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HoloLens: transform your business

Microsoft's HoloLens is one of the most magical pieces of technology and it could change the world. The device, announced on January 21 2015, has immediately attracted a lot of interest. Alex Kipman (the Kinect creator) presented it during a TED conference on March 25, 2016. I had the good fortune to see the first Italian demo at Microsoft House, my...

03/15/2017 | Data & AI

  During last years I had the opportunity to work with IBM Watson Services, I had great time with the Visual Recognition service and Retrieve and Rank service, you can browse my blog to find a lot of scenarios where I use Watson's services.  I used Watson web-based APIs to help customers tailor services to their businesses, integrate into their...

Artificial Intelligence
03/09/2017 | Data & AI

  'Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?' he asked. 'Begin at the beginning,' the King said gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end: then stop.' As Digital Architect at Microsoft, it is a great pleasure for me to have the opportunity of working on the Artificial intelligence area. According wikipedia the Artificial intelligence (AI) is intelligence...

The future of shopping: emotion tracking meets retail

  The future of shopping is going to look a lot more analytical in the near future and add the Computer Vision and the Face Recognition to track emotions and engagement. I think that the retail sector is that it combines four areas: business, psychology, human behavior and of course the technology. According to me in next months the emotion...

Microsoft Forum 2017

Microsoft Italy´s leading partner and customer conference, the Microsoft Forum will be arriving at Milan on the 8th of March for its second edition. The event, focused on Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation in the digital era, is dedicated to the Italian businesses and shows the potential of Microsoft technologies and its partners' solutions. Business agility for all sales, logistic, purchase...

Digital transformation for Microsoft’s cloud customers

  A digital transformation is remaking companies and their factories, bringing the intersection of manufacturing and technology even closer, enabling that transformation are systems of intelligence that help companies gain insight and take action from big data, optimize their operations and change the very nature of the business models around their industrial products. Just few examples: At Rolls-Royce, advanced analytics...