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The ‘computer’ can be wrong

Ben Evans: “A long-running story: in 1999 the UK Post office deployed a buggy software system to its branches that led to almost a thousand people being wrongly accused and convicted of theft, and this is only now being unwound. … Continue reading

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What comes after smartphones?

“The tech industry has had a new centre roughly every fifteen years… Mainframes were followed by PCs, and then the web, and then smartphones.” In his new article Ben Evans shares what potentially comes next. Link  

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Decision-Driven Data Analytics

“Data analysts often fail to produce insights for making effective business decisions, but that’s not their fault. Data-driven decision-making anchors on available data. This often leads decision makers to focus on the wrong question. Decision-driven data analytics starts from a proper … Continue reading

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AWS is open sourcing Babelfish for PostgreSQL

For as long as databases have existed, people have been trying to migrate to something new but the reality of migrating databases is hard. On Dec. 1 AWS announced something very different: it is open sourcing Babelfish that acts as … 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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Enhancing Process Management with Process Mining

Max Tay published this article: “Growing numbers of vendors rolling out process mining platforms and its adoption is growing steadily, transitioning from early adopters to becoming one of the latest trendy tools in the industries. It has come out of … Continue reading

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