July 2016 – Lightning Talks

Once again we are very excited to announce that this July 28th we will be hosting an all Lightning Talk meeting and you can be one of the presenters! What are Lightning Talks? A Lightning Talk is a short 10 to 15 minute presentation on a single topic or idea.... [Read More]

June 2016–More Personal Computing with Smart APIs

Topic More Personal Computing with Smart APIs Abstract With the explosion of the cloud comes the explosion of compute power to solve complex problems. We have been playing with artificial intelligence for many years. Cloud services are now powerful enough that you can begin to build AI into your applications... [Read More]

May 2016 - Work on Your ARM Strength

Topic Work on Your ARM Strength Abstract Automation is a critical factor in successful cloud projects. Successful projects are able to skillfully craft deployment templates and scripts that provision nearly all needed resources. While Azure Resource Manager (ARM) provides a robust “infrastructure as code” approach to managing Azure resources, getting... [Read More]

April 2016 - An End-to-End Overview of IoT

Topic An End-to-End Overview of IoT Abstract Interested in learning more about the Internet of Things (IoT) but not sure how it fits into your business? Want to avoid some common pitfalls on your first IoT project? Join us for a look at practical, real-world IoT solutions. We’ll take a... [Read More]

March 2016 - Improve Your Architecture with 3 Easy Queueing Patterns

Topic Improve Your Architecture with 3 Easy Queueing Patterns Abstract Do you want to improve your software by adding responsiveness, scaling, and loosely coupled architecture? Queueing systems based on AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) can help you achieve that. It can be intimidating to get started, but with the right... [Read More]