Executive Update

Managing the Quantum Computing Era

Posted July 19, 2021 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies
quantum computing
Today’s decision support tools are useful but limited — and running algorithms can be computationally expensive. We need statistical shortcuts that simplify incredibly complex equations so that they can run on today’s hardware. This Executive Update highlights the “quantum leap” and how it will end estimating and solve equations in their full complexity. Instead of waiting 24 hours, the solution might only take a second. Within the next 10-20 years, the quantum computing era can lead us to a fully intelligent enterprise.
About The Author
Joseph Byrum
Joseph Byrum is Chief Data Scientist at Principal, a global investment management group based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Previously, he was an R&D executive at Syngenta, an agricultural firm based in Basel, Switzerland. Dr. Byrum holds a PhD in quantitative genetics from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He can be reached via Twitter @ByrumJoseph.
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