OODA's Future Proof conference will be held on March 19, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner, Virginia. We want you to be there! Please mark your calendar now and register early. This event will be booked and sold out and we really hope that our our CTOvision readers to be there en mass so we can continue to improve our service to the community. Readers of the CTOvision … [Read more...] about Future Proof: Come Join Your Peers 19 March 2020
This post is the next in our series focusing on building vs buying software for government uses. Also see our CTOvision Study on Build Vs Buy in Government and How Do Leaders In Government Decide GOTS or COTS? The issue of building or buying software for government uses is one of the oldest discussion topics in the federal IT ecosystem. Another interesting study that hits on … [Read more...] about Software Acquisition and Practices in Government: Build or Buy?
Read Rob Toews explain what artificial intelligence means on Forbes : Years ago, Marvin Minsky coined the phrase “suitcase words” to refer to terms that have a multitude of different meanings packed into them. He gave as examples words like consciousness, morality and creativity. “Artificial intelligence” is a suitcase word. Commentators today use the phrase to mean many … [Read more...] about What Does “Artificial Intelligence” Really Mean?
Read Martin Casado and Matt Bornstein write about AI-centric businesses face scaling challenges and lower gross margins due to high compute usage and ongoing human support compared to traditional software firms on Andreessen Horowitz : At a technical level, artificial intelligence seems to be the future of software. AI is showing remarkable progress on a range of difficult … [Read more...] about The New Business of AI (and How It’s Different From Traditional Software)
Imagine getting to a courthouse and seeing paper signs stuck to the doors with the message “Systems down.” What about police officers in the field unable to access information on laptops in their vehicles, or surgeries delayed in hospitals? That’s what can happen to a city, police department, or hospital in a ransomware attack. Ransomware is malicious software that can encrypt … [Read more...] about How AI is fighting, and could enable, ransomware attacks on cities
First came Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. Then Apple’s senior vice president for artificial intelligence, John Giannandrea, showed up. And on Monday, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, is joining in with his own trip to Brussels to meet with officials like Margrethe Vestager, the executive vice president of the European … [Read more...] about Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules
Read Joe McKendrick list seven business areas which could use artificial intelligence boost on ZDNet : Artificial intelligence has captured everyone's imagination, but what can we expect from the technology? A recent survey of more than 550 executives from IBM finds plenty of support from the top -- everyone wants to plunge full-force into AI to increase the speed and … [Read more...] about 7 business areas ripe for an artificial intelligence boost