How AI Is Changing Retail Banking
With technological advancement, artificial intelligence is set to touch and modify the financial sector, specifically retail banking in many different ways. It’s still the beginning stages of AI adoption for most banks. A Narrative Science survey highlighted that 32 percent of financial executive participants utilize AI technology, such as voice recognition... Read more
Data Science News from Cyberspace
How Artificial Intelligence Will Make Digital Humans Hollywood’s New Stars Artificial intelligence is coming to Hollywood and is on the verge revolutionizing the industry. Imagine a machine learning a character’s lines, creating and playing digital CGI characters, or generating scripts. This Hollywood Reporter article gives an example of using... Read more
7 Great ways to add a Chatbot to your Business
Pick the right use case and reap the benefits of having an automated chatbot in your business Choosing the right way to use a chatbot in your business may be one of the most important parts of the entire building process. The objective that you give to your chatbot will... Read more
Solve Business Problems with Data Science
A generalized framework to data-driven consulting projects   Overview Here we propose a general framework to solve business problems with data science. This 5-step framework will not only shed light on the subject to someone from the non-technical background, but also allow data enthusiasts to consistently deliver quality results... Read more
Data is the New Oil
Data has supplanted oil as the fuel for creating big business value When I give talks on data strategy and AI strategy, I talk about data being the new oil. And, data being the fuel (oil) that is fueling the AI machine. I also talk about how to value... Read more
Re-thinking Enterprise business processes using Augmented Intelligence
In the 1990s, there was a popular book called Re-engineering the Corporation. Looking back now, Re-engineering certainly has had a mixed success – but it did have an impact over the last two decades. ERP deployments led by SAP and others were a direct result of the Business Process... Read more
The Mathematical Principles of Management
I’ve read about 100 management books by now but if there’s something that always bothered me it’s the lack of first principles thinking. Basically it’s a ton of heuristics. And heuristics are great, but when you present heuristics as true objectives, it kind of clouds the underlying objectives (and... Read more
The following is an excerpt of a lightning talk that I gave at the 2015 Socrata Customer Summit on October 27th, 2015.  The Cellphone!!!!! This is one of the modern miracles of the current age. It is one of the most pervasive and most cherished devices, EVER. Everyone has... Read more