#Office365Challenge – Microsoft FastTrack – As mentioned in previous posts, Microsoft offers stacks of templates / resources to help you achieve success around your Office 365 implementations. I’m still blown away by what’s available under the Adoption Methodology Resources. FastTrack brings this all together by offering you a platform where you can make sense out of the chaos, by creating the success plan and supporting documents required by a Project / Change Management Plan.

Day: 121 of 365, 244 left
Tools: SharePoint, Office 365
Description: Microsoft FastTrack Success Plans

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So what is Microsoft FastTrack? Click here to go to the Microsoft FastTrack Site.

“In many ways, your transformation is our transformation. That’s why we created Microsoft FastTrack—a customer success service that can help your organization smoothly and confidently move to the Microsoft Cloud and deliver business results faster.

Available at every step along your cloud journey, FastTrack enables you to strategically plan successful rollouts, quickly ramp-up new services, and onboard new users.”

Step 1: Sign In to Microsoft FastTrack
You need an Organizational ID (Office 365 account) to log into your FastTrack Site. Go to the above Microsoft FastTrack site to sign in. Complete all the necessary fields. Once signed in, you will be asked to Create a Success Plan.

Step 2: Create the Success Plan
Click on +Create  Success plan to get started. You’ll be asked to complete the following fields:

  • Give a name for your plan
  • What is the purpose of the plan?
  • What products do you own? Appropriate workloads will be added to your plan based on your product selections.
  • Just working on a draft plan instead of a final plan?
  • Click the box below if you want a test plan.
  • What is your estimated timeframes for your plan?

Once that’s done, we can get started. Join me tomorrow where we’ll start working on the Business Case:



Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.

Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.