A Level Results Day: Off to University? Four tips to get the most from a new device

It’s fair to say that for many young people in their late teens, the month of August can be an emotional rollercoaster. All the hard work of the last few years spent in education culminates in that Thursday morning when A Level and other exam results are released. In many cases determines where the next few years of your lives are spent, what you will be doing and who you will meet. For those students moving on to University, there is a very high chance that a new laptop, tablet or 2-in-1 device will be on the list of essentials to pick up before packing the bags for Freshers’ Week. We also spoke to some of our current Microsoft student interns who are spending a year in industry as part of their studies, to ask them for some of their top tech tips for first year students starting this autumn…


See What These Tech Experts Have To Say On The Friday Five

Connecting Exchange Online PowerShell With MFA Enabled Admin Account Riaz Javed Butt is a technology evangelist with extensive experience in working with Identity Management, Exchange Server, Office 365, Azure, Enterprise Mobility Suite and a bit of System Center. Riaz is currently working as a Lead Consultant in Pakistan. His technical experience is followed by consulting…


Check Out What’s Up On This Week’s Friday Five

Sys Admin To Cloud Admin, ITSM To CloudOps, On-prem To Azure Stack/Azure  Steve Buchanan is a regional solutions director with Concurrency, a six-time Microsoft MVP, and author of several technical books focused on cloud and data center management. In his 17+ years as an IT professional, Steve has held positions ranging from infrastructure architect to…


Microsoft Teams – die digitale Drehscheibe für Lehrer und Schüler in Office 365 Education

Teams ist ein digitaler Hub, der den inhaltlichen Austausch, Lerninhalte und Apps an einem Ort zusammenbringt. Lehrer haben dadurch die Möglichkeit kollaborative Klassenzimmer zu schaffen, sich in Communitys auszutauschen und mit Lehrerkollegen zu kommunizieren – alles unter einem Dach in Office 365. Ihr effizientester Arbeits-Workflow Microsoft Teams spart Zeit und vereinfacht den Alltag, damit Lehrer…


Use Microsoft Graph API to reach on-premises, cloud users of hybrid Exchange 2016

As you aware, Office 365 and Exchange Online provide a new way to work with email, calendars, and contacts. The Mail, Calendar, and Contact REST APIs provide a powerful, easy-to-use way to access and manipulate Exchange data. In this video, you will see Venkat, Principal Program Manager lead will walk you through how to use…


Getting Ready for Microsoft Cloud Identity – AAD Connect

Hi, The process to deploy AADConnect is a well-trodden path and there is lots of installation guidance out there.  This post is going to go into to a little more detail on deployment considerations and the options you are presented with during the installation. Build Number – AADConnect is regularly updated with new features. At…


Office 365 for Education Webinar Collection – Content available On-Demand

Skills in Microsoft Office are ranked in the top 5 most sought after attributes that employers look for in candidates. As we prepare today’s students for working in the world of tomorrow, it is vital that they become fluent and experienced tools that are used in the modern workplace. The following webinars all focus on certain aspects of Office 365 in Education, from understanding licensing and technical deployment, engaging teaching staff, exploring features such as Learning Tools, getting the most out of applications including OneNote, and much more.


Office 365 Dev: Connecting Microsoft Graph with Visual Studio 2017

If you have connected Microsoft Graph with previous Visual Studio to build application, then you can do the same steps with latest Visual Studio 2017 preview as well. Using Visual Studio, you can now easily configure your projects to access data across Office 365 and Azure Active Directory through the Microsoft Graph. – First you…


Education Technology: Why should we use Microsoft Office 365 in education? – Paul Dredge, MIE Trainer

“For me, one of the most underrated technologies within education is cloud technology. I have witnessed universities transform the way they work once they begin to make use of the cloud and all its capabilities. Many see Office 365 as just an emailing system and many schools use it just as that, when in fact it offers so much more. With Office 365 you get cloud storage, Office online, calendars and a number of applications….”