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Announcing the Power BI Usage Metrics Solution Template

Today, we want to highlight one of the newest solution templates available on AppSource, the new Power BI Usage Metrics Solution Template, built by our partner Neal Analytics.  It provides a comprehensive view of user activity across your entire Power BI tenant.  In addition to providing a detailed view of who’s creating, viewing, sharing or deleting content across all the workspaces in your organization, it also contains more detailed information around additional items like which items in your tenant are using premium capacity, what are the gateway names and types currently deployed, and the data refresh schedules currently setup for your reports and datasets.  It’s an invaluable new way for Power BI administrators to monitor and identify adoption and usage of Power BI throughout their organization.

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To set up this solution template you will need the following:

When deployed, the solution template takes advantage of the Office 365 Management API to access the audit logs for your Power BI tenant.  It’ll fully automate the entire data extraction and transformation for you and store that data in a Azure SQL database, which gets updated every few hours going forward, depending on the update frequency you select.   

Try it out & let us know

If you’d like to learn more about the Power BI Usage Metrics solution template, Adam Saxton has put together a new YouTube video that provides more details and a hands-on look at the solution.  Once you’re ready to get started, you can follow this link to go directly to setup page for the solution.  We’re excited to have you get started using this solution template from the folks at Neal Analytics. The team is always interested in any thoughts or feedback – you can reach us through our alias (pbisolntemplates@microsoft.com) or by leaving a comment on the Power BI Solution Template Community page.

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Brightpoint Health remains committed to New York’s neediest after more than 25 years

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Nonprofit Leverages NetSuite Software Donation, Pro Bono Volunteers to Grow, Further its Mission

SUITECONNECT—NEW YORK, N.Y.—February 13, 2018—Oracle NetSuite, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Brightpoint Health, a New York-based nonprofit is using NetSuite OneWorld to expand and further its mission to bring compassionate health care and services to New York’s underserved, coordinating behavioral health, primary care and social services.

Founded in 1990 during the AIDS epidemic, Brightpoint Health began as a 66-bed residential facility in the Bronx, serving people living with AIDS who were also struggling with substance abuse. The organization was able to provide comfort and support to thousands of patients, many of whom had been rejected by their families and communities. As AIDS became a treatable condition, Brightpoint expanded its program to provide medical and dental care, behavioral health care, substance abuse treatment and referrals, even as it continues to offer Adult Day Health Care services for its HIV-positive clients. Today, Brightpoint serves more than 30,000 New Yorkers annually across all five boroughs. Among the clients it serves, over 80 percent are recipients of Medicaid and about 70 percent are homeless. For many clients, in addition to instability due to poverty and inadequate housing, their health challenges often include multiple chronic medical and behavioral problems. As a Federally-Qualified Health Center, no one is turned away, regardless of whether or not they have insurance.

“We’re serving the population that needs us the most and putting the patient at the center,” said Dr. Barbara Zeller, chief clinical officer, Brightpoint Health.

To achieve that goal, Brightpoint strives to maintain continuous engagement with clients so they can develop the tools to care for themselves, manage their medical and behavioral challenges, and transform their health and their lives for the better.

“Just to be able to come here and see the doctor, it lightens my load a lot,” said Ebony Towns, a Brightpoint patient. “It helps to know that people actually care still. They care.”

In 2013, Brightpoint began a concentrated expansion effort, opening 11 new sites in a five-year period. As part of that expansion, it invested significantly in its Quality Management Department, seeking to become a data-driven organization with an electronic health record for primary care, behavioral health and dental services. That year, Brightpoint served 4,735 patients, including 2,510 new patients, for a total of 23,357 visits.

Amidst that expansion, Brightpoint quickly determined that its existing DOS-based financial system could no longer meet its needs. After surveying other health care practices and evaluating Microsoft Dynamics GP, Brightpoint selected NetSuite OneWorld for its breadth of functionality, reporting, real-time view of operations and multi-subsidiary management to help manage the organization’s four subsidiaries. Month-end close, which once took 90 days, can now be done in 15 days. The comprehensive view of the organization also allows management to make informed decisions, whether that’s merging an outside physician’s practice into the organization or devoting additional resources to specific locations. In the first two years after implementing NetSuite OneWorld, revenue went up 33 percent and visits went up 77 percent, while the organization continued to open new locations. Now with 13 health centers and multiple service locations, Brightpoint served close to 34,000 patients in 2017 with 188,790 visits.

