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Machine Learning

  • Free Webinar: Predictive Analytics for Sales & Marketing

    As sales and marketing become increasingly data-driven functions, big data and machine learning are playing an outsized and disruptive role. Until recently, companies would learn about their customers by analyzing their internal transactional data. Today...
  • What Types of Questions Can Data Science Answer?

    This post, authored by Brandon Rohrer, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft, is the second in a three-part series introducing data science with no jargon. The first post covered What Can Data Science Do For Me? Machine learning (ML) is the motor that...
  • What Can Data Science Do For Me?

    This post is authored by Brandon Rohrer, Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft, and is the first of a three-part series introducing data science without any technical jargon. Watch out for the next installments on: What Types of Questions Can Data Science...
  • Help Design the Next Version of Python Tools for Visual Studio

    Posted by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management at Microsoft. I am delighted to announce that for the upcoming version of Python Tools for Visual Studio, the product design process will be completely open. You are hereby cordially...
  • Build and Deploy a Predictive Web App Using Python and Azure ML

    Authored by Raymond Laghaeian, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. In this post, we will walk through the process of building a machine learning model, publishing it as a web service, and creating a web application that does predictions in real time...
  • Azure ML Goes to Southeast Asia

    This blog post is authored by Hai Ning, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. Today, we are happy to announce that we are taking the first step towards making Azure Machine Learning available in Microsoft Azure data centers outside of United States...
  • Join us for our Cortana Analytics workshop on September 10 & 11

    We are excited to bring you our first-ever conference exclusively focused on the Microsoft Cortana Analytics Suite – the Cortana Analytics Workshop will be held on September 10th and 11th at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, WA. During...
  • Free Webinar: Predict Customer Churn Using Cortana Analytics Suite

    With the explosion of digital data, it is becoming possible to predict with good accuracy which customers are most likely to leave your service, and to understand what the key contributing factors are. In this session, learn how to build a real-life...
  • Building Predictive Maintenance Solutions with Azure ML – Webinar Summary

    This blog post is authored by Yan Zhang, Data Scientist at Microsoft. Last month, we hosted an advanced analytics webinar on building predictive maintenance solutions. This blog post is a summary of the same. Predictive Maintenance: IoT vs. Traditional...
  • Announcing the General Availability of Azure Data Factory

    This post is authored by Joseph Sirosh , Corporate Vice President of Information Management & Machine Learning at Microsoft. I am thrilled to announce the general availability of the Microsoft Azure Data Factory (ADF) today. A key component of...
  • Free Webinar: Introduction to Azure Data Factory

    In a fast changing data landscape where unstructured and structured data originate from many cloud and on-premises sources, Azure Data Factory (ADF) lets you process on-premises data such as SQL Server alongside cloud data such as Azure SQL DB, blobs...
  • Publishing Azure ML Web Services From Jupyter Notebooks

    This post is authored by Raymond Laghaeian, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Azure ML lets you build and deploy web services that expose machine learning models as RESTful APIs. With the release of the Azure ML APIs through the Python SDK, we bring...
  • Introducing Jupyter Notebooks in Azure ML Studio

    Posted by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management at Microsoft. Azure ML Studio is a powerful canvas for the composition of machine learning experiments and their subsequent operationalization and consumption. Although the Studio...
  • Announcing PTVS 2.2

    This post is by Steve Dower, a Software Engineer on Microsoft’s Python tools. On Monday we released Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.2 (PTVS), the latest iteration of our free open-source extension that brings Python to the powerful Visual Studio...
  • Azure ML for Teaching

    Re-posted from this article by Dr Kenji Takeda of Microsoft Research Some of the world’s best ML researchers got together at ICML 2015 in Lille, France, recently. Many conversations at the Microsoft ICML booth gravitated towards using Azure ML...
  • Free Webinar: Energy Forecasting in Smart Grids

    Demand forecasting is a critical task for the energy industry. Building a reliable forecasting mechanism, however, presents huge challenges, requiring major investments in data collection, storage, model building, data flow automation and more. The...
  • Informatica & Cognizant Embrace the Microsoft Cortana Analytics Suite

    This post is authored by Joseph Sirosh , Corporate Vice President of Information Management & Machine Learning at Microsoft. Yesterday, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), Satya Nadella announced the Cortana Analytics Suite –...
  • Getting started with Azure Data Catalog

    Today at the World Wide Partner Conference, we officially announced public preview of the Azure Data Catalog. A fully managed service in the cloud that empowers any user from data scientist and data developer to data analyst to register, enrich, discover...
  • Announcing the new Cortana Analytics Suite from Microsoft

    Earlier today, at our Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando, our CEO Satya Nadella announced the new Cortana Analytics Suite as part of his keynote address. Data, as we all recognize, can be a huge differentiator for any businesses –...
  • Announcing the Public Preview of Azure Data Catalog

    This post is authored by Joseph Sirosh , Corporate Vice President of Information Management & Machine Learning at Microsoft. As one more important step towards our commitment to deliver a world-class cloud analytics platform, I am thrilled to announce...
  • PyData Conference in Seattle

    Here in the Azure Machine Learning team we live and breathe two scripting languages: R and Python . We’re working on exciting products that will advance the state of the art in how data scientists employ these languages and their stacks. Both...
  • Microsoft Research at ICML, Lille

    Microsoft Research is a proud Gold Sponsor of this year’s International Conference on Machine Learning ( ICML ), taking place in the beautiful city of Lille, France. For more than 20 years, Microsoft has been at the forefront in building state of...
  • Free Webinar: Building Predictive Maintenance Solutions with Azure ML

    Predictive maintenance is a technique to predict when a machine will fail, so that maintenance can be planned for in advance. The concept applies to a very wide range of applications. This webinar will walk you through a real-world example of how to formulate...
  • Microsoft Joins the R Consortium

    By Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Information Management & Machine Learning, Microsoft R is a rapidly evolving language for statistical data analysis that’s driving innovation in the field of data sciences. Microsoft is part of...
  • Azure Machine Learning for Engineers

    This blog post is authored by Daniel Grecoe, Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft. We hosted an interesting webinar last week where we introduced machine learning to software engineers. ML presents new concepts that can be hard for engineers without...