Upcoming Events at Long View

Long View's Data Platform with Microsoft

What is the Value of your Data?
On December 13th, Long View will share with a wider audience the differentiated program we have developed to accelerate your data and analytics journey, powered by Microsoft Azure.
Join us to learn how to start a solid foundation for digital transformation - uncover and harness the value of your data, and discover the insights to make business decisions.

Agenda:
- Welcome & Introductions
- Big Picture Thinking – Drive business value against a problem but don’t forget your enterprise strategy
- Modern Architecture & DataOps – Accelerate time to value; Simplify architecture & Development with Governance
- Evolution of the Data Estate – DW to Lakehouse and why it matters
- Azure Foundations – Fully operational, secure and build confidence in the cloud ecosystem for your business
- DPi Starter Kit – Data Platform in Azure with Cloud Foundations.
- Discussion / Q&A

We welcome guiding you in your Data Transformation journey.

When: Tuesday, December 13th at 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET
Where: Microsoft Teams

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How to Drive Real Business Results with Microsoft Power Platform

On December 14th, Long View will be hosting a special session that will share how municipalities such as the City of Kelowna are leveraging the Power Platform to accelerate their digital transformation journey.
Join us to learn how Microsoft Power Platform is helping a new breed of citizen developers create the solutions they want. Discover how IT teams are responding to a growing excitement around low-code development in their organizations.

Agenda:

- Welcome & Introductions
- Long View in 60 seconds
- The What and the Why – Overview of the Power Platform
- Case Study – City of Kelowna
- Putting it all together – Architecture options; Leverage existing Microsoft services
- Keeping it under control – Governance of the Power Platform ecosystem
- Discussion / Q&A

We welcome guiding you in your Data Modernization journey. We are experts at it.

When: Wednesday, December 14th at 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET
Where: Microsoft Teams

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MISA Canada Webinar

Secure Hybrid Cloud - Improve Your Security Posture

November 21, 2022

30 Minutes:

  • Cloud Governance
  • Overview of setting up Cloud Governance Program
  • Workflow
  • How Microsoft helps with Cloud Governance
  • How MS Defender for Cloud Helps

30 Minutes:

  • AKS Security Hardening
  • Kubernetes Threats and risks
  • How Microsoft Defender for Cloud supports AKS Security Hardening
  • Out of the box policies

Enabling your Business with Data

On November 30th, Long View will share with a wider audience the differentiated program we have developed to accelerate our client’s journey into the modern data platform and to help identify where the returns are for your organization.

More importantly, Long View will show you how to take advantage of modern Azure Cloud services and tools. How to provide the best decision-supporting data across your organization and have better cost certainty. Whether on-prem, hybrid, or fully in the cloud already, there is value here for your path forward and how you get there in 60 business days.

Agenda:

- Welcome & Introductions
- Long View in 60 seconds
- Guiding Principles – Helping you define the modern approach
- Big Picture Thinking – Drive business value against a problem but don’t forget your enterprise strategy
- Modern Architecture – Accelerate time to value; Simplify architecture
- DataOps – Development Governance and Business goal Alignment
- Evolution of the Data Estate – DW to Lakehouse and why it matters
- Modern Cloud Data Platform – Reference architecture for your enterprise strategy/planning
- Data Platform in 60 days (DPi60) – no, really. We have executed dozens of times.
- Discussion / Q&A

We welcome guiding you in your modern data journey. We are experts at it.

When:  Wednesday, November 30th at 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET

Where: Microsoft Teams

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On September 29th, Long View will share with a wider audience the differentiated program we have developed to accelerate our client’s journey into the modern data platform and to help identify where the returns are for your organization.

More importantly, Long View will show you how to take advantage of modern Azure Cloud services and tools. How to provide the best decision-supporting data across your organization and have better cost certainty. Whether on-prem, hybrid, or fully in the cloud already, there is value here for your path forward and how you get there in 60 business days.

