AZGroups - Scott Guthrie 2017

Orpheum Theatre
January 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


January 23, 2017 (Monday)




9:00 AM

Welcome Welcome

Thank you to our sponsors, let's talk for a minute about our schedule, and let's get this party started.

9:05 AM

Everleap by DiscountASP.NET

9:15 AM

Scott Guthrie - Morning Session A

Whatever Scott wants to talk about :)

10:15 AM

Axosoft: GitKraken
Hamid Shojaee

GitKraken is the downright luxurious Git GUI client for Windows, Mac and Linux.

It’s designed to make you a more productive Git user by making Git commands and processes easy, fast, and intuitive.Enjoy a visually appealing experience that requires fewer interactions and allows for a more fluid workflow. GitKraken even has a built-in merge tool so you don’t have to interrupt your workflow by switching applications to resolve merge conflicts. And if you make a mistake, simply click the undo button. Now that’s a luxury you won’t find in other cross-platform Git clients!

GitKraken is developed by Axosoft, an Arizona-based software company. Axosoft also develops a Scrum project management software—with the same name—used by more than 11,000 dev teams around the world.

10:25 AM


Must be present to win!

10:30 AM

Stretch Break

10:45 AM

Scott Guthrie - Morning Session B

More of .... Whatever Scott wants to talk about :)

11:45 AM

Progress: Telerik
Ed Charbeneau

Progress is a global leader in application development, empowering the digital transformation organizations needs to create and sustain engaging user experiences in today’s evolving marketplace. With offerings spanning web, mobile, and data for on-premises and cloud environments, Progress powers startups and industry titans worldwide, helping each to solve their business challenges and seize opportunities. Progress enables customers to create superior digital experiences, mindful of driving business impact by first balancing the needs, risks and IT dynamics needed to quickly achieve value across the organization. And by fueling these sound digital journeys, Progress promotes success one customer at a time.

11:55 AM


Must be present in the room to win!

12:00 PM


1:15 PM


1:20 PM

.NET Core: Zero to Hero
Jerry Nixon

Why did Microsoft take the time to build a general-purpose, modular, cross-platform and open source implementation of .NET? What does it mean to your own enterprise and how can you get started fast? We'll take that .NET Core journey together from Zero to Hero.

2:25 PM

Prize Give-A-Way

2:30 PM

Stretch Break

2:45 PM

Containers and Azure
Rob Bagby

The container ecosystem in Azure is as confusing as it is vast. In this session, Rob Bagby who works with Mesosphere, Docker, Inc. and the ACS team will attempt to provide clarity, addressing questions such as “what is ACS?”, “what are Windows Containers?”, “when would I use Enterprise DC/OS or Docker Datacenter over ACS and vice-versa. By the end of the talk you should leave with an understanding of how to easily take advantage of containers within Azure, as well as have a functional understanding of Windows containers.

3:45 PM

Prize Drawing

3:50 PM

Ernie C. Garcia

Founded in 2013 and based in Phoenix, Ariz., Carvana is the first complete online auto retailer offering vehicle purchase in as little as 11 minutes, with an average savings of $1,681. Additionally, Carvana launched the world's first-ever, fully-automated, coin-operated car Vending Machine, in Nashville, Tenn.

With Carvana, you can shop for, finance, purchase and trade-in a car entirely online, while also receiving as soon as next-day vehicle delivery or pick-up at the nation's first vehicle vending machine. Carvana cars come with an accident-free guarantee, undergo a rigorous 150-point inspection and come with a 100-day/4,189 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, as well as a 7-Day Return Policy. Carvana is revolutionizing the car buying process through technology, transparency and exceptional customer service, while eliminating the pressure, hassles and hidden fees that come with buying from a dealership.

For further information on Carvana please visit, or connect with us on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.

4:00 PM

Scott Guthrie - AMA

This is a great session. If you've never seen Scott Guthrie do an AMA, you're in for a real treat. The Audience will have an open mic fro 5-10 minutes to ask and gather a bunch of questions. Scott will then have some fun with these questions, organize them, and spend the time answering them all one-by-one.

5:00 PM

Grand Prize Drawing