Microsoft Ignite 2021 day one news

Microsoft Ignite 2021 digital event started on March 2, 2021. Microsoft Ignite is Microsoft’s annual assembly of technology leaders and professionals. This year it is taking place in a digital format due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here we will discuss the most compelling things that participants announced at the event and introduce you to the agenda.

Yesterday marked the beginning of Microsoft Ignite 2021 and it brought many updates and discussion topics to our sight.

Microsoft Ignite 2021 news from day one

Microsoft announced new Dynamics 365 capabilities. They include real-time survey capabilities and a powerful and seamless integration of Microsoft Teams. It includes embedded Teams collaboration experiences in Dynamics 365 Sales, Field Service and Customer Service. Additionally, enhanced digital selling tools in Dynamics 365 Sales and the ability for individuals to set up, promote, and report on events hosted on Teams directly from Dynamics 365 Marketing. Read more

Microsoft announced four new ways of handling security issues and concerns with a Zero Trust approach. For example, passwordless authentication, which eliminates one of the weakest links in security today, is now generally available for cloud and hybrid environments. Read more

Power Platform updates were also a part of the announcements made on March 2, 2021. The highlight of that were new security capabilities of Power BI and AI capabilities in Power Virtual Agents. Read more

Microsoft Ignite 2021 agenda for March 3

Empowering every developer to innovate with Microsoft Azure at 06:30 – 7:00 CET with speaker Donovan Brown, a Partner Program Manager in the Azure CTO Incubations team at Microsoft.

What’s new and what’s next for the Microsoft Power Platform at 7:30 – 8:00 CET with speaker Charles Lamanna, who leads the Engineering teams for the Low Code Application Platform.

Elevating the end-to-end customer experience with Dynamics 365: Infusing intelligence from front- to back-office at 8:30 – 9:00 CET with speaker Muhammad Alam, who leads product management and product development across all Dynamics 365 applications.

In the Learning Zone of the event there will be an interesting session on How to become a software developer at 7:30 – 8:00 CET. If you are curious about the skills necessary and pathways available to becoming a software developer, Microsoft calls you to join their panel of experts as they discuss their experiences.

To learn more about the agenda visit Microsoft Ignite 2021 session catalogue.

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