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Microsoft Industry Blogs – United Kingdom

A day in the life of a Technical Account Manager 

Name: Umang Vadher University: University of Exeter Role: Technical Account Manager (TAM) intern in Financial Services and Insurance As a Technical Account Manager (TAM), I serve as the first point of contact between Microsoft and Premier customers—those that have a technology support contract with Microsoft Services. My main responsibility is to establish a connection with...

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A day in the life of a Cloud Solution Architect 

Name: Holly Manley University: Aston University – Biomedical Engineering Role: Cloud Solution Architect Intern Description of Role: I sit within the Customer Success Unit which is part of post-sales. We get involved with customers after they have been sold a product. We only deal with a hand-picked group of high potential customers who will benefit...

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Get your creative curriculum on 

We often hear about how we as educators are preparing our learners for an uncertain future and for jobs that haven’t been created yet. Whilst we might be asked to ensure we have a broad and balanced curriculum, schools are being squeezed tighter and tighter, often in ways which results in a narrowing of the...

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Cultivating collaborations with learner communities in Teams 

As a Learning Technologist, I work closely with our Faculty of Health and Wellbeing as digital learning lead, to effectively embed technology into learning and teaching practice. I am passionate about my work and find the collaboration between academic colleagues and technologists to be particularly rewarding. I became an MIE Expert last August after becoming...

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OneNote allows us to run like a well-oiled machine 

I am yet to meet a teacher that doesn’t like a short cut, or, to put it better, reduced workload! Modern teaching is just so busy, and I find nothing more satisfying than finding a method that allows me to be more efficient in my work. 9 time out of 10, this improved efficiency is...

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Microsoft Teams is a game changer when Mother Nature strikes 

On Wednesday the 28th of April 2018, the Scottish Government issued its first ever RED weather warning leaving many authorities across the country with no option but to close their schools. Now, I am certain many primary aged children were filled with joy, I know my own children were! In contrast many secondary school teachers...

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