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The Intrazone is your bi-weekly conversation and interview podcast hosted by the SharePoint team. The show highlights usage, adoption, and how SharePoint works for you. You’ll hear from guest experts behind the scenes and out in the field. It's all about how SharePoint fits into your everyday work life – the goal being to more easily share and manage content, knowledge and applications, and to empower teamwork throughout your organization with the technology you already have. Get your ears ready and subscribe today!
Transcripts provided with each episode.

Nov 14, 2018

This week we focus on what it means to work with Microsoft and our partners throughout your technology journey. Hear from several customer-facing Microsoft roles about the on-going value you can expect from working with them. Technology Solutions Professional (TSP) Lori Gowin gives beneficial advice to future Microsoft customers. Chris Bortlik and Paul Summers, architects from the Boston Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), describe how they design visual proof-of-concepts and do live hackathons of real business challenges for customers throughout the year. Also, our new segment, "Try This" - an audible "how to" within SharePoint in Office 365.

TRT: 1hr 21min

  1. Show Intro [00:00:00:00]
  2. Topic of the Week – Working with Microsoft [00:02:23:00]
  3. Guest Perspective – Lori Gowin, TSP [00:17:32:00]
  4. Guest Perspective – Chris Bortlik & Paul Summers, Boston Microsoft MTC [00:43:10:00]
  5. Guest Perspective – Marc Anderson, Sympraxis; Ryan Thomas, Timlin Enterprises [00:56:00:00]
  6. FAQs of the Week [01:03:20:00]
  7. Try This [01:13:15:00]
  8. Article of the Week [01:15:45:00]
  9. Upcoming Events [01:17:54:00]
  10. Show Wrap / Outro


Primary resources and social:

SharePoint site

SharePoint Community Blog

SharePoint Facebook @MSSharePoint

SharePoint Twitter@SharePoint

Mark Kashman Twitter @mkashman

Chris McNulty Twitter @cmcnulty2000

Bill Baer Twitter @williambaer

European SharePoint Twitter @EuropeanSP 

SharePoint Europe 

SharePoint Europe Facebook 

SharePoint Fest Twitter @SharePointFest 

SharePoint Fest 

SharePoint Fest Facebook 

Chris Bortlik on Twitter cbortlik, Technet Blog

Paul Summers on Twitter

Lori Gowin, on Twitter lorigowin



Article: "Build your modern intranet on SharePoint in Office 365"

Microsoft FastTrack ["Request Assistance for Office 365" form]

Productivity Library [numerous supported scenarios]

Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) worldwide locations

The Intrazone Audience Survey


Upcoming Events:

SPS Events

SPS Events Twitter @SPS_Events

European SharePoint Conference (ESPC; Copenhagen, Denmark Nov.26-29, 2018)

SharePoint Fest Chicago  (Dec.4-7.2018)

Office and SharePoint LIVE! 360, December 2-7, 2018


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