Making workflows sexy again with machine learning 


Since I grew up in ERP space , workflows are near and dear to my heart . I have set up a lot of workflows myself and I have been subject to the tyranny of bad workflows a lot too . Over time “collaboration” became a thing but classic workflows still largely rule our work…

There are really no data scientists in the wild ! 


There are statisticians , there are mathematicians , there are engineers , there are machine learning programmers , and  there are many other types of experts out there – but there are really no data scientists out there in the wild ! What exists are data science teams and many are generally awesome . That is…

When machines think on our behalf !


I don’t really think machines will displace humans in significant numbers for a long time – but I do think we have an interesting time ahead of us where we let machines think on our behalf quite a bit .  Every company out there has rebranded themselves to an AI company . The first generation…

Future of Software Development 


There are so many angles to this topic – and this is my third attempt in three days to organize my thoughts around it . The trouble is not that I don’t have enough ideas – it is that most ideas seem to contradict each other when I read them again .  Let’s see if…

CES 2017 – Random Thoughts On Future of APIs In An AI world


I spent half this week at CES 2017 in Las Vegas ! To say the least, it puts the “enterprise” side shows to shame in number of people it attracts, variety of solutions it offers and how boldly the future is thought about. It did not take any time to see that the future is…