July 9-10, 2016 – was a wonderful and very interesting weekend: on Saturday I organized the Eastern European Computer Vision Conference, and on Sunday I held a private event for 20 people with INCOSE Russian chapter research director to discuss the burning issues in the field of Systems Engineering.
A lot of conclusions after such intellectual weekend have been made.
The most interesting of those that can be published is the following:
The education system in the last years has been actively discussing issues of reforms and changes in teaching methods, but nothing really revolutionary has been offered – it is mainly the “imitation” of changes and reforms.
Why do I think so? Continue reading
I was born in the Soviet Union and still remember that before 1991 there were futile attempts of society organization according to Karl Marx’s sayings.
But people did not survive the 75-year-old experiment and during 5 years(1986-91) destroyed the system of fake communism and started creating the wild capitalism by copying the available simplified models and ruthlessly instilling its (capitalistic) qualities and meanings to all levels of society.
In the last 4-5 years, you could observe an investment boom in B2B startups.
It has become a great business: attract investments, make a product/technology and sell the company to a major technological Empire.
The popularity of this model can be probably explained by the bigger profitability corporations get from these external investments compared with in-house investment in R&D. Continue reading