Platform as a service (PaaS) offers tremendous potential to accelerate organizational agility and lower cost. Avanade believes immediate value can be generated by moving pieces of an application rather than the whole solution. We call that "an edge application". Developing edge applications provides immediate value, lowers costs and allows you to maintain control on security and data.We'll share the experiences of several companies that took an edge approach to existing solutions written in .NET, Java, PHP and COBOL. We'll share ideas and practices on utilising Azure to get quicker access to data, to better collaborate with partners, suppliers, vendors and customers and learn key developmental milestones utilising PaaS
Event Overview: As the importance of the Microsoft® SharePoint® collaboration platform grows, understanding how to use outsourcing services to help manage those applications day-to-day is essential.This Webinar will address why a SharePoint applications management strategy is becoming increasingly central to an applications deployment initiative. Forrester and Avanade® will address how outsourcing SharePoint operations can help maintain the overall value of your SharePoint investment and provide you with best-practice insights on the challenges you may face.Presenters: Bill Martorelli, Principal Analyst, Forrester and Chuck Follen, Director, Outsourcing, Avanade
Event Overview Digital marketing is an evolving space. Will the choices you make today give your organization a strong, flexible foundation to create strong consumer experiences long term? After all, how can you provide a seamless experience to your consumers when you're working from a fractured series of point solutions? Hear from industry experts at Avanade as they discuss the concept of "connected marketing" and how to integrate different pieces of technology to form a comprehensive brand management and marketing approachPresenters: Mark Munie, Senior Industry Director, Avanade America’s Market Development team
Mark oversees Avanade's retail and consumer package goods industry solution team. Mark has 22 years of experience selling, building, and delivering technology solutions for Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Mark has been with Avanade for over seven years and is currently working closely with Microsoft and Accenture in establishing the next generation Digital Marketing, Commerce platform.
Gartner predicts that data in all forms will grow 650 percent over the next five years.This flood of data, often referred to as “information overload,” “data deluge” and “big data,” clearly creates a challenge for business leaders. So, where is all this data coming from and what business value does it have? Who’s demanding this data and who’s creating it? David Torres, Senior Director, and North American Architecture Lead for Avanade’s BI and Collaboration Services organization from Avanade will dive into this topic and discuss the solutions you might consider using for your own data issues.Click "Visit event website" to hear about: