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10 years of experience, specializing in system architecture and planning, platform installations and upgrades, and system administrator training for a wide array of Content, Process and Data platforms. View My Certifications

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Salesforce Unveils Zero Copy Data Cloud

ELT IS DEAD. LONG LIVE ZERO COPY.

Imagine a world where we can skip Extract and Load, just do our data Transformations connecting directly to sources no matter what data platform you use? Salesforce has taken significant steps over the last 2 years with Data Cloud to streamline how you get data in and out of their platform and we’re excited to […]

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IBM Launches Watsonx: A New Platform for Foundation Models and Generative AI

This week, IBM announced a new AI and data platform, Watsonx, at its annual Think conference. Watsonx is designed to help enterprises scale and accelerate the impact of the most advanced AI with trusted data. Watsonx will offer a studio, a data store, and a governance toolkit for building, tuning, and deploying foundation models and […]

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Transform Your Business with Amazon DataZone

Amazon recently released a new data tool called DataZone, which allows companies to share, search, and discover data at scale across organizational boundaries. It offers many features such as the ability to search for published data, request access, collaborate with teams through data assets, manage and monitor data assets across projects, access analytics with a […]

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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Intrinsic Bias in AI/ML Models in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations play a key role in offering access to care, motivating skilled workers, and acting as social safety nets in their communities. They, along with life sciences organizations, serve on the front lines of addressing health equity. With a decade of experience in data content and knowledge, specializing in document processing, AI solutions, and […]

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Don’t Panic: Log4Shell

2021-12-29: Updates related to CVE-2021-44832 2021-12-20: Updates related to CVE-2021-45105 We, like many of you, have spent our weekend and the start of this week triaging the risks posed by CVE-2021-44228 (aka Log4Shell). As we’ve been checking and patching our internal systems, products and client systems, some colleagues and I have made a few observations […]

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Divorcing Virtual Paper

I wanted to expand a little on one of the core themes of a perspective I just published, Demise of the Document, the idea of Virtual Paper. It’s a concept that haunts me even as I’m drafting this post using Microsoft Word… A colleague did point out to me the irony of a think-piece titled […]

IBM Think 2021 Takeaways

IBM Think 2021 Key Takeaways

IBM Think 2021 wrapped up earlier this week. While it was virtual again this year, there was certainly no shortage of valuable information and key takeaways. One of the biggest themes was automation. IBM is looking to accelerate automation in ways that are directly visible to business users and have introduced two new products – […]

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Cloud Pak and IBM Automation Document Processing: It’s more than AI and ML

As our clients continue their digital transformation journeys, challenges with traditional document capture solutions are coming to the forefront. Managing and configuring classification sample sets and extraction rules in layout-driven, legacy solutions, is time consuming and expensive. Modern digital businesses require systems that can continue to provide accurate results as forms and businesses evolve. Existing […]

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Kick Start your Digital Transformation with IBM Cloud Pak for Automation

This is the third installment in our series on IBM Cloud Paks. Read the first post and the second post. With IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat last summer, there has been a monumental shift underway at Big Blue. IBM is working rapidly to modernize products up and down its software portfolio. Some of the biggest […]

Elastic{on} Wrapup

Today at Elastic{on} my colleague Eric Immermann, Director for our Search Practice and I had the pleasure of presenting at Elastic{on}. Eric I. demonstrated our exciting new Nero solution accelerator and discussed Google Search Appliance sunset planning. Later in the day I spoke about the ways we can use ElasticSearch to empower business users with […]

Big News from the first day of Elastic{on} 2018

An exciting start to Elastic{on} here in San Francisco, It started with a damp Pacific Northwest hug and a big thank you to the community of users and developers who make Elastic what it is. For elastic as a search company, all of these use cases are search… This is the twist you see us […]

Getting Started with IBM Content Navigator Plugin Development

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) is a massive leap forward for the OOTB Enterprise Content Management user experience. One of the most important features is the plugin interface. It allows organizations to extend or alter functionality in a maintainable way that persists nicely through upgrades and fix packs*. I’ve been working on a talk for a […]

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