On the transformation journey to the Cloud – SharePoint Online and Office 365 are attractive, and the facts may be that some or most of your business runs on-prem which may change over time, but not overnight. The co-existence of on-Prem SharePoint and SharePoint Online becomes a common scene for most enterprises nowadays. How can you ensure users stay productive when in such “Hybrid” mode – some content on-prem and some Online? In this session, we will show case a real world Australian customer and how Microsoft help them to implement SharePoint Hybrid features. We will first provide an overview of Hybrid models with an emphasis on Outbound Hybrid search and Hybrid OneDrive. We will then dive into the technical details of hybrid architecture, configuration techniques and proven ways of implementation. We will also share with you the challenges during the implementation and how to overcome them. At the end of the session, you should have the information you need to make both business and technical decisions as to hybrid implementation and have an insight of what involves in setting up such architecture.
Take a lightning tour of the many connectivity options for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 Store Apps. There are more than ever before: HTTP networking APIs, NFC and Bluetooth including ‘tap to connect’ and WebApi REST services are just the tip of the iceberg. See how to build apps that work with DataSense 2.0. Store settings and data in Microsoft OneDrive. Share state between a Windows Phone 8.1 app and the Windows 8.1 version of your app. See some practical demos, such as how to implement compression with HTTP networking and how you can handle credentials when accessing services that require user authentication. We’ll also take a quick look at building a mobile back end with Microsoft Azure Mobile Services and connecting with it from your app.
Windows Phone 8.1 has brought hundreds of new features, enhancements, and functionality to the Windows Phone platform. In this session we will cover the big ticket items, and why they are significant game changes for mobile application development. And still there will be a lot to cover including: Geofencing, Bluetooth LE, Universal Apps, developer tool updates, HTML apps, Web Authentication Broker, CredentialLocker, background tasks and triggers, new enterprise features, and Cortana.