Monthly Archives: August 2019

New Gartner IaaS Magic Quadrant

On July 19 Gartner published its latest “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide“. AWS is being recognized as the Leader for 9th consecutive year following Microsoft, Google, Alibaba, Oracle, and IBM. The report describes their offerings with … Continue reading

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DeepMind’s Losses and the Future of AI

Wired just published an article that analyzes  how the recent DeepMind’s losses will affect AI in general. “The investment community notices significant losses; if DeepMind’s losses were to continue to roughly double each year, even Alphabet might eventually feel compelled … Continue reading

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Business Decision Models are moving to Serverless World

In the new cloud-based world, the decision-making applications have new requirements to operational decision services. The traditional monolithic services are being replaced by microservices that requires high availability, security, and super-fast performance. The customers are not satisfied anymore with a relatively … Continue reading

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IBM Research launches explainable AI toolkit

IBM Research introduced AI Explainability 360, an open source collection of state-of-the-art algorithms that use a range of techniques to explain AI model decision-making. “That’s fundamentally important, because we know people in organizations will not use or deploy AI technologies … Continue reading

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Flash Points: Business Rules, Events, and Integrity

Ron Ross just published “Flash Points: Business Rules, Events, and Integrity“: “Flash points are the specific events when a rule needs to be evaluated based only on the semantics of the rule itself. For a behavioral business rule, flash points … Continue reading

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Opinion: Traditional Rule Engines Outlived their Usefulness

This LinkedIn article “How Traditional Rules Engines Stifle Innovation” states: “AI and advanced analytics are key to life insurance innovation. While the industry tries to make use of these technologies, the insurance application continues to play a central role in … Continue reading

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Neil Raden: “Before the world went analytics crazy…”

Neil Raden: I’m re-posting an article I published six months ago about Process Intelligence a.k.a. Process Mining. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about this lately. “Is Process Intelligence (Mining) a distinct discipline from analytics?” Link 

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