Category Archives: Decision Modeling

Semantic Rules & Machine Learning

Dr. Walid Saba discusses the limitations of the data-driven, statistical and machine learning (ML) approaches that are the currently dominant paradigm in the use of natural language processing (NLP) in text analytics. Using very simple examples, he argues that these … Continue reading

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Management Decision Market – Global Forecast to 2026

MarketsAndMarkets just published report “Management Decision Market by Software, Service, Deployment Type, Function, Organization Size, Industry, and Region – Global Forecast to 2026“. The report forecasts the global Management Decision market growing from USD 4.8 Billion in 2021 to USD … Continue reading

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Open Source: 1995 expectations and 2021 reality

Benedict Evans wrote on Nov 16: “When I arrived at university in 1995, all the CS students were running Linux, and they were all convinced that Linux would crush Microsoft, open source would destroy proprietary software, no-one would ever run … Continue reading

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AI-driven search engine You.com takes on Google

You.com, which bills itself as the world’s first open search engine, announced its public beta launch along with $20 million in funding. “The first page of Google can only be modified by paying for advertisements, which is both annoying to … Continue reading

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Stop Confusing Correlation with Causation

Harvard Business Review under the section “Organizational Decision Making” published the article “Leaders: Stop Confusing Correlation with Causation“. It explains how we could eliminate many problems and tons of noise just by recognizing that correlation is not causation. Link

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Operational Decision Managers in CI/CD World

Modern enterprises quickly evolved from monolithic to microservices architectures and CI/CD pipelines become the common practice. Correspondingly different Decisioning Platforms made necessary adjustments to support CI/CD security, continuous integration and delivery/deployment requirements. Here are recent publications devoted to different decision … Continue reading

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What will solve supply chain shortage and save Christmas?

Pierre Haren wrote at LinkedIn: “For once, today, I will not have an answer but a question. It is about the worldwide supply chain, and the question was asked by David Simchi-Levi, MIT professor on a recent phone call: can … Continue reading

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AAAI-22 Workshop on AI for Decision Optimization

The AAAI-22 workshop on AI for Decision Optimization (AI4DO) will explore how AI can be used to significantly simplify the creation of efficient production level optimization models, thereby enabling their much wider application and resulting business value. The desired outcome of this … Continue reading

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New intelligent suggestions for formulas and functions in Google Sheets

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Peter Norvig: Today’s Most Pressing Questions in AI Are Human-Centered

Peter Norvig is a well-known name in AI. He co-wrote Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, an introductory textbook used by some 1,500 universities worldwide, and he’s taught hundreds of thousands of students through his courses on online education platform Udacity. In this … Continue reading

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