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Content Management Track

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 9:50 am

  • Bobby Chang

    Technologist at Microsoft

CM101 - To Folder or Not to Folder. Struggle continues in Modern SharePoint.

Have you been steering people away from using folders in SharePoint? Or are you just downright tired of hearing yet another reason for using metadata? The use of folders has long been a contentious battle in the world of SharePoint collaboration. They have their benefits and their drawbacks. So, what’s the right approach? Find out which could work best for you and your organization. Explore how to fully utilize modern SharePoint in SharePoint Online & SharePoint Server 2019. In this session, we will take the modern Document Library for a spin, showcasing features for document management and collaboration.

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 11:10 am

  • Jeff Cate

    SharePoint Curriculum Author

CM102 - Making the most of SharePoint Managed Metadata

When SharePoint’s Managed Metadata feature set was introduced in 2010, it was hailed as “revolutionary” and the most important SharePoint feature to date. Fast forward to 2020 – it still provides an awesome set of features that are woven tightly throughout the SharePoint end user experience. And, now, it is getting fresh attention as an integral component of Microsoft's Project Cortex which is all about modernizing the Content Services features of Office 365. Attend this session to take a fresh look at the Managed Metadata feature set in SharePoint and hear some stories of its effective use.

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 11:10 am

  • David Warner II

    Microsoft MVP

PWR102 - SharePoint List Formatting - More than Meets the Eye

Transformers, they live among us. Cars, Planes, SharePoint Lists. SharePoint Lists!? YES!!! In this session, we will see how to create, develop & auto-deploy SharePoint List Formatting, Column Formatting and View Formatting Definitions. With no previous experience required, we will start from scratch, see examples you can use for free and even learn how to automatically deploy our List Formatting. By the end of the session you'll hear Optimus Prime command, 'SharePoint Lists.....ROLLOUT!!'

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 1:20 pm

  • Daniel Glenn

    Collaboration Practice Lead @ InfoWorks, Inc., Microsoft MVP
  • Vlad Catrinescu

    Product Evangelist at Valo Intranet

CM103 - Practical steps for migrating shares to Office 365

If you still have shares and want to move them to Office 365, you are not alone! Organizations want to take advantage of all the benefits Office 365 has to offer, but where do you begin? Can you just "lift and shift" and be done with it? In this session, you will learn how you can effectively analyze and migrate your shares to Office 365. We will show how to navigate the common issues with share migrations, how to discover business processes dependent on shares, and get you started on the migration journey. Join Microsoft MVPs Vlad Catrinescu and Daniel Glenn in this session inspired by real-world use cases to learn how to successfully migrate your shares to the cloud and get the most out of your Office 365 deployment.

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 2:40 pm

  • Drew Madelung

    Cloud Architect

CM104 - Securing SharePoint, OneDrive & Teams with Sensitivity Labels

How do you protect your confidential content from being exposed? Being able to secure your files and content across workloads is a necessity and the tools are available to you today in the Microsoft 365 Security admin center. Microsoft 365 Sensitivity Labels are the evolution of Azure Information Protection and more within the Microsoft Information Protection suite. In this session, we will go through what Sensitivity Labels are, how they work with files and sites, what kind of protection they provide, and finally how to get started utilizing them in your own company.

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 2:40 pm

  • Carly Hublou

    Modern Workplace Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft

INT104 - "Don't Cross the Streams!": Administering Your Microsoft Stream Portal

In one of the most memorable lines from the 1984 classic Ghostbusters, Egon Spengler warns his fellow ghostbusters, "Don't cross the streams! Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light." While a poorly planned Microsoft Stream portal probably won't cause you that much chaos, it can still seem daunting to manage at first glance. How do permissions work? What's the difference between videos, channels, and groups? How do you control content creation? What oversight do you have as an admin? In this session, we'll explore Stream administration, focusing on how to harness the power of Stream permissions architecture to achieve a variety of business outcomes. At the end of this session, if you don't want your Streams to cross, you'll know how to stop it!

