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Cutting-edge Analytics with R and Microsoft BI

Type: Webcast

Topic: Power BI and R, SQL Server R Services, DeployR

Date(s) / Location(s):
1 Dec 2016, At your desk

Start Time: 00:00 EST  End Time: 00:00 EST

Analytics and statistical modeling have become increasingly prevalent in global organizations over the past several years. The value of Microsoft’s purchase of Revolution Analytics in 2015 is now recognized through a variety of applications of R in the Microsoft BI stack. 

Microsoft, in combination with R, offers a powerful suite of tools for data driven decision making. Thorogood consultants Matt Harrision and Bridget Rauch demonstrate the value of pairing R with Microsoft BI.

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What was covered:

During the webcast, they:

  • Introduce Thorogood’s approach to Analytics.
  • Explore some of the key benefits of combining Microsoft BI and R to enable better decision making within your business
  • Discuss the variety of tools and opportunities for integration, including: 
    • Power BI and R
    • SQL Server R Services 
    • DeployR
    • Azure ML and R
  • Establish the importance of collaboration between the business and IT on Analytics initiatives
  • Demonstrate some of the relevant business use cases for combining Microsoft BI tools and R

Is it for you?

  • Are you currently leveraging R modeling outputs and interested in efficiently scaling these outputs to a wider audience?
  • Are you a business manager looking to understand how your team can have faster and more robust access to analytical models?
  • Are you an IT manager interested in more effectively bridging the gap between analytical modeling outputs and end users?
  • Are you a business user working with Microsoft BI and looking to enhance your current applications by incorporating analytics?
  • Are you looking to discover deeper insights to drive the decision making for your business?