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Easy-to-navigate recordings of the monthly Directions on Microsoft analyst calls quickly get you up-to-speed on new Microsoft technologies, roadmaps, and licensing policies that could impact your business. Directions on Microsoft webinars help you:

  • Get clarity about new and emerging Microsoft technologies
  • Understand recent shifts in Microsoft enterprise software roadmaps
  • Learn how to effectively license Microsoft infrastructure technologies

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July 12, 2017
This Webinar provides an overview of the state of Office 365 as of mid-2017, its new release model, and its expected roadmap through the end of the year.

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May 5, 2017
This Webinar provides an overview of the major components involved in Microsoft’s identity management platform and their anticipated direction moving forward.

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April 7, 2017
This Webinar includes a discussion of Azure trends and updates, an overview of key Azure services, and descriptions of IT scenario categories where Azure offers a solution.

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March 3, 2017
This Webinar provides an overview of the major changes in System Center 2016 that will impact Microsoft’s enterprise customers.

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February 3, 2017
This Webinar provides an overview of Microsoft's business health and priorities, how they will affect its technology roadmap in 2017, and what its customer can do to prepare.

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December 22, 2016
This Webinar provides an overview of the major licensing rule changes introduced with Windows Server 2016 along with the potential impact on Microsoft’s enterprise customers.

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November 23, 2016
This webinar provides an overview of Microsoft’s Big Data products and services, discusses the strategy to make most services compatible with SQL Server, and reviews Microsoft’s Big Data roadmap.

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November 4, 2016
This Webinar provides an overview of major trends in Microsoft's platform and application software and services, and their potential impact on Microsoft’s enterprise customers.

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October 6, 2016
This Webinar discusses recent Azure trends and updates, an overview of key Azure services, and descriptions of IT scenario categories where Azure offers a solution. The Webinar complements the latest Directions on Microsoft (DOM) Azure Roadmap, which was published in Sept. 2016.

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August 31, 2016
This webinar discusses those new capabilities to be delivered with Windows Server 2016 that merit the attention of enterprise IT departments and also discusses the recent shifts in Microsoft’s roadmap for Windows Server.

Enterprise Roadmap Demo

June 30, 2017
This webinar shows you to use DOM to build your organization’s Microsoft IT roadmap.

Licensing Reference Set Demo

June 30, 2017
This webinar shows you how to use the Microsoft Licensing Reference Set to quickly find definitive answers to your Microsoft licensing questions.

Understanding Microsoft's Desktop Servicing Policies (May 2017)

June 7, 2017
This webinar discusses new semi-annual channel-based release and servicing policies for Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus that organizations must understand to adequately plan for, test, deploy and secure their Microsoft desktops.

MSDN Licensing Best Practices

March 26, 2015
This Webinar discusses best practices for taking advantage of MSDN subscriptions while minimizing the risk of non-compliance.

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