As a nonprofit, Brightpoint qualified for a donation from Oracle NetSuite Social Impact, which makes available free and discounted software to qualified nonprofits and social enterprises. It has also taken advantage of Suite Pro Bono, where NetSuite employees provided their time and expertise to help Brightpoint Health with NetSuite training and customizations. Brightpoint was also the nonprofit that received technical expertise from NetSuite customers, partners and employees during the Hackathon 4Good at SuiteWorld17. That’s allowed Brightpoint to funnel more of its resources toward helping those in need.

“We’re very mission focused,” said Zeller. “NetSuite gives us the support and visibility into operations to continue to serve the neediest New Yorkers.”

About Oracle NetSuite Social Impact
Founded in 2006, Oracle NetSuite Social Impact is empowering nonprofits to use NetSuite to further their mission, regardless of their ability to pay. More than 1,000 nonprofits and social enterprises around the world are supported by NetSuite Social Impact, which provides software donations to qualified organizations. The program also includes Suite Pro Bono, under which NetSuite employees provide their expertise to help nonprofits with training and customizations to make the most of the platform. To learn more about NetSuite Social Impact, please visit www.netsuite.com/socialimpact and follow on Twitter at @NS_SocialImpact.

About Oracle NetSuite
Oracle NetSuite pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution in 1998, establishing the world’s first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the internet. Today, it provides a suite of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), HR and omnichannel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries.

For more information, please visit http://www.netsuite.com.

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Broken Corporate Processes Degrade Customer Experience: Survey

Broken corporate processes have been contributing to negative customer experiences,
a recent survey suggests.

One thousand employees in United States companies with a workforce of 500 or more who work on a computer or mobile device for more than five hours a day responded to the online survey conducted by
Nintex.

Overall, 54 percent observed broken administrative processes within their organization, and 39 percent saw broken document management or sales processes.

Top broken administrative processes:

  • Identifying and recommending problem fixes at the company level (37 percent);
  • Identifying and recommending problem fixes at the team level (34 percent); and
  • Submitting expenses (28 percent).

Top broken document management or sales processes:

  • Locating documents (49 percent);
  • Document sharing (43 percent);
  • Document approval requests (43 percent);
  • Pulling and finding data on sales (41 percent);
  • Completing and filing new client paperwork (34 percent);
  • Document versioning (33 percent);
  • Getting sales contracts signed, negotiated and approved (27 percent);
  • Communicating sales results to the company (23 percent);
  • Referring potential new business (19 percent); and
  • Recommending a new business line or product to the management team (15 percent).

The findings on document mismanagement “definitely revealed some of the biggest issues in today’s organizations,” said Nintex spokesperson Kristin Treat.

“If employees can’t simply access or share files, their leaders can’t expect them to complete projects in a timely manner,” she told CRM Buyer.

Difficulty pulling sales data signals another growing issue, Treat said. “As organizations become increasingly reliant on customer data to personalize the customer experience, companies will need to significantly improve their data management processes to keep tip with the competition and attract clients.”

Sales, Document Management Are Key

Revamping sales and document management processes “may not be top of mind for C-suite leaders,” Treat noted. “They often underestimate the impact these small processes have on both employees and customers.”

Further, while CRM platforms and sales automation tools are becoming a necessity, many employees may not know how to effectively use the technology, she pointed out.

Organizations should “prioritize continual employee training for new platforms to patch up these processes and ensure everyone’s working as efficiently as possible,” Treat suggested.

Marketing: Tough Administrative Haul

Another area of inefficiencies occurs in partner marketing, which recently has become more important for many companies.

A survey of 100 senior U.S. marketing executives conducted last fall by
WorkSpan found the following:

  • 78 percent of respondents employed someone solely to track the progress of marketing campaigns;
  • 47 percent spent more than four hours each week in meetings to review the progress of marketing projects; and
  • 27 percent used at least 10 different software programs to collaborate with marketing partners and colleagues.

There’s “a significant lack of innovation” in alliance business processes that cross company boundaries, said Chip Rodgers, VP of marketing at WorkSpan.

“To date, there has been no cross-company go-to-market business process automation to manage the complexities of these relationships,” he told CRM Buyer, “for a single source of the truth and effective, efficient processes to win in the market together.”

Solving the Process Patchwork Problem

Most companies are “made up of systems, processes and rules that have been layered over each other,” observed Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group.

Automating processes at once isn’t the answer, because “automating a bad design will likely make things worse,” he told CRM Buyer. “You have to step back and redesign the system first.”

Companies should first conduct a forensic holistic review of their processes, then develop and execute a plan to “massively reduce” the complexity and control gaps in their policies and processes, Enderle recommended.

Once that is done, companies can automate piecemeal.

“Implementing workflow automation doesn’t necessarily have to start from the top down,” Nintex’s Treat said.