Agenda:

- Welcome & Introductions
- Long View in 60 seconds
- Guiding Principles – Helping you define the modern approach
- Big Picture Thinking – Drive business value against a problem but don’t forget your enterprise strategy
- Modern Architecture – Accelerate time to value; Simplify architecture
- DataOps – Development Governance and Business goal Alignment
- Evolution of the Data Estate – DW to Lakehouse and why it matters
- Modern Cloud Data Platform – Reference architecture for your enterprise strategy/planning
- Data Platform in 60 days (DPi60) – no, really. We have executed dozens of times.
- Discussion / Q&A

We welcome guiding you in your modern data journey. We are experts at it.

When: Thursday, September 29th , 2022 1:30pm – 2:30pm ET
Where: Microsoft Teams

RSVP

Know your Azure with Long View

On November 29th we are hosting a special session that will give you practical advice on how to architect, secure, and optimize your Azure environment.
Long View has based this session on hundreds of successful Azure engagements and has condensed the most common client concerns into the following topics:

1. Real world architectural guidance based on the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
2. Cost optimization recommendations you can implement immediately
3. Security health and maintenance guidelines to keep your Azure environment secure.

The format of this session is both strategic (why is the cloud adoption framework important) and tactical (what are the top three things I can do today to secure my Azure environment). There will be time for Q & A at the end of the meeting to address any additional topics.

We look forward to helping you on your cloud journey!

When: Tuesday, November 29th 2022 at 10:30am MT / 12:30pm ET
Where: Microsoft Teams

RSVP today to secure your spot.

Get To Know Microsoft Azure

On August 24th, we are hosting a session that will give you practical advice on how to architect, secure, and optimize your Azure environment.

Long View has based this session on hundreds of successful Azure engagements and has condensed the most common client concerns into the following topics:

- Real world architectural guidance based on the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework

- Cost optimization recommendations you can implement immediately

- Security health and maintenance guidelines to keep your Azure environment secure.

The format of this session is both strategic (why is the cloud adoption framework important) and tactical (what are the top three things I can do today to secure my Azure environment). There will be time for Q & A at the end of the meeting to address any additional topics.

We look forward to helping you on your cloud journey!

When: Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Where: Microsoft Teams

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Join us at Lionhead Golf

Long View in partnership with Veeam, invites you to join us at Lionhead Golf & Country Club on August 9th.

In addition to great golf at Kaneff’s flagship course, you’ll enjoy complimentary lunch, snacks, beverages and even a golf lesson from a pro! You’ll also hear from our partner Veeam, the world’s #1 backup provider of Microsoft 365.

We look forward to reconnecting and having a great day outdoors.

When: Tuesday, August 9th 2022 / 10:30am – 5:00pm
Where: Lionhead Golf & Country Club, Brampton, ON

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Microsoft Security Immersion Workshop

Long View invites you to join our Secure Hybrid Cloud Immersion Workshop on June 23rd.

This workshop provides you with a comprehensive overview and hands-on experience of the Microsoft Defender for Cloud and Azure Network Security products.

Through this workshop you will learn and experience how to:

  • Assess and visualize the security state of your resources in Azure, on-premises, and in other clouds with Secure Score in Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
  • Simplify enterprise compliance and view your compliance against regulatory requirements
  • Use AI and automation to cut through false alarms, quickly identify threats, and streamline threat investigation.
  • Protect all your hybrid cloud workloads with Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Protect hybrid data that’s hosted in Azure, on premises, or in other clouds
  • Scan container images for vulnerabilities in Azure Container Registry. Protect Azure Kubernetes Service instances.
  • Safeguard Windows servers, clients and protect Linux servers. Assess vulnerabilities in VMs
  • Monitor the security state of your hybrid cloud workloads via one console. Use Azure Arc to extend coverage to workloads outside Azure.
  • Protect and stop attacks against your network using the Azure network Security solutions.

When: Thursday, June 23rd 2022 11:00AM – 3:00PM ET
Where: Virtual – Microsoft Teams

RSVP: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ej81atmf4a0e04fd&oseq=&c=&ch=

Light up your IT with Long View

Long View, Cisco and NetApp are having an up-close and unforgettable view of the 30th Edition of the Celebration of Light featuring Team Canada!

Our guests will enjoy a 3-hour cruise, a delicious triple entrée catered dinner, music for listening pleasure and Vancouver’s best view of the Fireworks display.

Our vessel, MPV Constitution will depart the dock at 8:00pm sharp.

