Category: Artificial Intelligence

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.


The Benefits of Augmented Intelligence

When IBM coined the term “cognitive computing” to describe its Watson computing system, the company was trying to find a term that captured how this technology could help human decision-makers. Former IBM

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Marketing in the Machine Learning Age

Several years ago, Brian Solis (@briansolis), a Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, observed, “There is no longer a delineation between digital and traditional customers. Anyone with a smartphone traverses between online and

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Defining Artificial Intelligence

Definitions are essential for helping us understand the world. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a “definition” is “a statement of the meaning of a word” or “a statement expressing the essential nature

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Making AI Work

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted as both a potential savior and a potential destroyer of the world. Business leaders, however, are generally more concerned with their company’s survival than the fate

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One of America’s favorite patriotic tunes celebrates “spacious skies and amber waves of grain.” This pastoral view of America rarely conjures up thoughts about technology and artificial intelligence (AI). In the future,

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Trends 2022: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an umbrella term covering a number of technologies, including machine learning (ML), cognitive computing, and natural language processing (NLP). Eric Siegel (@predictanalytic), a former computer science professor at

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Policymakers and Artificial Intelligence

Technology always outpaces policy. It’s inevitable. Policymakers don’t have a crystal ball enlightening them about what technologies are emerging or how those technologies could affect society. As a result, history is their

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