Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – October’2023

Our meeting for October’2023 took place on October 18th, starting at 6 PM Central Time. It was an in-person event, and our sponsor, Improving, hosted the event at their new office located at – Improving, 18881 W Dodge Road, STE 120E, Elkhorn, NE 68022. Please find the parking directions at the end of this post.

Our sponsor provided food and drinks 15-20 minutes before the start of the meeting. The meeting was not recorded.

Title: Generative AI: A little bit of this and a little bit of that
Large Language Models (LLMs) have made significant strides, influencing various aspects of our professional and personal lives. However, their integration into the corporate world remains measured and slow. This presentation explores the current state and limitations of LLMs, offering an analysis of relevant academic literature and its applications in the business world. A detailed framework for effectively incorporating LLMs into corporate workflows will be discussed. The session will conclude with a demonstration, providing insights into the practical utility of LLMs in a business setting.

Speaker: Sudhir Gajre
With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Sudhir specializes in helping small and large businesses effectively use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data. During his 14 years as a Microsoft employee, he assisted clients in adopting the Microsoft Data and Cloud platform for their business initiatives. He was an AI practice director for a large consulting company, where Sudhir helped set up an AI consulting practice and helped enterprise clients implement large-scale AI applications. In his current role, he is responsible for solutioning AI and Generative AI-based solutions for financial services clients. Sudhir’s passion for AI is fueled by its ability to transform industries, particularly through Generative AI (aka ChatGPT), and he has been fortunate to work on several projects that have leveraged AI to create innovative solutions. Sudhir has recently focused on Generative AI technologies and is keen on leveraging them to enhance business productivity. In addition to his work in the industry, Sudhir is honored to serve as an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, for the past 12 years, where he shares his expertise with students. He also writes on Generative AI topics on his LinkedIn page.

Sponsor: Improving Omaha
Improving Omaha is a custom software development company that specializes in Modern APIs, Real-Time Data, Platform Engineering, Data Engineering, Web and Mobile, and UX/UI.  We are one of 17 Enterprises that make up Improving across North America.  Check out their website for more details:

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