“Companies can automate first the one process that has the most significant effect on their ROI,” then assess its impact on customer satisfaction and employee efficiency, and evaluate what to automate next, she suggested.

That approach also would make it easier for employees to adapt, Treat said, and be willing to adopt similar workflows later.
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Printing from Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

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The ability to print transactions and reports is a simple but critical aspect of user experience and productivity. Regardless of industry vertical, a common business expectation is to have a hosted ERP application configured in the Cloud.

As transactions are being performed, they need to be reported, shared, and printed between stakeholders and decision makers. Users trying to print documents on network devices from hosted applications often face challenges such as print drivers that might incompatible or not available on their device. In some cases, the user’s device might not be connected or able to connect to the corporate network due to infrastructure constraints.

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, you can seamlessly print documents from a local or network-connected printer device as long as it provides integrated services supporting an HTML5 client and uses hosted client applications with Microsoft Office 365 services. This makes it easy to generate, store, and distribute documents. You can print documents and export reports directly from the client as PDF files or Microsoft Office documents. In this blog, we’ll explain how printers are installed and configured to print documents.

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations offers a downloadable embedded application, known as Document Routing Agent (DRA) that you can use to enable network printing scenarios. DRA manages the spooling of the documents and can access both local and network printers that are connected to the computer running the Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations application in the Cloud.

Here are a few pre-requisites for configuring the Document Routing Agent:

  • The Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) account that is used to configure the Document Routing Agent must share the same domain as the Azure tenant.
  • The application requires Adobe Acrobat Viewer.
  • The DRA is supported only on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, or on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Access to network printing resources requires Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) authentication.

These steps need to be followed to install and configure DRA:

1. Open the Manage network printers page (Organization administration > Setup > Network printers).

2. On the Options tab, in the Application group, click Download document routing agent installer. Run the downloaded file to begin the installation process.

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3. Complete the setup process.

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After the application is installed, you can begin to register local printers as network printers for the Finance and Operations applications.

4. Close all browser instances that are running the Finance and Operations application. This resets the local Azure authentication tokens.

5. On your desktop, run the Document Routing Agent. On the toolbar, click Settings.

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6. Update following parameters:

  • Application ID – The ID that is unique to the application and should be entered automatically.
  • Finance and Operations URL – The base URL of the Finance and Operations application.
  • Azure AD tenant – The domain name of the Azure AD.

7. Click OK.

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8. Click Sign in to sign in to your account. Once successfully signed in, the Printers button becomes available on the toolbar.

9. On the toolbar, click Printers.

10. Select the printers to make available in the Finance and Operations applications.

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11. Specify a default name for the printer.

12. Click OK. The selected printer devices will be registered in the Finance and Operations application.

To complete the print job, the registered network printer needs to be marked Active and it can be done by following the below steps:

  • Open the Manage network printers page (Organization administration > Setup > Network printers).
  • Edit the existing entries that are mapped to each network printer. As part of your changes, edit the connection path.
  • To include a printer as an option in the Print Destinations field, set the Active field to Yes.

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  • Click Save.

Now you are all set to print from Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations! Check out our blog for more guides to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.

Happy Dynamics 365’ing!

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Qualcomm partners with Hatch for cloud-based mobile games service

Hatch Entertainment wants to create a cloud-based games-on-demand service for mobile gamers, and it is announcing a big partnership today to make it happen with Qualcomm.

Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies will collaborate with Hatch on delivering next-generation cloud-based gaming experiences on servers based on the Qualcomm Centriq 2400.

The 10-nanometer server processor has 48 cores, and Qualcomm is pitching it as a disruptive new solution for cloud computing. Qualcomm’s chip is optimized for cloud workloads and is designed to deliver throughput performance for highly threaded cloud native applications that are developed as micro-services.

Above: Hatch is an on-demand mobile games service.

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Angry Birds publisher Rovio spun out Hatch in November 2016 as a new kind of social hub for mobile titles. Not only does it enable mobile gamers to share their passion, it also creates new kinds of shared experiences where players can join and play single-player titles together.

“Our vision is to let people discover, play, and share great games instantly and in real time, bringing people together over games they love,” said Hatch CEO Juhani Honkala in a statement. “Our collaboration with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies is a significant leap forward in advancing our existing gaming technology and platform, which offers users a fun and completely new kind of gaming experience on mobile.”

Hatch will allow consumers to play and share full-featured games over the cloud, and it will offer developers a new way to reach mass audiences on mobile for premium titles.

