More Companies using R

July 4, 2017
By

[This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here)
Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.

Here's a quick roundup of some case studies published recently on the Microsoft Customer Stories portal, with examples of companies running R in production environments using the Microsoft stack.

eToro, the social trading network, uses Microsoft R Server and Azure Machine Learning so that investors can automatically duplicate market strategies and actual investment decisions of successful traders in the eToro network to use in their own portfolios.

Acxiom, the marketing analytics company, is using SQL Server R Services to build more accurate models using larger data sets, which results in more precisely targeted marketing for customers.

Merck, the pharmaceutical company, is using Microsoft R Server for Hadoop to analyze the various factors that affect the cold chain such as origin, destination, shipment route, external weather, and logistics providers. With an improved temperature-controlled supply route, Merck can reduce wastage caused by temperature fluctuations.

PROS, the dynamic pricing software company, uses Microsoft Azure and Microsoft SQL Server 2016 with R Services to to keep up-to-the-minute pricing accurate, competitive, and profitable.

WorldSmart, the retail technology specialist, uses Azure Stream Analytics services and Microsoft R Server to drive several of its Machine Learning forecasts and analysis.

dv01, the financial reporting and analytics platform, uses Microsoft SQL Server 2016 running on Azure Virtual Machines and R to bring greater transparency to the consumer lending market.

Heartland Bank, in New Zealand, replaced SAS with Microsoft R Server and SQL Server to analyze risk, evaluate credit lines, and understand cash flows.

You can find more case studies at the Microsoft Customer Stories portal.

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: Revolutions.

R-bloggers.com offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials about learning R and many other topics. Click here if you're looking to post or find an R/data-science job.
Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.



If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Comments are closed.

Search R-bloggers

Sponsors

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)