Walmart is a multinational retailing corporations with over 11,000 stores in 28 countries, and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. It's also the largest company in the world by revenue, and also the biggest private employer in the world. Walmart's IT organization has the unique challenge of supporting the complexity and scale of this company as well as leading Walmart into the new age of e-commerce. Walmart has embraced a hybrid cloud model to address their IT needs. They've been on a journey with Microsoft Azure, leveraging the public cloud where it makes sense in addition to their vast on-premises footprint. They're taking advantage of a number of Azure services, including virtual machines, hybrid networking, big data and so on. Watch this video to learn more.
This session demonstrates the new Windows Speech Platform capabilities and extensibility for Cortana Extensibility, including information to help hardware and software developers plan to implement Windows Speech Platform functionality into devices on the Windows platform and/or develop speech capable devices. Topics include: hardware requirements, testing tools, audio pipeline, voice activation, speech recognition, and extensibility platform support for Cortana. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, Driver Developers.
This video introduces the new Excel REST APIs (public preview) that are being released as part of Microsoft Graph APIs. These APIs enable you to develop applications that read and modify data in an Excel workbook. The APIs can be used to build new class of web and mobile applications that take advantage of analytical and visualization power of Excel.