3 05, 2017

The view from 10,000 feet.

By | 2017-05-03T08:57:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Company|0 Comments

As I sit on the little prop commuter flight heading home from Portland, I find myself exhaling a sigh of delight as I feel the sun shine through the tiny airplane window. It has been one of the rainiest Aprils in Portland history, I hear. The sunshine is a welcome surprise on this afternoon flight. [...]

3 05, 2017

Advanced Analytics with Microsoft R Server and SQL Server Machine Learning Services

By | 2017-05-03T08:45:27+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Microsoft R Server, SQL Server|0 Comments

At Northwest Cadence, we believe that every organization should leverage machine learning in their software, reporting, and business workflows. We help companies learn about the various technologies available, and assist in implementing custom advanced analytics solutions. Incorporating predictive analytics within software or real-time dashboards can enable a company to revolutionize their business by providing a [...]

20 04, 2017

Machine Learning—too good to be true?

By | 2017-04-20T12:54:16+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Azure Machine Learning (AML)|0 Comments

A successful day at Olympia going over the wonders and practicality of machine learning! Developers create software to solve problems. Fixed problems can be solved with fixed solutions. But what happens when we run into dynamic problems? We need dynamic solutions! That’s where machine learning comes in. Machine learning is a method of data [...]

19 04, 2017

Soon I’m Going to be Out of a Job…

By | 2017-04-19T10:03:30+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Advanced Analytics|0 Comments

Advanced analytics is becoming easier and easier to implement in the cloud. Microsoft has made many of its machine learning models available to you through API calls. In fact, you can spin up a Microsoft Cognitive Services API from your Azure Portal in minutes. There is no overhead to manage or model to re-train, just [...]

5 04, 2017

If Goldilocks had Advanced Analytics

By | 2017-04-05T10:25:35+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics, Data Science|0 Comments

There is a lot of talk about advanced analytics these days. The onslaught of marketing around predictive analytics and machine learning is creating a virtual ‘gold rush’ of IT organizations scrambling to understand how they can get that edge promised by advanced analytics. The problem is that most people don’t really understand what advanced analytics [...]

16 03, 2017

Unlock Your Data, Tell the Future, and Transform Your Organization with Machine Learning

By | 2017-03-16T11:55:48+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics, Data Science, Reporting|0 Comments

Everyone is talking about machine learning, but what is it? Why is it needed? And how will it improve your organization? Your organization collects data – sales data, customer data, and competitor data. Machine learning unlocks this goldmine of information, providing you with a way to make informed decisions, faster than ever before. Predictive analytics [...]

3 03, 2017

Advanced Analytics and Your Application

By | 2017-03-03T10:31:26+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|0 Comments

Developers and business decision makers alike are starting to understand the power of advanced analytics. They know that amazing things can be done with their data but they don’t know how to get started. At Northwest Cadence, we help our clients reach new heights by building intelligence into their applications and processes – and it [...]

2 03, 2017

Developing Cloud Apps with Azure

By | 2017-03-02T08:45:58+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Application Architecting, Azure|0 Comments

In today’s cloud-crazy world we see organizations “moving to the cloud” all the time. What does that really mean? And how can you do it effectively? Most organizations start with a “lift and shift” – taking on-premises VMs and moving them to the cloud. For example, moving an IIS server to a VM in the [...]

21 02, 2017

Modern Applications Edition: Streamlined. Scalable. Smart.

By | 2017-02-21T11:57:18+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|0 Comments

From Good to Great with Modern Software Applications DevOps. Cloud. Advanced Analytics. Everyone seems to be talking about these buzz words. Lots of people seem to want them, but what do they really mean? What does digital transformation look like for your team and your applications? What’s in it for you and your company, and [...]