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The Golden Age Of Algorithms

November 20, 2018

Most people don't use the word algorithm every day. Many think it refers to lines of code or the latest Diplo beat. Yet, algorithms are ubiquitous and there is an increasing urgency of action around them.

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The Truth About Blockchain: Prove The Value

November 05, 2018

The hype surrounding Blockchain has set records both for the incredible level of noise and the revolutionary claims attached to this emerging technology. Yet, to my knowledge, there are almost no major corporate operations on Blockchain. There have been pilot projects to determine if the technology is viable at most major companies around the world. But most companies have not progressed beyond that stage and do not see a clear advantage over traditional systems and solutions.

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Cloud Computing and the Supply Chain of Services

January 17, 2018

In 2008 I gave a talk at a conference on The Promise and Reality of Cloud Computing. In his closing remarks, the conference organizer noted that most everyone had agreed that something big and profound was going on, but they weren’t quite sure what it was they were excited about. “There is a clear consensus that there is no real consensus on what cloud computing is,” he said.

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