Yesterday’s AI is Today’s Common Technology

A few months ago, I had the honor of speaking at Optum’s MinneAnalytics conference and enjoyed the opportunity to engage with a broad spectrum of professionals and innovators. In talking with one young data scientist about the definition and types of AI, he commented that “yesterday’s AI is often today’s common technology”.

Cutting Through the Hype, part 1 of 5 – Analytics Beyond the EHR

In my introductory blog, I spoke of the importance of getting the foundational aspects of data correct before moving into more technologically advanced areas.  Getting our “data house in order” is the first step to avoiding a lot of rework, which reminds me of a cautionary cartoon a co-worker had pinned in his cube when I first started as a software developer; “Don’t worry about the mule going blind, just load the cart.”