Team of Developers Attend Microsoft Event


DogFoodCon, held annually in Columbus, Ohio, is a major Microsoft-centered professional development event for tech professionals. Developers from PCS attended DogFoodCon 2019. This opportunity to expand their knowledge of a wide variety of Microsoft tools has yielded some important insights.

Top New Tech Discussions

Sessions on cutting-edge topics such as artificial intelligence, app development and cloud computing delved into their wide-ranging applications for today’s business technology. Here are some key issues our developers explored at the convention:

  • Office 365: Office 365 discussions focused on ways in which developers can provide effective tools for their organization’s needs. Topics included the use of Teams and SharePoint, as well as optimal security practices.
  • Security: Cybersecurity continues to be a major concern for all types of businesses and organizations. Developers heard about the innovative use of security algorithms and the tools offered by Microsoft to safeguard cloud computing and other operations.
  • Data Analysis: Businesses increasingly rely on social media to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Accurate data analysis tools are key to understanding the impact of a social media campaign and to course-correct as necessary. Building the right tools to collect and analyze customer feedback is just one of the many aspects of developing sentiment analysis tools that yield necessary information.
  • Development Approaches: From going over Javascript frameworks to testing for ADA compliance, app development discussions centered on timely issues. Other topics in app development included the role of bot frameworks such as Microsoft’s Azure Bot Service in building the interactive aspects of applications.

In addition to new developments and approaches in programming, our developers also participated in talks on key interactive skills for tech professionals. Effective team-building and problem-solving remain top priorities in maintaining professional excellence.

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