The Product Analyst as a new role for agile teams

We meet a lot of managers and executives who have transformed their software and hardware engineering into an agile manner. The degree of adoption and success is surely varying with peoples’ passion and budgets. The next wave of evolution is Artificial Intelligence (AI), particularly Data Science. With citizen blockchain already doing the paperwork for the next initiative – I believe AI to be an extension to engineering paving the way for intelligent software, as Tim O’Reilly stated. Consequently, I suggest herein a new role for agile teams: The Product Analyst, which is a data scientist embedded into multifunctional software teams.

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Predictive Firefighting with Premergency for the Seattle Fire Department

Predictive Firefighting is explained with a case study by employing freely available data from the Seattle Fire Department. A risk model for demand planing is shown.

The City of Seattle / USA publishes a great amount of data regarding public services as their contribution to OpenData USA. Among other sources, Seattle also publishes past years of data from 911 emergency service dispatch. Taking those data and analyzing them with our Premergency solution for Predictive Firefighting is the base of the current article. The results show how to derive future emergencies in fire services with past data. A distinction and prognosis for types of emergencies and temporal frequency is possible. Read more

New homepage online!

After some editorial work we present herewith our new homepage. Here, you will find interesting information and reports about our services.

We will steadily continue to expand this blog over time and our range of information. Please check in regularly. Thank you.