Your ultimate guide to Azure app innovation at Microsoft Ignite 2022

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When it comes to app innovation, we know you’re looking for solutions to rapidly build, deploy, and manage secure apps at scale. We’re committed to helping you develop a scalable app innovation strategy that leverages app modernization, cloud-native apps, and low-code apps to help you do more with less. This is why we’re excited to announce our Azure app-focused tracks at Microsoft Ignite 2022!

 

From modernizing enterprise applications and streamlining low-code governance to learning about the latest cloud-native services, there is so much happening this year. If you happen to be in Seattle during Microsoft Ignite 2022, October 12-14, you may be able to enjoy the hybrid experience with an in-person component. Here are the sessions you don’t want to miss!

 

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App innovation keynote

 

Join our thought leaders and customers for a discussion on accelerating enterprise innovation. You’ll learn how Microsoft empowers developers to collaborate and modernize line of business (LoB) applications faster by leveraging low-code capabilities with Power Apps combined with cloud services on Azure. You’ll also hear from our customers about how they accelerated LoB app modernization with fusion teams, as well as see demos of the latest features for low-code application development.

 

Keynote: Accelerate innovation with the world's most complete cloud developer platform

Microsoft speakers: Charles Lamanna and Donovan Brown

Learn how every developer can achieve more with less using their favorite low- and pro-code tools. Modernize and scale application development with cloud-native architectures and fully managed databases. See how fusion teams rapidly build, deploy, and manage secure apps at scale.

 

App modernization breakout session

 

App modernization is the process of updating current apps and data to a cloud-first model to align with business needs. Make sure you attend the breakout session #BRK43 to learn how to drive innovation and modernization at scale with modern app architectures.

 

BRK43: How modernizing enterprise applications gives you a competitive advantage

Speakers: Sahil Gupta, NBA; Scott Hunter, Microsoft; Mayunk Jain, Microsoft

 

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Are you looking to modernize .NET, Java, and other apps with well-known technologies that do not need specialized cloud skills? Learn how Azure’s fully managed application platform services (sometimes called Platform as a Service or PaaS) help you deliver faster time-to-market at lower costs and with less operational complexity. The National Basketball Association (NBA) recently undertook this transformation exercise to modernize apps and ramp up fan excitement. Sahil Gupta, SVP Head of Application Development, NBA, joins us in this session to share their insights and lessons learnt. 

 

This session also features exciting demos from some of our rockstar engineers: Asir Vedamuthu Selvasingh, Beena More, David Ellis, Gaurav Seth, Jeff Yan, Jordan Selig, Kent Weare, Michael Yen-Chi Ho, Mike Budzynkski, Naga Surendran, Ryan Frazier, Saleem Padani, Simon Kurtz, and Slava Koltovich, among others.

 

For the latest announcements, don’t forget to check out this blog.

 

Ask the Experts: How modernizing enterprise applications gives you a competitive advantage

Experts: Mike Budzynski, Michael Yen-chi Ho, Mayunk Jain, Yutang Lin Fernando Mejia, Stefan Schackow, Asir Selvasingh

Hear from experts how successful organizations use Azure PaaS to focus investments on innovation rather than on managing backend complexities, empowering non-security developers to have a security-first mindset and create an upskilling path for existing developers to innovate faster. Visit the Ignite catalog to find a date and time that works for you.  

 

Cloud-native apps breakout session

Cloud-native applications are built from the ground up—optimized for cloud scale and performance. Make sure you attend the breakout session #BRK45 to learn more about how to drive innovation and modernization at scale with cloud-native app architectures.

 

BRK45: Drive application innovation and modernization at scale with cloud-native architectures

Speakers: Ash Patel, Commercial Bank of California; Brian Dussault, Tetrate; Kamala Dasika, Microsoft; Kavitha Gowda, Microsoft; Daria Grigoriu, Microsoft; Devanshi Joshi, Microsoft; Jorge Palma, Microsoft, 

 

BRK45_Ignite22_KamalaDevanshi_Thumbnail-4.jpgGet an overview of Microsoft’s cloud-native ecosystem to scale your application innovation and modernization.

 

Ask the Experts: Drive application innovation and modernization at scale with cloud-native architectures

Microsoft Experts: Shashank Barsin, Kavitha Gowda, Daria Grigoriu, Devanshi Joshi, Eamon O’Reilly

Learn about our latest innovation on containers and serverless that empowers every developer to take advantage of flexible choices to create microservices applications.