When: Wednesday, July 27th 2022
Where: Harbour Cruises Marina, 501 Denman St, Vancouver
Time: Boarding at 7:30pm, Departure 8:00pm, Return 11:00pm

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Driving Value & Innovation in M365

On June 7th, we are hosting a session that will give you practical advice on how to drive value out of your investment in Microsoft Teams.

Long View has based this session on hundreds of hours of deployments and has condensed the most common roadblocks to Teams adoption by sharing valuable insights, best practices and lessons learnt.

So what is Teams Amplify exactly? The key components are to:

  • Drive value out of your investment in Teams
  • Ensure you are configured securely & effectively to reflect the way you want to manage Teams
  • Help end-users leverage the technology in their day-to-day work
  • Create a platform for business innovation

Let us show you how to maximize your Teams investment!

When:  Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Where: Microsoft Teams

Register today! https://conta.cc/3Fv2y2n

Denver Long View Golf Tournament 2022

Long View is excited to bring back our Annual Golf Tournament and we invite you and your colleagues to join us June 29th at The Ridge at Castle Pines.

In addition to great golf and company, you’ll enjoy complimentary lunch, snacks and of course, beverages. We’ll also have prizes for the winning foursome!

We look forward to reconnecting and having a great day outdoors.

When: Wednesday, June 29 2022 / Tee off at 9am / Après golf at 4pm
Where: The Ridge at Castle Pines, 1414 Castle Pines Pkwy, Castle Pines, CO

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Join us for Stampede Sneak a Peek!

Kickoff Stampede week in style with Long View as we celebrate the full return of Stampede 2022! Join us for good food, good drinks and a great opportunity to mingle and reconnect with Long View and your peers.

When: Thursday, July 7th, 2022 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: LOCAL Public Eatery, 201 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary AB

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Digitizing and Securing your Modern Workloads

Long View invites you to join host Robin Bell, CTO Long View and special guest Rob Barton, CTO Cisco Canada for an executive roundtable dinner and discussion on digitizing and securing your modern workloads.

Cyber Security has always been at the forefront of any organization but recent global events are exasperating the problem and cyber threats are greater than ever.

Join your peers to discuss these challenges, your roadmap to securing and protecting your workloads and optimizing the user experience. We’ll also share industry insights and lessons learnt from Long View and Cisco.

When: Tuesday, June 7th 2022 at 11:45am
Where: Gotham Steakhouse, 615 Seymour St, Vancouver BC

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

RBC Canadian Open with Long View and Cisco

Long View in partnership with Cisco, invites you to join us at the RBC Canadian Open on June 9th.

This exclusive engagement includes access to the Canadian Open, complimentary food and beverage and our very own private space on the green. This is a unique opportunity to mingle with your peers and watch the most celebrated golf game in Canada with your friends at Long View and Cisco. Welcome to summer!

When: Thursday, June 9 2022 8:0am – 6:00pm
Where: St. George’s Golf & Country Club 1668 Islington Ave Etobicoke (private space #1 green)

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Get To Know Microsoft Azure

Long View has based this session on hundreds of successful Azure engagements and has condensed the most common client concerns into the following topics:

Real world architectural guidance based on the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
Cost optimization recommendations you can implement immediately
Security health and maintenance guidelines to keep your Azure environment secure.

The format of this session is both strategic (why is the cloud adoption framework important) and tactical (what are the top three things I can do today to secure my Azure environment). There will be time for Q & A at the end of the meeting to address any additional topics.

When: Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 11:30am – 12:30pm CT
Where: Microsoft Teams

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Long View Reconnect 2022

Hello friends…after a long two year hiatus, we’re back and we missed you! We’re hosting a good ole’ social and we invite you to join us on May 5th at The Rooftop.

Drop by any time and enjoy some amazing food and drink but most importantly, it’s a unique opportunity to reconnect with Long View and your peers.

When: Thursday, May 5th 2022 4:00PM – 7:00PM MT
Where: The Rooftop 414 3 St SW Calgary

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Microsoft Executive Briefing

On behalf of Long View and Microsoft, we are delighted to invite you to an exclusive Executive Briefing at Microsoft’s global headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

This two day briefing is hosted by Long View Executive Vice President, Dave Frederickson and Microsoft and is geared towards a select group of business leaders from the Financial Services sector and senior executives from Microsoft and Long View.

