Category Archives: Trends

Rules Change Quickly

Kristen Seer: “Never in my life have I seen rules change so quickly. Take reusable grocery bags vs. plastic bags as an example. Reusable bags are recognized as the preferred environmental choice and many cities were on the verge of … Continue reading

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New Gartner Reports on Decision Management Suites

Today Gartner published two reports on decision management suites based primarily on the results of surveys of 20 DMS vendors conducted by Gartner from Aug 2019 through Mar 2020.

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Ecommerce forced adoption

In today’s newsletter Benedict Evans wrote: “Amazon is hiring 100k more people to handle demand and Instacart is adding 300k (!). I keep wondering how much of this forced adoption will stick once we get back to normal – some things … Continue reading

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What is CI/CD?

Continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) embody a culture, set of operating principles, and collection of practices that enable application development teams to deliver code changes more frequently and reliably. The implementation is also known as the CI/CD pipeline. CI/CD is a devops … Continue reading

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Management Decision Market Report

MarketsAndMarkets expects the global Management Decision Market to grow from USD 2.89 Billion in 2016 to USD 6.18 Billion by 2022. It names the major vendors in the management decision market: FICO, SAS, TIBCO, Oracle, IBM, Sapiens, Experian, ACTICO, Pegasystems, … Continue reading

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BI Vendors failed to replace Spreadsheets

Toolbox published an article that, in particular, states: “Once viewed in the dashboard, business users wants to move that data to a spreadsheet. For most of the 2000s, BI vendors fought this desire from business users. BI vendors developed and … Continue reading

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Jim Sinur’s AI Trends for 2020

“The future looks promising after several years of experimenting with AI. It’s not all fantastic and there will be fakes and failures. In fact, there will be high profile fails, but they are unlikely to cause another AI Winter. Even if … Continue reading

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Why archaic and cumbersome RFP no longer makes sense

Forrester’s Elaine Hutton just published an article “RIP, RFP — This Is Not Your 1990s Vendor Selection Process” that explains why the RFP (request for proposal) does not satisfy modern digital business needs of innovation and agility and is close … 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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