April is a senior cloud developer advocate and the DevOps practice lead at Microsoft, specializing in application transformation and DevOps ways of working. Her focus is working on Microsoft Azure to take customers of a journey from legacy technology, to serverless and containers, where code comes first, while enabling them to take full advantage of DevOps. April was previously a cloud consultant and solution architect for various partners in the UK and brings her years of experience in helping customers plan their journey.
In April’s spare time she spends time outdoors hiking, skiing or scuba diving. She is also a triathlete competing in Ironman and Half Ironman triathlons.
Talk: DevOps at Microsoft: Our Internal Transformation Story
Hear how Microsoft embarked on their own DevOps journey reducing a three-year release cycle down to three weeks. This required changes to their people, process and products. April Edwards is a Cloud Developer Advocate and will share insights into the agile transformation of Microsoft’s Developer Division and showcase newest additions to Azure and how to use Azure DevOps to deploy any language on any platform.