ spam, and quarantine folders.

February 13, 2012, 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time / 3:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Two-Factor Authentication Considerations for Office 365
When it comes to government IT, you can’t take chances with security. That’s why there is a growing requirement for using two forms of authentication (such as smart cards or biometrics in addition to passwords) when connecting to enterprise resources, particularly for federal agencies. Support for this requirement is an important consideration when examining your cloud options. With Office 365, you can use federated identification to implement two-factor authentication, using identities that you administer only on-premises. Join us for details about your options for enforcing two-factor authentication with Office 365.

February 28, 2012, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time / 1:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Become an Expert Collaborator and Communicator using Microsoft Lync Online
Whether you’re conducting impromptu meetings to highly-structured presentations, it’s easy to become an expert collaborator and communicator when you have the right tools. With Microsoft Lync Online, you can make everyone in your government organization an expert at conducting online meetings and presentations utilizing audio, video, screen sharing, polling, and a virtual whiteboard. Join us and learn how to transform interactions with colleagues and citizens from hit-or-miss communication to a more collaborative, engaging, and effective experience.

March 12, 2012, 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time / 3:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

Mail Management Best Practices – Compliance Considerations and Office 365
The Microsoft Office 365 platform provides government users with virtually unlimited email storage. Managing large amounts of email from a compliance perspective and being able to provide timely, accurate discovery across a large volume of email is a challenge for many government organizations. Join us as we discuss and demonstrate the tools provided within Office 365 to help email administrators get a handle on managing a large, complex email environment.

March 20, 2012, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time / 1:00 P.M Eastern Time | Register

These past sessions are now available on demand: 

December 12: Create a Master Flight Plan for Moving to Exchange Online – Deployment and Migration Considerations | View

December 15: How to Build a Great SharePoint Site in Less Than One Hour | View

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