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About Office 365 planning engagements

About Office 365 planning engagements

Office 365 FastTrack Planning engagements are a three or ten day Planning Services engagement. Partners approved to deliver Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS), Skype for Business and Exchange Deployment Planning Services (S&EDPS), or SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS) and enrolled in the Microsoft Cloud Deployment program or Cloud Productivity program are eligible to deliver these engagements.

3-day Office 365 envisioning workshop

This engagement helps customers envision an Office 365 solution. The benefit to the customer is an opportunity to work with an expert to discover how Office 365’s capabilities can help to achieve their business objectives. The outcome is a recommended approach to deployment with clearly defined next steps.

Suggested activities to undertake in this engagement include:

  • Planning workshop to understand project objectives,  challenges and success criteria of Office 365 project
  • Setup of a ‘Getting Started’ environment to help end users familiarize themselves with the Office 365 environment
  • Configuration of deployment training labs
  • Technical workshops to address specific customer concerns

At the end of the engagement, customers will be provided an Office 365 preliminary deployment plan with recommendations.

10-day Office 365 planning and assessment engagement

The 10-day engagement includes the outcomes of the 3-day engagement and helps customers envision, plan and get started with Office 365. The benefit to the customer is a deeper understanding of how Office 365 maps to their business priorities, access to technical expertise and recommended guidance. This results in easier transition, amplified user engagement, reduced project risk and faster time to value.
Suggested activities to undertake in this engagement include:

  • Detailed planning workshop to understand project objectives, timelines, current environment and technical requirements
  • Setup of a ‘Getting Started’ environment to help end users familiarize themselves with the Office 365 environment
  • Technical assessment of current environment using planning tools and remediation checks
  • Technical workshops to address specific customer concerns
  • Configuration of deployment training labs

At the end of the engagement, customers will be provided an Office 365 detailed deployment plan.

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Office 365 FastTrack questions?

Please contact O365fasttracksupport@microsoft.com with any of your questions regarding Office 365 FastTrack Planning engagements.