The useR! conference took place as a global online conference and we are eager to share some impressions.
Check out Mirai’s contributions to useR!2021.
What makes one an R Developer and how does it differ from being an R User?
GitHub Actions has been maturing as a CI / CD tool, therefore we updated our techguides to focus more on it.
After the success of the past series, new workshops are planned for the upcoming months!
Scrum identifies four ceremonies, but is it more or less than the usual time spent in meetings?
Technical debt piling up to a not maintainable project is any software development team nightmare.
The challenges brought by digitalization and a fast-pacing market call for an agile approach to product/software development and organization structure.
Get to know more about Mirai with the many novelties on our website.
Do not miss our presentation “Agile, the right answer for the ‘next normal’ in the insurance sector” at IDS2021.
After four hands-on workshops our journey has reached its conclusion.
A 3 hours, hands-on workshop about safe, agile and automated deployment of a Shiny App.
A year of Shiny development to continuously catch-up with the worldwide epidemic Covid-19.
A combo of 2 workshops to learn from professionals the best practices to build a Shiny App and bring it to Production.
Once again Mirai was thrilled to attend the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Zurich .
Concepts like reproducibility, integrity and collaborative development are a “must” for using R in production.
How to apply the spring cleaning principles and advanced programming to your Shiny App.
The conference scene has been revolutionized since e-Rum2020 took place, almost a year ago.
Value the users of your Shiny App: Do not overlook the power of a professional UI.
Mirai Solutions, together with Swiss Re Institute, is sponsoring the online Insurance Data Science Conference next 16 - 18 June 2021.
Let R Shiny do the storytelling job for you and add fantastic interactive interfaces for your R analysis.
We are happy to announce rTRNG 4.23.1-1, and share its journey with
valgrind, Docker and GitHub Actions.
Finally new dates! Take a visit to our upcoming workshops offer on the very exciting R Shiny topic!
Mirai Risk Metrics (MiRiM) is a Shiny app based on the Risk Metrics methodology and intended to analyze and visualize commodity data.
Many thanks to all who participated to make our first workshop series a success!
Last but not least, the workshop ‘Not Agile yet? Experience being part of a scrum team’ will bring to close Mirai first series of workshop in Data Science!
IMPORTANT! ‘Sparkling Shiny App’ Workshop now on the 9th of December.
Mirai is thrilled to announce that one of his cherished workshop Bring your Shiny App to Production will be given on December 1st!
Mirai’s workshop series continues. Next in the pipeline is Sparkling Shiny App on 24th November.
Learn how to empower your data through a Shiny interface at Mirai’s new workshop My 1ST Shiny App on 17th November.
Learn how to program like a professional: boost your R skills and get set on the path to best coding practices at Mirai’s workshop Think like a programmeR.
Discover how to use R to break free from Excel’s limitations at Mirai’s From Excel to R workshop.
IMPORTANT! Given the COVID-19 current situation in Switzerland, we felt obligated to limit our workshops series offer to solely online and so to give up on the workshops in person in Zurich .
Save the dates! Check out our upcoming workshops on some of our favorite topics: R, R-Shiny, DevOps and Agility!
We are happy to share our virtual workshop experience at e-Rum 2020, including materials and recordings.
e-Rum2020 conference connects many hundreds of R enthusiasts in virtual space!
In this post we will try to get a quick overview of the new Apache Arrow Flight framework functionality.
2020 European R Users Meeting (eRum2020) has launched CovidR, an open-source contest and pre-conference event, for R work around the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We have gathered interesting COVID-19 resources and made them easily accessible within a single gallery website.
Gain insight about the current COVID-19 pandemic with R and Shiny.
IMPORTANT! Due to COVID-19 spreading our workshop “Sharing your data science work: Transform your R code into an API with plumber” is postponed to October.
The second edition of the MiraiLabs series will take place on March 24th. Save the date!
