AI Self-Portrait

What does AI look like? You might say it looks like a robot, or flashing LEDs, or a waveform on a screen. But what would AI say AI looks like? To find out, IBM Research asked AI to draw a picture of itself. AI’s self-portrait was published in The New York Times on Oct 19 Link

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BBC-2018: Nov. 5-9 in San Antonio

The next major Decision Management event BBC-2018 will take place Nov. 5-9 in San Antonio. You can still save 20% off your conference pass by entering the discount code OPENTX1820 at registration. Below is the list of presentations devoted to Decision Management: Continue reading

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Winners of 2018 Business Rule Excellence Awards

The first annual Business Rules Excellence Awards (BREA) announced the 2018 winners.  Created by leading business rules practitioners and providers, these prestigious awards recognize user organizations worldwide that have demonstrably excelled in implementing innovative solutions. The 2018 Winners (in alphabetical order) across all categories are: Continue reading

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Going to college is costing less

After decades of increasing tuition, universities are going the other way — either by flattening costs or bringing them right down.The combination of fewer students applying for college and more grants being out given means that higher education is not as expensive as it used to be. Yet, according to the College Board, the “sticker price,” or the actual price of college, continues to rise — it’s just fewer students are paying it. Link

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Bill Gates on Paul Allen

On Oct. 16 Bill Gates wrote: “When I think about Paul, I remember a passionate man who held his family and friends dear. I also remember a brilliant technologist and philanthropist who wanted to accomplish great things, and did.Link

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Ten years of CP Optimizer

Paul Shaw presented a summary of ten years of evolution of CP Optimizer, one of the most powerful constraint programming engines:

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Notes from DecisionCAMP-2018

This year DecisionCAMP was held in Luxembourg Sep 17-19 as a part of the Logic for AI Summit. It became an important event that attracted experts and practitioners in the business decision management from 14 countries. We had 54 official registrations and sometimes even more people were present in the auditorium. The representatives from almost all major BR&DM vendors and many well-known experts attended the event. In these notes I will try to share my view of what was happening during the CAMP. Continue reading

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