The Tottori Prefectural Chuo Hospital, a 417-bed facility that serves a population of 250,000 people in southern Japan, is using Microsoft Business Intelligence to streamline interdisciplinary teams and help clinicians coordinate care better.
Gartner has put Microsoft in the “Leaders Quadrant” of the research firm’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms. The nod was given based on Microsoft’s completeness of vision and ability to execute in the BI and analytics market.
For over 20 years, Microsoft Research’s labs around the world have focused on research across a broad spectrum of topics in computer science. From the start, the organization has invested heavily in pioneering breakthroughs in machine intelligence, including efforts in machine learning and big data. In this interview, Distinguished Scientist Eric Horvitz talks about advances he sees on the horizon, the influence they will have on your daily life, and how insights from big data and developing more intelligent software and services will change the world.
Big data has exploded into the mainstream, and very soon harnessing the power of information won’t just be a matter of profitability, but of survival. Microsoft has the tools to help businesses survive and thrive in the dawning age of big data.