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.


Quantum Computing: Through the Wormhole

Wormholes have been favorite subjects of science fiction writers for decades. So, it was exciting news when scientists announced they might have simulated a wormhole with a quantum computer. Before discussing that

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Not So Happy Returns This Post-Holiday Season

Before the age of e-commerce, department stores dutifully opened a special post-Christmas customer service section dedicated to handling returned products. Those customer service windows still exist; however, many after-holiday returns are now

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The Future of Food Security

One of the topics discussed at the recent COP-27 gathering in Egypt was global food security. Patricia Scotland (@PScotlandCSG), Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, told COP-27 participants that every available tool must be

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Resilience in the Age of Chaos

In today’s chaotic world, organizational resilience is a much-discussed topic. The Oxford Languages Dictionary defines resilience as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.” The phrase “bounce back” is also an oft-applied

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Trends 2023: Automation

Automation is a broad topic. The Oxford Languages Dictionary defines automation as “the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process.” Wikipedia elaborates on the subject

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