Azure, Azure Machine Learning

Getting the Swagger.JSON file from #AzureML

I'm conducting some mentoring for #TeensInAI at the BBC Studios in London today with Acorn Aspirations. I'm working with a group, and we are creating an app that uses various technologies, such as Android mobile studio, Java, AzureML and Swagger. It wasn't immediately obvious where to find the Swagger JSON file for deploying as part… Continue reading Getting the Swagger.JSON file from #AzureML

Azure

Fixing ‘Could not create Directory’ in Azure WordPress installation of Elementor Pro

I have ported my Data Relish company website over to Azure. It isn't finished yet, and I'm making the final touches. I'm using WordPress on Azure and it's been good experience in understanding how the moving parts of Azure, Office 365 and WordPress all hang together. In trying to update Elementor Pro, I got the… Continue reading Fixing ‘Could not create Directory’ in Azure WordPress installation of Elementor Pro

Azure, Thought Leadership

Being a Microsoft Regional Director: faith, trust and pixie dust for good

I'm still learning about being a Microsoft Regional Director and I'm figuring things out. I'd like to thank Microsoft here for this opportunity and I'd like to thank the great RD team at Microsoft for their seemingly-endless patience with my questions! Here is my opinion. I don't represent anyone other than myself, and this is… Continue reading Being a Microsoft Regional Director: faith, trust and pixie dust for good

Azure, Business Intelligence

Dynamic Data Masking in Azure SQL Datawarehouse

I'm leading a project which is using Azure SQL Datawarehouse, and I'm pretty excited to be involved.  I love watching the data take shape, and, for the customer requirements, Azure SQL Datawarehouse is perfect. Note that my customer details are confidential and that's why I never give details away such as the customer name and… Continue reading Dynamic Data Masking in Azure SQL Datawarehouse

Azure, Azure Machine Learning

How do you evaluate the performance of a Neural Network? Focus on AzureML

I read the Microsoft blog entitled 'How to evaluate model performance in Azure Machine Learning'. It's a nice piece of work, and it got me thinking. I didn't see that the blog post contained anything about neural network evaluation, so this topic is covered here. How do you evaluate the performance of a Neural Network? This… Continue reading How do you evaluate the performance of a Neural Network? Focus on AzureML

Azure, Azure Machine Learning, Data Relish Services, PowerBI, PowerPivot

Why UK Power BI Summit? Derive business value from your data

I've created UK Power BI Summit in response to an industry need for Power BI to have its own event, and I hope to produce a repeatable model for other Power BI groups globally. I am working with Microsoft in Redmond at the moment, in the hope that I can spread the world globally about the… Continue reading Why UK Power BI Summit? Derive business value from your data

Azure

How Microsoft can help join the Open Data dots

In one of the industry's best known volte-face, Microsoft have warmly embraced Open Source. As announced at Microsoft's Connect() conference earlier this week, Microsoft is pleased to become a Linux Foundation Platinum Member. We also saw a quieter announcement; the Azure DataMarket is being decommissioned. Now that Microsoft are ecstatically adopting Open Source Software, I'd… Continue reading How Microsoft can help join the Open Data dots