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A weekly show that covers your favorite tech and news across Microsoft, including Office, Azure, Data Platform, Windows, and Surface. It focuses on demos, how-tos and insights from Microsoft's tech leaders and engineers - Mark Russinovich, Corey Sanders, Julia White, Jeffrey Snover and more.
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Feb 22, 2018

In this episode of Microsoft Mechanics, we go hands-on with the updates to Azure Information Protection with its lead program manager, Gagan Gulati. We demonstrate and give step-by-step instructions for creating labels, scanning your files in Office 365 and on-prem server locations using the new AIP Scanner. And we'll show how these protections extend beyond Microsoft platforms, locations and file types as we show how AIP protections can extend to third party SaaS services like Box, using Microsoft Office apps on Windows or MacOS and even in non-Microsoft apps with a first look of AIP label integration coming to Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF files.

Feb 22, 2018

We take a look at the new tools and controls in Microsoft 365 - including Office 365 - to prepare for GDPR. Gagan Gulati from Microsoft's information protection engineering team goes hands-on with the new Compliance Manager to help you assess and manage your GDPR preparation for files stored in Office 365, file servers and SharePoint on-premises. We also highlight how the new capabilities in Microsoft's information protection tools extend beyond Microsoft platforms, locations and file types with a preview of Adobe Reader.

For more information, visit www.microsoft.com/gdpr

Feb 14, 2018

Microsoft Office is infused with artificial intelligence (AI) throughout app experiences to save you time and help you do your best work; from authoring in Word to designing slides in PowerPoint, automatically analyzing data in Excel (with the Excel Insights preview) and more. In this episode of Microsoft Mechanics, Jeremy Chapman is joined by Jack Elmore to take a hands-on demo tour of updated AI-driven capabilities across core Office apps, Office 365 services and other infused AI capabilities in the context of Office.

Jan 31, 2018

In this demo-filled overview, Bahram Banisadr from the Azure Event Grid engineering team, explains the efficiencies and benefits of using events to trigger actions versus polling. Bahram then walks through 3 common working examples using code to call the Event Grid service for automating an operational workflow spanning new database record creation, equipment ordering, and custom email generation.

For more information, visit: http://azure.com/eventgrid

Azure blog: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-general-availability-of-azure-event-grid/

Jan 17, 2018

The goal of every Surface device that we develop combined with Microsoft 365 teamwork experiences across Office 365 and Windows 10, is to help you to achieve a richer and higher level of collaboration. Watch as Jeremy and Nydia walk you through the latest Microsoft 365 powered device experiences and also share room design principles to bolster collaboration in your workspace.

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