Laundry Innovator Improves Customer Service Using Cloud Analytics

We continue our series of posts on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on their data by operationalizing ML and advanced analytics – at scale and in the cloud. WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems provides outsourced laundry services to apartment buildings, at university housing environments, motels, hotels and more. With an installed base of over… Read more

What Beer to Go with that Burger? Ziosk Can Help

We continue our series of posts on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on their data through the power of advanced analytics – at scale and in the cloud. A new tabletop platform from Ziosk will use Microsoft big data and cloud technologies to predict restaurant guests’ preferences – things such as a personalized… Read more

Azure ML Predicts Customers’ Shopping Lists – Even Before They Shop!

We continue our series of posts on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on their data by operationalizing ML and advanced analytics – at scale and in the cloud. This post is by Vinod Anantharaman, Head of Business Strategy, Information Management and Machine Learning (IMML). As one of the largest independent food delivery service… Read more

Azure ML is Helping CMU Become More Energy Efficient

Posted by Vinod Anantharaman, head of business strategy, Microsoft Information Management and Machine Learning (IMML). Buildings are powered by multiple systems such as heating, cooling, lighting, ventilation, security and more, each of which affect occupant comfort and energy consumption. Traditionally, each system comes with its own sensors, actuators and the like, and some of these… Read more

Video – ThyssenKrupp Uses Predictive Analytics to Give Burgeoning Cities a Lift

This is our second post in a series on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on data by operationalizing ML at scale in the cloud. Based on an IoT (Internet of Things) case study, this post is by Vinod Anantharaman, Head of Business Strategy at Microsoft’s Information Management and Machine Learning (IMML) team. Urban… Read more

Video – Pier 1 Imports Uses Azure ML to Build a Better Relationship with their Customers

This is the first in a series of posts on how Microsoft customers are gaining actionable insights on their data by operationalizing Machine Learning at scale in the cloud. With over 1,000 stores, Pier 1 Imports aims to be their customers’ neighborhood store for furniture and home décor. But the way customers are shopping is… Read more