A new era of analytics is being engendered by cloud computing. The cloud gives us the power to collect and integrate data from an enormous variety of sources, to process big data at amazing scale and economics, to dramatically simplify development and deployment, and offer amazing intelligent APIs and applications as hosted services. In this keynote talk, Joseph will review with demos and examples how these game-changing developments will change how we live, work and play, and show the enormous opportunities for customers and partners to capitalize on these innovations.
Technical debt slows down the ability of development teams to make changes in code, whether it’s adding new features, or fixing issues. DevOps aims to remove hurdles from getting features deployed to production by standardising and automating the delivery pipeline, and Agile processes aim to make the act of development itself more efficient and incremental. But, although both are necessary to be deliver business value faster, they are not sufficient where the code is carrying a lot of debt: development remains a bottleneck in that case. This talk will show how active management of technical debt can be incorporated into an Agile, DevOps workflow, by measuring debt as part of continuous integration, then using baselines and policies to prevent new debt being introduced and to manage down existing debt. It will be illustrated with demos that combine the capabilities of Visual Studio Online, Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio and SonarQube.
Want to increase revenue and downloads for your app? Learn about new tools from Microsoft Advertising, including our universal ad SDK for Windows 10, support for video ad interstitials, and improvements to "Promote Your App" ad campaigns. This video includes some useful demos to help you fast-track your dev work!