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It's all about the data - not the algorithm

by Andrew White  |  November 12, 2019

I have blogged in the past on the importance of data in our AI-infused world emerging around us - see Microsoft Targets Mother of All Professional-People Master Data with LinkedIn...

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IBM and the Battle for the Digital Future Continues - Quietly

by Andrew White  |  April 25, 2017

IBM reports another quarter and its revenues decline again.  So far, so bad?  I wonder.  Here's the thing: the future success of businesses will not be predicated on process (what...

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Why Algorithmic Trading Requires Human Error

by Andrew White  |  August 9, 2016

This article might be stating the obvious, but it is interesting to explore the idea anyway.  This article will not justify why humans need to second guess the quality and...

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New Research: CDOs: Publish Your Algorithm Charter to Prepare for Algorithmic Business

by Andrew White  |  April 8, 2016

I, along with a number of colleagues, just published this note: Chief Data Officers (CDO's): Publish Your Algorithm Charter to Prepare for Algorithmic Business. Chief data officers and other data...

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The 24 hour (Microsoft) Algorithm that went Rogue

by Andrew White  |  March 25, 2016

Reports in the press today that just 24 hours after release, Microsoft closed down Tay, it's new artificially intelligent software chatbot.  In its first day, Tay was seen tweeting anti-Semitic...

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Price, a piece of information, ties clicks to bricks

by Andrew White  |  March 24, 2016

An article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal nicely captures the relationship between the digital economy and the industrial economy.  The article is called, Monsanto's Data...

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New Research: Top 10 Things CIOs and CDOs Need to Know About Algorithmic Business

by Andrew White  |  March 7, 2016

My colleague Ala Duncan and some others just published: Top 10 Things CIOs and CDOs Need to Know About Algorithmic Business. Algorithmic business is vital for growth in the digital...

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More on the algorithm economy - near you!

by Andrew White  |  January 22, 2016

Coming from the UK, one is amazed at the inefficiencies involved with buying and selling a house in the US.  The fees charged for rather simple, low skill, overly bureaucratic...

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The March of the Algorithms

by Andrew White  |  November 24, 2015

I was reading my print edition of the US Wall Street Journal this morning and I happened on a story on the front page of the Business & Technology section....

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