Microsoft Education Developer Platform and Data Solutions

This event featured sessions aimed at our technical audiences from CIOs and IT Pros to Application Developers and Microsoft Partners.

Our sessions focused on how Microsoft’s Education Platform can help facilitate deployment, maximize inclusion, increase engagement and improve outcomes.

Check out below some of the sessions we hosted, and we look forward to seeing you next year at Bett UK 2021!

Building Modern Education Applications

This session was presented by Mike Mast and explored how Microsoft can help you create and deliver engaging and immersive experiences in the modern classroom. They discussed how to leverage AI and Cognitive Services to create inclusive applications that reach learners and educators of all abilities. They also explored how Microsoft Education partner programs can help grow a business so that more educators and students around the world are positively impacted.

Share to Teams

Microsoft Teams has become the digital hub of the classroom for class-time activities and collaboration. It is designed to make teachers job’s easier and make classroom time more productive. This session covered how over 150 partners have enabled sharing and creation of assignments into Microsoft Team and documentation on how to get started on the integration. With just a few lines of code learning object repositories, content publishers and formative assessment apps can integrate into Teams. This session was presented by Steve Abrahams.

DataSense for EdTech Providers

DataSense allows ed tech organizations to invest time and resources into product innovations rather than building complex data integrations. Vision, architecture overview, licensing model, services, extensibility plans. This session was presented by Russell Long.

Intune for Education Product Update

This event featured the Intune for Education Product group for a product update session to hear about new features and capabilities that provide a simpler way to deploy and manage classroom devices. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and provide solution feedback. This session was presented by Jeff Buller

Edu Data Solution Q&A Panel

This Q&A Panel was presented by Mike Mast, Russell Long and Bill Sluss and offered K

key product insights and your questions answered. Subject areas included automating M365 Deployments with SDS and Intune, SIS/LMS Data Integration for Edu System Integrators.

Building Great Education Workflows in Teams

Microsoft Teams enables EdTech app developers to build on the Teams extensibility platform, creating workflows and experiences where the students and teachers and sharing and collaborating. In this session we explored these two integrations, Buncee and Wakelet, and had a fireside chat with their product teams and discussed how they decided to take advantage of Teams platform for apps, discuss their GTM and growth since publishing their app in the Teams app store. This session was presented by Steve Abrahams.

Easily Add Immersive Reader to Your App or Service

The Microsoft Immersive Reader is tool designed to make reading more accessible and inclusive to all. We’ve recently launched the Immersive Reader as an Azure Cognitive Service into your app, service or website. This session covered the Immersive Reader benefits for your company, documentation on how to get started on the integration, business model, and other questions that partners might have had about the Immersive Reader as a service. The integration is extremely easy to do, and many partners have completed this in under a day. This session was presented by Mike Tholfson.

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