At some point in crafting a complex system, says Smartest Systems founder and CEO Julian Loren, most people throw up their hands. "They say 'it'd be nice if we could see all this in one picture but we can't." Actually, he says, they can — and that he … [Continue reading] about The week Smartest Systems tried out at Port of Los Angeles Choreography by "AI ensembles"
Is Teradata's Customer Journey headed for any smart city near you? Yes, but not soon, if senior marketing VP Chris Twogood's reply to my question is any guide. Teradata's Customer Journey has potentially enormous reach across all kinds of … [Continue reading] about Teradata’s Customer Journey in smart cities: still beta
I'm all for making data work for San Francisco, a city I know well and which strives to be "smart." But then I think of Palermo, Sicily, a city I know a little bit. It has similar aspirations, but they start from a much different place — with a … [Continue reading] about Algorithmic city, Sicilian style
Business analysts and their enablers are a fascinating bunch, to generalize extravagantly. In your first two minutes with one, you might recognize the tiny sparks of brilliance on an otherwise ordinary appearance. Keep watching, and you might see … [Continue reading] about Business analysts tell about Vertica
Ten years ago this month, Tableau made me want data. One magical demo of the almost unknown Tableau desktop tool was like a trapeze act. It looked so easy, so fluid, and so much fun as director of visual analysis Jock Mackinlay showed off daring … [Continue reading] about Tableau’s first conference / What a little tool proved