The Day officially started when Jason Zander Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure and Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of PC, Tablet and Phone, Operating Systems Group walked on stage to do the keynote maintaining Microsoft’s vision of cloud first mobile first!
The Cloud, new ways of productivity and a lot of new announcements were made! Jason Zander talked about new form factors and different devices and the immense explosion of all the devices in the way we live today. Along with all the data and management that comes along with all these devices.
Internet of things, mobile first the individual users experience of using the devices and the utilization / requirement of the cloud for these mobile experiences.
He hinted at Cortana and a new type of intelligence where Cortana would evaluate different kinds of data without being asked to calculate scenarios but being aware of different situation he gave a good example of Cortana checking traffic while being on the way to a meeting looking at data about him arriving late based on traffic information.
Joe Belfiore came on stage demonstrating the immense changes in the Windows platform. He showed Microsoft was listening to their customers wishes and requirements. The new feature being able to utilize copy and past in the command window. Snap mode within Windows 10 multiple monitor support. Multiple finger support on the touch pad so a better touch experience.
Microsoft’s main mission with Windows 10:
A Converged windows platform
A product people will love to use
Protection against modern security threats
Managed for continues innovation.
Afterwards the keynote went further focused on Azure, the modern datacenter and identity, Office365 features. After the keynote the foundational sessions started where the content went further into detail on some of these new features and functionality.
It was a long and busy but great experience overall. To see a full list of the content catalog and you can download a full session schedule! Here
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