Accelerating Business Transformation with Cortana Intelligence Solution Templates

Earlier today, Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Data Group, announced a set of new Cortana Intelligence solution templates as part of his keynote address at the Microsoft Data Amp event. Cortana Intelligence solution templates give customers the means to rapidly conceive and implement their big data, machine learning and analytics projects. Technical implementers can… Read more

Home Appliances, Vending Machines – Even Cruise Ships – Get an Infusion of Cortana Intelligence & Machine Learning

A quick overview of recent customer case studies involving the application of Microsoft’s AI, Big Data & Machine Learning offerings. Carnival Maritime Predicts Water Consumption on Cruise Ships The Costa Group’s fleet of 26 cruise ships sail all over the world. The industrial equipment on their ships have thousands of sensors that collect data in… Read more

Energy Demand Forecasting Template Using SQL Server R Services

This post is by Hong Lu, a Data Scientist in Microsoft’s Data Group. Demand forecasting is an important scenario encountered by companies across different industries. Being able to accurately forecast demand helps companies get better at production planning and resource allocation, and also supports their strategic business decision-making. In particular, in the energy sector, demand… Read more