In 2010, Microsoft's Developer Division began Visual Studio Team Services, the Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) offering based on Team Foundation Server. This is the story of moving a traditional software business to Cloud-First Development and DevOps. The technologies included enterprise git, a modern release pipeline, automated testing, usage and performance monitoring, log analysis, a data-driven backlog, lean cycle metrics, and public cloud hosting. The talk combines the cultural transformation, practices, technical choices, and metrics.
Learn how companies can publish their line-of-business apps for deployment to Windows and Windows Phone, and then manage the lifecycles of those apps. The two platforms haven’t yet converged on a single mechanism for doing this, and this session helps you navigate the differences. This session provides overviews of each platform as well as what’s new for 8.1, including policy allowing only certain apps to run on Windows Phone, the ability to remotely install and uninstall apps from a Windows Phone, changes to line-of-business app deployment in Windows 8.1 Update, and more. Also, see how MDM vendors such as Windows Intune choose to abstract many of the differences and service both platforms in a unified way.