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4 (22)
5 Lectures
0 Labs
4h 45m
Beginner

In this learning path, you will learn how Azure impacts your business whether it is creating new solutions using technologies only available in the cloud, or how to guide your organization through a migration to Azure with effective change management.

Learning Path
4 (148)
1 Lectures
2 Labs
6h 18m
Beginner

In this learning path, you will learn the basics of cloud computing and the fundamentals of Azure. Topics will include the basics of cloud economics, platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) as well as built in capabilities in the platform for monitoring and management including basic concepts in DevOps and Automation.

Learning Path
5 (5)
4 Lectures
0 Labs
7h 52m
Beginner

Courses to help you improve your skills using Microsoft Office 365. Topics will include SharePoint, Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint and more!

Learning Path
4 (53)
4 Lectures
3 Labs
7h 43m
Beginner

In this learning path, you will find courses and hands-on labs that will help you prepare you to pass exam AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

Lecture
5 (4)
Jun 18 2018
Beginner
19m
Chris Pietschmann

Welcome to the Agile for Decision Makers course! In this course, we will cover the following:A Time Before AgileThe Benefits of AgileAgile Transformation

Lecture
5 (2)
Jun 18 2018
Beginner
19m
Chris Pietschmann

Welcome to the AI and Cognitive Services for Decision Makers course! In this course, we’ll start by discussing how AI can empower innovation. Then we’ll look at the steps of the Journey to AI for what is needed to implement Artificial Intelligence. Finally, we’ll take a look at the AI and Cognitive Services within Microsoft Azure and what they have to offer for implementing AI for your business.

Lecture
5 (4)
Aug 1 2018
Beginner
1h 4m
Jonathan Tuliani

This class is intended for senior decision makers and executives whose organizations are using the Cloud to drive digital transformation.This class starts by presenting the critical role of the Cloud in enabling digital transformation through enhanced agility, improved quality of service, access to a global customer pool, and by enabling new scenarios such as big data analytics, machine learning, and cognitive services.We then discuss how to build a Cloud strategy for your organization followed by a more detailed discussion of how to migrate existing workloads to the Cloud from a process and management perspective. This is then followed by discussion on the advantages of Cloud-native application architectures in contrast to a purely Cloud-infrastructure approach.We then consider some of the organizational challenges of Cloud adoption including common staff concerns, how to address them, and how to design a digital skills strategy so your staff possesses the skills they need to support your digital transformation journey.We finish by discussing how to create a Cloud ‘Center of Excellence’ (CoE) within your organization as well as how to promote collaboration by building an in-house technical community. This includes the role of the CoE and how to ensure the CoE is set up for success.

Lecture
5 (98)
Jun 15 2018
Beginner
3h 13m
Abu Zobayer

This course introduces key concepts for cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure aligns with those scenarios. Students are introduced to several key Azure services and solutions that align with the following technical disciplines including Infrastructure as a Service, Hybrid Cloud, Application Development, and Big Data and Analytics.

Lecture
5 (3)
Jun 17 2018
Beginner
1h 1m
Chris Pietschmann

Welcome to the Azure IoT for Decision Makers course! In this course, we'll start with why companies are revolutionizing the way they do business by creating innovative new solutions using the power of IoT. We'll discuss several examples and common use cases. From there, we'll discuss the IoT journey your organization will take by identifying processes and data that can be used to transform parts of your business. We'll move on to discuss how these capabilities can be enabled through the power of Microsoft Azure and its suite of services that simplify the development of IoT based solutions. Finally, we'll wrap up with a discussion of industry specific IoT scenarios and close on IoT security and its impact in your solution.

Lecture
3 (9)
Aug 25 2017
Beginner
2h 1m
Dan Patrick

This course is focused on core tenets of cloud computing such as cost efficiency, scalable solutions, and hybrid cloud, as well understand common terminology such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS concepts. This course will compare the major cloud vendors Azure, AWS, Oracle, and Google.

Lecture
Feb 1 2019
Beginner
Opsgility

This course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses.The course will cover general cloud computing concepts as well as general cloud computing models and services such as Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).It will also cover some core Azure services and solutions, as well as key Azure pillar services concerning security, privacy, compliance and trust. It will finally cover pricing and support services available with Azure.

Lecture
Mar 1 2019
Beginner
Opsgility

This course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses.The course will cover general cloud computing concepts as well as general cloud computing models and services such as Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).It will also cover some core Azure services and solutions, as well as key Azure pillar services concerning security, privacy, compliance and trust. It will finally cover pricing and support services available with Azure.

