Machine Learning and Business Processes: Transparency First

Posted October 10, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal

This article takes us to outer space (well, low Earth orbit, actually) to examine the issues around AI (in its ML incarnation) employed in a NASA system to track orbital debris. William Jolitz, the inventor of OpenBSD (open source Berkeley Software Distribution), makes the case for organization-wide awareness and alignment around ML and suggests that, like security, transparency cannot be bolted on later; it must be addressed at a project’s origin.

About The Author
William Jolitz
William Jolitz is founder of Valux and leads fundraising and portfolio management. As an investor, entrepreneur, and inventor of today’s technologies, he has handled M&A for companies like Tandem Computers and due diligence for venture capital firms. Mr. Jolitz has founded, grown, and exited several Silicon Valley–based technology companies in systems, enterprise, and Internet. He is the inventor of OpenBSD (open source Berkeley Software… Read More
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