Adam Cogan at Azure Stuttgart!


Meet Adam Cogan on 4th July,[masked]:00 at Azure Stuttgart!

Talk #1: Chinafy your apps + Lessons you can steal from China
Adam Cogan will talk about his experiences getting applications ready for the Chinese market. He has been in the China software world for over 12 years and has seen their ecosystem evolve, and it has been truly amazing. There is so much software built in the west, that makes $ in America and $ in Europe but at the same time also has zero users in China. Let’s fix that!

Talk #2: The 9 Knights of Azure: services to get you started
Azure is huge. There are over 70 services and getting started is not always easy.

In this whirlwind adventure, Adam will take you on a tour of the 9 most important services available to IT Pros and Developers. He will cover App Services, DevOps, Persistence, Azure AD, API Management, Logic Apps, Containers, Cognitive Services and Bots. You will walk away from this presentation inspired and informed, ready to create your own Azure story.

## About Adam Cogan

Adam Cogan blogs at and interviews for SSW TV. Adam is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom enterprise .NET solutions mostly using Angular and React. His solutions also involve Office365, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and CRM solutions.

Adam has also run multiple consulting firms in China for the last 12 years. Adam has seen the whole Chinese software ecosystem develop and understands the differences that the Chinese market requires, in order to be successful. Adam helps western companies modernize their software so they are not only servicing the USA and European markets, but also grabbing a slice of the Chinese market of 1.4 billion consumers.

Adam is a Certified Scrum Trainer with, trains developers in Australia, the US, UK and Europe, and contributes to thinking. He consults with development teams on improving their scrum process through mentoring and being a solution architect and scrum master. He has written many rules around scrum best practices.

Adam is one of only 3 Microsoft Regional Directors in Australia. In this role, he regularly presents in conferences such as TechEd (USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Malaysia). A couple of times a year, he visits Microsoft headquarters in Seattle to learn the latest on Microsoft strategic directions and to undertake training in development technologies. His favourite Microsoft teams that he loves to work with are Brian Harry’s TFS team, James Phillips Power BI team and Jeff Teper’s SharePoint team.

## Location

We meet at Devoteam Alegri GmbH, Meitnerstrasse 10, 70563 Stuttgart-Vaihingen (STEP Area, S-Bahn Österfeld).

We start at 18:00 and have two great talks by Adam.

Location, Pizza and Beer is sponsored by Devoteam Alegri GmbH.