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Unpacking Microsoft Ignite // Community Roundtable
Date: November 08, 2021
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM (GMT)
Topic: Personal and Business Development
Microsoft Ignite is an exciting moment full of new perspectives and product announcements alike. This year’s virtual conference focuses on 4 key themes of transformation: hybrid work, multi-cloud innovation, next gen business solutions, and end-to-end security. But what does this mean to you – decision-makers, IT professionals, developers? Come learn, share and network with fellow Cloud Advocates and MVPs and share your perspective! We’ll “unpack” the latest tech and share what the future of modern work might look like.
Who is it aimed at? - Founders / Entrepreneurs / Decision-makers - IT Professionals - Developers - Students or learning professionals interested in getting a pulse on the tech industry
Why should I attend? - Learn from Cloud Advocates and MVPs in your own region - Share your thoughts on the latest announcements from Microsoft - Network with other professionals interested in what’s new / emerging For links discussed during this session, check-in to our session drop page for them all neatly in one place: https://aka.ms/reactorcheckin & enter Event ID: 14871 The book of news is also quite helpful: https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-november-2021-book-of-news/
About the speakers: Amy Boyd | Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft Amy Boyd is a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, having obtained a degree in Computer Science, completing a research project in Natural Language Processing/Machine Learning. Amy is passionate about Data Science and Machine Learning and her roles at Microsoft have allowed her to work on many different areas of data science (Visualisation, ML, Big Data, IoT) as well as working on projects with customers across the globe. Her role as a Cloud Advocate is to help developers to learn, engage and build on the Microsoft AI Platform. Amy creates and delivers content online and in-person and works with developers to provide the best product experience for them. Twitter: @AmyKateNicho
Suzy Dean; Office Apps and Services MVP, CEO at AddIn365 Having enjoyed 16 years within the Microsoft eco-system Suzy has an unrivalled and unequivocal understanding of what solutions organisations need to perform at their best and how to meet those requirements on time and in budget. One of the three Microsoft MVP’s within Addin365, Suzy applies her acute understanding of digital possibilities when leading the leadership team and their clients. Suzy speaks regularly about best practice delivery of SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and Viva projects at Microsoft’s global Inspire and Ignite conferences; often showcasing AddIn365 employee experience customer success stories, which include many of the world’s best-known brands and structurally complex organisations. https://www.addin365.com/
Rik Hepworth; Microsoft Azure MVP, Chief Consulting Officer at Black Marble Rik is the Chief Consulting Officer at Black Marble, a Gold partner in the north of England. His role includes delivering robust IT solutions to both his own organisation and its customers, which can take in a broad spectrum of technologies. An enthusiastic technology evangelist, Rik is a regular presenter at events in the UK and around Europe. Along with friends and colleagues he has been involved in the DDDNorth community event since its inception, and is also now involved with the DDD event in Reading.
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