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Azure ML: NCAA Bracket Prediction – A competitor perspective

Chandra Sekar, Senior Application Development Manager, shares how his simple exploration into Azure Machine Learning quickly produced an accurate predication of March Madness. If you watched the Day 2 BUILD keynote you might have noticed Joseph Sirosh, CVP-Machine Learning, talking about an internal hackathon where competitors used ...

Part 3: Supportability and the Internet of Things

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT).  For this third and final part, we also strongly collaborated with Carroll Moon a Microsoft Senior Service Management Architect for Cloud. Part 1 of the IoT ...

Why performance is critical in the Health Insurance Industry

Sujith Nair, Senior Application Development Manager, shares his experiences working with a healthcare customer and the performance challenges common during open enrollment season. He also discusses how customers could use Azure, or the Microsoft Cloud, to manage such bursting compute scenarios. What are enrollment cut-off dates in ...

Part 2: Security and the Internet of Things

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT). Part 1 of the IoT series was a primer on the subject matter, looking at it from a business value perspective and looking at some the important questions that should...

Using Azure AD to authorize Service Bus requests

Most Service Bus examples use symmetric keys directly in applications needing access to the Service Bus, usually as part of the connection string. That approach does not work so well with widely distributed applications, e.g. desktop or mobile apps.  In the latest post from his blog, Marius Rochon gives an example of how to use Azure ...

Microsoft HoloLens and the Internet of Things. Two sides of the same coin?

Mark Taylor, Premier Services Senior Consultant and David S. Lipien, Director in Microsoft’s Premier Services present a 3 part installment on the internet of things (IoT). Augmented reality brings the software world into the real world enabling mind bending experiences.  The Internet of Things brings the everyday world into the world...

Build development capabilities in the Microsoft Cloud faster with Premier Support for Developers

Hilton L’Orange, Senior Application Development Manager, shares how Premier Support for Developers can help customers rapidly leverage development capabilities and services in Azure. Today, many development teams recognize how valuable services offered in the Microsoft Cloud can be.  These services can make their lives easier ...

What’s next for Developers in 2015?

2015 is positioned to be an exciting year for developers.  Considering the momentum around announcements at Connect and with Build 2015 right around the corner, now is a good time to be thinking about modernization and cloud strategy.  If you haven’t significantly revised the way you build apps and run development projects...