Microsoft Continues Push To Win Over Developers at Build 2015

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella took the stage at Build 2015 today and with a little help from his Microsoft colleagues made the strongest pitch yet for why all developers should build apps for Windows 10. Build 2015 kicked off with a bang today as the three hour long keynote showcased Microsoft’s continued emphasis on empowering…

Amazon Unleashes New Cloud Offerings at AWS Summit

Amazon has announced several new cloud services during their AWS Summit as well as some new features on existing cloud services. Today’s AWS Summit Keynote included announcements for four new cloud services; Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Amazon Machine Learning, AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps, and Amazon Workspaces Application Manager.  They also showcased new features for EC2 including…

The Rosetta Stone of Cloud Services: Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services

Want to know if Amazon has a service similar to Azure Active Directory?  Maybe you’re looking to replace your Amazon RDS with Azure SQL Server?  Here’s a rough list of the two cloud vendor services and how they relate to each other. While Microsoft Azure services are named somewhat intuitively, their Amazon counterparts can be…

Seize the Opportunity of the Internet of Things

There are a lot of newcomers to the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) space lately. Many of them love to speak authoritatively and often use vending machines as their favorite example use case to illustrate the value of IoT. When you see me use vending machines in a similar fashion, it’s…

5 Questions with Naomi Moneypenny

At the recent DevIntersection conference we got a chance to sit down with speaker Naomi Moneypenny to discuss machine learning and how it can be used to create better connections.   Naomi Moneypenny is CTO at Synxi (a ManyWorlds brand) where she leads the development team for the adaptive recommendations & learning engine for SharePoint…