ADM101 - IT and Security guide to Digital Transformation

Liam Cleary 

A core tenant of a digital transformation project is understanding and recognizing the common challenges to the new modern workplace. Too often organizations do not acknowledge this and fail in the implementation of services such as Office 365, including all the Security components that are needed.

In this session, we will look at Digital Transformation, the Modern Workplace and the core security features that can support this. We will use question-based scenarios to explain what to use when to use it and how it can be done to be successful.

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

ADM102 - Intro to Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Craig Jahnke 

The Office 365 Security & Compliance Center is your one-stop portal for protecting your data in Office 365. Microsoft has been adding many new features and services for those companies that have data protection or compliance needs, or want to audit user activity in their organization.

Come to my session to learn how to get started with Security & Compliance Center, and find out you can better manage and secure you data.

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM103 - Exploring Office 365 Migration Options and Tools

Brian Alderman 

Congratulations, on your decision to move to Office 365. If your mind is running rampant on how to complete the migration, this session is for you.

We will begin by exploring the steps necessary during the following migration phases:
• Before the migration
• Completing the migration
• Managing the cloud-based content after migration

As you can guess, you’re going to need to know what the best approach is to complete the migration, so we will also discuss what your migration options are, and what tools are available, including how to use the SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool with the SharePoint Migration Tool to help streamline and successfully complete your migration to Office 365.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

ADM104 - Protecting your Content: Demystifying Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Office 365

Paul Stork 

Passage of laws like HIPAA , Sarbanes/Oxley, and most recently GDPR have made protection of sensitive content critical for all organizations. The inclusion of things like Data Classification, Retention Policies, and Data Loss Prevention critical to the success of Office 365. DLP is the key to both monitoring what you have to protect and the mechanism for securing it.

This talk will focus on real world implementation of DLP in Office 365. We will cover how to plan for, implement, monitor, and extend the Unified Data Loss Prevention functionality in Office 365. Along the way we'll point out some of the limitations that exist in a product that is still being actively developed and some practical workarounds.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

ADM201 - The Fun of a Modern SharePoint Migration

Craig Jahnke 

Many companies are considering moving their file shares to Office 365 and the new Modern SharePoint Online, While this creates opportunities for the company to be more productive and manage their data, Modern SharePoint migrations has its unique considerations and constraints.

Come to this session to learn tips, tricks, and gotchas while migrating to Modern SharePoint Online.

Level: Introductory and overview   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM202 - Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365

Vlad Catrinescu 

Take your Office 365 Administrator skills further by learning to automate repetitive tasks using the magic of PowerShell.

In this session, you will learn how to use PowerShell for Office 365, and we will focus on SharePoint online. A basic understanding of PowerShell is recommended to get the most out of this session!

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM203 - Office 365: Rolling out without getting rolled over

John Peluso 

As you’ve probably noticed, the pace of innovation in Office 365 is fast and furious. The fact that organizations are no longer responsible for updating their Office software is both a blessing and a curse. Changes to the applications users engage with every day can bring productivity and efficiency enhancements but without the ability to understand, plan for, and train on these updates, admins operations teams can be left with confused users, broken processes and a spike in helpdesk calls.

Microsoft has provided some functionality to manage this challenge but it’s crucial that organizations understand and leverage every available feature for mitigating risks that can be introduced by Office 365 updates.

Attendees will learn real-world best practices and Office 365 features like Release Preferences, Office update channels, and all of the release communication resources

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM204 - Security and Compliance within Office 365

Liam Cleary 

So you have an Office 365 tenant, you have sites, you use search and maybe you use every feature that is available to you. You create, upload, edit and delete content and even tag it, but what happens when you need to know what has happened to a piece of content? How do you know who opened a specific file? How do you stop specific types of content from residing within the site? How do you control who can do what, when and maybe where from?

Luckily we have the tool for this, it is the Security and Compliance Center within Office 365. In this session we will walk through the Security and Compliance Center, answering each of questions with practical examples.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM301 - Using the Patterns and Practices (PnP) components with SharePoint and SharePoint Online

Liam Cleary 

Microsoft and community members have developed the patterns and practices (PnP) as a way to guide us in the best approaches for working with Share Point and SharePoint Online. Whether you are building custom solutions or just want to manage them better using PowerShell there are components in the PnP for them.

In this session we will look at the PnP and how to use it whether we are developing or administrating SharePoint.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

ADM302 - Modernize your Migration Strategy

Stephanie Donahue 

Sometimes it feels like new features get added to Office 365 every single day. New features, new web parts, new applications, and deprecated functionality. Yesterday’s best practices are today’s things you should avoid!

Learn more about key topics like modernizing your classic sites, figuring out the new suggested “flat” site architecture and transitioning from SharePoint Designer to Flow. Planning is more critical than ever to ensuring a successful Office 365 deployment, join this session to get all of your migration questions answered.

Level: Intermediate   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud

ADM303 - Advanced PowerShell For Office 365

Vlad Catrinescu 

Know the basics of PowerShell for Office 365 but want to take it further?

In this session, we will look at some awesome real-life examples of how PowerShell can make our life as an admin easier, and at quite a few things that cannot be done from the User Interface!

Note: This session requires you to have basic knowledge of PowerShell for Office 365.

Level: Advanced   -    Platform: Cloud/Online

ADM304 - Advanced PowerShell for remote SharePoint administration & inspection

Richard Toland 

As SharePoint admins and consultants in tightly secured ecosystems, we often are not granted the access to run PowerShell connected to an onprem farm or MSO tenant. Or perhaps you have access to run the commandlets but need to shave time off of your job run with parallel processing methods. Or maybe you've been given a task to offload administrative tasks to Azure Automation & functions.

This session teaches advanced tactics for remote SharePoint administration PowerShell. Topics will cover a broad range of SharePoint connections and automation optimization as we examine gathering collections from Search, exploring object attributes with web services, processing these objects quickly through parallel processing with script blocks, jobs, and queues.

Level: Advanced   -    Platform: OnPrem and Cloud