SQL Saturday is back in town!

October 28th is SQL Saturday day and once again Porto will host one of the most important meetings for users of this platform and for all of those who wish to know more about SQLServer ‘s  ecosystem.

Pre-Conference – October 27th (Friday)

Pedro Sousa and Rui Quintino will carry out an awesome workshop on “Data Science with Azure Machine Learning Workbench & Docker Containers for Data Platform” and you are more than welcome to join them. To register for the training go to Weventual.

Rui Quintino Lead Data Researcher at DevScope. Rui works with Microsoft data related technologies since 1998 and currently leads Data Research team at DevScope building and improving products powered by Data, Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence. Beyond data technologies, Rui also has past background in web, mobile  & security and he likes to mix all of these to get the most out of Microsoft’s Data Platform and make the world a better place through the use of data.

Pedro Sousa lives in Porto, Portugal and he currently works as a Systems Engineer at DevScope. Started working with SQL Server at version 6.5 and although DBA is not his primary role, always had a particular interest in it. Nowadays one of his main focus is Microsoft Azure and integration with on-premises networks, working from the copper wire to the Cloud.

Conference – October 28th

We will be attending many other sessions, and also leading some other. Please join Rui Romano, Joana Barbosa, and Pedro Sousa at their respective lectures (Full Schedule)

http://www.sqlsaturday.com/685/eventhome.aspx

See you there!

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Join us at Integrate 2017 USA

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INTEGRATE 2017 is the premier integration conference for anyone who is working in Microsoft Integration space. If you missed the chance to attend the London event this year – event that also had the presence of our own Sandro Pereira as speaker, for the fifth consecutive time – join us at INTEGRATE 2017 USA at the Microsoft Redmond Campus. This event has Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President for the Cloud and Enterprise division at Microsoft as the keynote speaker and it will be a great opportunity for you to interact with the Microsoft Product groups and employees alongside with Microsoft Integration MVPs.

And this year for the first time, the USA Edition will count with the presence of Sandro has a speaker. His talk, “BizTalk Server Fast and Loud”, will address a hardcore BizTalk topic that will address the following question: How can you optimize/tuning your BizTalk environment for performance. Optimizing your BizTalk Server installation is not an easy thing to do because it affects several layers and skills. This topic is very well documented by the product group but the problem is that it is very extensive and complex. Sandro presentation will aim to guide you through the most important steps, operations or task you need to do in order to boost the performance of BizTalk that you can adjust or follow according to your needs because, depending on your infrastructure, this can be a straightforward operation or a very extensive and hard operation.

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This is a 3-day event covering technologies like On-premise, Cloud and Hybrid Integration, with 29 speakers from Microsoft and the Integration community & key sessions from the Microsoft Product Group. The complete technology stack for this year’s INTEGRATE event includes Integration Architecture, BizTalk Server, Host Integration Server (IBM Connectivity), Logic Apps, API Management, Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs & Event Grid, Azure IoT, Azure Functions, Azure Gateway (Hybrid), Microsoft Flow, and Microsoft Power Apps.

For all the reasons described above, and because Integration is a core part of our business, DevScope decided to sponsor this amazing event that will happen in the Microsoft Redmond Campus.

Have a look at the full agenda here: https://www.biztalk360.com/integrate-2017-usa.

Join us to foster water innovation!

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Porto Water Innovation Week 2017 will take place from 24 to 30 September – in the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre. Our own Catarina Ricca will carry out a tech talk about “PBI ScoreCards – A new way of looking at business management indicators“. It will be the first tech talk of more than 35 at the  EIP WATER CONFERENCE 2017 event.  So “Join us to foster water innovation!“.

Here you can find the Tech Talk’s full program: http://portowaterinnovationweek.eu/storage/app/media/Tech%20Talks_Schedule.pdf

You can also visit us in the exhibition area, at booth nr.7 and learn more about our PBI ScoreCards solution and the success story at Águas do Porto. Be our guest and learn more about how we can help you increase successfully your business with PBI ScoreCards.

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PBI ScoreCards – On track with your strategy

PBI ScoreCards is a platform that enables companies to easily setup scorecards and KPI’s, generating dynamic performance reports using Power BI.

Our platform was conceived to help your organization to automate the generation and filling process without overcoming the basic rules of strategic planning and management.

For more information visit our site: pbiscorecards.com

 

EPIA2017: AI specialists joining us here in Porto.