Lecture
Jan 16 2018
Beginner
Opsgility

This course is focused on core tenets of cloud computing such as cost efficiency, scalable solutions, and hybrid cloud, as well understand common terminology such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS concepts. This course will compare the major cloud vendors Azure, AWS, Oracle, and Google.

Lecture
Apr 21 2018
Beginner
Opsgility

This workshop is designed to guide business and technical leadership through the process of adopting Azure within their organization.Attendees will learn how to form a strategic cloud strategy team that includes stakeholders across the organization. Members of the team will learn how to build a cloud strategy that clearly outlines your success criteria, including timelines and business outcomes.A transition to the cloud doesn't have to be painful for the staff implementing the transformation. Attendees will learn best practices for helping their staff adapt to the change the cloud will bring by focusing on topics such as strategic communications, hiring and re-skilling for the cloud, as well as continuous learning.From there, attendees will learn best practices for forming a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) as well as understanding how to structure the technical teams necessary to move or modernize workloads in the cloud.Throughout the course, attendees will learn how they can individually impact change that overtime will help transform an organization into an agile, DevOps friendly, digital workplace.

Lecture
Jan 14 2018
Beginner
Opsgility

This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend Course 20532D: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or Course 20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.This course will introduce students to the principles of cloud computing. Students will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course will explain how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure AD and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.

Lecture
Oct 24 2018
Intermediate
Opsgility

This course provides students with a detailed hands-on experience of the Sales features and components of Microsoft Dynamics 365.Attendees of this course will gain an in-depth understanding into the management of the Sales Pipeline in Dynamics 365, including Lead and Opportunity management, working with the Sales Order Process, the Product Catalog, Quotes, Orders and Invoices. The Sales Analysis features such as the Sales Reports, Sales Goal Management, Sales Charts and Dashboards are also presented in this course.The course applies to both Business and Enterprise Editions of Dynamics 365 as well as Online and On-premise deployments.

Lecture
Oct 24 2018
Intermediate
Opsgility

This course provides students with a detailed hands-on experience of the Service features and components of Microsoft Dynamics 365.Attendees of this course will gain an in-depth understanding of the Service Case Management Process in Dynamics 365, including learning how to track and resolve customer requests with Case records, collaborate on issues using Queues, use Service Level Agreements (SLA) to manage service entitlements and utilize the Knowledge Base to resolve customer issues faster. The Interactive Service Hub and Service Analysis features such as the Service Reports, Service Goal Management, Service Charts and Dashboards are also presented in this course.

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Lecture
5 (1)
Jun 19 2019
Beginner
1h 30m
Rumon Khan

This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Excel and PowerPoint 2016.

Lecture
5 (2)
Mar 19 2019
Beginner
3h 12m
Ben Stegink

This course covers the basics of getting started with Outlook 2016. It will focus on core communication using Outlook, Collaboration, and Email. It will cover topics within these categories such as composing emails, working with calendars and time zones, and scheduling and holding meetings.

Lecture
5 (1)
Apr 8 2019
Beginner
34m
Rumon Khan

This course helps you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam for Word 2016, which focuses on creating and managing documents, formatting text in paragraphs and sections, creating tables and lists, creating and managing references and inserting graphic elements.

Lecture
5 (1)
Dec 5 2018
Beginner
2h 34m
Becky Bertram

This course is meant for end users who are using SharePoint Online for the first time or have worked with previous versions of SharePoint and want to understand how to use the SharePoint “modern” user interface. The course will provide an overview of working with lists and documents in SharePoint and OneDrive from a user perspective. There will also be a brief overview of how to modify lists and pages for those who want to customize a SharePoint site.

Lecture
5 (3)
Feb 12 2019
Beginner
1h 1m
Colin Marshall

In this module, you will focus on pricing and support models available with Microsoft to include but not limited to Azure subscriptions, planning and managing costs, support options available with Azure, and the service lifecycle in Azure.

Lecture
5 (8)
Feb 12 2019
Beginner
58m
Steve Ross

In this module you will learn basic cloud concepts to include but not limited to the following: Why Cloud Services?, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Public, Private, and Hybrid cloud models.

Lecture
5 (2)
Feb 12 2019
Beginner
1h 32m
Colin Marshall

In this module, you will learn the basics of core services available within Microsoft Azure to include but not limited to Core Azure architectural components, Core Azure Services and Products, Azure Solutions, and Azure management tools.

