Joe Plumb is a Data and AI Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, based in London. Building on a technical foundation rooted in data and open source, Joe specializes in the entire analytics lifecycle; from BI and data warehousing, through big data and data science to ML and AI. Joe challenges organisations to take a strategic long-term view of their analytics and data capabilities to ensure people can do more with data and technology today, whilst developing and enhancing their skills to be prepared for the projects of tomorrow.


Real-time decisions enabled by massively scalable distributed event driven systems with embedded analytics are re-shaping our digital landscapes. But how do you know which technology to choose? We'll cover the fundamentals of streaming systems, how and why they can deliver value to your business, and a look at options for streaming analytics in Azure