I recently took part in the UK Tech Communities (UKCT) Bots and AI Hackathon at Microsoft Reactor in London, which was an opportunity to hear from experts on AI and the Bot Framework and then…
If you saw any of Microsoft Ignite 2018 you will know that bots and AI are a big focus for software development. Today we are at Microsoft Reactor in London with fellow developers from across the UK for the ‘Bots and AI Hackathon’ event – if you are here please say hello!
Ballard Chalmers has been one of the leading custom software development companies and top cloud consultants in the UK for 13 years (officially!). In that time, we’ve helped hundreds of companies grow, improve, and advance. Now, we are proud to announce that, based on the Clutch metric, we are being ranked among top companies from industries all over the world in the Clutch 1000…
If you have started using it, you may have found that backing up Azure Cosmos DB is pretty limited by default. The simplest way I have found to do this…
See how Microsoft has approached modernising infrastructure with the hybrid cloud and learn how you can too by registering for their webinar here (external link).
Azure Integration Services allows you to build new solutions that connect resources on-premises and in the cloud. Today from 16:30 – 18:00 GMT, members of Microsoft’s Azure Integration Services product and engineering teams will be hosting a joint Twitter ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session for API Management, Logic Apps, Service Bus, and Event Grid.
We are not superstitious types at Ballard Chalmers and are happy to announce that today is our 13th official anniversary!
On 5 December 2005, Geoff Ballard and Andrew Chalmers put pen to paper to formally merge their respective IT consultancies into one. Since that day, Ballard Chalmers has established itself as one of the leading enterprise software engineering companies in the UK with a big reputation for getting complex jobs done – on time, and in budget.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients, our partners, and our staff – Thank you!
Microsoft’s developer event, Microsoft Connect() 2018 took place yesterday. There were plenty of exciting announcements made this year, including the general availabilities of both Azure Machine Learning service and the custom translation capability in Translator Text Cognitive Service, and Preview availabilities of Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK and Azure Functions Python support.
All of the sessions are available on the Connect() website, as well as keynotes from Scott Hanselman (Principal Program Manager at Microsoft) and Scott Guthrie (Executive Vice President of the Cloud and Enterprise group at Microsoft).
Microsoft has announced general availability of the Azure Machine Learning service, enabling developers to build, train and deploy machine learning models. Using Azure Machine Learning, developers can automate model selection and tuning, increase productivity with DevOps for machine learning, and deploy models simply.
SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 17.9.1 is generally available! Learn about the release in the Microsoft SQL Server blog here.