About The Author

Colby Ford

Dr. Colby Ford is an AI Architect at BlueGranite. Coming from a background in mathematics, statistics, and computational biology, he combines this expertise to bring AI to everyone. Using R, Python, and Spark, he puts Machine Learning to work to gain insight from data. Outside of BlueGranite, Colby is an avid genomics researcher. Check out Colby’s website at


Machine Learning & AI, Health & Life Sciences

Give Your Genomics Pipeline a *Glow* Up in Azure Databricks

Machine Learning & AI, Health & Life Sciences

SIR Modeling on Azure: COVID-19 Hospital Impact Model for Epidemics

Machine Learning & AI, Health & Life Sciences

Let's Talk About COVID-19: Part I

Machine Learning & AI, Azure Databricks

Comparing Azure Machine Learning Service and Azure Databricks

Machine Learning & AI

Recap of rstudio::conf(2020) for Data Science and Machine Learning

All, Health & Life Sciences, Azure Databricks

Scaling your Genomics Pipeline in the Cloud with Azure Databricks

Machine Learning & AI, Azure Databricks

Migrating & Scaling Machine Learning Models to Azure Databricks for Cloud-Powered AI

Azure Databricks

Introducing the Databricks Unified Analytics Platform for Genomics

Machine Learning & AI, Azure Databricks

Recap: Spark+AI Summit 2018

Machine Learning & AI, Cognitive Services

Cognitive Services Showcase:  API Search Tools

Machine Learning & AI, Azure Databricks

Let Azure do the Heavy Lifting on Your AI Workload

Machine Learning & AI, Data Science

Recap of rstudio::conf(2018)

Azure Databricks

Microsoft Azure & Databricks = Cloud-Scale Spark Power

Machine Learning & AI, Financial Services, Retail & Consumer Goods

Maximize Your Customer Retention by Predicting Customer Churn

Machine Learning & AI

Become the Maestro of your Genomics Workflow with Bioconductor and Microsoft R Server

Machine Learning & AI, Manufacturing & Industrial

Publishing Predictive Web Services with Microsoft R Server

Data Visualization, Health & Life Sciences

Data Visualization for Bioinformatics with R in Power BI

Machine Learning & AI

Webinar Recap: Distributed Computing & R Server

Machine Learning & AI

SAS Enterprise Guide vs. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Machine Learning & AI, R

ImpoRting and ExpoRting: Getting Data Into and Out of R


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