16 02, 2017

Announcement: Developer Event Not To Be Missed!

By | 2017-02-16T11:30:39+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|0 Comments

Calling all developers: Join Northwest Cadence and Microsoft for breakfast and lunch during the hands-on event designed for developers and software teams. The events are already filling up; reserve your seat(s) today! Discover how to get started with Advanced Analytics through learning, discussion, and hands-on during this all day event. Gain a better understanding of [...]

8 02, 2017

Curious About Using Predictive Analytics for your Marketing Efforts?

By | 2017-02-08T10:33:49+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Azure Machine Learning (AML), Cortana Analytics, Data Science, Reporting|0 Comments

If you’re not using predictive analytics to inform your marketing efforts, you need to check out our Modern Marketing solution in the Power BI Partner Showcase! There you will be able to interact with our Modern Marketing dashboard to uncover hidden insights. The first page of reports is a general overview of the business value [...]

9 11, 2016

Machine Learning for the Rest of Us

By | 2016-11-09T15:10:16+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Azure, Azure Machine Learning (AML), Data Science, Reporting, SQL Server|1 Comment

Machine learning. Everyone is talking about it, but most have no idea what it is or why it is needed. Machine learning may seem like magic, but if one does not know where to start they can quickly get lost. All organizations have a need for predictive analytics because it allows for quicker and better decision [...]

9 11, 2016

Machine Learning in SQL Server 2016

By | 2016-11-09T11:32:27+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Advanced Analytics, Data Science, Microsoft R Server, SQL Server|0 Comments

As a competitive business, turning existing data into actionable insights is a top priority. Microsoft SQL Server 2016 makes deploying machine learning solutions easier than ever before by enabling consumers to manipulate, transform, and make predictions on their data using custom R scripts. In this video, we show a simple restaurant recommendation engine illuminating the basics [...]

25 10, 2016

SQL Server 2016 Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade

By | 2016-10-25T11:24:41+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Data Science, Database Lifecycle Management, SQL Server|0 Comments

SQL Server 2016 is the most advanced and feature-packed release of SQL Server ever. From SQL Server 2005 through SQL Server 2014, there have been some very nice improvements and the product keeps getting better every release. However, SQL Server 2016 doesn’t just bring a new game, it brings a whole new playing field. Here are [...]

4 10, 2016

The Day of the Tester is Over – Long Live the Tester!

By | 2016-10-04T14:52:57+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), DevOps, Software Testing|1 Comment

DevOps is radically changing the culture, tools and processes of most teams. Those that don’t embrace this change are in danger of extinction. However, in order to deploy more frequently with better quality, teams must embrace continuous testing. But aren’t testers part of Waterfall and two-year release cycles? Doesn’t the new world of frequent, rapid [...]

20 09, 2016

Azure Site Recovery: Disaster Recovery as a Service

By | 2016-09-20T14:54:17+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Azure, DevOps|0 Comments

In today's world we expect everything to “just work;” and so do the people relying on your services. If your services go down then you're not fulfilling your customer's expectations. In this article we will learn a bit more about how to keep your services up when you use Azure Site Recovery (ASR) as part of your comprehensive Business [...]

19 09, 2016

Resolving ‘AuthorizationFailed’ when creating resources in a new Azure subscription

By | 2016-09-19T08:26:02+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Azure|3 Comments

Resolving 'AuthorizationFailed' - The client does not have authorization to perform action 'Microsoft.Storage/register/action' over scope At the office, we’re in the process of moving resources (storage accounts, VMs, etc.) from one Azure subscription to another brand-new Azure subscription. We created a resource group on the destination Azure subscription and set up granular security permissions with [...]

16 09, 2016

New Videos on Enterprise App Development with Visual Studio and VSTS

By | 2016-09-16T11:48:23+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Agile, Application Development, Kanban, Lean, Process, Release Management, Scrum, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service|0 Comments

We are excited to share some exclusive videos on app development recorded by Northwest Cadence to help you learn how you can build better apps with new features in Visual Studio. Contact clientservices@nwcadence.com to learn more about any of these topics or to speak with one of our experts. Watch the videos here Follow @nwcadence [...]

13 09, 2016

Ten features that make your life easier in Visual Studio Team Services

By | 2016-09-13T12:05:02+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Application Development, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio Team Foundation Service, Visual Studio Team System|0 Comments

148. That’s (approximately) how many new features are now available in Visual Studio Team Services right now that are listed as “TFS vNext” on the Features Timeline. There are a ton of cool features in both Team Foundation Server 2015 and Visual Studio Team Services like Build vNext, my favorites being Build vNext (for automated [...]