Using Azure Cognitive Services to Empower the IT Service Desk

Tonight (29 August 2018) I presented the following presentation on using Azure Cognitive Services to Empower the IT Service/build Business Applications to the Sydney Azure User Group.

I walked through how to leverage the following Azure Cognitive API Services;

  • Speech to Text
  • Text to Speech
  • Language Understanding Intelligent Service (LUIS)
  • Text Language Translation

For each I show a working example and demo.… keep reading


Hackathons are something I’ve been an onlooker of for a number of years, but not something I ever thought I would be a part of. Historically because they were typically run over a few days and were more developer focussed.

However more recently I’ve noticed an increasing number of online hackathons that are run over 2-3 months.… keep reading