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Are you interested in getting together with other Chicago area companies to share Office 365 user adoption best practices, lessons learned, and implementation strategies? Whether you are just beginning your Office 365 deployment and adoption planning, or your organization is already seeing return from Office 365, your peers want to hear your story. In general, our goal is to cover:
•Microsoft’s Office 365 Adoption Methodology
•Intranet Best Practices
•Discussion of recent Office 365 announcements
•Asking your questions and sharing your experiences
•Defining a Strategy and Vision
•Executive Support and Champions
•Use Cases and Education (initial and ongoing)
•Implementation and Communication

Videos of past meetings http://bit.ly/365augyt (https://t.co/iSB2Fok86a)

Upcoming events (3)

October 2019 Meeting

3025 Highland Pkwy

Agenda: • Welcome & introductions • Office 365 News and Announcements • Featured Presentation: Microsoft Forms • Featured Presenter: Welly Lee • Open discussion and networking About us: Office 365 Adoption User Group Meeting (Chicago Chapter) Are you interested in getting together with other Chicago area companies to share Office 365 user adoption best practices, lessons learned, and implementation strategies? Whether you are just beginning your Office 365 deployment and adoption planning, or your organization is already seeing return from Office 365, your peers want to hear your story. Please join us to share your experiences and ideas in this interactive session. Location: Microsoft Downers Grove MPR 1 - Conference Room Remote attendees may join via our Teams meeting: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting - https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3a5d11c56c0f1841c6823cb335d9319c15%40thread.skype/1566313902081?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2272f988bf-86f1-41af-91ab-2d7cd011db47%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%228c6d1634-dd70-4e29-bcb9-c2b7e55f7fd2%22%7d [masked] United States, Los Angeles (Toll) Conference ID:[masked]# Who should attend: Business and IT roles responsible for Office 365 Adoption **Please note, this will not be a technical conversation Some things you might hear about at our meetings include: • Microsoft’s Office 365 Adoption Methodology • Intranet Best Practices • Discussion of recent Office 365 announcements • Asking your questions and sharing your experiences • Defining a Strategy and Vision • Executive Support and Champions • Use Cases and Education (initial and ongoing) • Implementation and Communication Questions about this event? Contact Michael Blumenthal (Office 365 MVP), Rich Skloot (HCSC), Larry Kuhn (Microsoft), or Joe Baksha (Microsoft) through this site. Disclaimer: We will be requesting attendee participation and input for the event and all subsequent events. As a result, we may need to share your contact information with meeting hosts in order to plan future events. As a member of the Office 365 Adoption User Group, you agree to be contacted about upcoming Adoption User Group meetings by Microsoft or our sponsors. If at any time you wish not to participate, please notify the user group leaders.

User Adoption Discussion Panel at SharePoint Fest 2019

McCormick Place Convention Center

Join us the Thursday night of SharePoint Fest Chicago 2019 for an interactive panel discussion on user adoption featuring speakers from SharePoint Fest as our panelists. Please bring your questions on Office 365 user adoption. Important to know: Attending our discussion panel is free, even if you are not attending SharePoint Fest. If you do attend SharePoint Fest, please register on their site (www.sharepointfest.com) with discount code O365UserGroup15 to get a 15% discount. Alternatively, you can get a free Conference Pass for just Thursday afternoon (Details coming soon).

February 2020 Meeting

3025 Highland Pkwy

Agenda: • Welcome & introductions • Office 365 News and Announcements • Featured Presentation: Teams for Education Dive into Teams for Education: explore the simplified grid, the 4 team types, and show the integrations with OneNote Class and Staff notebooks. Demos! • Featured Speaker: Arin Komins About Arin: Arin Komins works at the University of Chicago as Product Manager for Collaboration Services, where she has Office 365, G Suite for Education, Box, and Slack within her portfolio. She has been in IT for over 24 years, with experience in managing IT applications and infrastructure, from on-premises to the cloud. She has worked in healthcare and higher education, as well as consulted for the financial and energy sectors. She has managed everything from machines to people, has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and really likes collaborating with others. • Open discussion and networking About us: Office 365 Adoption User Group Meeting (Chicago Chapter) Are you interested in getting together with other Chicago area companies to share Office 365 user adoption best practices, lessons learned, and implementation strategies? Whether you are just beginning your Office 365 deployment and adoption planning, or your organization is already seeing return from Office 365, your peers want to hear your story. Please join us to share your experiences and ideas in this interactive session. Location: Microsoft Downers Grove Remote attendees may join via our Teams meeting: Who should attend: Business and IT roles responsible for Office 365 Adoption **Please note, this will not be a technical conversation Some things you might hear about at our meetings include: • Microsoft’s Office 365 Adoption Methodology • Intranet Best Practices • Discussion of recent Office 365 announcements • Asking your questions and sharing your experiences • Defining a Strategy and Vision • Executive Support and Champions • Use Cases and Education (initial and ongoing) • Implementation and Communication Questions about this event? Contact Michael Blumenthal (Office 365 MVP), Rich Skloot, Larry Kuhn (Microsoft), or Joe Baksha (Microsoft) through this site. Disclaimer: We will be requesting attendee participation and input for the event and all subsequent events. As a result, we may need to share your contact information with meeting hosts in order to plan future events. As a member of the Office 365 Adoption User Group, you agree to be contacted about upcoming Adoption User Group meetings by Microsoft or our sponsors. If at any time you wish not to participate, please notify the user group leaders.

Past events (27)

August 2019 Meeting

200 E Randolph St #200 Aon Center,

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