Microsoft Teams Community for Texas Public Sector - April Meeting

​​Microsoft will host a monthly Teams Community/User Group to help public sector entities in their adoption and efficient use of Teams.​ DIR supports the initiative as user groups can often be very beneficial.  Those interested in participating will drive the direction and feasibility of the community. Please address any questions to Microsoft.

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Location & Hours

Start Time:
Apr 09 2020
3:00 PM
End Time:
Apr 09 2020
4:30 PM
Vitural via Teams Meeting or Teams Live Event

Microsoft Teams Community for Texas Public Sector 

Thursday, April 9, 2020 | 3:00-4:30 | Austin, TX


Microsoft plans to host a monthly Teams Community/User Group to aid public sector entities in their adoption and efficient use of Teams. All attendees will participate remotely.



Note - you do not need to have Teams installed or be a Teams user in order to connect to a a Teams meeting hosted by someone else. Anyone should be able to join this meeting.

Planned Agenda

  • 3:00 - 3:30 Stories from the Field
  • 3:30 - 3:45 Q&A
  • 3:45 - 4:30 Deep Dive on Teams Meetings and Live Events

Topics for April

Stories from the Field – Teams Adoption (the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly)

Hear from your peer agencies on their experience rolling out Microsoft Teams and supportive technologies. What went well (the Good), What could have gone better (the Bad), and OMG can I get a "do over" (the Ugly). This session is designed for transparent sharing so we can learn from each other and we will have time for open Q&A.

Deep Dive on Teams Meetings and Live Events

With your Microsoft O365 subscription you have access two kinds of meetings. Teams Meetings and Live Events. Teams Meetings are designed for collaborative meetings with audio, video, screen sharing, and chat for up to 250 simultaneous attendees. Live Events scale up to 10,000 attendees with a very structured set of producers, presenters, and moderators controlling integrated audio, video, and shared content. Learn when to use each and the basics of how to use them effectively. Links to content will be shared and advanced Live Events training will be announced. 

Location/Connection

All registrants will participate virtually. Microsoft will email connection information directly to those registered. 

The number of pre-registered participants will help determine if we are using Teams Meeting or Teams Live Event.

Contact Point

Michael KennedyCustomer Success Manager | Texas

US State and Local Government

michael.kennedy@microsoft.com | m: 512-917-9707

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