Category: Innovation

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.


Innovation and Problem-Solving

We’ve all heard the old proverb: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” The television show McGyver was built around that premise. The proverb has been a truism for over two millennia. Nicole

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Do You Play a Role in Innovation?

“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare, “and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts.”[1]

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Creativity and the Modern Enterprise, Part 2

Can anybody be creative? Most experts believe they can. Journalist Jess Shankleman (@Jess_Shankleman) writes, “Neuroscientists view creativity as a cognitive skill, like math or memory, that can be learned, measured, and strengthened.”[1]

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Creativity and the Modern Enterprise, Part 1

We’ve all heard the business mantra “innovate or die.” In this article, I’d like to discuss innovation’s symbiotic traveling companion: creativity. Innovation invariably begins with an idea. In the innovation formula (innovation

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