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Forrester Research is predicting Smart Process Applications market to grow to $34 billion by 2015. These are software applications designed to support business activities that are people-intensive, highly variable, loosely structured, and subject to frequent change. This next generation of packaged apps will encapsulate current best practices in these collaborative business processes yet make it possible for [...]

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The connected word is creating more and more opportunities for analytics and knowledge modeling applications. While most of the attention is given to mobile devices, there are many other areas that are making quite some nice progress. According to a new study by research firm Analysis Mason Machine-to-machine (M2M) connections will grow to 2.1 billion [...]

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As powerful as predictive analytics can be, it can also sometimes misfire. I recently read an article on how one of Target’s marketing campaigns caused some funny family discussions by producing false positives on engagement! And similar stories of how Target knew a teenager was pregnant before her parents did. (and sending out coupons for [...]

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Decision Paralysis

  Until not long time ago our challenge was to find the relevant information for decision making. These days our challenge is to cope with information overload in decision making! Not only the access to information has opened up, but also our universe of available "options" and "selection parameters" have expanded in all possible dimensions. [...]

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  These days we hear a lot about Watson, the IBM AI supercomputer that defeated two greatest Jeopardy players on February 16th 2011. Watson is in size of 8 refrigerators, a cluster of ninety IBM Power 750 servers with a total of about 3000 processor cores and about 16-terabyte of memory. (For comparison the US Library of Congress [...]

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  Would you allow a computer to pick movies for you to watch?   Going through Netflix movie list I was thinking about the idea of delegating my selection process to a Knowledge Model. This is actually similar to Netflix initiative in 2006 for creating a new recommendation engine, however in a more personalized way. (Read more [...]

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What is Enterprise Knowledge Bus?   First lets see what is Knowledge good for. Well, except when you want to show off, there is really no benefit to knowledge unless it is put into action!   Looking back that is where software has been used; to take actions. But so far we have been focused on [...]

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  Most of today's applications have in one way or the other some representation of Knowledge incorporated. However those are completely baked into the application code. There is no explicit notion of knowledge and as such no urge for reusing or enhancing (learning) knowledge. In the coming wave of Knowledge Powered Applications (KPA) however here [...]

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What is Information and what is Knowledge? There are many different views on that. Let me first start with an example:   Think of your reaction if you were just told that: – Your WBC is 20,000 – My DTI is 0 – Or the girl you just met online is 1.3 Fathom   Well, these [...]

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I am being frequently asked about KCM applications.  The answer is ultimately Knowledge Models will be used for any complex task including “design” and “planning”. However today there are four main category of KCM applications:   Monitoring and Detection In these applications, Knowledge Models provide capabilities to monitor and detect malicious activities, abnormalities, patterns or trends [...]

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