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Live Event - 05 October 2022

When 

Wednesday 5 October 2022, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 

 



Where
 

Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, UK

We're very excited to be able to invite you to join us at Microsoft’s newly refurbished office in Reading. This fantastic location presents a unique opportunity to network with Microsoft speakers, as well as experts from the Grey Matter team and representatives from some of our most in-demand partners. 

Why attend?

ISV Partner Day is the only Microsoft-focused tech event in the UK dedicated to ISVs, SaaS providers, and application builders.

New for 2022, we’ve re-vamped our tracks to include Data and Infrastructure alongside the ever-popular Developer track. We hope you’re ready for an incredible line-up of speakers from Microsoft covering topics like:

  • Harness the Power of Data with Azure
  • Adopting the Azure Well-Architected Framework
  • Microsoft Business Intelligence, Data Analysis & Reporting
  • Microsoft Teams Integration & Application Development

ISV Partner Day is known for its buzz and community feel, and we can’t wait to soak up the atmosphere with you in October.

Tracks and agenda

Data

Developer

Infrastructure

Data Track
08:30 Registration

 

09:30-10:00 Keynote
James Chadwick
Microsoft
 

 

10:15-11:15 IoT
Mark Trippier
Cloud Know How

Session description coming soon.

12:00-13:00 Harness the Power of Data with Azure
Taygan Rifat
Cloud Solution Architect
Microsoft
For any organization to succeed in a world of unprecedented uncertainty, a new level of agility is required. Core to that agility is the ability to quickly gain insights from data at any scale, power ultra-low latency applications that deliver personalized experiences, and empower all users in an organization, regardless of size. This requires a computing platform that provides limitless scale, performance, and possibilities for what can be achieved with data.

Join us for a whistle stop tour of Azure services within the data and artificial intelligence domain. The intent of this session is to attain a greater appreciation and understanding of the broad spectrum of capabilities on offer, from various database technologies, IoT, machine learning, and more, followed by a demonstration on the art of the possible with modern data architectures!

13:00-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:00 Embed actional analytics everywhere with Power BI Embedded
Paul Henwood

Power BI Embedded Analytics enhances Power BI, enabling developers to embed stunning data visualizations in any platform, product, website, portal, or service. In this session, we will demonstrate how to get started with Power BI embedded and how you can quickly embed interactive reports and visualizations into your application. With the serverless architecture, you can automatically scale embedded analytics capabilities from a few to hundreds of thousands of users, without the need to build, set up and manage your own analytics information.

15:15-16:15 Mapping
Clemens Schotte

Session description coming soon.

Developer Track

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08:30 Registration

 

09:30-10:00 Keynote
James Chadwick
Microsoft
 

 

10:15-11:15 Visual Studio
April Edwards
Microsoft

Session description coming soon.

12:00-13:00 DevOps & GitHub
Mike Ormond
Cloud Solutions Architect Microsoft

Building modern, cloud-native software brings many challenges, not least the need to respond to customer demands faster than ever before; enter DevOps. DevOps is many things: automation, collaboration, ownership, feedback, continuous learning; all important aspects of a DevOps approach.

In this session we’ll look at features of the Microsoft platform designed to support and enrich the DevOps journey. Whether it’s planning, security, CI/CD, team collaboration or improving the developer experience there’ll be a demo for everyone.

13:00-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:00 Azure Infrastructure as Code
April Edwards
Microsoft

Session description coming soon.

15:15-16:15 Microsoft Teams Integration & Application Development
Jack Lewis
Cloud Solutions Architect Microsoft

In this session you will learn all about how Teams Apps/Integrations work, and how to use the various interfaces that exist to surface an application's capabilities within the collaborative framework that exists inside Teams. This session will include technical information and demonstrations on how the various interfaces work, including; iFrames, chatbots & advanced bot integrations (such as messaging extensions/actions). It will also include guidance on how to work with the Graph API and Azure AD SSO for your app to provide amazing experiences for users when you build an app for Teams!

Infrastructure
08:30 Registration

 

09:30-10:00 Keynote
James Chadwick
Microsoft
 

 

10:15-11:15 What is the Cloud Adoption Framework and how does it apply to me?
Richard Cheney
Microsoft

More customers and service partners are pivoting around the Cloud Adoption Framework, Well Architected Framework and opinionated Azure Landing Zone deployments for management and governance. Azure services such as Azure Lighthouse and Azure Private Link Service are blurring the boundaries between service integrators, ISVs and customers.

What does this mean for the deployment of your products into customer environments in a SaaS context?

12:00-13:00 Adopting the Azure Well Architected Framework
Luke Fussell
Microsoft

Session description coming soon.

13:00-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:00 TBC
TBC

Session description coming soon.

15:15-16:15 Building for Microsoft Marketplace
TBC

Session description coming soon.

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