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About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

About Joe Roushar

Former spy, current enterprise systems architect and entrpreneur, camper, canoeist, musician, grandparent, inventor.

12 Jul Anatomy of Insight: Prediction and Qualitative BI

Anatomy of Insight

Joe Roushar – July 2018 Not just any body Body is a versatile word as it has broad application. In the context of astronomy, we describe celestial bodies. In topographical mapping, there are bodies of water. But in my interactions, I most often encounter “body” in the context of human physiology. The word, “body” implies […]

02 Jul What’s in an EA Repository

EA Intranet

Joe Roushar – July 2018 Context of Enterprise Architecture Understanding context of systems and data in an enterprise is essential for successful IT project alignment and portfolio simplification. Enterprise architecture frameworks such as Zachman, Archimate and TOGAF provide great mechanisms for documenting systems and data, and architecture diagrams are often worth much more than a […]

21 May What it Means to Be, and Why AI Needs to Know

Semantic Primitives

Joe Roushar – May 2018 I relate, therefor I am Interaction between humans is intricate, intimate and beautiful. Good conversations are like dances and can leave one feeling fulfilled and whole. I have long wanted to build a system that can verbally dance with you. Even longer, one to rapidly translate what you say with […]

10 Apr More Agile Than “Agile”

Chess Ivory Tower

Joe Roushar – April 2018 Promises – Promises Agile Information Technology (IT) promises to deliver automated capabilities to users more quickly, and, to a great extent, has achieved this. But to many, IT stands for Ivory Tower, and, other than the privileged few, most people in businesses are on their own unless their needs are […]

04 Jul Cognitive Multi-Processing

Layered Model

Joe Roushar – July 2017 Divide and Conquer Swarm computing applications, with large numbers of autonomous agents are beginning to appear and deliver stunning results. The combination of autonomy, simple tasks and parallelism has great power. Today I’ll address parallel computing and models for breaking down computational problems. I will not address the question of autonomy today, […]

09 Jan 2017 – The Year of AI

Joe Roushar – January 2017 Intelligent but Artificial Recently, January 5th, 2017, on my ride into work I was listening to BBC World Update with Dan Damon, as I often do, and heard him interviewing someone about the new artificial intelligence (AI) app for the British National Health Service from Babylon Health (similar story on […]

07 Dec Curating Digital Meaning

content-without-process

Joe Roushar – December 2016 That should be in a museum I think of museums when I hear about curating. Meaning is, in a strange way, an artifact, simultaneously ancient and modern. Meaning has existed as long as perception has existed in the most rudimentary forms of life. For the purposes of my blog, I […]

30 Nov Architecting Meaningful Relationships

meaningful-relationships

Joe Roushar – November 2016 How do you know — anything? Chemicals and electrical impulses splash around in the brain, and voila: we understand the meaning of life, the universe and everything. We have looked at how synapses connect neurons, and how taxonomical and other associations connect concepts, but is it even possible for a […]