Tell someone you went to a casino and their first question is how much did you win. Not on a specific game nor how much you could’ve lost, but what was the headline result and does it make them wish they’d gone as well. Gaming companies often ask similar questions, but for them it can be harder to..
Microsoft regularly delivers new functionality for its Power BI data analytics and visualisation services, but rarely does it change how you pay for it or how you deploy it. In May 2017, it has and some of the changes are significant.
Microsoft proudly announced this week that SQL Server 2017 will be the first relational database engine to ship with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. In the future, database servers running its software won’t just be able to store, query, and analyse data. Instead, they’ll also..
Recently I have been working on several projects that have made use of Azure Data Factory (ADF) for ETL. During these projects it became very clear to me that I would need to implement and follow certain key principles when developing with ADF. This is the first of a series of posts which will..
April 2017 brought an enticing update to Power BI with the release of Quick Measures.
With costs rising and margins falling, retailers will increasingly need AI to help them improve the customer experience, automate interactions and improve their knowledge of their customers
Over the course of the next few months, I’m going to be presenting at a number of data related community meetups about “The Evolution of Artificial Intelligence”.
Technological innovation is increasing the pace of change within the finance industry and competition is steep, with new companies entering the marketplace all the time. Organisations are also seeing the benefits of taking a whole new approach to data – the story below from Dutch bank ING..
Microsoft’s new Azure Data Lake service provides us with just as much insight about Microsoft’s strategic plans as it does with new technology.