Monthly Archives: November 2020

December Challenge “Virtual Chess Tournament”

As the Queen’s Gambit movie brings attention to chess, try to solve our Dec-2020 Challenge: “Three world champions Fischer, Kasparov, and Karpov played in a virtual chess tournament. Each player played 7 games against two other opponents. Each player received … Continue reading

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Does most software die young?

This article by Allan Kelly discusses a provoking statement “Most software has a very short lifespan“. “Most software isn’t successful and therefore dies. Software which isn’t used or doesn’t generate enough benefit is abandoned, modifications cease and it dies. Successful … Continue reading

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Rebooting AI

Gary Marcus, a prominent figure in AI, “is on a mission to instill a breath of fresh air to a discipline he sees as in danger of stagnating.” He offers 4 “needs” for Robust AI: Use deep learning in conjunction … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and Decision Optimization

Alex Fleischer from IBM ILOG team wrote: “First, decision optimization can help reduce inbalance and help us live with Covid-19. Second, Optimization can help us look for a vaccine or a medicine. Third, Optimization will once we have some vaccine … Continue reading

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Platforms

Cloud adoption is the new normal for customers of all industries, sizes, and geographies. The majority of Digital Decisioning vendors today support deployment of decision services on different cloud platforms. The 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform … Continue reading

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Time to deliver a decision optimization model to the business user

Alain Chabrier and Alex Fleischer from IBM Decision Optimization team published the article “Decision Optimization: Speed is not enough” “Many tend to think that performance is the holy grail, and the choice of an optimization engine is mostly based on … Continue reading

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Next DecisionCAMP Monthly Session on Nov. 5

The next DecisionCAMP monthly session “Building lightweight composable process applications using rules + workflow” will be presented by Dipo Majekodunmi, Solution Architect at ProcessMaker Inc., on Nov 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST. Join us at Zoom using the invite … Continue reading

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