11. May 2016 16:05
Azure . BI
Media Analytics is a collection of speech and vision
services that makes it easier for organizations and enterprises to derive
actionable insights from their video files through advanced machine learning
technology. Scenarios include evidence analysis, video redaction, intelligent
search indexes, speech to text conversion and optical character recognition for
any text that might show up in a video.
Finally, be sure to check out the incredible work we ae doing with
facial emotion recognition – is the subject happy, upset, guilty?!?!?
For more information, please visit the Azure Blog or the Media Analytics webpage.
19. February 2016 17:02
BI . Events
that transform data into intelligent action are outperforming their competitors
and will be the businesses of the future. Hear Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and
customers share how data insights are driving business transformation.
Microsoft leaders like Scott Guthrie will also share how customers are
embracing data to drive innovation and why SQL Server 2016 has become the
industry leader. The event is in New
York City, but you can watch it live if you visit the Data
Driven site. Plus, get exclusive
content like the Gartner reports showing SQL Server’s leadership in the
15. February 2016 08:02
BI . Office 365
With Power BI publisher for Excel Preview—just announced
two weeks ago—you can save snapshots of important PivotTables, charts,
cell ranges and more from across all of your spreadsheets to a single
location quickly. Select a range or an element in your workbook and,
under the Power BI tab, click Pin.
Next, select an existing dashboard from the list or create a new one, click the Pin button and you’re good to go.
Power BI publisher for Excel also allows you to keep your pinned elements up to date with the Pin manager. Download Power BI publisher for Excel to get started today.
Pin Excel elements to your Power BI dashboard
Last November, we announced the ability to pin Excel ranges, tables and charts
to your Power BI dashboards. No need to re-format or rebuild your Excel
reports—simply upload to Power BI, select a range, a table or a chart,
click the Pin button and your Excel tile is now part of your dashboard.
Using Excel reports on Power BI not only allows you to pin content to
your dashboards, you can view spreadsheets when you click the
respective tile. You can also personalize the way your Excel tiles look
and feel, open your Excel reports directly from Power BI or even add
Excel workbooks to organizational Content Packs.
Read more here...
28. September 2015 17:09
Azure . BI
What’s a “data lake?”
It’s a large storage repository that holds data of all sizes and
Azure Data Lake includes all the capabilities required to
make it easy for developers, data scientists, and analysts to store data of any
size, shape and speed, and do all types of processing and analytics across
platforms and languages. It removes the complexities of ingesting and storing
all of your data while making it faster to get up and running with batch,
streaming, and interactive analytics.
Azure Data Lake works with existing IT investments for identity,
management, and security for simplified data management and governance. It also
integrates seamlessly with operational stores and data warehouses so you can
extend current data applications.
Microsoft is announcing
a new and expanded Azure Data Lake that makes big data processing and analytics
simpler and more accessible. The
expansion includes Azure Data Lake Store (which is a repository, not a market),
Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure HDInsight.
We’re also releasing tools for Visual Studio, and introducing a new
programming language called U-SQL
for big data analytics. And, the product page
is already up and ready for you, if you want to be notified when the preview is
Microsoft Azure is an ideal platform for big data and
analytics. Only pay for the storage and
compute that you need to get the job done.
22. August 2015 07:08
BI . Office 365
It’s only been a
few weeks since we announced
our GA release and shipped
lots of new features, but we’re very glad to announce another update to
Power BI Desktop. As we mentioned to you in previous blog posts, GA is only the
beginning and we are going to continue delivering lots of new features to you
in Power BI Desktop, every month.
release is packed with lots of new features, from new data connectors to
improvements on the Query Editor, Data Modeling and Live Analysis Services
Connectivity areas of the product. Read the blog
post for a full list of new features, as well as details, screen shots and