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Synopsis
Speaker
  
WAV010945 - 1100
  
Lync 2013 now uses industry standard H.264 SVC as the default video codec. Attend this session to better understand SVC implementation in Lync2013, what the new capabilities it offers and how it affects network bandwidth in your organization
Brennon Kwok
WAV021115 - 1230
  
Exchange 2013 has launched, there are many new features around this version of release. This session will provide insight view of new Exchange 2013's features and learn how you and your organization can benefit from it.
Triston Won
Lunch1230 - 1330
  
Lunch will be held at the pantry of respective levels - Level 21 and 22.
WAV031330 - 1445
  

Infrastructure optimization is centered on using an organization's IT assets to support and advance the business and helps businesses measure their level of infrastructure optimization.

Industry leaders have developed three models –  core infrastructure, business productivity infrastructure, and application platform – that define a progress through four stages of optimization.

The goal for infrastructure optimization is to help companies build the people-ready business by helping them realize the full value of their IT infrastructure to drive business results. Sarbjit Singh will goes into details on explaining the IO concept and the assessment process.

Sarbjit Singh
WAV041500 - 1615
  

Get an overview of how Microsoft Excel 2013 can design reports off various data sources, relate them and display them through interactive Power Views in an .xlsx file. The completion of report distribution through SharePoint 2013 will also serve as the starting point for Team Business Intelligence within organizations with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise edition.

-   Excel 2013
-   Excel tables
-   Pivot Tables
-   Slicers
-   Excel Services
-   PowerPivot for Excel 2010/2013
-   Connecting to Data
-   Writing DAX formulas
-   Creating Power Pivots and Pivot Charts
-   Connecting to multiple data sources
-   Creating KPIs
-   Publishing to SharePoint
-   Power View for SharePoint 2013
-   Designing Power Views
-   Tables, Filters, Charts, and Maps
-   Interactive Scatter Charts

Tian-An
Closing1630 - 1700
  
Closing Address & Lucky Draw - Stand to win at Surface Pro 128GB! @Level 21 Auditorium
  
  
  
Synopsis
Speaker
  
DEV010945 - 1100
  

Learn how easy it is to build powerful search experiences using SharePoint 2013. The session will showcase the Search in SharePoint 2013 and provide a technical and functional walkthrough of what is new. I will take you through the out-of-box search experience, and you will get tips and tricks on how to extend the search platform to create a great custom experience for your users.​

Mohd Faizal
DEV021115 - 1230
  
Learn about the improvements that have been introduced to SharePoint 2013, and decide for yourself if a designer can now brand a SharePoint site easily.
Loke Kit Kai
Lunch1230 - 1330
  

Lunch will be held at the pantry of respective levels - Level 21 and 22.

DEV031330 - 1445
  
Apps are probably the biggest new feature in SharePoint 2013 for a developer, its a new way of customising SharePoint besides SharePoint Solution (.wsp). With two development models in mind, how and when do developers decide which to use? In this one hour I hope to help you answer some of the questions in your mind before you kick off your project for SharePoint 2013 with 10 takeaways.
Patrick Yong
DEV041500 - 1615
  

This session will give an overview of fundamental workflow changes from previous version of SharePoint, while focusing on the improvements of workflow authoring tools, such as SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio 2012.

Emerald Tabirao
Closing1630 - 1700
  

Closing Address & Lucky Draw - Stand to win at Surface Pro 128GB! @Level 21 Auditorium

  
  
  
Synopsis
Speaker
  
ITP010945-1100
  

Windows XP End of Support less than a year away and companies who are rushing to move their Windows XP machines to Windows 7 or Windows 8 are now finding out that apps may not work as they used to in the new platform. Good thing there's Citrix AppDNA. With Citrix AppDNA, companies can automate application testing, remediation and packaging, identify application issues and risks before Windows 7 or Windows 8 migration, determine candidates for application virtualization and even test application compatibility for different Windows Server or Internet Explorer versions. Ensure that you can migrate out of Windows XP before time runs out, with Citrix AppDNA!

Jay Paloma
ITP021115-1230
  

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Desmond Tan
Lunch1230-1330
  

Lunch will be held at the pantry of respective levels - Level 21 and 22.

ITP031330 - 1445
  

PowerShell is the swiss army knife of system administration which is quickly embedding itself into todays and tomorrows platforms, it is something that all of your IT Staff should be using. If you have a large organisation however, managing PowerShell itself across workstations can be troublesome and you might not be comfortable with opening up connections from anywhere to your servers.  Enter PowerShell Web Access.  In addition to creating a secure administration point, we will also look at how PowerShell Web Access also plays into the BYOD space, so you might not have to carry your laptop home every time you're on call.

Matt Hitchcock
ITP041500-1615
  

What do Windows Server 2012 R2 , Nimble and StorSimple all have in common? We look at tiered storage appliances from Nimble Storage and StorSimple and how they can provide enterprise tired storage for virtualisation, MS workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange and support backup/recovery and disaster recovery scenarios.  With the recent announcement of Windows Server 2012 R2 we take a brief look at some of the new enhancements especially in the area of Storage Spaces and how they can benefit organizations large and small.

Daniel Mar
Closing1630-1700
  

Closing Address & Lucky Draw - Stand to win at Surface Pro 128GB! @Level 21 Auditorium