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Toni Pohl

Toni Pohl

CTO atwork, Microsoft MVP

Vienna, Austria

I work as consultant and I am specialized in designing solutions for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. I'm a conference speaker, blogger, and Microsoft MVP.

Awards

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Business & Management

Topics

  • Cloud Computing on the Azure Platform
  • Azure
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft 365
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Web Apps
  • Power Apps
  • Power Platform
  • Governance
  • Azure Identity Management
  • Azure Logic Apps
  • PowerShell
  • Azure Functions
  • Security
  • cloud

Use Microsoft 365 Information Barriers to stay secure & compliant in your Microsoft Teams workplace

Every industry comes with specific regulations which include changes in security and compliance policies. Microsoft Information Barriers help secure your environment in various use cases like insider trade, but also with Remote assist workflows. Join Martina and Toni who will talk about real-world scenarios to implement Microsoft Information Protection and Information Barriers. The session provides problem solving steps of a compliance project, where to start, how to process it, common issues and how to solve it. The session covers topics like: How to use Microsoft Information protection in Microsoft Teams, What Information Barriers can do to solve certain compliance and security use cases as well as practical use cases and scenarios

When to use what monitoring service

Azure provides a bunch of services for monitoring purposes. So, when should you use what service? If you want to know what options you have, this session is for you!
Toni is giving an overview of the services and is diving into the monitoring services, showing samples, what benefits various services have, and when you should use what. Of course, with using such services comes a little bit of Azure management, governance, and best practices. Start with monitoring various workloads and get insights into your services and apps with the Azure cloud services.

Real world business scenarios for Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups are the fundamental connector for the modern Microsoft 365 collaboration services.
In this session, Martina explains key management topics around Office 365 Groups. Real-life examples from customers help you understand what Office 365 Groups imply, how to deploy them with workflows, how to secure them and how to apply governance.
Martina shows customer scenarios how a successful implementation of Office 365 Groups works in enterprises. With out-of-the-box functionality in Microsoft 365 you can implement standardized processes for your organization with the help of Office 365 Groups. This helps to automate daily tasks and stay on a self-service approach which supports user engagement.
Examples cover real world Business process implementations Martina did in the financial, pharmacy and public sector. See how to implement Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams scenarios in custom workflows with Microsoft 365 and Azure services and let’s talk about customer scenarios and simplify, automate and standardize their requirements while staying secure and compliant.

Power up your Team Members with Viva Engage and Viva connections

Digitalization is more important than ever. Many organizations look for simple to use apps that helps Frontline workers in their day to day work. Join Martina & Toni in a real life session where they show examples how Viva connections can be integrated in the life of a Frontline worker. Use Viva Engage to give communities and leadership connections new drive. Learn how to use adaptive cards, beginning from no code, to low code – to code and third party scenarios. From usecase to simple app development – the story can start from here.

Microsoft 365 governance with Azure

Die Microsoft Cloud bietet eine Vielzahl an Diensten um Business-Szenarien abzubilden. In der realen Welt wünschen Kunden automatisierte Lösungen und Umsetzungen ihrer IT-Governance und ihrer Prozesse.
Dieser Vortrag zeigt die Umsetzung solcher Szenarien mit Azure, wie etwa die Provisionierung neuer Teams-Arbeitsbereiche mit Workflows, Microsoft Graph und Azure Functions, custom Security-Monitoring mit Functions, Queues und Table Storage und LogicApps und Governance mit Azure und Power-BI. Governance trifft Azure – und profitiert von den vielen Services, die es ermöglichen, mit wenig Aufwand, Business Szenarien in der Cloud umzusetzen.

Master PowerShell with Azure Automation Accounts

IT-Admins can automate with tools as PowerShell. With Azure Automation Accounts we get one step further: In this session Toni shows typical management and governance tasks automated with PowerShell scripts in a secure and automated way. Configure your runbooks in Azure Automation Accounts and secure, execute, schedule, and monitor your scripts in a controlled environment. If you are already a Powershell master, you will love Azure Automation Accounts and walk away with the wish to migrate your scripts instantly!

Learn how to use Microsoft Search and integrate your business data

Microsoft Search provides an intelligent enterprise search experience to find data from various services in a Microsoft 365 tenant. Learn more about available Microsoft search options and when to use what, from Microsoft Search to Azure Cognitive Search. You will learn how to use Microsoft Search and how to ingest your own data from other systems with Microsoft Graph to extend the Microsoft Search experiences. This session demonstrates how to use and to build your own Microsoft Graph Connectors with real world examples to enable your users to find data easily: Ingest data - Automate - Integrate – Find.

