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Top 3 marketing mistakes your small software company is making

Ok, so you’re a software genius and you’ve reached the highest levels in software development. One day you decide to give up your current job and setup your own company to show the world what you can really do. Soon, however, you discover that the hardest part is not related to the technical challenges of the job but, rather, to being able to reach, convince and sell to your target customers. This session will review ...more »

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Hacking Human Behaviour

In this session I will explain basic psychology around human behaviour and how it's different from the predictable computer behaviour. I will introduce the notion of conscious and unconscious mind, personality, traits and types, with a quick overview of how we can "hack" our unconscious responses to achieve better understanding and communication.

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15 votes

Roundtable

Design and develop crossplatform mobile apps with MVVMCross

Today's mobile market is a very dynamic one with three dominating major platforms: Windows, iOS and Android. In order to reach more users and to sustain the migration between the various platforms the mobile applications should be designed with an cross-platform approach in mind. In this session we will see how using the MvvmCross framework we can develop native mobile cross-platforms applications using C# and share the ...more »

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Adopting new technologies

In this session you will learn the main reasons why companies struggle to adopt new technologies and how to overcome the challenges. You will learn how we as Bank already adopted Windows 8.1, Office365, Windows Server 2012 R2, Direct Access, BitLocker, Workplace Join, SharePoint, Yammer and much more.

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Roundtable

Quickly build LOB apps for mobile devices with VS LightSwitch

LightSwitch is a developer tool included in Visual Studio which allows rapid application development of line-of-business applications for Windows, the Web, the Cloud, and mobile devices. In this session you'll learn how to build LOB applications for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and how to publish your apps to the Cloud

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12 votes

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Mcrosoft mobile platforms for LOB contexts

The goal of this sessions would be to teach about Microsoft platforms for mobility, not in the consumer context, but those that are suited for LOB solutions. Those include Windows 8.1 Industry and Windows Embedded 8 Handheld, that are based on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 respectively, but that have new options targeted at enterprise usage scenarios. The 2nd part of the session would be around best stategies for multi-platform ...more »

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Roundtable

*Hidden* things that slow down your queries on SQL Server

I will show you how to identify and solve some of the most important and not so much visible things that slowing your SQL Server performance:

- Memory Grants

- TempDB Spills

- and more :)

Independently from application or platform you are using – these are the core principles of SQL Server database.

This principles apply to Azure SQL Database as well ;)

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10 votes

Roundtable

Real-time Data Management in the Cloud

Everyone is currently talking about Big Data problems and always think about technologies like Hadoop, Elastic MR and so on, but all those are done for data analytics not in real-time. When we think about real-time systems like CCTV analysis for disturbances, Financial Markets, Manufacturing with real-time adjustments of the production everything becomes different. In this session, we will be talking about: - What is ...more »

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Roundtable

Build Media applications with Windows Azure Media Services

With Windows Azure Media Services we can now quickly create, manage, and deliver rich media with a high-quality viewing experience to various platforms and devices, such as Windows 8, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. In this session will see how to use the Windows Azure Media Services .NET SDK to create a media workflow including how to upload, encode, package and deliver your video assets and how to use client ecosystem ...more »

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Roundtable

Home appliances to the rescue.

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, USB peripherals.

Connect (almost) everything to Win8.1 & WP8!

by Marco Minerva & Marco Dal Pino.

We have several different communication channel available between Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8 and external devices.

In this session we'll show a wide panorama on the possible (and almost impossible) manner to connect devices, appliances, toys and whatsoever and interact with it.

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8 votes

Roundtable

Welcome phablets: support large screen devices in Windows Phone

Nokia has recently added two new members to the Lumia family, which introduced the phablet category in the world of Windows Phone devices. In this session we'll do a quick recap on how to correctly manage different resolutions and we'll see how to make good use of the big screens offered by these new exciting devices.

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Designing and Building Disaster Recovery Enabled Solutions in Wi

One of the biggest problems we have in an application and its data is the fact that we need it to be able to survive a disaster of any kind, from a Natural Disaster to a Vendor Disaster. In the cloud this is even more important because we need to understand how to prepare ourselves for that, since in some cases we "seem" not to have the same control over the data, and so in this session we'll talk about some of Windows ...more »

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5 votes

Roundtable

Security and Compliance in Windows Azure - What do I really need

Security and Compliance is something very important for our customers and our companies and even more when we think about the Cloud. With Windows Azure you already have some Security measures in place that help us better secure our data, as well as compliance certificates that make us be less concerned about placing our data and solution in it, but what about when we talk about PHI and PII? What should we do in order ...more »

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Intelligent Systems in the world of Internet of things

The product we present, a “Next Gen Digital Showroom”, allows us to talk about many Microsoft technologies that work together to perform the entire Intelligent System solution. Exploring the details of the solution, we will present these technologies: • Windows Embedded Standard completely locked down and with automatic resources update; • Kinect-powered User Interface; • Local services to communicate with Windows Azure ...more »

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GadgetoGlue

Join with us to create the best european workshop in Barcelona around IoT embedded world, small systems and gadgeteer. The challenge is served : if you are interested to heard from "Beppe Platania & Gianni Rosa Gallina" talking around Intelligent Systems in the world of Internet of things, and also you are excited to play for fun with "Bruno" and their Kinect show... PepLluis wants bringing with the best gadgets directly ...more »

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Developing Multi targeting Windows 8 and Windows Phone Apps

This session will show the architectural decisions and development steps regarding C# Code & XAML on how to create a Windows Store App and a Windows Phone app, maximizing the usage of shared components (code and reusable UI XAML elements). We will see how to focus on the architectural design of the application and where we can share components and also on how to concretely apply these multitarget scenarios and techniques, ...more »

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Tips & Tricks on Building Event Driven Architectures in Windows

Being Event-Driven Architectures one very important pattern that helps our solutions became better and more integrated, is also very important to know how we can build then using Windows Azure. In this session we'll look at all the capabilities of Event-Driven Architectures and explain attendees all the tips & tricks needed to efficiently build this kind of solutions, and also how to take the most of Windows Azure. We'll ...more »

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