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 2:40 pm

  • Brian Alderman

    Microsoft MVP, MCT, Author, Speaker

ADM104 - Configuring SQL Server for Optimal SharePoint Performance

Performing a default installation of SQL Server that will be hosting your SharePoint content can have a huge impact on your SharePoint deployment's performance. The SQL Server default installation has more than six settings that can negatively impact the performance of SharePoint if they aren't addressed either during the installation of SQL Server, or shortly after the installation of SQL Server. The SQL Server deployment options, or configuration options, that need to be addressed include: • Type of SQL Server instance • SQL Server instance settings • System database settings In this session, we are going to discuss, explore, and configure these SQL Server settings to ensure your SharePoint deployment is running efficiently and your organization is not losing productivity because of a poorly configured SQL Server instance.

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 4:00 pm

  • Erica Toelle

    Microsoft MVP + Compliance Geek

CM105 - Transition from the SharePoint Records Center to Office 365 Advanced Data Governance

Have you invested in content types and metadata to drive retention in SharePoint On-Prem or Online? Don't worry! This structure can also be used to transition to Office 365 retention labels in the cloud. In this session, we will show you how and cover additional steps you should take to ensure your existing records remain intact and unaltered.

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 9:00 am

  • Emily Mancini

    Architect at Sympraxis Consulting

CM201 - More than a "Lift and Shift": Improving Findability and User Experience in Your Migration

This session will focus on considerations when transitioning your content from classic to modern pages in SharePoint Online using out of the box solutions. Ensure your migration is focused on helping people find what they are looking for and better understand their surroundings- not just a lift and shift of existing content and structures. This is your starter kit for a deeper understanding of what is possible for surfacing content in modern pages and scalable ways to get there.   We will cover: • Site architecture and navigation best practices • Planning and scaling pages • Important modern web parts • Considerations for self-service   You'll take away actionable steps for improving your content during its transition to modern, an overview of what is coming on the roadmap, and tips to help create a seamless user experience for your intranet.

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 9:00 am

  • Stacy Deere-Strole

    Solutions Architect

PWR201 - Cool & Exciting Ways to Use Forms to Engage Users

Many believe the new Microsoft Forms is the replacement for InfoPath and other form tools. However, that could not be further from the truth and I am so glad that it is. The new Microsoft Forms can increase user engagement by creating a fun and easy way to get users to provide information and learn about their company. Forms is not only the new survey replacement but it has an additional type of form called Quiz, yes I said Quiz!!! Excited yet? I know I am, as many individuals will take a quiz or fill out a survey if there is a competition involved andor some type of reward. Forms brings all of that to the table and more! Forms has created an engaging results overview and an option to post the results of your quizzes. Who doesn’t like to see their name at the top of a scoreboard? If you’re an organization that has external consultants, partners, clients, etc. well no fear as you can set surveys & quizzes to be internal only or allow for external users to participate. Just think of ALL the possibilities! Come join this session and let’s explore the many ways Microsoft Forms can help improve user engagement throughout your entire organization and who doesn’t love easy User Adoption methods!!

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 10:30 am

  • Erica Toelle

    Microsoft MVP + Compliance Geek

CM202 - Manage the Content Lifecycle in Office 365

From creation to collaboration, publication, and retirement, how do you manage the lifecycle of content in Office 365? While the tools available in Office 365 have added value to this process, they have also created new complexities around governance, security, compliance, and knowledge management. In this session, we will break down these complexities and look at how to manage content throughout its lifecycle in Office 365. We will see how to use intelligence and out of the box tools to automate lifecycle management and provide a recipe you can apply immediately to your organization.

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 1:20 pm

  • Bobby Chang

    Technologist at Microsoft

CM203 - Retain, Remove, Record. Office 365 Retention for Digital Hoarders & Record Managers.

Do you work in a place where no file ever gets deleted? Is your organization required to meet compliance regulations for digital preservation? If so, let's unpack how to manage your content life-cycle in Office 365. In this session, we will walk through the retention capabilities provided in Microsoft Information Protection (MIP). This session will uncover: • Differences between retention and records in Office 365 • When to use retention policies vs. retention labels • How to manage a review process before files get discarded from Office 365 • Administration and end user experiences using Office 365 retention

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 2:40 pm

  • Joanne Klein

    SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant, NexNovus Founder

CM204 - 7 Ways to Auto-Apply Office 365 Retention Labels to your documents

If you don't want to rely on information workers in your organization to manually apply Office 365 retention labels, come to this session to learn current ways you can auto-apply them! Ranging from simple to more complex, I'll show how you can leverage your SharePoint information architecture's content types and metadata, Office 365 sensitive information types, keywords and even Microsoft Flow to apply a retention label. After this session, you'll understand current options available to auto-apply Office 365 Retention labels across your SharePoint sites and a look into what Microsoft has planned.