Learn about Microsoft Search and create your own Graph Connector

Intelligent services around Office 365 and Azure

Microsoft’s cloud services offer a bunch of features. How to use what services in which scenario in real world? How do intelligent services like Graph, Analytics, Delve or cognitive services as Bots support in a Business environment?
In this session we look into various use cases and show what solutions Office 365 and Azure offer. Starting with Security, MyAnalytics, PowerApps, Flow, App Insights and a pile of APIs, we dig into these topics from a business perspective and dive into the concepts and usage of services and APIs to solve business needs. Come to this session to see the benefits of modern architecture and Microservices in various scenarios.

Improve your security and insights with Azure monitoring services

Need to know what´s going on in your organization´s services? Azure provides a bunch of services for monitoring purposes. So, when should you use what service? If you want to know what options you have, this session is for you!
Toni is giving an overview of the services and is diving into the monitoring services, showing samples, what benefits various services have, and when you should use what. Of course, with using such services comes a little bit of Azure management, governance, and best practices. Start with monitoring various workloads and get insights into your services and apps with the Azure cloud services.

How to Govern Microsoft 365 and Power Platform Like the Pro You Are

Governance in the modern workplace gets more complex and difficult each year. How are you supposed to keep up and ensure you're managing your environments the best way you can for your organization?

Well, get ready to level up your Microsoft 365 and Power Platform governance skills! In this workshop, you'll learn from the experts on how to effectively manage and govern your organization's Microsoft 365 and Power Platform environments. You'll learn best practices for setting up and maintaining a governance plan, as well as strategies for implementing it across your workforce.

You'll cover key planning and strategy topics like:
– Setting vision and goals for typical Microsoft 365 and Power Platform projects;
– Identifying who should be responsible for each aspect of your governance model;
– Jumping right in versus setting things up ahead of time; and
– How to apply a governance model after the fact.

With Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform being such evergreen services, you'll need to be evergreen with your plan. This workshop will give you actionable and applicable tips and tricks, best practices, and inspiration you can apply to your organization right away.

Governance for Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform

With Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform as an evergreen service we need to be evergreen with our governance model as well. What is the vision and the goals in typical Microsoft 365 deployment projects? Who is responsible and what is the desired outcome. Should I simply start and create my governance model after the fact? All those questions will be discussed. You will hear inside tips what to check if you plan to use Microsoft 365 and the Power Platform.
Governance tips for Microsoft Teams will be highlighted as well as overall governance policy development for organizations of all sizes.

Governance and Administration for the Power Platform

Identify critical factors for successful governance, including vision, roles & responsibilities, accountability, measurability, process, and iteration, while working in an evergreen service like the Power Platform.
What is the vision and the goals in typical Power Platform projects?
Who is responsible and what is the desired outcome?
Should I simply start and create my governance model after the fact?
You will learn about a Governance framework with the help of COE and other out of box tools which helps organizations to adopt the solution to their organizational requirements and terms. Building a governance around Power Platform is the key element for a successful implementation.
Governance tips for Power Platform in combination with Microsoft 365 will be highlighted as well as overall governance policy development for organizations of all sizes.

Dive into the Power Platform and Best-practices for Power Apps governance

Turn your data into apps. The Microsoft Power Platform provides tools to create personalized apps that bring together the services that are used every day, based on data that’s already in your organization. Explore how the Power Apps framework works and how it can be managed, and how you can use standard and custom data sources for effective workflows, whether you are a Power User or a developer.
Learn about use cases and see demos when to use Power Apps and Power Automate, and when a custom solution or a combination of services is the better approach. We will see how to manage environments, security and governance with your data, offline-scenarios and a bunch of demos with PowerApps, Flow and various Azure services such as Azure LogicApps in real world scenarios.

Dive into the Power of the Microsoft Graph

The Microsoft Graph API enables your website or mobile app to connect to a user's mail, calendar, contacts, files and more data from Microsoft Office 365, and does this all through a single endpoint. Learn how any developer can navigate and take advantage of the API to easily extend the power of Office 365 into applications from any platform. These include new topics as what’s now and what’s new in GA and Preview and a bunch of demos.

Develop intelligent apps for the Modern Workplace with Microsoft Cloud Services

Line-of-Business Apps require relevant organization data and signals from various services like Microsoft 365 and Azure. Additionally, users expect user friendly and intelligent solutions, with built-in knowledge about data and processes and allow simple workflows.
In this session, we first investigate the new Microsoft Graph API and the business data we can consume, as relations, free meeting times and how workflows can be delivered with adaptive cards to deliver a smooth user experience with serverless computing followed by consuming Microsoft’s AI services with some more practical demos. Learn how to benefit from using the Modern Workplace in combination with Microsoft Cloud Services in this demo packed session.

