What Makes a Good Machine Learning Application?

What makes for a good application of machine learning? This is a discussion of the various factors that come in to play while making the decision to incorporate machine learning into a task. Some factors include (but are not limited to)

  • The current status of an application (i.e. does an application to accomplish this task already exist?)
  • The task to which machine learning will be applied
  • The current state/capabilities/limitation of machine learning technologies (in general - not specific technology stacks)
  • Examples of machine learning tasks and what results a user can expect



Douglas Heller

I’m a Quality Engineer at RSA Archer working on machine learning based applications, as well as a brand-new CI/CD pipeline for a company that’s been using the same release vehicle for ...