22 10, 2015

Northwest Cadence honored as recipient of the 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards

By | 2015-10-22T15:14:40+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Company, Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Bellevue, WA — October 21, 2015 — Lori Borg, CEO of Northwest Cadence, has been named a recipient of the Microsoft Corp. 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards. 2015 CXO NEXT Innovation Awards The awards, which were announced at the CXO NEXT Summit in Redmond, Washington, were created to recognize visionary leaders who led [...]

22 09, 2015

Azure Event Hub: A Vignette – Part Three of the Cortana Cadence Series

By | 2015-09-22T08:20:01+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Azure, Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Here at Northwest Cadence, we tackle problems large and small. Sometimes all it takes to solve a vexing problem is a new perspective on an existing component. Let me paint you a picture based on some of our experiences… Our webcast, “A Lap Around Cortana Analytics” clearly made an impact. We were starting to see [...]

16 09, 2015

HDInsight: A Vignette – Part Two of the Cortana Cadence Series

By | 2015-09-16T12:43:34+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Valuable data insights are more accessible than you might think. Sometimes all it takes is a step back to see how ubiquitous and attainable it really is. Let me paint you a picture based on some of our experiences… I was considered a heretic by everyone in the room. I felt like Galileo standing before [...]

1 09, 2015

You say "Cortana", I say "Cortana" (or, how do you pronounce 'Cortana'?)

By | 2015-09-01T09:34:36+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics, Tools|0 Comments

We’re all about Cortana Analytics.  We’re excited about what it can do for your business.  But, before I get into that, let’s address the elephant in the room.  What is the correct way to pronounce the name, Cortana? If you have an Xbox then you’ve undoubtedly play HALO and are familiar with Cortana, the AI [...]

26 08, 2015

Take A Lap Around Cortana Analytics

By | 2015-08-26T08:27:10+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Steve and I are really excited about Cortana Analytics Suite and I think it really comes across in our webcast. The speed and flexibility Cortana Analytics affords keeps our mind spinning about new and novel ways to use this technology. I mean, in no time at all you can watch Steve put together a Sentiment [...]

21 08, 2015

Azure Data Factory: A Vignette – Part One of the Cortana Cadence Series

By | 2015-08-21T10:30:20+00:00 August 21st, 2015|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

We can no longer afford to ignore the data available to us. All too often we collect it, glance at it, then shelve or destroy it. By doing this we are throwing away our competitive advantage. The good news is that as data becomes more ubiquitous, the tools available are becoming more sophisticated. Let me [...]

19 08, 2015

Cortana Analytics: It Can Reinvent The Way You Do Business

By | 2015-08-19T08:43:34+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Cortana Analytics is a suite of tools enabling you to transform your data into intelligent action. With Cortana Analytics you can prepare your data, monitor its quality, determine how to parse it, store both your structured and unstructured data in highly scalable infrastructure, analyze it using Machine Learning and analytics, and then present your findings [...]

10 08, 2015

Machine Learning Without the Complexity

By | 2015-08-10T13:37:36+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics|0 Comments

Northwest Cadence is excited about the power Cortana Analytics brings to businesses big and small. I am too! But, when I was asked to take the lead with our Cortana Analytics offerings, I didn't know where to begin. The big data and advanced analytics space can be a bit overwhelming. After all, that's what data [...]