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The secret behind artificial intelligence – data in context
It seems everyone is talking about artificial intelligence, with many of its enthusiasts lauding it as the potential answer to just about everything. AI is now being used in everything from web search to photography… and even in toothbrushes.
Why are operational metrics important?
There’s an old marketing adage along the lines of “I know half my advertising budget is wasted, but I don’t know which half”.
While this might make for a wry summary of the subjective nature of marketing, I suspect the phrase itself is only half true...
What does the Nativity have in common with operational metrics?
In the Christmas Story, the three wise men follow a bright star to Bethlehem to pay homage to the baby Jesus and offer him gifts. But did you know there's a link between the three kings of the Nativity and operational metrics?
How to avoid ‘spaghetti systems’ and make IT better
In the past, when an organisation needed IT support for its operations, it was possible for it to consider using a single computer system.
Is small and wide data the new big?
When they were younger, my daughters would describe one of our favourite holiday destinations as a ‘long-short’ cottage. At first, this sounded like a beautifully childish paradox. But in the literal minds of children, it made perfect sense.
What makes a good engineer? (Clue: you need more than a background in science)
It’s often thought that to be a good engineer you need a background in science, and especially its ‘language’: mathematics.