Root Cause Analysis

Our favorite startups from Alchemist Accelerator batch 15

1/5<p>Farmwise<p>Farmwise combines computer vision with a robot to help farmers pluck weeds at scale. In lieu of dangerous chemicals and costly farmworkers, Farmwise can quickly classify plants and remove weeds fully autonomously.<p>The company aims to bring costs down for farmers while ultimately …

Startups

EMA Offers Draft Guideline on Serious Breaches of Clinical Trial Regulations

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Tuesday opened for public consultation a draft guideline on serious breaches of clinical trial regulations or …

Medicine

A Comparison of Mapping Approaches for Distributed Cloud Applications

One of the most fundamental challenges of monitoring modern cloud applications is the ability to see all the components and their dependencies. The …

DevOps

Loom Systems Adds a Human Touch to AI for Root Cause Analysis

Mobile advertising platform Taptica used multiple monitoring solutions for proprietary data-driven mobile ad targeting system. Using predefined …

Machine Learning

Yahoo 2013 Email Hack: Company's Security Officer Says We Will Potentially Never Know How It Happened

Yahoo cybersecurity lead Bob Lord took to the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Monday to discuss why Yahoo’s security efforts have fallen short and what …

Security

Beware Self-Inflicted Reliability Problems

<b>Think of this expert advice as a reality check for your operations and take action accordingly.</b><i>By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor</i>The root cause of …

Engineering

Elastic twangs in snappy machine learning - Open Source Insider

No self-respecting data management firm operates today without a healthy dose of machine learning at the heart of its technology stack. Data search, …

Machine Learning

IT Outages, Who's Really at Fault?

Systems do go down, and sometimes the cause seems obvious, but it may be too obvious. Employ root cause analysis methods to find the real cause of …

Business Technology

Scientists may have found the root cause of going gray and balding

Sure, having graying hair in high school is enough material for some good-natured ribbing from your bros—but it’s nothing compared to the social …

Hair

IKEA's Award Winning Flat Pack Shelter To Be Redesigned

Better Shelter, the award-winning refugee shelter design concept created as a partnership between the not-for-profit IKEA Foundation and the United …

Refugees

Scientists May Have Found the Root Cause of Going Gray and Balding

Shutterstock<p>Sure, having graying hair in high school is enough material for some good-natured ribbing from your bros—but it’s nothing compared to the …

Hair

Scientists Discover Root Cause of Gray, Balding Hair

Scientists in North Texas have identified the cells that cause hair to turn gray and to go bald – findings that could one day help identify possible …

the industry driving us mad

Telco customers are becoming increasingly cranky about poor customer service, billing problems and how their grievances are handled, with complaints …

Business (Australia)

AWS X-Ray Available in Europe (London) and Canada (Central) Regions

AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug production, distributed applications, such as those built using a microservices architecture. With …

Cloud Computing

Detox Health and Home: 10 Cleansing Books

<b>The impulse to purify ourselves has evolved to include our environment as well as our bodies. We all feel the pressure to distill impurities and</b> …

Lifestyle

Reacting to maintenance events... before they happen

Introducing Scheduled Events (Preview)<p>What if you could learn about upcoming events which may impact the availability of your VM and plan …

Cloud Computing

Ask the hard question: Are you suicidal?

Dominica SandaAustralian Associated Press<p><b>If you really care about someone you need to be able to ask the hard question: 'Are you suicidal?'</b><p>That's the …

Mental Health

The Cholesterol Conundrum - and Root Cause Solution

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Cholesterol

Gmail Deliverability Is Weirder Than You Think

Getting into the inbox has become more challenging than ever at Gmail. Many email marketers have seen their inbox placement rates fall over the last …

Advertising Industry

New Shipping Alliances Bringing Chaos to Asia-Europe Tradelanes

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – “Organised chaos” – that’s how one carrier describes the Asia-Europe schedules of the Ocean and THE alliances, …

Merchant Shipping

10 Surprising Reasons Why Underperformers Underperform--and What to Do About It

Poor performers can be draining, but you can course-correct if you set the correct course.<p>Anyone that has ever managed people (or that has worked in a team) knows how frustrating/exhausting it can be to have a poor performer in the midst. If that person(s) goes unaddressed, it's horrendous for …

Management

Many Addiction Memoirs End With the Writer in Rehab—But What Happens Afterwards?

For journalist Amy Liptrot, the answer is: Live on a remote Scottish island and count birds.<p>A month ago—on the Spring Equinox—Amy Liptrot celebrated six years since her last drink. "I quite enjoyed that my sobriety is tied in with the cosmos, just to be a bit megalomaniacal about it," says the …

Books

Injuries & squad depth prove Liverpool’s undoing again - so what’s the root cause?

<b>A horrible lack of squad depth was once again exposed on Sunday, as Liverpool’s Champions League hopes were dealt a crushing blow.</b><p>This Reds side …

Liverpool FC

When debugging doesn't suck: beautiful errors

Exceptions happen everyday: the bigger (and the more distributed) the system, the higher the chances for things to go south.<p>Most of us already …

Programming

4 money traps the middle class falls into — and how to avoid them

Stagnant wage growth combined with rising costs of living means middle-class households face additional pressure to use every dollar efficiently.<p>Budgeting will account for your family's core needs while helping you identify areas where you can cut costs.<p>As a financial advisor, some older clients I …

Money

From 5% to 48%: learnings from another industry’s progress in diversity

Unconscious biases have a surprisingly high impact on how we evaluate candidates for a job position. Here are a few best practices for making the …

Diversity

Siemens launches 'internet of trains' Digital Rail Services business

USA: Siemens has formed a Digital Rail Services business to improve rail operations by creating an ‘internet of trains’ making intelligent use of …

Internet of Things

4 Things to Focus On After Making a Mistake at Work

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

The Two Big Things United Got Wrong That You Can Get Right

Center your operating philosophy on caring deeply for customers and empowering employees to make real-time decisions. You'll not only avoid crash landings but will also enjoy high-altitude success as a result.<p>The news of a 69-year-old physician being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight …

Airlines

Gluten Intolerance and Seizures - Root Cause Medical Clinic

Gluten Directly Related to Seizure Activity<p>We know there are many causes of seizures, some understood better than others. Of all the organ systems of …

Gluten