Microsoft are designing AI to be trustworthy requires creating solutions that reflect ethical principles that are deeply rooted in important and universal values. This is becoming a core principle and practice, and Microsoft are doing a great deal of research in this area. Why is this important? Information technology is ever-growing, and becoming more sophisticated… Continue reading Future Decoded: Microsoft imbues ethics and responsibility into AI as a core part of Azure AI technology.
People don't like change, and they don't like to be changed. That's what makes Digital Transformation so challenging. Digital Transformation is one of the key topics at Future Decoded, where I'm working as an analyst this week. The Day 1 event is aimed to help visitors learn about the cutting-edge technologies that are shaping the… Continue reading Future Decoded: Business opportunity and sustainability in the era of AI
I'm excited to be attending Future Decoded in London this week. I'm attending in my role as an industry analyst, so I am not presenting. Instead, I will be interviewing Microsoft UK executives What will be happening at Future Decoded? The event itself is aimed at business decision makers and leaders, rather than a technical… Continue reading Future Decoded – see you there?
I'm delighted to be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando and I'm presenting a workshop on From Business Intelligence to Business Analytics with the Microsoft Data Platform. The conference is held on November 17-22, 2019 at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando in Florida. Data becomes relevant for decision making when we start to use… Continue reading Join me at Live! 360 Orlando to learn more about Applied Business Analytics
At some point, however, we need to pay back data debt if we are to succeed in making better decisions.
Corporate Finance And Investment: Decisions & Strategies by Richard Pike My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was helpful in helping me to understand the principles of corporate finance, and develop the key tools to apply it in the workplace. I will probably keep dipping into it throughout my career. It's well-rounded, covering a… Continue reading Book Review: Corporate Finance and Investment: Decisions and Strategies
More thought-provoking content from the SAPAriba conference to follow on later posts, but, for now, here is a teaser of some of the uncensored, uncut conversation with thought leaders Rachael White of Cool Logistics, Sharlyn Lauby of HRBartender and Oliver Christie, world-renowned Artificial Intelligence futurist, influencer and leader. Tune in to this video, and more… Continue reading Uncensored #AI and #SupplyChain Influencers Jen Stirrup, Rachael White, Sharlyn Lauby and Oliver Christie at #SAPAriba Live
I am delighted to be presenting at DataPlatformGeeks in Bengaluru, India in August 2019! What is DataPlatformGeeks? The conference packs a punch of learning and information, and you will get actionable knowledge that you and your company can benefit from - right away!
Today, Microsoft launched Immersive Reader, aimed at increasing the opportunities for developers to embed inclusivity in their apps. I love reading, and I love the idea that reading will be brought to people who might otherwise struggle with text reading and comprehension. You can learn more over at the Azure Cognitive Services website. If you… Continue reading Immersive Reader is now LIVE! New addition to Azure Cognitive Services family
Credit to stux-12364 for the jigsaw image. When you install SSDT, you can find that the SSIS Toolbox components are all missing. I am writing this blog for myself BECAUSE I ALWAYS FORGET WHERE IT IS and I am SO ANGRY with myself right now. Here is what to do: Click on Control Flow Go… Continue reading SSIS Toolbox components are all missing?! Here’s the fix!
I'm delighted to be attending SAP Ariba Live as a Cloud Influencer on 4th to 6th June in Barcelona. In case you missed it, it looks an extremely exciting conference with amazing conference. I'm going because it aligns with my interests in a number of key ways and I'm going to point you to a… Continue reading Top 5 Reasons I’m excited about #SAPAribaLive!
Nearly three years ago, I complained bitterly about the demise of Windows Datamarket, which aimed to provide free, stock datasets for any and every purpose. I was a huge fan of the date dimension and the geography dimension, since they really helped me to get started with data warehousing. So I'm glad to say that… Continue reading #MSBuild Azure Open Datasets