MIRAI NEWS

Agile Series: Agile Frameworks»

Following up on our agile series, we are happy to share an overview of the most common agile frameworks.

Europython 2019 in Basel»

The Europython 2019 conference came to Basel, Switzerland this summer! Check out our summary of this lovely event.

Impressions from useR! 2019»

This year, the greater R community gathering useR! took place in sunny Toulouse in July, bringing together over 1000 practitioners from both academia and industry.

eRum2020 in Milan»

The European R conference will visit Milan in 2020! Mirai Solutions is delighted to actively support and participate in the organization of the event.

MiraiLabs - Data Science Workshops»

We are really excited to announce our latest initiative, MiraiLabs, a series of workshops for professionals who would like to strengthen their data science skill set.

Mirai Solutions 10 Years!»

It’s time to celebrate, Mirai has turned 10 years old!

compareWith: Easy diff and merge in RStudio»

We are happy to announce the R package compareWith, providing user-friendly RStudio addins that simplify diff and merge tasks.

Agile Series: Common Mistakes when Writing User Stories in Scrum Projects»

As supporters of the agile approach and mindset we are happy to share some of our insight as Scrum practitioners.

Insurance Data Science 2019 at ETH Zurich»

The Insurance Data Science Conference 2019 took place on June 14th at ETH Zurich and Mirai Solutions was ready to contribute with a sponsorship and two talks.

Oasis Conference Zurich 2019»

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework has been building an active community, which seeks to unlock and revolutionize the world of CAT modelling.

Ready for the Insurance Data Science 2019»

Excitement is building up for the second edition (7th overall) of the Insurance Data Science (former R in Insurance)!

rTRNG: Advanced Parallel RNG in R»

Following on the recent CRAN release of rTRNG, it’s time to show its features and usage more in detail.

rTRNG on CRAN now!»

After dwelling happily on our GitHub repositories for an extended period of time, rTRNG has now finally made it to CRAN.

Insurance Data Science Approaching»

Mirai presenting TensorFlow Probability and Solvency Contagion Modeling at Insurance Data Science 2019 in Zurich.

WiDS Zurich 2019»

With one foot in the organisation and another in the audience, Mirai was in a great position to fully appreciate and enjoy the Women in Data Science Zurich 2019 event.

Mirai at MilanoR»

Introducing SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning to the Milan R community, as an example of how to communicate and visualise your R development.

Winter Event: Full Moon Snowshoe Hiking»

On a crisp Tuesday evening, we set out to Illgau to enjoy a moonlit snowshoe hike.

New training offer live»

We are pleased to announce that our revised training offer is now available on the website.

Women in Data Science Zurich 2019!»

Women in Data Science (WiDS) is taking place in Zurich for the second year in a row!

7th ETH Risk Center Dialogue Event»

Blockchain is a technology growing roots in Zurich, both in industry and academia.

2019 OASIS LMF Conferences»

We are pleased to share that the 2019 OASIS LMF conferences will again take place in Zurich and London, just one week apart in the month of June.

GGC workshop 'introduction to R with tidyverse'»

On Monday December 10th, Mirai provided a free workshop introduction to R with tidyverse, in collaboration with Geek Girls Carrots Switzerland.

Insurance Data Science Conference 2019 announced»

Mirai Solutions is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year’s edition of Insurance Data Science Conference.

Swiss Risk Association Blockchain event»

On Tuesday October 23rd, the event “Blockchain – An Enabler Of Risk Management?” organized by the Swiss Risk Association took place.

2018 OASIS LMF London Conference»

Mirai Solutions was invited to participate to the second 2018 OASIS LMF conference: “The good, the bad and the ugly”

20th Risk Day at the ETH Zurich»

ETH RiskLab organized Risk Day for the 20th time.

3rd conference on AI applied to Industry and Finance»

On September 6th, the 3rd conference on Artificial intelligence applied to Industry and Finance, hosted by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW, took place in the nice city of Winterthur.

Mirai at the Insurance Data Science 2018»

Insurance Data Science was held on 16 July 2018 at Cass Business School in London.

Summer event 2018»

This year’s Mirai summer event involved a brunch and a raft building exercise at the scenic Walensee.

eRum2018»

The eRum2018 Conference took place in Budapest on May 14th-16th.

Miranners at SOLA 2018 relay»

On May 5th, Mirai took part in the SOLA relay run in Zurich.

Mirai sponsoring Insurance Data Science 2018»

We are sponsoring again the Insurance Data Science, formerly known as R in Insurance, on 16 July 2018 at Cass Business School in London.

Mirai presenting at eRum2018»

Excited to announce that Mirai will be presenting SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning at the eRum2018 conference.

WiDS 2018 is in Zurich»

Tuesday March 20th, the Women in Data science conference 2018 took place in Zurich and our Miraier Francesca attended the event.

