Monthly Archives: May 2018

Intelligent Agent Cocoon in Forrester’s 2018 Predictions

Forrester’s 2018 Predictions examine 13 market dynamics that will have the greatest impact on your business this year and beyond.  “Customer experience (CX) became the centerpiece of business strategy. In 2017 CX quality plateaued. In 2018, 30% of companies will see further … Continue reading

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Custom R charts coming to Excel

This week at the BUILD conference, Microsoft announced that Power BI custom visuals will soon be available as charts with Excel. You’ll be able to choose a range of data within an Excel workbook, and pass those data to one of the … Continue reading

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Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0

Announced today, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance has released the Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0. Until today, organizations had to create proprietary versions of a permissioned corporate Ethereum implementation. Thanks to the EEA’s new client spec, the global development community can now design their Ethereum solutions via … Continue reading

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Rules Engines are not a silver bullet for underwriting….

This is the name of just published Gail Jones’s article. “Rules engine are often seen as a silver bullet solution for Underwriting. They promise fast and consistent decisions at point of sale with increased efficiency and consistency. Coupled with the … Continue reading

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Gary Kasparov: we’re not being replaced by AI, we’re being promoted

On May 7 the Wall Street Journal published a new article by Gary Kasparov. “We’re not being replaced by AI. We’re being promoted. My chess loss in 1997 to IBM supercomputer Deep Blue was a victory for its human creators and mankind, not triumph … Continue reading

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Offshore Outsourcing is Dying

A new research shows that enterprise use of offshore outsourcing is slowing considerably in the US with the last election. Highest performing enterprises are replacing traditional IT outsourcing with value-based partnerships. Link

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Decision Optimization and Finance: Doing more with less

Alex Fleischer from IBM writes that Optimization (Doing more with less) has been quite a success at many banks and insurances for decades. Along with many finance use cases of CPLEX, he describes 4 recent optimization success stories in international … Continue reading

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