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SaaS Day (May 3rd): From a business and technical perspective

Inspired by our CEO’s Satya Nadella vision that every business will become a software business, build applications, use advanced analytics and provide SaaS services, we are proud to announce our new one-day conference SaaS day,

Hosted May 3rd with access on-demand after registration. Based on the earlier hosted SaaS academy in 2021 we provide business and technical tracks. 
Don't miss the opportunity to keep up with the existing trends and learn about the upcoming ones. All of this from SaaS organization's leaders who will be sharing their insights and learnings.


You can select your preferred track or join both of them!


In the Business Track: 10:00-12:00 CEST, you will learn about the following topics: (register here)

  • Trends and insights in buyers' behavior and new era of marketplaces in B2B
    Product-led growth and usage-based pricing are complex to implement and execute on from a business model and product standpoint. Cloud Marketplaces are emerging as the best first step as businesses evolve towards the future of digital selling.
    Hear from Sanjay Mehta, Chief Cloud Office, Tackle.io and Kristin Bourassa, Senior Manager, Partnerships, Tackle.io who will share how sellers can complement direct selling motions, leverage the strength of your cloud partnerships, experiment with usage-based metrics, and even enable bottoms-up purchasing.
  • How to succeed with Open source business model by RedHat
    Learn from James Read, EMEA Principal Solution Architect from RedHat, on how can you succeed with Open Source model in SaaS world
  • What does it take for SaaS companies to become GDPR-compliant? 
    Join Aleksandar Piletich, Senior Manager, from PwC for a session about how to take the right approach for a sustainable GDPR Compliance-program for ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) in the Cloud.
    In this session, Aleksandar will give an overview of what it takes to be GDPR-compliant and how to build and implement a sustainable, mature and operational solution.
  • Panel Discussion with SaaS companies selling through Microsoft Commercial Marketplace
    Megan Buntain, VP Cloud Transformation, Seeq and Thad Keating, VP of GTM, Metallic will join us to share how they have leveraged the power of Cloud Marketplaces to drive their company's growth. They will share why they started selling via Microsoft Commercial Marketplace and the benefits realized for both them and their buyers.

In the Technical Track: 12:00-14:00 CEST, the agenda will cover: (register here)

  • Enable SaaS for your apps with Azure Virtual Desktop
    How to modernize apps to deliver them as SaaS with Azure Virtual Desktop and hear from an ISV on their journey and business benefits. Learn about offers and programs to help you accelerate your business with Azure Virtual Desktop.
    Session hosted by Josep Mascaro, Engineering Development Manager, Business Management Solutions Segment @ Sage, Rick Manning, Senior Program Manager @ Microsoft Azure Virtual Desltop & James Westlake, Director Product Management, Cloud Native / SPP @ Sage
  • Real world hacking and how to defend against it
    In this presentation you will learn about common software vulnerabilities in SaaS applications. As part of the presentation, we will describe the SDCL (Secure Development Lifecycle) and perform a demonstration of hacking a web application.”
    Delivered by Improsec: Rosie Andersen - Security Advisor & Claus Vesthammer - COO & Partner
  • Build Blockchain Applications in the Cloud faster with Quorum Blockchain Service by ConsenSys
    Blockchain has allowed technology companies to solve long-standing business challenges and offer truly differentiated products. However, launching, building, and maintaining the blockchain infrastructure can be cumbersome. Quorum Blockchain Service allows technology companies to configure, deploy, and manage blockchain networks, forming the foundation of blockchain apps in the cloud. Attend this session to understand how blockchain can be valuable for your business and how to get started with Quorum Blockchain Service from ConsenSys.

If you have any question regarding the event, or want to engage directly with Microsoft or one of our SaaS specialist partners, please feel free to reach and leave us a message. We look forward to seeing you on the 3rd May! 

Microsoft SaaS Day (event page)

SaaS Acdemy content

Microsoft Event (mktoevents.com) (business track)

Microsoft Event (mktoevents.com) (tech track)