Predictive Analytics Made Easy with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Predictive Analytics Made Easy with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Microsoft Azure Machine Learning is a new and powerful cloud based predictive analytics tool that gives users the ability to quickly forecast future trends and behaviors. Watch my “Ask SWC” video to see how easy it is to create predictive analytics models using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning. In my Microsoft Azure Machine Learning video, we built an experiment to predict possible buyers with a data set used to analyze prospective buyers and determine whether they were likely to buy our product or not. We also discuss how we were able to take the outcome of this experiment and make it into something that we could integrate with other applications to optimize the predictive analytics experiment. Through the sample we created I am able to go to my scoring model, set a publishing input and set a publishing output. The setting of the input and output will give Azure the information it needs to publish a … [Continue reading]

SWC Best Practices: Security Managed Services

Susie Cummings SWC Technology Partners

SWC Best Practices: Security Managed Services Today a lot of our conversations with midmarket C-level executives are focused around the uncertainty of what’s really happening from an IT security perspective. We have a number of prospects and customers that are constantly getting hit with viruses and security threats and they don’t know … [Continue reading]

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: Log Files

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: Log Files As my last blog mentioned, one tool in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) troubleshooting toolbox is the monitoring workspace console. The monitoring workspace console provides a wealth of information and is a great place to start looking when you receive an error message. But sometimes … [Continue reading]

Microsoft Lync Helps Tandem HR Weather the Storm

Author Adam Ferguson SWC Technology Partners

Microsoft Lync Helps Tandem HR Weather the Storm With winter right around the corner, Tandem HR turned to SWC to deploy a telephony solution that would help make their employees more mobile and productive outside the office. We deployed Microsoft Lync, which enabled their team to work remotely and still answer client calls 24/7 – even during … [Continue reading]

SWC Best Practices: From a Security Perspective, What is the Worst Case Scenario?

Tommy Montgomery SWC Technology Partners

SWC Best Practices: From a Security Perspective, What is the Worst Case Scenario? Every day we are seeing a rise in the number of security events with an estimated 117,339 daily attacks, it’s scary to think that your organization or the organizations you conduct business with might be vulnerable. However, this number is a low estimate as … [Continue reading]