In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Trends 2023: Technology

McKinsey & Company analysts note, “Technology continues to be a primary catalyst for change in the world. Technology advances give businesses, governments, and social-sector institutions more possibilities to lift their productivity, invent

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Megatrends to Watch for in 2023

Over the past few years, there seems to be fewer articles making predictions and more articles discussing trends. This development may be because making predictions is often a fool’s errand. Historian Amanda

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Is Artificial Intelligence the New CMO?

Most everyone is aware of how ubiquitous artificial intelligence (AI) has become. Almost all economic sectors have been impacted by the technology. The marketing sector is no exception. When people discuss AI,

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Black Friday 2022

Black Friday has traditionally marked the beginning of the holiday shopping season. No longer. Today it falls somewhere in the middle of an expanded holiday shopping period. Why? The two most prominent

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Thanksgiving 2022

The late historian David McCullough, once said, “History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” From a behavioral perspective, he was correct — society’s cumulative actions landed

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