How Stack Overflow Can Use Microsoft AI to Empower Every Developer

This post is authored by Anand Raman, Chief of Staff for the Cloud AI team at Microsoft. Artificial Intelligence has emerged as one of the most disruptive forces behind the digital transformation of business. Soon, most enterprises will depend on AI to enhance decision making, reinvent business models and ecosystems, and remake the customer experience…. Read more

Ignite 2017: Announcing Tools for AI-Driven Digital Transformation

Re-posted from the Microsoft Azure blog. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most disruptive forces behind the digital transformation of business. Earlier today, at Microsoft Ignite 2017, where we are in conversations about digital transformation with over 25,000 customers and partners, Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President for Cloud Artificial Intelligence, shared the… Read more

Using the Team Data Science Process (TDSP) in Azure Machine Learning

This post is authored by Wei Guo, Data Scientist, Hai Ning, Principal PM Manager, Xibin Gao, Data Scientist, Brad Severtson, Senior Content Developer, and Debraj GuhaThakurta. Senior Data Scientist Lead, at Microsoft. In this post, we describe how the Team Data Science Process (TDSP) project structure and documentation templates can be instantiated and used in… Read more

Data Transformations “By Example” in the Azure Machine Learning Workbench

This post is authored by Ranvijay Kumar, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. In this post, I talk about the Derive Column By Example transformation – an unexpected, powerful and super-efficient way to perform complex data transformations in the Azure Machine Learning Workbench. Imagine you’re head chef at a boutique restaurant where meals are prepared by… Read more

Deploying Machine Learning Models using Azure Machine Learning

This post is authored by Raymond Laghaeian, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. Azure Machine Learning provides command line interfaces (CLIs) for deploying and managing machine learning models. CLIs provide an easy way to deploy trained ML models as web service APIs which you can use in web, mobile, and line-of-business applications. This includes running the… Read more

Invoking Azure ML Web Services from Excel, Using Power Query

This post is authored by Amita Gajewar, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft. Problem Statement Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio lets data scientists build machine learning models for a variety of problems that require predictive analytics capabilities. The Studio publishes these models as web services which can then be invoked via REST APIs, i.e. to send… Read more

Free edX Course – Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Wondering what Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is all about? Where does data science leave off? And where and how does machine learning apply? AI will likely define the next generation of software. Given all the talk and confusing terminology out there, we’ve got the perfect overview course for those of you who are just getting… Read more

A Digital Health Companion, Virtual Banking Assistant & Smart Water Monitoring System – All Built on Microsoft AI

A selective peek at new customers benefiting from Microsoft AI & Machine Learning. Ruppiner Kliniken Creates a Digital Companion That Can Save Lives 17 million people die of cardiovascular disease each year. Many of these victims could survive if their physicians became aware of critical changes occurring in their vascular system and heart in a… Read more

Conversational Retail Bots, E-Commerce Fraud Protection & More – Powered By Microsoft AI

A peek at selective new customers benefiting from Microsoft AI and Machine Learning. Cami Boosts Customer Engagement at Dixons Carphone Based in the United Kingdom, Dixons Carphone is a major electronics retailer employing over 42,000 people in 11 countries, and providing consumers with products and services that help them lead seamlessly connected lives at home,… Read more

How Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Uses AI to Predict Customer Churn

This post is authored by Zoran Dzunic, Data Scientist, Chris Hoder, Program Manager, and Tao Wu, Principal Data Scientist Manager, at Microsoft. Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance (IFBI) has served Hoosiers for more than 80 years. Organized in 1934 by Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., the company has grown to include insurance products for auto, home, life, business… Read more