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.
In this track we will be taking a look at the developer side of Power BI. This will involve taking a look at the custom visualisation sdk and building our custom visualisation. The session will also look at the Power BI rest api and how you can use it to embed tiles into applications.
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