Mirai Bowling»

Miraiers continue to explore new skills and talents - this time at the bowling hall.

XLConnect 0.2-14»

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We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2-14, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Trip Data Analysis Using Sparklyr and Google BigQuery»

This post shows how to use Apache Spark and Google BigQuery in R via sparklyr to efficiently analyze a big dataset (NYC yellow taxi trips).

Mirai sponsoring Zurich R User Meetup»

Zurich R User Group organizes the next Zurich R User Meetup in the cool location of Viaduct Impact Hub on January 8.

#R - Deprecate functions with roxygen2»

We show how to use roxygen2 tags and templates for deprecating existing documented functions.

Mirai Curling»

Mirai went Curling!

ETH Risk Center workshop on Autonomous Decision-Making»

ETH Risk Center organized a high-class event located at the impressive Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue in Rüschlikon.

GPU Technology Conference in Munich»

The GPU Technology Conference (GTC) organized by NVIDIA is one of the most important events around GPU computing for developers, data scientists and decision makers.

EARL 2017»

Between 12th and 14th of September the Enterprise Application of R Language conference EARL took place in London.

Mirai Summer Event 2017»

Mirainers went to the beautiful Appenzell for a hike.

Finance 2.0 - Crypto '17»

On September 14th the Swiss fintech scene gathered at the 3rd Finance 2.0 conference on cryptofinance celebrated in Zurich.

ETH Risk Day 2017»

On Friday 15th September 2017, the traditional ETH Risk Day took place.

useR!2017 in Brussels»

The largest annual R conference attracted to Belgium over a thousand R enthusiasts from across the globe, with a packed week of tutorials, talks, discussions and exchange.

SDS|2017»

The 4th edition of the popular Swiss Conference on Data Science took place in Berne on June 16th. For those who missed it, here a brief first-hand impression summary.

Artificial Intelligence seminar at the ETH»

Swiss Risk association organized an interesting seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the ETH. Prominent speakers from IBM, 4th IR, Leading Edge Forum, Microsoft, and Google presented their views on the latest development of AI and its implications to modern society and business.

Mirai at useR! 2017»

From July 4 to 7 the useR!2017 will take place in Brussels, Belgium. A group of 4 Miraiers is looking forward to what has become THE flagship event of R.

R in Insurance 2017»

On Thursday 8th June the 5th edition of the R in Insurance Conference took place in Paris. Once again we were delighted to attend and support this year’s event.

R/Finance 2017 Conference News»

The R/Finance 2017 conference has been a great opportunity to meet an active community of practitioners and academics using R for applied finance.

XLConnect 0.2-13»

Research software impact

We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2‑13, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

Mirranners at Sola relay run»

Mirai employees, alumni, and friends participated again at the Sola relay run in Zurich.

Riccardo presenting at R/Finance 2017»

Mirai will be at the R/Finance 2017 conference in Chicago on May 19 and 20, with a lightning-talk about advanced RNG applied to Monte Carlo credit default simulation.

Mirai Sola team registered»

Mirai Solutions will again participate with a highly motivated team in the annual Sola relay run.

Open Data Day Hackathon»

Saturday 4th March 2017 was the Open Data Day and all around the world, events took place to celebrate sharing data.

Snowshoe hiking in Braunwald»

We spent a beautiful winter Saturday in Braunwald hiking on the fresh snow with snowshoes.

One year anniversary of Zurich R User meetup»

A Zurich R User Meetup occurred on 29th of November. For this special occasion - the meetup group turned one year - the topic was how to use R in different professions.

Conferences and Workshops Visited»

Mirai Solutions has been actively participating in various conferences and workshops this autumn. Here are the highlights.

Summer Event 2016»

The traditional Mirai Summer Event took place last week in the heart of Switzerland.

R in Insurance 2016 Conference News»

Mirai Solutions was actively present at the 4th R in Insurance Conference in London, which was a great opportunity to meet both practitioners and academics active in the field.

XLConnect 0.2-12»

Research software impact

We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2‑12, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

Miranners results at 2016 SOLA relay»

Our team of 14 “Miranners” has completed the 116.1 km of the SOLA relay run in a total time of 11:26:08.9.

Riccardo presenting at the 4th R in Insurance Conference»

The programme for the 4th R in Insurance conference is finalised. Mirai Solutions will present latest advancements on how to achieve parallel Monte Carlo simulations that are efficient, flexible and reproducible.

Mirai Solutions sponsoring R in Insurance 2016»

We are happy to announce that Mirai Solutions will be sponsoring the R in Insurance 2016 conference, taking place in London on the 11th of July.

Mirai Solutions participates in SOLA relay run»

The “Miranners” running team will once again participate in the SOLA relay run, continuing a Mirai tradition.

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