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Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite

Driving Your Digital Transformation


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 1-19
  3. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 21-93
  4. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 95-126
  5. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 127-168
  6. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 169-226
  7. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 227-290
  8. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 291-350
  9. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 351-396
  10. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 397-473
  11. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 475-516
  12. Bob Familiar, Jeff Barnes
    Pages 517-518
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 519-525

About this book


Learn how today’s businesses can transform themselves by leveraging real-time data and advanced machine learning analytics. 

This book provides prescriptive guidance for architects and developers on the design and development of modern Internet of Things (IoT) and Advanced Analytics solutions. In addition, Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite offers patterns and practices for those looking to engage their customers and partners through Software-as-a-Service solutions that work on any device.

Whether you're working in Health & Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Retail, Smart Cities and Buildings or Process Control, there exists a common platform from which you can create your targeted vertical solutions. Business in Real-Time Using Azure IoT and Cortana Intelligence Suite uses a reference architecture as a road map. Building on Azure’s PaaS services, you'll see how a solution architecture unfolds that demonstrates a complete end-to-end IoT and Advanced Analytics scenario.


Internet of Things IoT Azure Stream Processing Edge Analytics Machine Learning Cognitive APIs Big Data Data Lake Device Management Device Twin Visual Studio Team Services DevOps Streaming Analytics Data Factory and Data Lake Real-time Analytics with Power BI Notification Hubs Push Notifications Cognitive APIs Bot Framework

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.SudburyUSA
  2. 2.MiamiUSA

About the authors

Bob Familiar is the National Pracice Director for BlueMetal. Bob Familiar has been in the software industry for 30 years having worked for both ISVs such as Dunn & Bradstreet Software and ON Technology and for Microsoft as a Principal Consultant, Architect Evangelist and Director of Technology Evangelism. Bob holds a Masters in Computer Science from Northeastern and a patent for Object Relational Database and Distributed Computing and is the Author of Microservices, IoT and Azure by Apress.

Jeff Barnes is a Cloud Solution Architect on the Microsoft Partner Enterprise Architect Team (PEAT) where he helps global Microsoft partners with pre-sales Azure architecture support.  Jeff has been in the industry for over 30 years and he has been with Microsoft for the last (18) years.  During that time, he has held several key Software Architect roles at Microsoft including consulting, evangelism, and partner divisions. Prior to Microsoft, Jeff worked for several Fortune 500 financial, manufacturing, and retail companies.  Jeff holds a Bachelor of Management Information Systems from Florida State University and is the author of Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Machine Learning by Microsoft Press.

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