Microsoft Cloud User Group - 13th October 2016

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Microsoft - Paddington Offices

2 Kingdom Street Paddington

London, United Kingdom

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6:00pm – Networking

6:30 – James Marshall – How I gave my plant a personality with Raspberry Pi, Azure and Power BI

The “Internet of Things” and data insights are only becoming more prevalent in the world, and it can be hard to know where to start. In this session I’ll talk about and show how I connected my plant to the Internet with some solder, wires, Python, Azure and Power BI.

7:00 – Break/Pizza/Beers

7:30 – Jon Maunder – Microsoft – Run Microsoft Office on virtual desktops

Virtualization is a popular way to deliver Microsoft Office client applications. In this session we give you detailed information on how to run Office in virtualized environments. Learn how to install Office apps in Remote Desktop Services and Citrix environments.

8:15 – Speaker – Session title to be defined
Details to be confirmed

9:00 – Finish
Wrap up and head to the pub for more networking.


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By Car

There is very limited parking available at Microsoft. Parking at Kingdom street will be provided on a first come first serve basis, bookable through facilities Please contact Nisha Noel

The closest NCP car park is in London Street which is off Praed Street.

Another NCP car park is located at Colonnades – Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, London, W2 1AA (Phone: 020 7221 8020). Car Parking is also located on Church Street and Bishops Bridge Road (Opening Hours: 08:00 20:00 hrs, Mon – Sat, closed Sun)

By Tube

Paddington is served by the Circle, District, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City Underground lines.

By Bus

Local bus route numbers 7, 15, 23, 36 and 436 all go to Paddington Station

By Train

Paddington Station is a major international transport hub with Heathrow Airport just 15 minutes away on the Heathrow Express

By Foot

From Paddington Station: Walk along Platform 8 about 100 metres and up the right-hand set of steps. Turn right along the walkway following the PaddingtonCentral signs that leads you alongside a towpath with the canal on you right. Before you reach the footbridge over the towpath, turn left between two large buildings

From Bishop’s Bridge: Sheldon Square can be accessed directly from Bishop’s Bridge.

From Little Venice: Walk towards Paddington Station along the towpath following the Paddington Central signs.

From Harrow Road: Walk across the new pedestrian bridge alongside the Porteus Road subway and the Travis Perkins Yard into the development

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