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Top 5 Reasons Companies Should Move Workloads to the Cloud

- 8 min read-Denny Cherry
Moving your organization's workloads can entail some short-term pain, but the benefits are substantial: cost savings through right-sizing virtual machines, increased redundancy with availability zones, automatic resource scaling, reduced server deployment time, and eliminating hardware failure concerns. These advantages over an on-premises setup mean you should consider the cloud when renewing hosting agreements or purchasing new servers.

Dealing With Winget Upgrade Issues

- 10 min read-Ed Tittel
Updating and maintaining applications, apps, and API support (like .NET) can get interesting on Windows operating systems. Winget helps tame this constant chore, and handles updates quickly and well. Learn what to do when upgrades fail or other issues occur.

Show Your Dynamics 365 Sales Records in Microsoft Outlook

- 1 min read-Asif Rehmani
You can set up the configuration to show the records from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales directly in Microsoft Outlook for any user. It does require some complex configuration, but once you get it all figured out, it works like a charm. This video shows you step by step exactly how to set it up.

Deep Dive Into Azure Key Vaults With Use Cases

- 1 min read-Mahdi Tehrani
Azure Key Vault can store keys, secrets and certificates and use them securely in the cloud. This video describes how to configure them. Similar methods exist that use the same principal, but they are outdated. Learn how to apply the least privilege concept to our Key Vault using the Key Vault delegation model to have a better control and security over the items store in the Key Vault. Finally, the video ends discussing two use cases for using secrets in Azure Key Vault.

IaaS, PaaS or SaaS: Which Platform Is the Correct Solution for Our Workload?

- 8 min read-Denny Cherry
How does your company choose between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. Each platform has different use cases. Learn why you want to consider factors like functionality, cost, deployment ease, and general management.

Create Security Roles in Dynamics 365 CE (CRM) by Copying an Existing Role Definition

- 1 min read-Asif Rehmani
There's an easy way and a hard way to create a security role in Dynamics 365 CRM. This video demonstrates both of the ways. The easy way is to copy an existing security role and make changes by toggling specific security rights or rows and columns of them making it a much faster process.

Run Your Events the Right Way With Dynamics 365 Marketing — Part 1

- 7 min read-Dilyana Radulova
Discover the event management capabilities of Dynamics 365 Marketing, often overlooked by customers. The software offers pre-event planning tools such as setting up registrations, defining registration granularity, managing logistics and sponsors, integrating streaming providers, and handling approvals.

Boost Productivity and Collaboration With Custom Solutions in Teams and Microsoft 365

- 9 min read-Rubén Toribio
Discover how custom solutions in Teams within Microsoft 365 can boost productivity and collaboration levels. Learn how to create custom apps and integrations to streamline workflows and enhance team communication, by using Microsoft's comprehensive productivity suite.

How to Assign a Microsoft 365 User License

- 6 min read-Thilak Kumar Singh
This "how-to" article teaches you how to assign licenses to Microsoft 365 (Office 365) users with the Microsoft 365 admin center and Windows PowerShell. Besides giving you the necessary details, it also gives you a video to help you learn things better.

Azure Machine Learning Compute Review

- 12 min read-Rahat Yasir
In this series, “Tech Leaders’ Journey to AI Using Azure Machine Learning Platform,” I have 15 articles on concepts ranging from MLOps to a step-by-step approach for model development and deployment. This third article describes Azure Machine Learning compute options, why you need compute, and how to create compute in Azure Machine Learning. The list of other articles in the series appears at the end of this article and, as the series is published, the articles will have links to each other.

Making Microsoft Search Results Your Own With Answers

- 11 min read-Virgil Carroll
Harness the power of Answers in Microsoft Search through four of its key features: Acronyms, Bookmarks, Questions and Answers, and Locations. Customizing these features to show organization-specific results can provide a relevant and efficient search experience within your organization.

Managing Custom Office Templates With an Organization Assets Library

- 17 min read-Sara Fennah
The organization assets library is a feature of SharePoint Online that organizations can leverage to store images for use in sites and pages or to provide templates for use in Microsoft 365 apps (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). This article focuses on using an organization assets library for Microsoft Office templates.