To win big in the Cloud you need to be lean and mean in the sense that you pay for what you use, so you need to use only what you need! Any change you ever make to any billable resource in the Azure Cloud always talks to the management REST API in Azure. Azure Portal, PowerShell/CLI and all other methods always talks to this Azure Resource Manger API. When you can automate creation and tear down of your resources, of your whole work environments, in Azure, you open the door to the highest level of cost optimization. It would be a sackable offence not to learn about Automation in Azure! You can start with this session, which will give a brief intro to the concepts and provide an update on the very latest in the field of Azure Cloud Automation! Ramp up and become a maverick Cloud cost saver!