Monthly Archives: February 2019

Spreadsheets in Decision Management

On March 14 Carole-Ann Berlioz from Sparkling Logic will run the webinar  “Spreadsheets in Decision Management“: “In some cases, spreadsheets are translated into business rules, in others, they remain the format of choice for maintenance, while systems must learn how … Continue reading

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Challenge March-2019 “Organ Transplant Decisioning”

The development of techniques for organ transplant means that now one person’s death may lead to a lifesaving operation for another. This challenge considers one of the many crucial decision-making processes involved in this miracle of modern medicine. Possible solutions to … Continue reading

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Why it’s still worth it to learn Java

Python and Go may get all of the hype, but Java is still potentially the smartest language for developers seeking a new job to learn right now. Despite being more than 20 years old, Java remains an enterprise mainstay: The programming language currently tops … Continue reading

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Is Your Insurance Business Missing a Critical Decision Window When it Comes to AI?

Yesterday Craig Bedell from IBM’s Global Insurance Industry Leadership Team wrote: “I believe most insurance companies have hit a critical point in time with regards to their investments in analytics, innovation and even AI, where business leaders are measuring more … Continue reading

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The ML Surprise

Peter Norvig points to the ML “surprise” described in Josh Cogan’s article “The Surprising Truth About What it Takes to Build a Machine Learning Product“:  “Optimizing an ML algorithm takes much less relative effort, but collecting data, building infrastructure, and integration each take much more work. … Continue reading

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Rolando Hernandez: Spaghetti Rules vs. Business Rules

“How do you explain Decision Management and Business Rules Management to a CEO, why it matters to them, and why they should hire you? In 60 seconds? Here is how I do it. First, I have 30 seconds to explain Business … Continue reading

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Finding Optimal Locations of New Store using Decision Optimization

Vincent Beraudier, IBM, in his notebook describes how to model and solve the following business problem: “A fictional Coffee Company plans to open N shops in the near future and needs to determine where they should be located knowing that … Continue reading

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