Hatch streams a game to consumers from the cloud. That means there are no downloads, no updates, and no in-app purchases. It has a native multiplayer experience. You can, for instance, play a single-player version of Monument Valley on Hatch. A friend could watch you play — or even take over the game and play while you become a spectator.

Hatch offers an instant game collection, curated to provide the highest quality gaming experiences. Players can easily play together with their friends and family, as well as share gameplay moments as they happen. Games on Hatch live in the cloud, so playing is instant — with no downloads, updates, or in-app purchases.

To make all that happen, Hatch needs low-latency networking performance on mobile data networks. It wants to deliver full-featured games at 60 frames per second over the Internet with less than half the bandwidth required for video-based game streaming solutions or streaming HD video.

For Hatch, Qualcomm Centriq 2400’s 48-core processor will provide a large number of game instances per server, and that will keep per-user server costs lower.

“The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 server processor was purpose-built for cloud to deliver exceptional performance-per-watt and performance-per-dollar,” said Vishal Gupta, vice president business development at Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, in a statement. “We bring high compute density and energy efficiency with Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to help drive Hatch’s innovative cloud game streaming solution.”

Hatch will show its tech at Qualcomm’s booth at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona from February 26 to March 1.

Hatch’s beta version is out now for Android users (version 6 and up) in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Luxembourg, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. More countries will come online later.

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Wolfram Alpha bug?

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Unsupervised Learning Part 2: The AML Connection

Putting innovation into production is a big theme at FICO, as we commercialize analytic breakthroughs from FICO Labs into the products our customers rely on, worldwide. Recently, this has included applying advanced unsupervised learning to money laundering, one of the many domains in which FICO technology fights financial crime.

In my first blog about unsupervised learning, I took a deep dive into this machine learning technique, which draws inferences in the absence of outcomes. In a nutshell: “Good unsupervised learning requires more care, judgement and experience than supervised, because there is no clear, mathematically representable goal for the computer to blindly optimize to without understanding the underlying domain.”

Springboarding from that blog, today’s post covers three categories of unsupervised learning that FICO has investigated, refined and put into our anti-money laundering (AML) solutions.

The State of the Art in Unsupervised Analytics

Category 1: Finding distance-based outliers relative to training points

This category of unsupervised learning quantifies “outlierness” under the principle that if a query point is close to many training points, it is considered ordinary, but if it is further from them, then it should score higher (e.g., to denote greater outlierness). These are the most well-known and intuitive approaches, and what a data scientist would typically respond with if given a pop quiz to find outliers in multi-dimensional data. Here are two classic techniques:

  • Near-neighbor statistics, for example, the average distance from the query point to its M closest neighbors, with higher values corresponding to greater outlies. Arbitrariness in the metric is a difficult problem, and run-time scoring requires potentially expensive searches through saved data.
  • Clustering, a technique that, in training, estimates a finite number of cluster centers, thus characterizing the dataset in a fewer number of prototypical points. Score points are determined by the query points’ distance to their closest cluster center. Clustering suffers from an arbitrary free parameter that defines the number of clusters.

These techniques hinge on the choice of metric, and excess feature cross-correlation can be a big problem.  A Mahalanobis distance may help somewhat with correlation, but performs poorly with the frequently encountered non-Gaussian distributions and categorical features. Focusing on the difficulties involved in defining a proper metric becomes a matter of art and science trying to deal with cross-correlation and improper variable scaling, which emphasizes some outliers while being less sensitive to others.

Category 2: Machine learning of underlying data

Unsupervised learning methods that adapt to underlying data present a more sophisticated approach with explicit machine learning. They are less commonly used and understood than the Category 1 methods, but have some support in published scholarly and scientific literature. Based on ML concepts, these methods are more adaptive to the underlying data even when they have complex distributions and correlations.

  • An explicit dot-product/metric is necessary in the kernel function and has major effects on results
  • A significant number of training data must be stored for scoring
  • The raw score has no quantitative interpretation and often has a very ugly empirical distribution

Furthermore, the training procedure for the OCSVM, like most support vector models, does not scale sufficiently to the sizes of data sets now commonly encountered.

  • Neural-network autoencoders train multi-layer neural networks to predict their inputs, with a hidden layer “bottleneck” of smaller dimensionality than the original space. Outliers are those points that are less predictable than inliers. Autoencoders adapt to nonlinearity well, and explicitly reduce redundancy in inputs by mapping to a lower-dimensional manifold. In addition, being a neural network, training is easily scalable to large data set sizes, scoring is fast and score distributions are smooth.

    Neural network practitioners can readily use this technique to adapt to combined continuous and categorical features. There are still some arbitrary choices in the distance metric, but the arbitrary element has less direct impact than in previously described methods in which the metric intimately controls the geometry.

