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July 2020 – M365 US Public Sector Roadmap Newsletter

July 2020 – M365 US Public Sector Roadmap Newsletter

  References and Information Resources   Responding to COVID-19 together Our commitment to customers during COVID-19 Optimize Office 365 traffic for remote staff How to quickly optimize Office 365 traffic for remote staff & reduce the load on your network infrastructure   Microsoft 365 live events assistance Now available as a public preview. Administrators can [...]

MIP:  Notes from the field

MIP: Notes from the field

We have a guest post today from @thibaudcolas and @SanchuSankar from our Services Team. Quite a few people helped review the article below so many thanks to the numerous AIP/MIP and DLP PM's that offered input!   1. Introduction Is information protection critical or crucial to an organization?   For most of us, the answer seems to be an [...]

Webinar series: Unleash the hunter in you!

Do you want to proactively hunt for threat activity like an expert? Then don’t miss our upcoming webinar series, “Tracking the adversary”! Michael Melone, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft and resident threat hunter, will start with the basics of threat hunting and cover more advanced techniques throughout the series. Our hope is that you’ll come [...]

Accelerate data extraction from your documents with Form Recognizer

Accelerate data extraction from your documents with Form Recognizer

This blog has been authored by Neta Haiby (Principal PM, Azure AI) and Prachi Jain (PMM, Azure AI)   Documents are prevalent and often contain vital information that are essential to drive business outcomes; however, extracting data quickly and accurately for processing is often a challenge for so many organizations. Manual extraction can take up [...]

How to do “breakout rooms” in Microsoft Teams – a real life example

How to do “breakout rooms” in Microsoft Teams – a real life example

I’m pretty sure no one missed the rapid increase in remote working during the first half of 2020. Something that also became very clear in the Microsoft Teams UserVoice were entries that were pretty unknown before rapidly rose in number of votes. One of those entries that I’d like to talk about today is breakout [...]

Introducing Text Analytics for Health

Introducing Text Analytics for Health

Hadas Bitran, Group Manager, Microsoft Healthcare   The healthcare industry is overwhelmed with data. Much of this healthcare data is in the form of unstructured text, such as doctor’s notes, medical publications, electronic health records, clinical trials protocols, medical encounter transcripts and more. Healthcare organizations, providers, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, and others face an incredible challenge [...]

Easily add voice commands to your apps with Custom Commands

Easily add voice commands to your apps with Custom Commands

Voice-enabled assistants—that enable users to search, ask questions, complete tasks, and much more—have been gaining increasing momentum and becoming integrated into consumer’s daily lives. Voice enables more seamless, natural interfaces, providing a more intuitive way of interacting with technology. In our current environment, voice and contactless experiences will play an increasingly important role, with the [...]

FF: ADX allows data scientists to access data easily and run complex queries with incredible speed

FF: ADX allows data scientists to access data easily and run complex queries with incredible speed

Innovative New York-based fintech FINANCIAL FABRIC provides specialized data analytics solutions to the buy-side. With Azure Data Explorer, the company has been enabled to rapidly ingest even the most massive datasets, easily run complex queries and provide near-real time analytics services to a range of financial services end users, achieving exceptional data compression and reducing [...]

Microsoft 365 & SharePoint PnP Weekly – Episode 90

Microsoft 365 & SharePoint PnP Weekly – Episode 90

In this weekly discussion of latest news and topics around Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft), Waldek Mastykarz (Rencore), are joined by Dan Wahlin – MVP and now Microsoft employee as a Microsoft 365 Cloud Developer Advocate on the new Microsoft 365 Cloud Developer Advocate team.   What is a Cloud Developer Advocate?  The bridge between customers & partners and Microsoft 365 & Azure teams.   The role advocates [...]