Category Archives: Trends

The math problem that could bring the world to a halt

Dynamic resource allocation problems arise from a range of different real-world scenarios and each one has its own specific issues. “Dynamic resource allocation problems deal with changing inputs and environments, which are highly dynamic and difficult to estimate and predict, … Continue reading

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After Software Eats The World, What’s Left? “Decisions”

A post with this title has been published by Data Decisioning. It refers to Andreessen Horowitz podcast that asks: Is there anything left after software eats the world?  The focus of digitization and automation is on routine work, always in a … Continue reading

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Defining iPhone Rules for Real-Time Events

The new iPhone’s app called Shortcuts allows you to create a script that can be activated by pressing a button or using Siri. For example, you may say “Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over.” The shortcut will then pause your … Continue reading

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Everyone is supposed to be able to read and write code?

This article states: Coding is becoming an essential requirement for virtually every employee in a corporate environment. In an interview on LinkedIn, the former CEO of General Electric, Jeff Immelt, put it this way: “If you are joining the company in … Continue reading

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Converting Customers to Fans

Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft: “A few years ago, we started to move our thinking away from how we could woo customers away from our competitors, and instead focus on developing a fan-centric culture, and I think this has … Continue reading

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bpmNEXT => Intelligent Automation

Kris Verlaenen reports from bpmNEXT: “The conference is still called bpmNEXT but the consensus is that the term “Intelligent Automation” seems to cover better what we are discussing.. Traditional flow charts have reached their limits in representing more adaptive requirements … Continue reading

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Developer Survey Results 2019

Stack Overflow’s annual Developer Survey is the largest and most comprehensive survey of nearly 90,000 developers who code around the world. Examples of findings: 1) Python, the fastest-growing major programming language is edging out Java this year and standing as … Continue reading

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