Cortana Analytics Workshop – Decks, Videos & More

For those of you who missed it, the first Cortana Analytics Workshop, held in Redmond last month, was a smashing success. The sold-out event saw attendees from over 300 companies and 35 different countries, including many Microsoft System Integrator (SI) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners. In this post we capture a flavor of the event… Read more

Behind the Scenes of Azure Data Lake: Bringing Microsoft’s Big Data Experience to Hadoop

Originally posted on the Microsoft Azure blog by Raghu Ramakrishnan, Technical Fellow on the Microsoft Data Platform team. Microsoft just announced the Azure Data Lake, a set of big data storage and analytics services let you perform all types of processing and analytics on data of any size or shape and across multiple platforms and… Read more

Weekend reading – 3 recent stories

Three new stories about Microsoft ML and Advanced Analytics.   1. Fueling the Oil and Gas industry with IoT The oil and gas industry’s supply chain starts in some of world’s most remote areas and serves consumers globally in all the places where the finished product gets consumed. The industry depends on complex and expensive equipment… Read more

Machine Learning Summer School at CMU

This blog post is authored by Markus Weimer, Principal Scientist at Microsoft Eight years ago, I made the 24-hour journey from my college town of Darmstadt, Germany, to Canberra, Australia to attend a Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) there. Why, you might ask? At the time, I didn’t have a good answer myself, to be… Read more