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Machine learning's current state
Machine Learning

A history of Machine Learning

Machine learning inspired systems are now being used in wide range of fields to solve a whole variety of problems. Machine learning facilitates the use of information to work smarter and not harder.  Also, the history of machine learning is constantly changing and actively growing. Described below are some important events and research in artificial intelligence to map out the…

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enterprise architecture,benefits
Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture Benefits

With all the associated enterprise architecture benefits, more and more organisations are using Enterprise Architecture for successful delivery of Information Systems. The enterprise architecture benefits include the following: Simplification of an enterprise. The enterprise architecture benefits include more efficient business operation with lower costs, more shared capabilities, lower management costs, more flexible workforce, more organisation, less duplication and redundancies and…

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Enterprise Architecture IT strategy
Enterprise Architecture, IT Strategy

How is Enterprise Architecture used to enable IT strategy in a business?

Jeanne W. Ross, Peter Weill and David C. Robertson wrote a book called “Enterprise Architecture as a Strategy”. They introduced an idea to execute a strategy; firstly a company should build the foundation for business execution .Foundation for business digitizes routine tasks to provide reliability and predictability in processes. Foundation provides fulfilment criteria, IT structure for a company, strategic limits…

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Enterprise Architecture development
Enterprise Architecture

Enterprise Architecture Development

Enterprise Architecture development involves defining current state architecture, planning for future state architecture, evaluating different scenarios and developing orientation points, processes and principles for the architecture. The concept usually contains both a framework and a process of developing and implementing the EA. Its development and implementation must be managed and governed and focus its attention on the requirements of the…

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Enterprise Architecture's Purpose
Enterprise Architecture

What is Enterprise Architecture’s purpose?

Enterprise Architecture’s purpose is often to help a business in the following ways: To optimize fragmented processes (both manual and automated) into an integrated environment that is responsive to change and supportive of the delivery of the business strategy. e.g. The rapid growth of Dell has led it to be a multi-national company which provides regional specific hardware, infrastructure and…

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Enterprise Architecture benefits
Enterprise Architecture

What is Enterprise Architecture?

Enterprise Architecture is the high-level analysis and documentation of an enterprise in its current and future states of an integrated strategy, business, and technology perspective.An enterprise is an organisation or sub-activity whose boundary can be defined by common-held goals, processes and resources and one common reporting centre. Enterprise Architecture is driven by strategic goals and business requirements. Enterprise Architecture =…

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Microfinance Ireland
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What is Microfinance Ireland?

According to Central Statistics Office, in 2012, the majority of enterprises (90.7%) in the business economy in Ireland are micro enterprises . Given the size and importance of micro enterprises Microfinance Ireland was formed as part of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs. The state-backed loan fund provides loans of €2,000 up to €25,000 to businesses employing ten people or fewer.…

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NDRC
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What makes NDRC a good incubator?

What makes NDRC a good incubator looking from the perspective of an entrepreneur? I was going about minding my own business and then the following headline caught my eye. NDRC ranked no. 2 University Business Accelerator in the world by UBI Global Index. This motivated me to find out about NDRC. What is it and what does it do? Furthermore,…

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