With ever increasing amounts of connected "things" and volumes of data, visual representations are often key to decode the meaning behind the data and make better informed decision. The geospatial and temporal contexts provide us with additional dimensions to pivot and understand the data. In this session we have a quick look at Microsoft products and services that make spatial not special before we dive into new features in Bing Maps and Spatial Data Services that allow us to manage and visualize geospatial data in the Microsoft Cloud and make them accessible across devices.
Shane Ginsberg, Nathan Moody, Michael Neuman, and Rick Barraza discuss topics ranging from the critical importance of user empathy when designing and building software for people, to design's role in the age of ubiquitous computing and ambient intelligence. Online viewers provided several great questions for the panelists to explore. Lots of topics and important information for designers and developers alike. Tune in.
With organisations moving into the Microsoft Cloud, providing a solid identity management foundation has become crucial to successful projects. One of the core features of Azure is Azure Active Directory, however there are multiple methods of identity implementation upon Azure Active Directory that need to be considered prior to delivering hybrid or Cloud Services. In this session Mark will explain the methods that are available for Organisations to use when considering integrating their existing infrastructure with the Cloud, and go into detail on the strengths and weaknesses of each, as well as demonstrating how to implement each of the options.
You might have heard about containerization technologies like Docker that allow you to achieve greater density and better performance than traditional full-fledged IaaS Virtual Machines. We recently announced support for Docker on Azure and all the goodness that it brings to your solutions. How should an IT Implementer / SysAdmin deploy and leverage this new technology? This session will tell you everything you need to know.