Category 3: Probabilistic and topological detection

Probablistic and topological methods showcase FICO’s latest machine learning innovations; our data science team is unaware of any other technique that has all the associated advantages. FICO has developed and implemented these in our labs from scratch, mindful of our experience with the previously discussed varieties of unsupervised learning.

  • Probabilistic neural-network outlier detection obtains a true calibrated probability estimate by starting from an analytically compact probability model. Bayesian principles are used to correct and enhance the first stage with a multi-layer neural network, to best represent the observed training data. With probabilistic neural-network outlier detection, training is scalable to large data sizes; scoring is rapid and provides smooth, calibrated probability estimates; and through the neural network, learns complex correlations. Furthermore, the flexibility of the starting probability model has let FICO’s data science team overcome the vexing boundaries and constraints of methods with explicit distances, such as the one-class SVM.
  • “Topological” outlier detection finds outliers that show patterns and relationships which are rarely or never seen in the baseline data. Some new data may be an outlier compared to the training database by being exaggerations or mutations of normal data. For instance, professional athletes are outliers in being often faster and stronger than 99.9% of us. But other sorts of outliers, which we call “topological” or “structural”, are even more exotic, showing patterns and relationships never or rarely seen in the baseline data. So, compared to professional athletes, imagine an otherwise normal person who happens to have an entirely different configuration of internal organs. That individual would be a topological outlier!

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Advanced Analytics for AML

FICO’s advanced analytics for anti-money laundering incorporates our most sophisticated machine learning-based outlier detection technologies. One key feature of our product is a quantification, from transaction and other data, of the degree of unusual and risky behavior that a few customers exhibit relative to the bulk of low-risk customers. Our fundamental innovations in unsupervised modeling and outlier scoring have improved the sophistication, palatability and success to tackle one of the world’s most elusive and disturbing channels: money laundering and associated crimes against humanity.

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2/21 Webinar: Be a Full Stack Power BI Jedi – A walkthrough of Power BI most advanced features through Star Wars data

Be a Full Stack Power BI Jedi – A walkthrough of Power BI most advanced features through Star Wars data.

 Are you a Power BI Jedi? Do you have the powers to become one, and join the fight for insights? In this hands-on session we will build together a Power BI report that analyzes Star Wars data from a web service. We will create custom functions to iterate over paged results and extract the entire dataset of characters and species. We will apply three different techniques to calculate the body mass index (BMI) of the Star Wars characters, and create smart mashups using Cartesian Product to classify BMI into different categories. Finally, we will apply What-If techniques to explore better BMI calculations for droids (Being made out of metal, doesn’t help your BMI).

When:  2/21/2018

Where: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0Qk5V8dvgg

Gil Raviv MVP 1 2/21 Webinar: Be a Full Stack Power BI Jedi – A walkthrough of Power BI most advanced features through Star Wars data

Gil Raviv is a Microsoft MVP, Analytics Group Manager at Avanade, and a Power BI expert. As a former Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel Product team, Gil led the design and integration of Power Query as the next-generation Get-Data technology in Excel 2016, and became an extreme M practitioner (M=Power Query formula language).

Gil is a highly skilled Software Development & Product Manager with 18 years of experience, and four US patents in the domains of social networks, cyber security, and web. He also held a variety of innovative roles in the Israeli Cyber Security industry, where he was harnessing the power of data analytics and big data to deliver new security products from advanced threat detection and reporting solutions for enterprises, to protection of kids on Facebook.

In his blog DataChant.com, Gil has been evangelizing about Power BI & Power Query since he moved to his new home at Chicagoland, and recently received the Microsoft MVP Award in Data Platform Category. Read more here.

Contact the author at gilra@datachant.com

Find Gil’s MVP Profile or other MVPs here.

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Enterprise Data Science, faster and more secure with RapidMiner 8.1

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Now server users can monitor vital process information like status, percentage of progress, current running operator, etc. Expanding on the new distributed and scalable execution architecture released in 8.0, you can monitor processes inside specific job containers.

Security compliance

The Improved encryption for user credentials stored in RapidMiner and enterprise-grade protection against attacks and uploads of dangerous files delivers industry standard security to your enterprise data science deployments. Easily deploy Server at scale, more robust and secure than ever before.

Global search

This is a feature that has got a lot of data scientists excited and is going to make life easier for all our users, speeding up their daily work as global search sifts through their repositories to quickly retrieve anything of interest- including processes, models, operators, extensions and even UI actions. No need to search through your complete folder structure anymore: everything is now at hand!

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