Welcome to Microsoft TechDays 2015

Microsoft TechDays Online is back for its fourth consecutive year.

Are you an IT pro or developer keen to stay a step ahead in the fast-moving world of Microsoft solutions? Do you thrive in a cloud-first, mobile-first world? Welcome to a three-day virtual technical conference designed for you.

Explore. Interact. Network.

The conference programme will be delivered by Microsoft specialists and industry professionals, as well as customers and partners. The fully interactive sessions give all delegates the opportunity to engage directly with presenters and other participants.

“We are moving from a world where computing power was scarce to a place where it now is almost limitless, and where the true scarce commodity is increasingly human attention,”
Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft

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Meet the keynote speakers

Microsoft TechDays Online is a digital conference for technical people, so we’re lining up some of the world’s finest technical speakers. Together, we’re committed to helping others get the most out of their experience with Microsoft and cross-platform technologies.

Mary Jo Foley

Tech Journalist

Mary jo foley has covered the tech industry for more than 30 years for a variety of publications and web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, tv and podcasts, speaking about all things microsoft-related. on zdnet, she blogs at allaboutmicrosoft.com. she is the author of microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). Foley also is the co-host of the Windows Weekly podcast on the TWiT network.

Jeffrey Snover

Distinguished Engineer

Jeffrey Snover is a Distinguished Engineer and the Lead Architect for the Windows Server Division. Snover is the inventor of Windows PowerShell, an object-based distributed automation engine, scripting language, and command line shell. Snover joined Microsoft in 1999 as divisional architect for the Management and Services Division, providing technical direction across Microsoft's management technologies and products. Snover has over 32 years of industry experience with a focus on management technologies and solutions. He was an architect in the office of the CTO at Tivoli and a development manager at NetView. He has worked also as a consulting engineer and development manager at DEC, where he led various network and systems management projects. Snover held 8 patents prior to joining Microsoft, and has registered 30 patents since. He is a frequent speaker at industry and research conferences on a variety of management and language topics.

What’s on the agenda?

All too often we use technology to speed up old ways of working, instead of re-imagining how we can use information to transform our lives. Let’s harness the digital deluge instead of allowing it to overwhelm us.

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Day 1

Devices and Managing a Mobile-First World
An exploration of innovation in Windows 10, as well as how the latest hardware releases and cloud services can help technical professionals embrace new ways of working.

Day 2

The Journey to the Cloud-first World
A must-attend for the IT implementer and specialist looking for insights on how to modernise the datacentre.

Day 3

Multi-device, Cross-platform Development
Designed for developers seeking practical guidance on modern cross-platform development, plus the latest news on Windows 10.

Source: Tech Days Online 2015