Monthly Archives: October 2019

IBM Watson: Reflections and Projections

On Oct. 10 Rob Tomas, a General Manager at IBM Data and AI, published “IBM Watson: Reflections and Projections” about which Jean-Francois Puget wrote: “At last an accurate description of what Watson is, past the absurdly simplistic ads we had in … Continue reading

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Open Source 2.0 – The SaaS & Open Core Era

The article “Open Source: From Community to Commercialization” lists three Open Source eras: Open Source 0.0 – The “Free Software” era Open Source 1.0 – The Support and Services era Open Source 2.0 – The SaaS & Open Core Era

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Notes from DecisionCAMP-2019

DecisionCAMP-2019 in beautiful Bolzano on Sep. 17-19 will go down in history as one of the most successful DecisionCAMPs. As usual, it was packed with interesting presentations and even more interesting formal and informal discussions. I will try to write … Continue reading

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Deploying Business Decision Models as Amazon Microservices

Nowadays many enterprises are moving their operational decision services to cloud utilizing Microservices and the new Serverless architecture that takes care of high availability, security, and super-fast performance. But how difficult is it to deploy business decision models as cloud-based … Continue reading

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The essential complexity of software engineering

In his Oct. 2, 2019 article Andrew NG wrote: “Despite progress from typewriters to text editors, why is writing still hard to do? Because text editors don’t address the most difficult part: thinking through what you want to say. Programming … Continue reading

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