 

Technical Skilling Lab: Build Microservices with Azure Container Apps using cloud-native architectures

Speakers: Michael Corkery, Custom Software Solutions, Inc.; Govind Kamtamneni, Microsoft; Vrushali Soni, Microsoft

Skill-up to learn how to build and deploy cloud-native applications hosted on the serverless containers platform with Azure Container Apps. Walkthrough a simple scenario for architecting real-world microservices using Azure Container Apps, GitHub Actions, Azure Container Registry, and Azure Bicep.

 

Low-code apps breakout sessions

With low-code app development tools such as PowerApps and Power Platform, you can facilitate your company’s digital transformation even faster. With the seamless integration of Power Platform and code-first tools such as Visual Studio, .Net, GitHub, and Azure Cloud Platform, people with technical and non-technical backgrounds can accelerate app innovation even more extensively. Make sure you attend breakout sessions #BRK40 and #BRK41 to learn how to drive innovation and modernization at scale with low-code app architectures.

 

Innovating with Power Apps and Azure

Microsoft speakers: Ashmi Chokshi, Karuana Gatimu, Scott Hunter, Julie Strauss

Learn how Microsoft empowers developers to collaborate and modernize LoB applications faster by leveraging low-code capabilities with Power Apps combined with cloud services on Azure. Hear from Ernst & Young on how they accelerated LoB app modernization with fusion teams along with demos of the latest features for low-code application development.

 

Biz Apps 2022 Release Wave 2 Launch

Microsoft speakers: Charles Lamanna, Charles Drayton, Karuana Gatimu, Linda Simovic, Lydia Williams

Join us for a preview of what's new in Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. You'll hear from Charles Lamanna (CVP, Business Applications & Platform) along with other product engineers as they guide you through the new capabilities in the second 2022 release wave.

 

BRK40: Power Pages: Low-Code Web Development

Microsoft speakers: Cindy Kwan, Robert Moyer, Sangya Singh

In this breakout session, learn how to take web app development to the next level with Microsoft Power Pages. Quickly and easily build secure, responsive business websites using a low-code design studio and data workspace.

 

BRK41: Streamline low code governance in your organization

Microsoft speakers: Evan Lew and Zohar Raz

In this breakout session, learn how Microsoft Power Platform provides security, governance, and compliance options for organizations of all sizes to easily and responsibly scale low code without increasing requirements from IT.


Use developer tools to extend Microsoft Power Platform

Speakers: Scott Durow, Develop 1 Ltd; Daniel Laskewitz, Microsoft

Learn about the available developer tools that can help you perform development activities with Microsoft Power Platform. You will install NuGet packages available for Microsoft Power Platform development, work with the Configuration Migration tool, work with Package Deployer, leverage Solution Packager to isolate features and run the Plugin Registration Tool.

 

In-person experience at the Seattle Convention Center

As you know, in addition to all digital content and sessions, you can immerse yourself in the live and in-person experience at the Seattle Convention Center, October 12–13. Here are some opportunities to mingle with the App Innovation team in-person.

 

Expert Meet-up: Modernize Apps with Azure PaaS

Experts: Mike Budzynski, Microsoft; Michael Yen-chi Ho, Microsoft; Ihor Leontiev, Dvigunity; Yutang Lin, Microsoft; Fernando Mejia, Microsoft; Stefan Schackow, Microsoft; Asir Selvasingh, Microsof; Eric Shupps, Apptigent; Vunvulea Vunvulea, Endava

Microsoft, Nutanix, and Check Point experts at any time during these 90 minutes to get your questions answered on modernizing .NET, Java and Integration workloads using Azure fully-managed app platform services.

 

Expert Meet-up: Kubernetes and Serverless

Experts: Pavneet Ahluwalia, Microsoft; Mike Benkovich, Imagine Technologies, Inc.; Alex Fedotyev, Microsoft; Esteban Garcia, Xpirit USA; Kavitha Gowda, Microsoft; Yuvraj Gupta, Elastic; Jenny Lawrance, Microsoft, Eamon O'Reilly, Microsoft; Karl Ots; EPAM Systems; Jorge Palma, Microsoft; Brian Rogers, Intel; Vini Soto, Microsoft

Meet up with Microsoft, Elastic, and Intel experts at any time during these 90 minutes to get your questions answered on Kubernetes and Serverless.

 

Join us at Microsoft Ignite 2022!

 

We’re just days away from Microsoft Ignite 2022 which promises to deliver exciting content around Azure to help you develop your app innovation strategy. If you haven’t already, visit https://ignite.microsoft.com/en-US/home to register today!

 

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