Northwestern Mutual has been helping achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. In order to continue to offer the same efficient service and solid security that has earned them 4.3 million customers, they knew they had to change. The IT solutions the institution depended on wasn't up to today's fast-paced demands or high-security requirements. Agile software development firm, Centare, offered to create and implement an innovative continuous delivery pipeline solution using the capabilities of Microsoft development technologies and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) processes. While the big changes that the new system makes is primarily internal in nature, Northwestern Mutual has been around long enough to know that they have a direct impact on the bottom line and the satisfaction of their customer.
Alaska Airlines Director of App Architecture, Mike Lorengo shares how they are using Microsoft Azure.
Alaska Airlines is the seventh-largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic and is one of the most popular U.S. West Coast air carriers. Headquartered in Seattle, Alaska carries more passengers between the state of Alaska and the Lower 48 than any other airline. Alaska Airlines was rated Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America, Eight Years in a Row" by JD Power.
hear from Director of App Architecture, Mike Lorengo, how Alaska Airlines built on their "Cloud First, Mobile Only" vision to find success using Azure API management to take an existing employee facing web app on to devices, making it available to the highly mobile workforce wherever they are. Hear how a team of volunteers took the initiative and used the DevOps capabilities of Visual Studio Online combined with Azure to build an agile, continuous delivery capability, enabling them to rapidly add new features and consider extending the technology to a further 100 projects across the organization.
Want to know the most efficient way to get your users and co-workers into the cloud? In this session, we explain identity options and demonstrate a few tools to make it easier to synchronize your directory services with Office 365 and Microsoft Azure Active Directory.