Eldon Richards

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Five AI Research Organizations to Watch

by on August 3, 2017 9:27 pm
During our Week 5 presentations, we learned about the current state of AI and Haystack TV, Lark and Pinterest’s use of the technology. During the past few years, innovation in the field has accelerated rapidly, enabling a host of new solutions that weren’t possible in the not-too-distant past. As Daniel stated in class, due to… Read more Five AI Research Organizations to Watch

Big Data in the Cloud

by on July 27, 2017 10:27 pm
So you have decided that you’re ready to implement a big data solution and you plan to do it in the cloud. How will you choose what’s best for your organization? With all of the hoopla around big data, NoSQL and the like, this blog will provide some background and a review of the options… Read more Big Data in the Cloud

Disruptive Potential of IoT in Healthcare

by on July 20, 2017 9:02 pm
Overview The healthcare industry in the United States is a prime target for disruption due to its enormous size and projections of its continued growth:   The country spent $3.4 trillion on health care in 2016, a number that is projected to grow to $5.5 trillion by 2025. The study, by the Centers for Medicare… Read more Disruptive Potential of IoT in Healthcare

AI: Cloud, Edge or Hybrid?

by on July 14, 2017 11:23 am
One of the biggest trends in technology (and the world!) right now is Artificial Intelligence, especially Deep Learning.  Availability of huge quantities of data, data storage and processing power at low cost, algorithm innovation and the availability of AI toolkits like Caffe, Torch and TensorFlow have all contributed to the explosive adoption of AI in… Read more AI: Cloud, Edge or Hybrid?

The CIO’s Balancing Act

by on July 4, 2017 10:01 pm
During the MS&E 238 Week 1 lecture, Dr. Daniel Barreto introduced the class to the balancing act that CIOs face, as illustrated below1:     This balancing act is part of a broader set of common strategic tradeoffs facing all firms and their executive teams.  The CIO must not only effectively balance technology tradeoffs, but… Read more The CIO’s Balancing Act