Office Apps & Services
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Microsoft Teams Platform, Bot Framework, Cognitive Services Software Developer and Architect
Tom is an experienced .NET developer with over 10 years development experience. For the last 3½ years he has worked at Modality Systems, a specialist provider of Universal Communications services, where he produces software which interacts with Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business. As a Senior Development Consultant he is responsible for designing, developing and deploying development services projects for a varied client list including FTSE 100 companies, multi-national corporations, government organisations and charities, as well as maintaining and developing Modality’s product line of Communication Enabled Business Process (CEBP) applications. In the past he has worked with Scott Hanselman (Microsoft) on a community project (LyncAutoAnswer.com), and wrote a Lync community tool (AutoAssist) which eventually was acquired by Modality Systems and turned into a commercial product. He blogs about Microsoft Lync development on his blog ThoughtStuff (thoughtstuff.co.uk) with plenty of code samples and freely available Skype for Business products.