Azure. Invent with purpose.

You’re invited to participate in an intimate, interactive digital workshop experience from Microsoft Azure. As the world adapts to the realities of an increasingly connected workforce, it’s important for your organisation to embrace an increased digital transformation. Azure Workshops are exclusive sessions designed to introduce you to and familiarise you with Microsoft Azure technologies and innovations.

Based on your organisation’s needs, you’ll dive into topics around analytics, data modernisation, AI, infrastructure migration, Microsoft .NET app modernisation, cloud-native apps, Azure Virtual Desktop , Modernise Java Apps, DevOps with GitHub and Hybrid Cloud Solutions. Through a mix of learning and hands-on experiences, these cutting-edge workshops are designed to help you take purposeful steps to achieve your vision of greater agility as you adapt to ever-changing business needs. 

Why attend?

  • Build confidence in the cloud to see your company’s visions through.
  • Develop essential skills to take advantage of all that Azure services have to offer.
  • Modernise your organisation’s capabilities for today’s changing work environment. 

These workshops are being promoted and delivered in partnership with Microsoft.

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Upcoming Dates

Cloud Native Apps | Friday 7-October-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
Analytics | Thursday 13-October-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
AI | Friday 04-November-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
DevOps with Github | Friday 11-November-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
Data Modernisation | Friday 18-November-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
Azure Virtual Desktop | Thursday 24-November-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
.NET App Modernisation | Friday 25-November-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »
Modernise Java Apps | Friday 02-December-22 | 10:00 - 16:00 | Learn more & Register »

Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Learn how to incorporate cloud-based innovation into traditional on-premises infrastructure with The Azure Workshop: Hybrid Cloud Solutions. You'll learn how to increase your system's speed and performance using Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI. Get Hands-on experience using Azure Hybrid Solutions to improve visibility, operations, and compliance, while building cloud-native apps anywhere at scale. 

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Get hands-on experience using Azure hybrid solutions to learn the value of hybrid processes and tools for your organisation.
  • Discover how to extend Azure services to on-premises, cloud and multi-cloud environments.
  • Explore a more holistic, flexible approach to your technology.

Who should attend?

IT pros (Developers, data engineers and database administrators)

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Hybrid Cloud Solutions

Infrastructure Migration

This workshop will provide you with both the knowledge and skills to migrate on-premises infrastructure such as Windows Servers and Linux Servers, running line of business applications and their associated database tier to Azure with confidence. The workshop covers both the technical aspects along with guidance on process, people, and governance (Cloud Adoption Framework).

You will learn about the value of implementing a landing zone, design and implement your first landing zone, and then leverage Azure Migrate to move a simple application to Azure during the hands-on lab portion of the workshop.

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Understand how to migrate workloads to Azure.
  • Get the knowledge and skills to migrate on-premises infrastructure such as Windows Servers and Linux Servers, running line of business applications and its associated database tier to Azure.

Who should attend?
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, data scientists, and architects.

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Cloud Native Apps

It's no secret where the future of application development lies. The Azure Immersion Workshop: Cloud Native Apps was meticulously curated to accelerate your understanding of Kubernetes, cloud-native apps, and the Microsoft Azure technologies that help make your job seamless. You'll begin with a whiteboard design session covering various mapping migration strategies and common obstacles to avoid, followed by a hands-on workshop designed to spur your cloud-native app transition, development, and implementation. Get ready to jump-start your digital transformation. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Learn the basics of Kubernetes and building cloud-native apps.
  • See how Microsoft technologies can help you build scalable and resilient modernised apps.
  • Experienced a hands-on lab to get you comfortable with cloud-native application development

Who should attend?

Cloud Architects, (IT Pros with architectural expertise)​​​​​​​

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Analytics

Uncovering invaluable insights from your organisation’s data helps support your pursuit of greater innovation. The Azure Immersion Workshop: Analytics was created to introduce you to the cloud tools you’ll need to discover those next-level details. Starting with a high-level exploration of the heart of analytics, you’ll learn effective optimisation techniques using Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse and the Azure Synapse studio. After the whiteboard session, attendees will be treated to a hands-on lab featuring the Azure Synapse studio. Upon completion, you’ll have the necessary knowledge to apply the associated technology stack to unlock insights from your organisation’s data. Whether you’re modernising existing apps or creating new ones, Microsoft has the tools to help you succeed.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Gain a high-level overview of analytic techniques for optimising with Azure SQL Data Warehouse and the Azure Synapse studio.
  • Learn how to use Microsoft Power BI and Azure in conjunction with one another.
  • Experience a hands-on lab with Azure Synapse studio.

Who should attend?

