However, further development of CRISP-DM seems to have stalled, with only a 1.0 version fully produced almost two decades ago, and rumors of a second version under way almost fifteen years ago. IBM and Microsoft have both iterated on the methodologies to produce their own variants that add more detail with respect to more iterative loops between data processing and modeling and more specifics around artifacts and deliverables produced during the process. However, both companies are primarily leveraging their modifications in the context of delivering their own premium service engagements or as part of product-centric implementation processes. Clearly vendor-centric, proprietary methodologies can’t be adopted by organizations that have diverse technology needs or desire to utilize vendor-agnostic approaches to technology implementation.
The changes are the company’s biggest — and actually, only — big executive shakeup since LinkedIn was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion in 2016. It’s notable that both of the new appointments are of long-time LinkedIn executives — don’t rock the boat too much, don’t fix what isn’t broken, and all that.
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