Messaging and collaboration Webcasts for June

The Microsoft Platform: Leverage your Notes investment
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Tune in and learn how you can get more out of your Lotus Notes investment by combining it with the Microsoft collaboration platform. Discover how communication and collaboration offerings are evolving and what is possible with Microsoft technologies, with a particular focus on solutions for information workers that integrate with existing Notes infrastructures.


Real-Time Collaboration: Enable next-generation productivity

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Learn how Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2005 provide an extensible, real-time collaboration solution that enables organizations to increase responsiveness, enhance workforce productivity, improve customer relationships, and reduce operational costs.

Real-Time Collaboration: Enable next-generation productivity

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Are you seeking ways to reduce costs for your business? Would you like to connect more efficiently with customers and partners while reducing travel to and from off-site meetings? Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 can help you and your employees run and participate in interactive meetings with remote teams, prospects, customers, partners, colleagues, and audiences across town or across the country—in real time and at a moment’s notice.

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: From Notes and Domino to a Microsoft Platform: A Customer Perspective

Thursday, June 16, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Pacific Time

Jim Bernardo, Lead Product Manager,  Microsoft Corporation

Janet Remus, Associate Partner, Accenture

Are you considering making the move from Lotus Notes to the Microsoft platform? Accenture, a global consulting services organization, was one of the first customers to adopt Lotus Notes, and one of the most sophisticated users of the product for many years. In this webcast, Janet Remus describes Accenture’s experience with moving to the Microsoft platform – why they made the decision to move, and what they learned along the way.



Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: An Analyst’s View of the Future of Collaboration

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Jim Bernardo, Lead Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Matt Cain, Senior VP, Gartner Group

Matt Cain, a Gartner analyst, has a long history observing and analyzing trends in the messaging and collaboration marketplace. In this webcast presentation, Matt will share his views on collaboration. He will talk about how requirements from customers are driving innovative changes in both technologies and products used to support collaboration in business.

TechNet Webcast: Do We Have Communication? Migrating to Exchange 2003 (Part 2 of 3) (Level 200)

Monday, June 06, 2005 – 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time

Chris Henley, IT Evangelist, Microsoft

In part two of this three-part episode we introduce and demonstrate the use of the Active Directory Connector, and how to use it to establish Connections Agreements, and migrate mailboxes and Public Folders.


TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2003: Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts (Level 300)

Thursday, June 09, 2005 – 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Pacific Time

Scott Schnoll, Technical Writer, Exchange User Education Team, Microsoft Corporation

You have Exchange 2003 running and stable. What can you do to improve your Exchange operations, customize your operations, and tweak Exchange to meet the requirements of your organization? In this webcast, presented from Tech·Ed 2005 in Orlando, Florida, we cover tips such as customizing system messages, creating custom address lists, customizing Outlook Web Access, restricting Outlook versions that can connect to the Exchange server, using Mailbox Manager, and creating catch-all mailboxes.



TechNet Webcast: Do We Have Communication? Migrating to Exchange 2003 (Part 3 of 3) (Level 200)

Monday, June 13, 2005 – 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time

Chris Henley, IT Evangelist, Microsoft

Tune in to the concluding episode in this exciting three-part series to make sure you are on board for final setup of Exchange 2003 and the associated post installation tasks. We will also show you how to decommission legacy servers and safely remove the umbilical cord… er… the Active Directory Connector.


TechNet Webcast: Integrating Microsoft Office 2003 with Lotus Notes/Domino (Level 300)

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 – 8:00 AM-9:00 AM Pacific Time

Gary Devendorf, Technical Evangelist for Collaboration, Microsoft

John Peltonen, Partner & cofounder of 3Sharp, LLC, 3Sharp, LLC

Learn how to connect Microsoft Office Word, InfoPath, and Excel to your Lotus Notes/Domino applications. In this webcast, we begin with out-of-the-box functionality and walk you through the process of creating easy, functional, ready-to-use solutions. See how to build an InfoPath form that submits to a Notes database, chart and graph notes data in Excel, and convert Notes document data into Word documents. All examples will be available for download.