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Philipp Slusallek, Francesco Bonchi e Simon M. Lucas will join many other speakers here in Porto between September 5th and 8th.

EPIA is a well-established international conference on Artificial Intelligence, supported by Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (APPIA). The purpose of the conference is to promote research in AI and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in related disciplines.

Rui Quintino, our lead researcher on AI, will be presenting his journey from Reports & Dashboards to applied Artificial Intelligence (full agenda here).

The event is being organized by APPIA.pt, LIACC/UP, LIAAD/INESC, GECAD/ISEP and we are proud to support the conference too.

You can also read our city’s announcement here (PT):
Inteligência Artificial traz ao Porto alguns dos melhores especialistas do mundo

We are recruiting talent … and we challenge you to join us!

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Estamos à procura de  pessoas excepcionais, motivadas e apaixonadas pela tecnologia. Na DevScope incentivamos o desenvolvimento de novas competências, tanto individuais como profissionais e pautamo-nos pelo equilíbrio entre a vida profissional e pessoal de cada colaborador. Reunimos aqui no Porto um ambiente único para o crescimento e formação dos melhores profissionais em tecnologia Microsoft.

Queremos reforçar a equipa com o preenchimento das seguintes vagas:

  • Fullstack .NET Web Developer

    • ASP.NET MVC;
    • WEB API (REST/SOAP);
    • Entity Framework e/ou Code-First;
    • Dependency Injection;
    • HTML5, Jquery, AngularJs e/ou KnockOut;
    • SQL Server
  • Project Manager

    • Experiência profissional de mais de 3 anos em gerir e controlar de projecto;
    • Garantir a execução das actividades, cumprimento de prazos, gestão de risco e  custos;
    • Capacidade para sugerir soluções e estratégias de negócio
  • SharePoint Developer

    • Experiência com MS SharePoint (2010, 2013 ou 2016)
    • Experiência com .NET Framework (C# and ASP.NET), REST e SQL Server;
    • Entity Framework e/ou Code-First;
    • Dependency Injection;
    • HTML5, Jquery, AngularJs e/ou KnockOut;
    • Conhecimento em React e SPFx será valorizado

Se reúnes estes requisitos e queres fazer parte desta equipa, envia-nos o teu CV para hrteam@devscope.net

SmartDocumentor highlighted on the MSDN Blog Logic App Team

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We are proud to announce that our article about Processing Feedback Evaluations (paper) with SmartDocumentor (OCR), Logic Apps, Azure Functions & Power BI written by our own Sandro Pereira was published by the influent blog: blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/logicapps from the MSDN Blog Logic Apps Team. See the article here:

In this article Sandro explain how he was able to use SmartDocumentor (OCR) and easily extend it using Microsoft cloud serverless technologies like: Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions and Power BI, to process Events Feedback Evaluations forms that he recently organized to be able, in real time, to produce interactive dashboards on Power BI, in other words, how he was able to easily converted paper into data in order to generate additional value and gain insights over it.

If you want to know more about our product SmartDocumentor have a look here: http://www.smartdocumentor.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Integrate 2017 Conference – The world’s Best Microsoft Integration event right now.

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Our own Sandro Pereira is a guest speaker in the event Integrate 2017, the premier Microsoft Integration Conference for who is working in Microsoft Integration space.

This 3-day event, taking place in London, is going to covering technologies like On-premise, Cloud and Hybrid Integration, with the contribution of  29 speakers from Microsoft and the Integration community & key sessions from the Microsoft Product Group.

Have a look on the agenda here: https://www.biztalk360.com/integrate-2017/.

Our own Sandro Pereira session “BizTalk Server Fast and Loud” it will take place tomorrow morning, June 28th at 11h40m,  and he is going to address the following question: How can I optimize/tuning my BizTalk environment for performance. Optimizing your BizTalk Server installation is not an easy thing to do because it affects several layers and skills. This topic is very well documented by the product group but the problem is that it is very extensive and complex. This presentation will aim to guide you through the most important steps, operations or task you need to do in order to boost the performance of BizTalk that you can adjust or follow according to your needs because, depending on your infrastructure, this can be a straightforward operation or a very extensive and hard operation. But I will try to keep it as simple as possible so everyone can understand and follow.

Videos from 2017 edition coming soon.  For now, you can watch Integrate 2016 videos here:  https://www.biztalk360.com/integrate-2016-resources/