Please visit our landing page to review the detailed agenda and to RSVP. All meals and local transportation is complimentary. Travel and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant.

When: May 10th & 11th, 2022
Where: Microsoft Executive Briefing Center

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Digitizing and Securing your Modern Workloads - Calgary

Long View invites you to join host Robin Bell, CTO Long View and special guest Rob Barton, CTO Cisco Canada for an executive roundtable dinner and discussion on digitizing and securing your modern workloads.

Cyber Security has always been at the forefront of any organization but recent global events are exasperating the problem and cyber threats are greater than ever.

Join your peers to discuss these challenges, your roadmap to securing and protecting your workloads and optimizing the user experience. We’ll also share industry insights and lessons learnt from Long View and Cisco.

When: Wednesday, May 25th 2022 at 5:30pm
Where: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse 294, 115 - 9th Avenue SE 2nd, Calgary

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Digitizing and Securing your Modern Workloads - Edmonton

Long View invites you to join host Robin Bell, CTO Long View and special guest Rob Barton, CTO Cisco Canada for an executive roundtable dinner and discussion on digitizing and securing your modern workloads.

Cyber Security has always been at the forefront of any organization but recent global events are exasperating the problem and cyber threats are greater than ever.

Join your peers to discuss these challenges, your roadmap to securing and protecting your workloads and optimizing the user experience. We’ll also share industry insights and lessons learnt from Long View and Cisco.

When: Thursday, May 26th 2022 at 5:30pm
Where: Sorrentino's Downtown 10162 100 St NW, Edmonton

Please contact your Long View Account Manager to register.

Citrix on Azure - Briefing and Workshop (virtual)

Citrix on Azure – Executive Briefing & Technical Immersion

When: Thursday, March 3rd 1:00pm – 3pm ET

Please join Long View and Citrix to learn about the benefits of Citrix Cloud. Additional flexibility, simplified administration and enhanced end-user experiences all the while creating a more agile secure IT environment.

The afternoon has been planned in two parts. The first group of sessions are geared towards an executive audience while the second group (after the break) is for a technical audience. Of course, all are welcome to attend each session!

International Women's Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), and we're thrilled that we’ll be participating again this year with our 3rd annual company-wide celebration.  The global pandemic and working remote have created a unique opportunity for us to have one virtual, week-long event where we can all celebrate together.

Long View continues to connect with women across the organization to understand what opportunities we have at Long View to support gender diversity.  We all know how critical diversity is to our journey to becoming Most Loved, and I’ve been grateful to everyone who has shared their feedback and stories.

https://www.internationalwomensday.com/

Long View Annual Hackathon (virtual)

What is a hackathon? A hackathon is an event, where innovators, designers, developers, makers and self-proclaimed problem solvers come together to solve a business problem through creative solutions which include the use of automation and programmability.

Who: Open to all Long View team members and clients. If you are driven by the passion of creating in business, innovation or technology, you should join a hackathon. No development experience required.

What to Expect:

Join us for our training day (April 8) where you can join the sessions that fit your individual skill set.  We will have everything from what is an API up to some more advanced Python training for those with programming experience. Training will include how to develop API integrations with No-Code/Low-Code platforms, as well as topics within application development and Infrastructure as Code.

The week following the training we will create teams to prepare for the hackathon. The Hackathon scenarios will be released on April 18 and teams will work together to create their solution.  There will be 3 categories of competition:

  1. Codeless Challenge – Low code/No-Code solutions
  2. Coding Challenge – full code integration solutions
  3. Lab Challenge – just getting started, this will be a great challenge for you to learn more about programmability and automation

Final Presentations will be made on April 25th with judging and awards the same day.

Bring your own team or register as an individual and we’ll get you connected to a team.

When (all times MT) 

  • Training day: Friday April 8th 2022 9am - 3pm
  • Working group sessions: Week of April 18 to April 25
  • Final Presentations April 25, 2022 10am - 1pm
  • Final winner announcements: April 25, 2022 1pm - 1:30pm
Visit our landing page to learn more and to register!