DevOps evangelist Cads Oakley expounds upon the importance of the DevOps community to solve problems smarter and faster. It's the shared interests, common problems, and collaboration that connect this diverse, extended community and make it such a valuable resource. Cads also talks about how implementing DevOps can drive an organization's business forward; he promotes the more inclusive term "SquadOps" (Systems, Quality, Users, And Dev and Ops) to underscore the need for cross-functional teams that span the organization. How do you get a DevOps initiative started in your organization? Start the conversation! Meet with teams and grow their understanding of how the efforts across the company are interrelated to deliver business value. Once your co-workers recognize the interdependence of their roles, the culture is ripe for DevOps.
Windows 8.1 offers an enormous leap forward when it comes to security, and when it comes to malware resistance that couldn’t be more true. It was one of the biggest investment areas in Windows 8 and with Windows 8.1 we’ve added yet another layer of capability. In this session we drill into the details of the malware threats that you’re facing and then show you how you can help your organization and users enjoy a malware free experience on Windows.
After a great keynote introducing the IoT, Joao's presentations focused on takeaways relevant to Portuguese market and how an enthusiast can get started with IoT development. We leveraged the Windows 10 announcement to support Raspberry Pi2, and showed a quick Raspberry Pi2 demo showing what can be done today, with non-Microsoft OS and .NET technologies.