Real Intelligence: The r4 Blog

All Models are Wrong

by Paul Signorelli, Chief Solution Architect 

Data scientists live by the aphorism “All models are wrong… but some are useful.” This truism, often attributed to twentieth century statistician George Box, is something companies all over the world are learning as their statistical models have become more wrong than useful in the wake of COVID-19… Read >

Time for Tech to Drive Change

It is long overdue for us as citizens, and as technologists, to make health, safety, and well-being in the Black community real priorities… Read >

All Pandemics are Local

“Global Pandemic” is the headline you see everywhere you look. Simple reality, the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shock is local… Read >

How to Transform a “Big, Old” Company
into an Agile Digital Business

As consumers, we take digital technologies for granted… We don’t wonder why these things are possible; we simply expect them,” said Designed for Digital… Read >

Avoiding “Winner-Take-All” in the World of AI

In a recent NY Times article, leading tech journalist Steve Lohr captured the anxiety of academic researchers about the concentrated wealth and powerRead >

Beyond Machine Learning: Capturing Cause-and-Effect Relationships

Artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming one of the most important technologies of our era.Read >

You Don’t Need a Year
of Data Cleansing

There’s a nearly universal belief in the business world that you can’t use AI without first going through a long, painful process of data cleansing and normalization… READ >

r4 Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in AI Core Technologies

Each year, as part of its comprehensive research program, Gartner designates a select group of companies as Cool Vendors… Read >

New Thinking for a New World

The world is moving faster and faster – that’s obvious.  In fact, it’s more than that: the rate of acceleration is increasing. In 1970 Alivn Toffler wrote Future Shock to describe the disorientation … Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 3 of 3

This final post in this series addresses the new set of technology-enabled management capabilities that are required to make cross-enterprise management a reality—what we call Cross-Enterprise AI   …  Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 2 of 3

Part 1 of this blog series looked at how scale and stability, ever-changing market dynamics, and competition from tech giants and insurgents are the new business realities for incumbent  …  Read >

The Incumbent’s Path to New Growth — Part 1 of 3

A paradox surrounds the topic of business growth. On the one hand, many well-regarded projections suggest that we’re entering an era with tremendous economic prospects  …  Read >