When you want it done right, the first time.
When you want it done right, the first time.
Technology Decisions, LLC specializes in the strategic planning, understanding, and the tactical bottom line benefits of technology to the enterprise for senior executives.
We have practiced network design, security, management and performance optimization for over twenty-five years.
Our principal, Matthew McCormick, has served as an expert witness on domestic and international patent infringement cases. His opinions have been sought out by major investment houses and consulting firms.
We bring common sense analysis and solutions to business problems and efficiency. Never endorsing technology for technology's sake, rather listening carefully to your business challenges, and only recommending and applying the right technology as and in a best practice way if it is the right tool for you at this time, bringing long term benefits.
Too many networks are poorly designed, understood, underperform, managed, costing too much, and ultimately, failing to deliver service. It's inevitable, if not done correctly.
If you want it done right the first time, saving you time, pain, and money, hire us.
We LIKE them TOO much!!!
Covid-19 is “Causing hiccups for the algorithms that run behind the scenes in inventory management, fraud detection, marketing, and more,” says Heaven. “Machine-learning models trained on normal human behavior are now finding that normal has changed, and some are no longer working as they should.” Streaming networks that have a sudden increase in viewers has impacted the accuracy of recommendations. The severity of the impact varies, depending largely on the purpose of the AI/ML-based program. Automated inventory systems may assume there is an error with the number of orders when they are suddenly much higher than usual.
Automated inventory systems may assume there is an error with the number of orders when they are suddenly much higher than usual. While machine learning is designed to be responsive, issues may arise when a new data set is too different than the one used for training.
“Many of these problems with models arise because more businesses are buying machine-learning systems but lack the in-house know-how needed to maintain them.”
Experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science are needed to monitor for potential breaks in the system.
The constantly changing situation makes optimization without human intervention even more difficult, and may prove to some who thought ML and AI could function wholly independently, that will not always be the case.
“You need a data science team who can connect what’s going on in the world to what’s going on the algorithms. An algorithm would never pick some of this stuff up.”
Big Data is dead. Collecting a lot of data is literally useless, if the data is not properly utilized. The key is the systematic exploration of the data with a right set of questions. For instance, is the data uniform or irregular? Is there a significant amount of variation in the data set? Is it buried in a mass of other irrelevant information? Can it be easily extracted and transformed? Is it possible to load the data at a reasonable speed? Can it be thoroughly analyzed? Can powerful insights be garnered? Otherwise, Big Data alone in an old style is really obsolete.
Computers can just make dumb happen faster.
Wrong is not a service we offer.
Cheap is not really cheap. It means doing it and paying for it over and over again.
Good. Fast. Cheap. Pick 2.
Being REALLY BAD at what you do has only rarely been an impediment to being in business.
Monopoly in any language is profane.
Be clear & upfront regarding your brand. Use as a first filter for bad clients/customers.
Ignorance, arrogance, denial, luck, & hope are NOT strategies!!!
Thinking is the rarest commodity on Earth!!!
Too much automation, not enough service.
KISSS = Keep It Super Simple Silly Sweetheart!!!!
I want to say "thank you" for all the times I have been told no. They made me look further, work harder, work longer, search farther, and, ultimately, find better. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
A reporter once asked Pablo Casals, one of the world's most famous cellists, why he still practiced six hours a day at the age of 85. His response was, "I think I'm getting better".
"No" is definitely part of the key to happiness.
The world will end in a "fat finger", i.e. Hawaii Missile, East Coast Tsunami, etc.
While God has a plan, no one else does.
Everyone wants to be rich. No one ever asks at what cost?
When did the obvious ever dawn on anyone?
American culture could benefit from greater commitment to service like South Korea or the UK: British Airways, asian airlines.
Courtesy and service cannot be automated nor ever should be.
The good news is there are lots of choices. The bad news is there are lots of choices.
I fly Business Class or better. I insist.
Air transportation and I are NOT on speaking terms!
Technology Decisions, LLC abides by the following Code of Ethics, which we take most seriously:
Professional responsibility of fair dealing toward the our clients, past and present, and the general public.
Professional responsibility of adhering to generally accepted standards of accuracy, truth, and good taste at all times.
Never to represent conflicting or competing interests, nor shall we be placed in a position where our interest is, or may be, in conflict with duty to the client.
Safeguard the confidences of both present and former clients, and shall not accept retainers which may involve the disclosure or use of these confidences to the disadvantage or prejudice of such clients.
Never intentionally disseminate false or misleading information, and we obligate ourselves to use as much care as is humanly possible to avoid dissemination of false or misleading information.
Never intentionally or recklessly injure the professional reputation of others.
In performing services for a client, never accept fees, commissions, or any other valuable consideration in connection with those services from anyone other than the client.
Prior to the commencement of the services to be performed, make the client fully aware of the fee structure, and all associated costs.
Never be in conflict by retaining ownership in any company selling or leasing products where such interest constitutes a conflict of interest.
As soon as possible, sever the relationship with any organization when we know or should know that continued employment would require us to conduct ourselves contrary to the good conduct principles of this code.