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.
Microsoft's Developer Division, responsible for building massive software projects such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services, and Team Foundation Server, has been on a multi-year journey to transform itself from a waterfallian box product into an agile online service and regular client updates. In this session, we review the process and practices used by this division to deliver faster, react to feedback, plan and learn, stay connected to customers, continually improve quality, and measure success. We discuss the organizational issues experienced during the transformation and give examples of key practices and metrics used to improve the organization sprint over sprint. Hear about lessons learned in moving from a traditional software delivery team to a modern DevOps team.