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 2:40 pm

  • Brian Alderman

    Microsoft MVP, MCT, Author, Speaker

PWR204 - Cross-site Publishing, the most powerful underutilized SharePoint feature

Sharing information across sites, site collections, even Web Apps has never been easier than it is with the use of Cross-site publishing. It’s easily configured, and provides current information to the user whenever they view the dynamically updated list. In this session, we are going to explore the configuration needed to use cross-site publishing. We will then configure the sites needed to quickly configure and implement cross-site publishing, by creating a content portal that author’s will use to manage content, and a separate publishing site collection that displays the content in the Search Query Web Part.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 9:00 am

  • John Peluso

    Microsoft Regional Director

CM301 - Protection and Retention of Office 365 Content- The MIP Primer

Microsoft has been making the case that your content is safer and better managed in the cloud—but what, specifically are they doing about it? In this session we’ll deep dive into Microsoft Information Protection (MIP), understanding what it is, how it works, and where it came from. Specifically, we’ll cover Sensitivity Labels (Azure Information Protection), and Retention Labels (Advanced Data Governance) and along the way, learn what they have in common, what the differences are, and set you on a practical course for how to use them effectively.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 10:40 am

  • Sarah Haase

    Sarah Haase

CM302 - Reclaiming SharePoint: How to reel in an overgrown implementation

SharePoint is organic. File-based SharePoint sites grow exponentially, consuming more and more storage space and making it difficult for users to find what they need. Governance plans designed to steer SharePoint's utilization tarnish over time, discouraging users from adopting the platform. This session outlines the reasons why SharePoint environments become overgrown and under-utilized and provides practical guidance on how you can assess your implementation and create a revitalization plan. We'll also review several real-world SharePoint turnaround stories, highlighting the challenges faced and the methods taken to revive user adoption. Whether you have a "green-field" implementation with no formal governance in place or have a faded governance model that is no longer working, you'll leave this session with proven techniques for engaging your key constituents and driving change.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 1:00 pm

  • Daniel Christian

    Microsoft Business Application MVP

CM303 - Take content moderation to the next level using Power Automate and Cognitive Services

The potential of SharePoint is abundant and now with power automate you can do even more. However, with more power comes more responsibility and this is where Cognitive Service's can help. In this session we'll see how the Computer Vision and Content Moderator connectors can help monitor the images that are uploaded to SharePoint libraries by tagging them and also identifying those that are either racy or adult.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 1:00 pm

  • Daniel Glenn

    Collaboration Practice Lead @ InfoWorks, Inc., Microsoft MVP

INT303 - Modern is Now! Transform Your Intranet

Implementing the new modern experience is key to keeping your intranet fresh and relevant with new Office 365 features. What is the best way to implement the new features, make your environment ready for the future of collaboration, and keep your users working with their data without major disruptions? How do you use the new modern SharePoint and Office 365 features with your current Office 365 based intranet? In this session, we will walk through all of those questions and show you how to get moving with your intranet remodel. Using demos, you will get the knowledge you need to start transforming your existing intranet. SharePoint Hub sites, Communication sites, root site swap, and modern site improvements will all be demoed to help you bring the 'wow' factor to your intranet.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 1:00 pm

  • Brian Alderman

    Microsoft MVP, MCT, Author, Speaker

ADM303 - Exploring Office 365 Migration Options and Tools

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.

Friday, August 28th 2020, 2:20 pm

  • Erica Toelle

    Microsoft MVP + Compliance Geek

CM304 - A Deep Dive into SharePoint Content Types and Managed Metadata

SharePoint Content Types and Managed Metadata have been around since SharePoint 2010 without any changes…until now! In this session, we will cover the new and refreshed capabilities that are coming to SharePoint Online. We will cover what’s new, what’s different, and what is the same. We will also discuss practical guidance for people new to Content Types and Metadata, and for organizations that are already using them. Of course, you will also see a demo!