Lecture
5 (2)
Feb 12 2019
Beginner
2h 6m
Colin Marshall

In this module, you will learn about security, privacy, compliance, and trust with Microsoft Azure. You will become familiar with the following topics: securing network connectivity in Azure, core Azure identity services, security tools and features, Azure governance methodologies, monitoring and reporting in Azure, and privacy, compliance and data protection standards in Azure.

Real-Time Lab
5 (4)
Feb 14 2019
Beginner
25m
Opsgility

In this lab, you will create a Linux virtual machine running in Azure, and connect to it using SSH. You will then delete the virtual machine, and clean up associated resources.

Real-Time Lab
4 (11)
Feb 14 2019
Beginner
25m
Opsgility

In this lab, you will create a Windows virtual machine running in Azure, and connect to it using Remote Desktop. You will then delete the virtual machine, and clean up associated resources.

Real-Time Lab
4 (27)
Feb 14 2019
Beginner
1h 50m
Opsgility

In this lab, you will create a virtual network that will allow the virtual machines you create to securely connect with each other. You will then create two virtual machines and specify the virtual network configuration and the availability set configuration along with storage for the virtual machine.

Real-Time Lab
4 (23)
Jan 21 2019
Beginner
1h 15m
Opsgility

In this lab, you will create an Azure Web App and a SQL Database and configure the popular content management system (CMS) Orchard CMS. You will then configure the web app to automatically scale based on actual CPU usage.

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Instructor-Led Course
2 Days
Beginner
Opsgility

This course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses.The course will cover general cloud computing concepts as well as general cloud computing models and services such as Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).It will also cover some core Azure services and solutions, as well as key Azure pillar services concerning security, privacy, compliance and trust. It will finally cover pricing and support services available with Azure.

Instructor-Led Course
1 Day
Beginner
Opsgility

This course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses.The course will cover general cloud computing concepts as well as general cloud computing models and services such as Public, Private and Hybrid cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service(PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).It will also cover some core Azure services and solutions, as well as key Azure pillar services concerning security, privacy, compliance and trust. It will finally cover pricing and support services available with Azure.

Instructor-Led Course
1 Day
Beginner
Opsgility

This course is focused on core tenets of cloud computing such as cost efficiency, scalable solutions, and hybrid cloud, as well understand common terminology such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS concepts. This course will compare the major cloud vendors Azure, AWS, Oracle, and Google.

Instructor-Led Course
1 Day
Beginner
Opsgility

This workshop is designed to guide business and technical leadership through the process of adopting Azure within their organization.Attendees will learn how to form a strategic cloud strategy team that includes stakeholders across the organization. Members of the team will learn how to build a cloud strategy that clearly outlines your success criteria, including timelines and business outcomes.A transition to the cloud doesn't have to be painful for the staff implementing the transformation. Attendees will learn best practices for helping their staff adapt to the change the cloud will bring by focusing on topics such as strategic communications, hiring and re-skilling for the cloud, as well as continuous learning.From there, attendees will learn best practices for forming a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) as well as understanding how to structure the technical teams necessary to move or modernize workloads in the cloud.Throughout the course, attendees will learn how they can individually impact change that overtime will help transform an organization into an agile, DevOps friendly, digital workplace.

Instructor-Led Course
2 Days
Beginner
Opsgility

This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend Course 20532D: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or Course 20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.This course will introduce students to the principles of cloud computing. Students will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course will explain how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure AD and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.

Instructor-Led Course
1 Day
Intermediate
Opsgility

This course provides students with a detailed hands-on experience of the Sales features and components of Microsoft Dynamics 365.Attendees of this course will gain an in-depth understanding into the management of the Sales Pipeline in Dynamics 365, including Lead and Opportunity management, working with the Sales Order Process, the Product Catalog, Quotes, Orders and Invoices. The Sales Analysis features such as the Sales Reports, Sales Goal Management, Sales Charts and Dashboards are also presented in this course.The course applies to both Business and Enterprise Editions of Dynamics 365 as well as Online and On-premise deployments.

Instructor-Led Course
1 Day
Intermediate
Opsgility

This course provides students with a detailed hands-on experience of the Service features and components of Microsoft Dynamics 365.Attendees of this course will gain an in-depth understanding of the Service Case Management Process in Dynamics 365, including learning how to track and resolve customer requests with Case records, collaborate on issues using Queues, use Service Level Agreements (SLA) to manage service entitlements and utilize the Knowledge Base to resolve customer issues faster. The Interactive Service Hub and Service Analysis features such as the Service Reports, Service Goal Management, Service Charts and Dashboards are also presented in this course.