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Directions EMEA 2022

Microsoft roundtable: DevOps and CI/CD

Date: 09-11-2022 | From: 16:15 to 17:00 | Room: Room 7

It's a goal for Microsoft that all partners are using a professional DevOps setup including CI/CD. We want to understand your challenges when it comes to DevOps and CI/CD in order to help you make the right choices. Join this roundtable to discuss and share your experiences, ideas and challenges with CI/CD and DevOps.

Speakers:

Eric "waldo" Wauters

Eric "waldo" Wauters

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Bio: Eric 'waldo' Wauters Eric is one of the founding partners of iFacto Business Solutions and Dynex bv. With his 18 years of technical expertise, he is an everyday inspiration to its development teams.  As development manager he continually acts upon the technical readiness of iFacto and Dynex.     Apart from that, Eric is also very active in BC community, where he tries to solve technical issues and shares his knowledge with other Dynamics enthusiasts. Surely, a lot amongst you will have read some of Eric’s posts, which he invariably signs with 'waldo'. Lots of people have been using and even contributing to tools he shares for free on github. His proven track record entitled him to be awarded since 2007 as MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional).

Esben Nyhuus Kristoffersen

Esben Nyhuus Kristoffersen

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Bio: Esben joined Microsoft in 2003 as a Senior Software Development Engineer working on Microsoft Business Framework (MBF). He moved to the Dynamics NAV team in 2006. Before joining Microsoft Esben had his own software company that developed project/time management software for Time/system International and later a combined POS and online reservation system for bowling centers. Today Esben is a Principal Architect on the Business Central team.

Freddy Kristiansen

Freddy Kristiansen

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Bio: Freddy is the Lead for the Business Central MVP group and is trying to make sure that our Most Valuable Professionals gets the information, love and attention they need to assist and make sure we have a good and vibrant community around Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Freddy is responsible for everything around Docker, the BcContainerHelper PowerShell module and our plug-and-play DevOps solution AL-Go for GitHub, which can help partners and customers to run their DevOps processes without the need of a DevOps engineer. All these offerings are open source and Freddy uses among other things his blog (https://freddysblog.com) to evangelize these areas to the community.

Peter Borring

Peter Borring

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Bio: Peter has been with Microsoft since the acquisition of Navision in 2002, and has worked as a program manager in a number of areas and product lines throughout this time. He is currently a program manager on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central developer tools team, responsible for the AL language, Visual Studio Code tooling, AppSource and extensions.

Steffen Balslev

Steffen Balslev

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Bio: 10+ years with Business Central working on almost all aspects of the product.

Tobias Fenster

Tobias Fenster

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Bio: Tobias Fenster started as a developer in the 1990s. Holding different positions including Head of Technical Consulting, Head of Development and CTO for multiple Microsoft partners during his career, he is now a Managing Partner at 4PS Germany. He is also a Microsoft Regional Director and holds dual Microsoft MVP awards for Business Applications and Azure. He is blogging on tobiasfenster.io, where he writes about Business Applications, Docker and Windows Containers, but also tooling like Azure DevOps, Visual Studio Code and infrastructure automation. His other focus is Azure, mainly around container environments and SQL.