Create Your Employee App with Viva Connections

In this session Martina and Toni will take a look on how to implement Viva Connections.. With the new developing capabilities that come with Viva Connections we will go through the process of developing a custom Dashboard card with an Adaptive Card Extension.

A decision tree for Power Apps and Best-practices for Power Apps governance

Turn your data into apps. The Microsoft Power Platform provides tools to create personalized apps that bring together the services that are used every day, based on data that’s already in your organization. Explore how the Power Apps and Power AUtomate framework works and how it can be managed, and how you can use standard and custom data sources for effective workflows, whether you are a Power User or a developer.
Learn about use cases and see demos when to use Power Apps and Power Automate, and when a custom solution or a combination of services is the better approach. We will see how to manage environments, security and governance with your data, offline-scenarios and a bunch of demos with PowerApps, Flow and various Azure services such as Azure LogicApps in real world scenarios.

Use Actionable Messages in Microsoft 365 to enhance your business processes

Outlook Actionable Messages is a simple and powerful declarative layout format with adaptive cards that offer a lot of flexibility and allow for visually rich cards.
Adaptive cards and the fluid framework create a new experience in Outlook and Outlook on the web. In this session you will learn about the different options and capabilities of adaptive cards and how they can enhance your daily routines to speed up business processes. You will also see that the same experience is true for Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Viva.

Master PowerShell with Azure Automation Accounts

IT-Admins can automate with tools as PowerShell. With Azure Automation Accounts we get one step further: In this session Toni shows typical management and governance tasks automated with PowerShell scripts in a secure and automated way. Configure your runbooks in Azure Automation Accounts and secure, execute, schedule, and monitor your scripts in a controlled environment. If you are already a Powershell master, you will love Azure Automation Accounts and walk away with the wish to migrate your scripts instantly!

Develop Enterprise ready solutions with Azure and the Microsoft Graph

The Azure platform offers many services for the development of individual IT solutions. In this session, we focus on a real-world scenarios and insights that we had while working with Azure services.
In our team, we developed a solution implemented with Microsoft Graph and serverless computing. In the first attempts we came across issues such as architectural problems, timing and throttling. Other topics that we had to solve are authentication, security, monitoring and analysis from operation with Azure. See how we solved them and how you can develop working solutions with Microsoft Graph, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, the new Microsoft Graph Proxy, Azure Key Vault, and other Azure services.

Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Groups PowerShell MasterClass

Management of Office 365 and Microsoft Teams can be done in a lot of ways. If you need to scale you will learn how to use PowerShell in your day-to-day tasks. In this full demo-focused session, Martina shows essential PowerShell scripts you need to manage your Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams at scale, when to use which PowerShell commands and how to get started. Learn how to benefit from using Azure Automation Accounts and get all the scripts to manage your Groups and Teams instantly.

Master PowerShell with Azure Automation Accounts

IT-Admins can automate with tools as PowerShell. With Azure Automation Accounts we get one step further: In this session Toni shows typical management and governance tasks automated with PowerShell scripts in a secure and automated way. Configure your runbooks in Azure Automation Accounts and secure, execute, schedule, and monitor your scripts in a controlled environment. If you are already a Powershell master, you will love Azure Automation Accounts and walk away with the wish to migrate your scripts instantly!

Automate your Power Platform PowerShell scripts in the cloud

IT-Admins can automate their business processes with tools as PowerShell. With Azure Automation Accounts we get one step further: In this session Toni shows typical management and governance tasks for the Power Platform including Power BI governance automated with PowerShell scripts in a secure and automated way. Configure your runbooks in Azure Automation Accounts and secure, execute, schedule, and monitor your scripts in a controlled environment. If you are already a Powershell master, you will love Azure Automation Accounts and walk away with the wish to migrate your scripts instantly!

Enhance typical management and governance tasks for the Power Platform including Power BI governance automated with PowerShell scripts in a secure and automated way.

A decision tree when to use the Power Platform

The Microsoft Power Platform provides tools to create personalized apps that bring together the services that are used every day, based on data that is already in your organization.
Learn about use cases and see demos when to use Power Apps and Power Automate, and when a custom solution or a combination of services is the better approach. Explore use cases with PowerApps, Power Automate and Azure Logic Apps, custom connectors, and other Azure services to have the toolbox to implement solutions and make decisions.

Learn about use cases and see demos when to use Power Apps and Power Automate, and when a custom solution or a combination of services is the better approach.

Microsoft 365 EduCon Chicago 2023 Sessionize Event

October 2023 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Toni Pohl

CTO atwork, Microsoft MVP

Vienna, Austria