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Machine Learning Technology Stack – Decision Making Steps | Sphere Partner

The technology arena is moving incredibly quickly. Therefore, I believe it’s important to bring experts together to discuss, debate, and exchange ideas to help us all navigate the rapidly changing landscape. We organize and sponsor TechDebates.org to accomplish exactly this. Recently, we held a TechDebate in Chicago to discuss the best way to approach machine learning technology

January 22, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Industrial Markets | Sphere Partner

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the landscape of many industries and the industrial markets are no exception. Adam McElhinney, chief of machine learning and AI strategy at Uptake Technologies, brought his years of experience and insights to a TechDebate in Chicago. After the TechDebate, I had the opportunity to talk further with Adam about the

January 20, 2020

Role of CTO in Technology Development Acceleration | Sphere Partner

Originally published on Forbes, January 8, 2020 The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.” - Eric Ries This quote from Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, summarizes the incredible challenge and fun of the technology industry. Development speed is the life force of the technology sector, and since development

January 15, 2020

Transforming Values into Corporate Culture that Fuels Growth

Noura Panaritis is the senior director, enterprise business applications + data management at J.D. Power. Noura recently participated in a Chicago TechDebate, where the panel discussed the shaping of technology-team culture. I had the privilege to talk with Noura for a few minutes after the debate to further discuss this critical topic. Have you experienced

January 14, 2020

Profitable Tech Business model for software product development

Profitable tech business model - tackling arguably one of the largest challenges tech startups face Nickolay Schwarz is CTO at BenchPrep, an e-learning software platform that provides digital learning solutions to some of the world’s leading education, testing, and training organizations. Nickolay has experience helping a tech startup find its way to a profitable tech

January 13, 2020

Small Business And Tech Startup, Is Your Small Business Really a Start-up?

Andy Pruitt is currently the CTO at OppLoans and has had the experience of founding and cofounding three technologies companies. He recently participated in a Tech debate in Chicago, Illinois, where the panel discussed the challenges of building a tech start-up to scale. Andy and I had the opportunity to discuss the topic in greater

January 9, 2020