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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 (4)

Watch and Discuss the SharePoint North America Keynote

200 E Randolph St #200 Aon Center,

Come watch the SharePoint North America Keynote featuring Jeff Teper, Dan Holme, Omar Shahine, and Seth Patton. Join us for networking, watching the keynote, and post-keynote discussion. It's one of the key SharePoint moments of the year - expect some big announcements!

June 2019 Meeting

3025 Highland Pkwy

Agenda: • Welcome & introductions • Office 365 News and Announcements • Featured Presentation: Yammer Update: New Features, Functionality and Best Practices • Featured Presenter: Larry Glickman • Open discussion and networking Join us for a new look at Yammer. We will take a close look at the new features that have been rolled out in the last year, and what is on the roadmap for the year to come. We will discuss how Yammer fits into the Microsoft Office 365 suite of collaboration tools, and share some best practices for how we can get users engaged in internal and external networks. About our featured presenter: Larry Glickman is the Director of Network Engagement and Collaboration for the Union for Reform Judaism, the largest Jewish Movement in North America. Prior to joining the URJ in 2013 Larry was a synagogue Executive Director for ten years after working in publishing photo operations for 12 years. Larry was recently named a Microsoft MVP, and hosts Yammer collaboration groups and networks for over 12,000 lay and professional leaders throughout the Reform Jewish Movement. 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: LINK COMING SOON 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.

August 2019 Meeting

200 E Randolph St #200 Aon Center,

Agenda: • Welcome & introductions • Office 365 News and Announcements • Featured Presentation: Microsoft Project Services • Featured Presenter: Bryan Quick • 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 Remote attendees may join via our Teams meeting: LINK COMING SOON 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.

October 2019 Meeting

3025 Highland Pkwy

Agenda: • Welcome & introductions • Office 365 News and Announcements • Featured Presentation: Microsoft Forms • Featured Presenter: Kathy Liu • 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: LINK COMING SOON 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.

Past events (24)

April 2019 Meeting

200 E Randolph St #200 Aon Center,

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