For the 2020 Winter event, Miraiers decided to lighten their heads by practicing some flying at Windwerk in Winterthur!
We are happy to announce techguides, an open-source home for collecting technical guidelines.
The first MiraiLab, “From Prototype to Production” took place on Tuesday, September 24th, at Impact Hub, Colab.
It is always easier to understand the benefits of an agile approach once you try it out yourself.
Following up on our agile series, we are happy to share an overview of the most common agile frameworks.
The Europython 2019 conference came to Basel, Switzerland this summer! Check out our summary of this lovely event.
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.
The European R conference will visit Milan in 2020! Mirai Solutions is delighted to actively support and participate in the organization of the event.
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.
It’s time to celebrate, Mirai has turned 10 years old!
As supporters of the agile approach and mindset we are happy to share some of our insight as Scrum practitioners.
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 Loss Modelling Framework has been building an active community, which seeks to unlock and revolutionize the world of CAT modelling.
Excitement is building up for the second edition (7th overall) of the Insurance Data Science (former R in Insurance)!
After dwelling happily on our GitHub repositories for an extended period of time, rTRNG has now finally made it to CRAN.
Mirai presenting TensorFlow Probability and Solvency Contagion Modeling at Insurance Data Science 2019 in Zurich.
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.
Introducing SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning to the Milan R community, as an example of how to communicate and visualise your R development.
On a crisp Tuesday evening, we set out to Illgau to enjoy a moonlit snowshoe hike.
We are pleased to announce that our revised training offer is now available on the website.
Women in Data Science (WiDS) is taking place in Zurich for the second year in a row!
Blockchain is a technology growing roots in Zurich, both in industry and academia.
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.
On Monday December 10th, Mirai provided a free workshop introduction to R with tidyverse, in collaboration with Geek Girls Carrots Switzerland.
Mirai Solutions is proud to be one of the sponsors for this year’s edition of Insurance Data Science Conference.
On Tuesday October 23rd, the event “Blockchain – An Enabler Of Risk Management?” organized by the Swiss Risk Association took place.
Mirai Solutions was invited to participate to the second 2018 OASIS LMF conference: “The good, the bad and the ugly”
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.
Insurance Data Science was held on 16 July 2018 at Cass Business School in London.
This year’s Mirai summer event involved a brunch and a raft building exercise at the scenic Walensee.
We are sponsoring again the Insurance Data Science, formerly known as R in Insurance, on 16 July 2018 at Cass Business School in London.
Excited to announce that Mirai will be presenting SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning at the eRum2018 conference.
Tuesday March 20th, the Women in Data science conference 2018 took place in Zurich and our Miraier Francesca attended the event.
Miraiers continue to explore new skills and talents - this time at the bowling hall.
We show how to use roxygen2 tags and templates for deprecating existing documented functions.
Mirai went Curling!
ETH Risk Center organized a high-class event located at the impressive Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue in Rüschlikon.
Between 12th and 14th of September the Enterprise Application of R Language conference EARL took place in London.
Mirainers went to the beautiful Appenzell for a hike.
On September 14th the Swiss fintech scene gathered at the 3rd Finance 2.0 conference on cryptofinance celebrated in Zurich.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The R/Finance 2017 conference has been a great opportunity to meet an active community of practitioners and academics using R for applied finance.
Mirai employees, alumni, and friends participated again at the Sola relay run in Zurich.
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 Solutions will again participate with a highly motivated team in the annual Sola relay run.
Saturday 4th March 2017 was the Open Data Day and all around the world, events took place to celebrate sharing data.
We spent a beautiful winter Saturday in Braunwald hiking on the fresh snow with snowshoes.
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.
Mirai Solutions has been actively participating in various conferences and workshops this autumn. Here are the highlights.
The traditional Mirai Summer Event took place last week in the heart of Switzerland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The “Miranners” running team will once again participate in the SOLA relay run, continuing a Mirai tradition.
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