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Commentary | Dec. 6, 2021

Microsoft Teams boot camp sessions start this week

By Kathy Murray, MyCG Writer

The final sessions of the DoD 365 Boot Camp series are scheduled for the week of Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. To participate, just click on the web link for the training session(s) you want and be ready to join at the date and time the session is scheduled.

Basic Boot Camp Sessions

Date

Time (EST)

Team Live Event Training Links

1A: DoD365 Teams Level 100 – Getting Started with Teams

Monday, December 06, 2021

1100-1230

https://aka.ms/Session1AGetStarted

1B: DoD365 Teams Channels and Files Level 100

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

1100-1230

https://aka.ms/Session1BChanelsFiles

1C: DoD365 Teams Chat and Meeting Level 100

Wednesday December 08, 2021

1100-1230

https://aka.ms/Sessio1C-ChatMeetings

1D: DoD365 Outlook

Thursday, December 09, 2021

1100-1230

https://aka.ms/Session1D-Outlook

1E: DoD365 One Drive

Friday, December 10, 2021

1100-1230

https://aka.ms/Session1E-OneDrive

Advanced Boot Camp Sessions

Date

Time (EST)

Team Live Event Training Links

2A: DoD365 Teams Level 200

Monday, December 06, 2021

1400-1500

https://aka.ms/Session2ATeamsLvl200

2B: DoD365 Planner

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

1400-1500

https://aka.ms/Sesion2BPlanner

2C: DoD365 Forms Level 100

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

1400-1500

https://aka.ms/Section2CFormsLvl100

2D: DoD365 Lists Level 100

Thursday, December 09, 2021

1400-1500

https://aka.ms/Section2DListsLvl100

2E:  “Ask Me Anything” Panel

Friday, December 10, 2021

1400-1500

https://aka.ms/Session2EAskMeAnything

 

The full details, including Tech Tips on how to best access the training, schedule, and session links are also available on the DoD365 Portal Page through the DoD365 Boot Camp Portal (CAC required to access).

Missed the training?  Dont worry, you can review recorded sessions on the DoD365 Portal page or at the links below:

August: DoD365 Boot Camp Training August Recordings

September: DoD365 Boot Camp Training September Recordings

October: DoD365 Boot Camp Training October Recordings

November: DoD365 Boot Camp Training November Recordings

Will there be more training to come?  Stay tuned, says Lt. Edward Costa, assistant CG-6 program manager for the DoD365 rollout. While this is the last round of DoD365 Boot Camp  for now, the C5I community is exploring options to provide additional training to help users leverage the full capabilities of DoD365,” he said. In addition, Costa noted, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has invited all DoD365 users to attend a round of live webinars they are hosting in December.

What’s the DISA training about?  The sessions are similar to the Coast Guard’s Boot Camp series. However, some additional topics are being covered to include a “Power Platform Week” which covers training on Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and a round of Ask Me Anything sessions.

External guest users just need to copy and paste the meeting URL into the browser (Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge recommended), click “cancel” when prompted to open in MS Teams and select “watch on the web”. Facilitators will admit Coast Guard users into the session. 

Schedule and links for additional training including Power Platform Week:

Monday, Dec. 6 – OneNote, Level 100

Learn about OneNote, a digital note taking app that provides a single place for keeping all your notes, research, plans, and information. Notes are easy to organize, print, and share, and you can search and find important information quickly.

  1. Discover OneNote versions and the differences between them
  2. Understand how to navigate OneNote and organize content across notebooks, sections, and pages
  3. Learn how to bring different types of content together
  4. Understand how to create a notebook and format notes

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 233 589 099#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 233 589 099#

Tuesday, Dec. 7 – DoD365-J Webinar Series: Ask Me Anything

Ask Me Anything is the place for all your Teams, Microsoft, and feature update questions. No question too small. No question too big.

In this webinar, DISA will have a broad range of panelists to answer even the trickiest of queries.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 696 466 896#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 103 209 651#

Wednesday, Dec. 8 – MSFT Lists, Level 100

Learn to stay on top of it all with Lists, the smart information tracking app in Microsoft 365.

  1. Navigate and understand core functionality of Microsoft Lists
  2. Create, share, and track lists
  3. Customize with custom views
  4. Build lists from a template
  5. Understand SharePoint Online and Teams integrations.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 346 620 261#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 346 620 261

Thursday, Dec. 9 – Build a Better Briefing

Learn tips and tricks in PowerPoint to make collaborating on your briefings easier. Set up storage for your briefings so that they are easily able to be located.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 630 821 634#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 210 615 59#

Monday, Dec. 13 – Power Apps

Power Apps increases agility across your organization by helping you rapidly build low-code apps that modernize processes and solve tough challenges.

  1. Learn the components of Power Apps
  2. Connect an app to a data source
  3. Build a canvas app from blank
  4. Learn to share an app within an organization
  5. Understand how Power Apps integrates with other products & services

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 162 739 867#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 162 739 86

Tuesday, Dec. 14 – Ask Me Anything

Ask Me Anything during Power Week is the place for all your Power Apps questions. No question too small. No question too big.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 696 466 896#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 103 209 651#

Wednesday, Dec. 15 – Power Automate, Level 100

*This is an introductory course within Microsoft Business Applications. Recommended to be delivered in a series with Power Apps. In this course you’ll learn the basic elements of Power Automate, including an overview of types of flows, how to create flows from templates or from scratch and understand how these can be integrated with existing systems and applications like Microsoft Teams.

  1. Become an expert on accessing and navigating Power Automate
  2. Understand key components of a Flow
  3. Maximize efficiency through pre-built Flow templates
  4. Get familiar with Connectors, Data Source, and AI Builder
  5. Learn how to create your first Flow
  6. Understand how your Flows can be integrated with your existing systems and applications such as Microsoft Teams.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 607 101 241#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6749, Conference ID: 607 101 241#

Thursday, Dec. 16 – Power BI, Level 100

*This is an introductory course within Microsoft Business Applications. Prerequisites: Familiarity with Excel and access to the Power BI Service

Power BI lets you easily unify data from many sources to create interactive, immersive dashboards and reports that provide actionable insights and drive business results. This course will provide an overview Power BI and how its services and applications work together.

  1. Explore how Power BI can make your organization more efficient
  2. Understand the building blocks of a Power BI dashboard
  3.  Connect a data source to a Power BI dashboard and begin visualizing data
  4. Save a report within the Power BI service

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 529 793 802#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 926 075 441#

Tuesday, Dec. 21 –Ask Me Anything

Ask Me Anything is the place for all your Teams, Microsoft, and feature update questions. No question too small. No question too big.

In this webinar, DISA will have a broad range of panelists to answer even the trickiest of queries.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 696 466 896#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 103 209 651#

Tuesday, Dec. 28 – Ask Me Anything

Ask Me Anything is the place for all your Teams, Microsoft, and feature update questions. No question too small. No question too big.

In this webinar, DISA will have a broad range of panelists to answer even the trickiest of queries.

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 696 466 896#

Meeting Dial-In: +1 410-874-6739, Conference ID: 103 209 651#

Having trouble accessing the links? Click here (CAC required to access) for the DISA announcement which also contains the links and schedule.

To find out more, click here (CAC required to access) for the DISA announcement which also contains the links and schedule.

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