Blackstraw expands partnership with Microsoft by developing a Generative AI platform

Tampa, FL. — Blackstraw, an Enterprise Grade AI Solutions Provider, has launched new offerings applying Microsoft Fabric to help enterprises accelerate data readiness, make insights more accessible, and create a foundation for Generative AI. Backed by decades of traditional business analytics, predictive analytics, computer vision, and NLP, Blackstraw has built a seamless, scalable, and secure GenAI training and deployment platform leveraging Azure Fabric and Azure ML. Companies can build and deploy enterprise-grade GenAI applications with Blackstraw’s advanced Generative AI platform.

Salient Features of the Blackstraw GenAI Platform

  • Ready to use, highly accurate fine-tuned LLM Models for data extraction from Unstructured Documents like Receipts, Invoice, Email Invoices, Hand-written Timecards, and Complex Contract documents.
  • Multimodal support on the Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) pipeline expands the insights retrieval from Tables and Images present in the document.
  • Proprietary Agent Orchestration architecture enables Chat Applications to combine the power of insights from Structured and Unstructured data in the single prompt cycle.
  • Our platform enables users to securely fine-tune the advanced GPT 3.5 and GPT 4 models with a few clicks.
  • Advanced Chat Workflow leveraging Blackstraw’s cutting-edge Document Intelligence, Computer Vision and Predictive Models within the chat conversation
  • Customizable Chat Workflow enables users to bring in external or enterprise tools as a service to utilize within the chat conversation.

“We’re excited to expand our partnership with Microsoft by launching our Generative AI platform built on AzureML and Microsoft Fabric,” said Atul Arya, CEO of Blackstraw. “By combining the power of Microsoft Fabric Platform and Blackstraw’s Generative AI capabilities, our teams will empower customers to accelerate Generative AI adoption.” Blackstraw is building a practice of Microsoft Azure certified professionals to help organizations plan, architect, develop, pilot, and deploy Microsoft Fabric, which can bring together data from thousands of sources across the enterprise.

The New Generative AI offerings from Blackstraw provide self-service analytics capabilities that unlock the power of its data and help enterprises innovate faster. Blackstraw will also support enterprises with the development of custom generative AI applications leveraging Azure OpenAI, Azure Machine Learning, and the Microsoft Fabric platform. Clients can choose from a range of Open source and Secure LLMs and fine tune them to build new generative AI applications. 

As a certified Microsoft Solutions Partner, Blackstraw’s technical capabilities, experience, and ability to deliver successful customer outcomes are aligned to the Microsoft Cloud, with a focus on data and analytics. To earn a designation, Blackstraw had to pass a series of all-new Microsoft certification exams, achieve customer success measures, and meet new customer performance targets. Building Generative AI solutions leveraging Microsoft Fabric, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Power BI, Blackstraw excels in designing and implementing tailored Microsoft data and analytics solutions.

Microsoft Fabric Community Conference

Blackstraw is excited to be a Gold Sponsor at the first-ever Microsoft Fabric Community Conference taking place March 26-28, 2024, at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. With 100+ sessions over three days, plus workshops on March 24, 25, and 29, this conference will deep dive into the latest features and Generative AI capabilities around Microsoft Fabric, Open AI and Azure. At the conference, the Blackstraw team will lead a 1-hour technical session on Harnessing Structured data in LLM Conversational Apps using Azure Streaming Analytics

About Blackstraw

Blackstraw is a leading technology solutions provider that specializes in delivering innovative data and artificial intelligence solutions to clients across various industries. With a team of experts in data analytics, machine learning, and custom AI applications, Blackstraw helps its clients unlock the full potential of their data to drive actionable insights and achieve business goals. With 700+ years of combined work-experience, the Blackstraw Team comprises various experts in AI technologies. A fast-moving team that prides itself in quickly identifying different use-cases and fine-tuning our products to suit specific business needs.

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