Developing the Next Wave of Data Scientists

This post is by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing Manager for Advanced Analytics at Microsoft. It’s no secret that there’s a vast trove of benefits that data science can offer to organizations of all stripes. However, we simultaneously face a situation where there is a global shortage of data science talent. As Patrick Wolfe, Deputy Director… Read more

Machine Learning Challenge at the Imagine Cup

This post is authored by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing Manager, and Wee Hyong Tok, Senior Program Manager, at Microsoft. Calling all student data science aspirants: Microsoft has launched an online Cortana Analytics Suite challenge as part of the Imagine Cup “Hello Cloud” contest. Imagine Cup, one of Microsoft’s premier student technology programs, provides a variety of… Read more

Free Webinar: Introduction to Microsoft R Open

Here’s your opportunity to learn all about R, the lingua franca of data science, now ranked #6 in popularity among all programming languages. This webinar will cover the history of R, how it’s used and why it’s so popular in analytics applications. We'll introduce the R language and community, and give examples of R in… Read more