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Watson's Reckoning

08-01-2017

To most in the know, Watson has long been considered more hype and marketing than technical reality. Presented as infinitely capable, bleeding edge technology, you might think the well-known...

Timber!: A process centric approach to chopping down a tree or new business project.

01-17-2017

Chopping down a tree is a lot like taking on a business project (e.g., for me that could mean delivering a large software application, creating a new artificial intelligence platform, or building...

Plays Well With Others: Your Team of AIs

11-23-2016

"Alexa, how are you different than Siri?" "I'm more of a home-body"

I'm away from my desk, so I guess I can't ask Alexa. No problem, I've got an iPhone in my pocket.

"Hey Siri, what's the status...

An Agile Story (pun intended)

09-14-2016

While working with eBay Enterprise on a large multi-company effort to create a marketing platform, I saw first-hand the struggle around effective project management. I played Scrum Master for our...

Schema-on-what?

06-04-2016

Recently, a customer asked us to help transition a set of data flows from an overwhelmed RDBMS to a “Big Data” system. These data flows had a batch dynamic, and there was some comfort with Pig...

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