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Aug

What Is Your Data Science Super Power?
What Is Your Data Science Super Power?

This post is authored by Wee Hyong Tok, Senior Data Scientist Manager, and Danielle Dean, Senior Data Scientist Lead, at Microsoft. Wee and Danielle are speakers at the upcoming Microsoft Data Science Summit on September 26-27 in Atlanta, GA.

How do businesses and data scientists turn raw data into intelligent action?

Why do some companies drown in volumes of data, while other companies thrive on turning data into golden strategic advantages?

In our customer engagements, interactions with data scientists, and conversations with the data science community, we repeatedly hear these questions and more:

“What is the secret sauce that gets you successful outcomes in your data science projects?”
“What tips and tricks do you use when tackling challenging data sets?”
“Are there techniques that will help me establish a good initial baseline model, that I can then refine?”
“I seem to be doing lots of trial and error when working on my model, in order to get good initial results. How can I do this more efficiently?”

Each day, data scientists tackle some of the most challenging problems in their respective industries. And in each of these data science projects, existing methods such as data exploration, feature engineering, training, evaluating,

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23

Aug

What Is Your Data Science Super Power?
What Is Your Data Science Super Power?

This post is authored by Wee Hyong Tok, Senior Data Scientist Manager, and Danielle Dean, Senior Data Scientist Lead, at Microsoft. Wee and Danielle are speakers at the upcoming Microsoft Data Science Summit on September 26-27 in Atlanta, GA.

How do businesses and data scientists turn raw data into intelligent action?

Why do some companies drown in volumes of data, while other companies thrive on turning data into golden strategic advantages?

In our customer engagements, interactions with data scientists, and conversations with the data science community, we repeatedly hear these questions and more:

“What is the secret sauce that gets you successful outcomes in your data science projects?”
“What tips and tricks do you use when tackling challenging data sets?”
“Are there techniques that will help me establish a good initial baseline model, that I can then refine?”
“I seem to be doing lots of trial and error when working on my model, in order to get good initial results. How can I do this more efficiently?”

Each day, data scientists tackle some of the most challenging problems in their respective industries. And in each of these data science projects, existing methods such as data exploration, feature engineering, training, evaluating,

22

Aug

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/get-hands-on-with-intelligent-technologies-at-the-microsoft-data-science-summit/         On September 26–27, the Microsoft Data Science Summit will host an interactive event on the disruptive technologies and innovative solutions in big data, advanced analytics, and machine learning.

19

Aug

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/how-two-entrepreneurial-teens-tamed-retail-data-and-helped-make-the-world-a-better-place/         When a business owner first considers incorporating dynamic data-driven analysis into their routine management, the prospect can sometimes seem overwhelming. Technology infrastructure, mobile app development, real-time updates – where do you start first? It’s READ MORE

18

Aug

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/tech-tip-thursday-3-power-bi-scenarios-to-help-you-understand-azure-active-directory/         This week, Guy in a Cube addresses some of the confusion around Azure Active Directory and how it differs from local Active Directory. He reviews three Power BI scenarios where Azure Active Directory can READ MORE

18

Aug

Inspire and Get Inspired with the R Showcase

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/inspire-and-get-inspired-with-the-r-showcase/         In the last few months we have added a lot of R capability to Power BI, with advanced analytics visualizations with R, data cleansing with R, and ways to get data with R. Customers READ MORE

17

Aug

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/webinars-for-august-21-27-row-level-security-and-finding-and-transforming-data-with-power-query-in-excel-and-power-bi-desktop/         This week brings us two of the best presenters from down under: Dr Greg Low from Australia and Reza Rad from New Zealand. Reza will be kicking off the week on August 23 with READ MORE

16

Aug

On-Premises Data Gateway August update

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-august-update/         This month in gateways, we’ve added support for new data sources for the on-premises data gateway, and the Power BI personal gateway. In this blog we will walk you through these new data sources, READ MORE

15

Aug

Power BI Embedded GA pricing update

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-embedded-ga-pricing-update/         Thank you for your great responses to the Power BI Embedded general availability announcement. We wanted to take this opportunity to help drive further clarity around the GA pricing and licensing terms.

15

Aug

Source: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/twitter-solution-template/         Today we are excited to announce the release of the brand and campaign management solution template for Twitter. Now you can analyse sentiment, follow related trending topics, and find your biggest influencers, all in READ MORE