TechNet Webcast: Troubleshooting Exchange Server 2003 (Level 200)

Friday, June 17, 2005 – 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Pacific Time

Harold Wong, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft

Would you like to know more about troubleshooting inbound and outbound Internet mail and Microsoft Exchange Server performance problems? In this webcast, we show you how to diagnose and solve challenges involving DNS-related issues with Mail Exchanger records, message size restrictions, alternate addresses, and determining whether destination SMTP servers are responding appropriately. Learn how to recover lost or corrupted messages and mailboxes using the latest Exchange tools. We also review Exchange database and transaction log basics and illustrate how to troubleshoot failing databases.



TechNet Webcast: Get the Most from Your Notes; Exchange Messaging and Collaboration Environment (Level 100)

Tuesday, June 21, 2005 – 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Pacific Time

Gary Devendorf, Technical Evangelist for Collaboration, Microsoft

Jeff Thorpe, Quest

How can you get the most out of your messaging and collaboration environment? Learn about moving with minimal disruption from a Lotus Notes messaging environment to Microsoft Exchange or helping your existing Notes environment coexist with Exchange. This webcast covers the tools you need for migration and for coexistence. See how to move to Exchange with a controlled migration that is virtually transparent to your customers and partners, while maintaining the value of information currently on your Domino Server.


TechNet Webcast: Implementing Exchange Server Security (Level 200)

Friday, June 24, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Michael Murphy, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft

Learn how to deploy a secure Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 infrastructure and ensure that client connections to Exchange 2003 are as secure as possible. In this webcast you will learn how to increase the security of e-mail that flows through an organization’s Exchange servers, and how to configure Exchange Server 2003 to reduce the amount of unwanted e-mail.


TechNet Webcast: Approaches to Fighting Spam in an Exchange Environment (Level 200)

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 – 8:00 AM-9:30 AM Pacific Time

Chris Avis, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft

Spam is a nuisance and dealing with it can cost organizations significant loss in productivity and resources. Minimize the impact of the influx of junk e-mail messages with new and enhanced anti-spam features in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. In this webcast, learn about the powerful built-in unsolicited commercial e-mail filtering tools designed to stop spam at the gateway, such as Accept and Deny lists and IP, sender, and recipient filtering. We introduce the Intelligent Message Filter (IMF) and the Smart Screen technology that drives it, covering strategy, development, and deployment. We will also show effective IMF administration techniques that allow you to define and set filtering thresholds that are appropriate for your organization’s specific needs.


TechNet Webcast: Workflow in a Post-Lotus Notes Environment (Level 200)

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 – 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Pacific Time

Gary Devendorf, Technical Evangelist for Collaboration, Microsoft

Jeff Shuey, SourceCode – K2 Workflow

Are you using Lotus Notes for workflow? What you might not know is that workflow on the Microsoft Collaboration Platform is easy to create, change and manage. Using some simple tools, you can automate mundane processes and allow knowledge workers to focus on core tasks. Hear from SourceCode, the creators of, and learn how easy it can be to create industrial-strength workflow.


TechNet Support Webcast: The routing engine in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server and Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 (Level 300)

Tuesday, June 7, 2005: 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Mohammad Nadeem and David Dee, Microsoft Corporation

This Support webcast presents an analysis of the inner workings of the Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 routing engines. The webcast also discusses how to troubleshoot routing engine issues that affect Exchange organizations, describes specific issues and problems that affect Exchange organizations and network environments, and demonstrates how to use routing troubleshooting tools such as WinRoute and REMonitor. The webcast will also discuss the latest software updates, best practices and configuration techniques that address some of the most common routing issues.

TechNet Support Webcast: Deployment scenarios, configuration, and the purpose of Microsoft Exchange front-end servers (Level 200)

Thursday, June 9, 2005: 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Danny Dooley, Microsoft Corporation

This Support webcast discusses the role of front-end servers in a Microsoft Exchange Server-based environment. The webcast discusses front-end server topology, configuration, and security considerations. The presentation talks about Outlook Web Access and Exchange mobility issues, and how they relate to Exchange front-end servers.


TechNet Support Webcast: How to analyze and troubleshoot the Cancelable RPC dialog box (Level 200)

Wednesday, June 29, 2005: 10:00 AM Pacific Time

Nagesh Mahadev and Hamza Hassen, Microsoft Corporation

This Support webcast discusses how to collect and analyze data to troubleshoot the Cancelable RPC dialog box. The presenters will discuss various reasons that the Microsoft Outlook “retrieving data” message may appear and how to use the Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA), the Performance wizard, Network Monitor traces, and other tools to troubleshoot this issue.