Had a great conversation with Swami Venkatesh on leveraging Machine Learning to improve forecast accuracy and achieve better business efficiency. We talked about the stages of building models, inputs, and decisions.Read more "Improving Inventory with Forecast Accuracy"
We had a great conversation on the Top 10 announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2021. We talked about Azure platform, data, AI, Viva, Power Platform, and others.Read more "Top 10 Ignite 2021 Spring Announcements"
I was doing some testing in Azure Machine Learning Notebooks and ran into a problem where the module I was looking to use was not working properly. The error I recieved was “ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘seaborn’”. The code I used which resulted in this was: This was relatively easy to correct by opening a […]Read more "Azure ML Seaborn Module Not Found"
Brian Haydin and I had a great conversation on creating digital lines of business. We discussed the way organizations should look at creating digital products, ways to leverage technology, and models to disrupt the market. We also shared practical examples of companies navigating this transformation.Read more "Creating Digital Lines of Business"
I had a great time recording a webinar with Anthony Escobedo, Lwin Maung, Min Maung, and Steven Campbell on the best of Microsoft Ignite. We talked about IoT, data, productivity, Viva, Power BI, and many other topics.Read more "Best of Microsoft Ignite"
I delivered a video on manufacturing transformation where we talked about ways businesses are using AI/ML, IoT, and data to transform their forecasting, picking, manufacturing, maintenance, and product development practices. Lwin Maung, Brian Haydin and I talked through several scenarios and example companies, as well as the technology involved.Read more "Manufacturing Transformation"
I’m proud to announce that I have the opportunity to join the board of Clean Energy, Smart Manufacturing Institute (CESMII), an organization that strives to democratize Industry 4.0 across the United States through an innovative set of capabilities and accelerators. I’ll be working as part of the platform advisory board to accelerate usage of AI […]Read more "Joining CESMII Board and Platform Advisors"
Ever hear that multi-tasking is a fraud? There is always an opportunity cost. When we choose to spend time on one thing, we lose the time from something else. The switching time has a cost, the time spent has a cost, and the choice between alternatives is always present. What we don’t always do is […]Read more "Workplace Analytics and AI to Optimize Sales Energy"
Had a great conversation with Jeff Lipkowitz and Swami Venkatesh on building an AI Framework on Azure. We talked about what an AI Landing Zone looks like and how we ensure the right practices are accomplished.Read more "Building a Manageable AI Framework on Azure"
I had a great opportunity to talk with Microsoft Vice President Brian Willson about the 2021 North Stars that every technology executive should be considering. We talked about each of these five North Stars:
- Create digital lines of business
- Deliver on new revenue or operational savings through AI
- Get out of the datacenter business
- Make substantive progress on Zero Trust
- Measure and increase digital productivity