This is a technical session with hands on lab environment and is suitable for IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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AI

AI continues to shape our future with its near endless potential. The Azure Workshop: AI demonstrates the benefits that your organisation gains when adopting this powerful technology. Experience in-depth demonstrations of Microsoft Azure cloud AI and examples of best practices before a hands-on afternoon lab on Azure AI solutions. Participants get the added opportunity of a deeper dive into one of three AI-focused topics, allowing them to choose a path that suits their organisation’s needs. Topics are machine learning, Azure Synapse, and Azure Machine Learning (AML); knowledge mining; or cognitive services and bots. Tap into the power of AI with Azure.

  • Understand the value that Azure AI can bring to your business.
  • See Azure AI in action with a live demonstration.
  • Choose to learn more about machine learning, Azure Synapse, and AML; knowledge mining; or cognitive services and bots for your hands-on lab

Who should attend?
This is a technical session with hands on lab environment and is suitable for IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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DevOps with GitHub

The Azure Workshop: DevOps with GitHub is a one-day hands-on workshop for TDM’s and Developers who are responsible for implementing and operating on a code-to-cloud journey across the latest DevOps technologies and concepts necessary to improve productivity, developer velocity, and end user value. Learn how to build a resilient tool chain that will allow you to code, collaborate and ship from anywhere.

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Get hands-on experience with Azure DevOps and GitHub as a comprehensive solution for organisations of all sizes.
  • Learn how to optimise efficiency by modernising your DevOps.
  • Expand your knowledge of every aspect of DevOps, from initial planning to launch.

Who should attend?

IT Pros (Developers, Architects)

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Data Modernisation

A deep-dive, interactive exploration of how to migrate apps & databases to the cloud. We’re hosting a one-day workshop covering everything from whiteboarding migration strategies to hands-on experiences with data migration tools, and we’d like you to be a part of it!

In this workshop, professionals in data management and technical decision-making roles will better understand:

  • The reasoning & value of migrating apps & databases to Azure
  • How to whiteboard a data migration strategy
  • Tools & methods available to help you migrate your data

Who should attend?
IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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.NET App Modernisation

Jump-start your organisation’s digital transformation with the Azure Workshop: .NET App Modernisation. This course was designed to help you manage and modernise your Microsoft .NET application states as you migrate them to Microsoft Azure App Service. Start your morning with a whiteboard design session on app modernisation, followed by a hands-on lab designed to help you manage your .NET app library to increase resiliency, improve cost-efficiency, and help you scale more easily. Get ready to innovate in real time with Azure.

  • Learn how to prioritise and evaluate your applications to prepare them for Azure.
  • Modernise your .NET library with minimal interruptions and learn best practices, design patterns, and obstacles to avoid.
  • Join a hands-on lab that gets you started on your digital transformation journey.

Who should attend?
This is a technical session with hands on lab environment and is suitable for IT pros (TDMs, IT implementers, IT administrators), developers, and architects.

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AIW: .NET App Modernization

Modernise Java Apps

Java continues to be one of the most important programming technologies for organisations of all types. The Azure Workshop: Modernise Java Apps will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the range of hosting options for Java apps on Azure; Learn how to design solutions using DevOps tooling, continuous integration, virtual networks and much more. You’ll also get hands-on experience using Azure Spring Cloud to create microservices with infrastructure, app life-cycle management and built-in monitoring.

Key topics to be covered at the event:

  • Get Hands-on experience to begin modernising your Java applications using Azure managed services.
  • Design solutions to speed the development and deployment of these applications.
  • Explore enterprise best practices and architectures.

Who should attend?

IT Pros (Developers, Architects, DevOps engineers)

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AIW: .NET App Modernization
Disclaimer

Please be aware these are interactive sessions, and as such will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.

IMPORTANT: I understand that the Participant’s image/likeness, name, and information shared by Participant during the Program may be viewable to the instructor and other participants via photo or live video during the class. I consent to my image, name and shared information being viewable.

Your contact details may be used for the purposes of follow up with relation to this event only and can be removed at any time upon request. Please note if you do not agree we are unfortunately unable to invite you to this workshop.

Note: Much of these workshops will cover presentations via slides using content using pages and demonstrations of topics and subject matter. All audience types and levels are welcome with their interest to view these portions of the workshop.

However, other parts of these workshops will involve working first hand on the technical software, services and tools such as using Powershell, system + software tools and browser controls in Azure cloud. These portions does assume a degree of technical familiarity and ease to follow printed /guided instructions, especially on Azure cloud and Powershell. To operate these tools, delegates will require a modern browser, such as Chrome, Edge(latest), Firefox, Opera or Safari, which has been recently updated.