Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

Transforming the pyramid to an agile org

I recently published a video exploring how an agile team based organization could look like. How does it look like under the hood? In the video I also discussed how you get there. I got tons of great feedback so I decided to provide the content of the video in the format of a blog. If you prefer to read instead of watching …

Twelve types of Artificial Intelligence (AI) problems

Twelve types of Artificial Intelligence (AI) problems

In this article, I cover the 12 types of AI problems i.e. I address the question : in which scenarios should you use Artificial Intelligence (AI)?  We cover this space in the  Enterprise AI course Recently, I conducted a strategy workshop for a group of senior executives running a large multi national. In the workshop, one person asked the question: How …

Applying Predictive Analytics: The Role of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease

Applying Predictive Analytics: The Role of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease

This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. The phrase “Longevity Revolution,” referring to the increase in human life expectancy by 30 years, isn’t new anymore. Various books have been written on this subject, and it is a widely discussed topic in conferences these days. It is a …

The Rise of Event-Driven Computing and the Keys to Microservices Applications

The Rise of Event-Driven Computing and the Keys to Microservices Applications

Over the last couple years, companies like Uber, Amazon, Netflix, and Twitter have publicly declared that they have chosen to adopt microservices application architectures and have detailed their decisions to refactor existing applications in order to implement this approach. For these companies, rewriting their core business applications was no small task and required broad collaboration and orchestration of their entire …

Can Master Data Management and entity analytics be self-service?

Can Master Data Management and entity analytics be self-service?

During the past few years, many have observed traditional Master Data Management (MDM) evolve over time, especially when discussed in relation to analytics. Historically, MDM projects have focused on creating a single view of the truth for consumption by downstream business processes. By managing and de-duplicating related entities from multiple sources across medium and large enterprises, one can attain significant …

Big Data and Smart Data: Big Drivers for Smart Decision Making

Big Data and Smart Data: Big Drivers for Smart Decision Making

“Data is not smart in its own right; rather, it’s only smart if it drives smart decisions,” says James Kobielus, IBM’s Big Data evangelist, delivering the keynote address at the DATAVERSITY® Smart Data Online 2016 Conference. He considers his core focus, Big Data, as “a subset of the broader concept of Smart Data.” Kobielus says that Smart Data is a …