Category: Connectivity

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.


Ecologists and Engineers

The always interesting New York Times columnist David Brooks writes today about relationships [“The Relationship Blend“]. Relationships, of course, are important for any business person or anyone who believes in Tom Barnett’s

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Compatibility and Connectivity

Yesterday Microsoft announced that its new Vista operating system, which is scheduled to be released next year, will be more competitor friendly. Although this kinder, gentler Microsoft is the result of numerous

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Gallimaufry II

Gallimaufry is a hash made from leftovers. Over the years the term has also come to mean a hodgepodge, hence the title of this post. This is the second of such posts.

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Networked Civilization Revisited

I have continued to ponder about Dr. Yaneer Bar-Yam’s article, “Complexity Rising: From Human Beings to Human Civilizations, a Complexity Profile,” especially the attached figure. The second frame of the figure depicts

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Network Resiliency — Good or Bad?

The always interesting Mark Safranski (ZenPundit) posted an interesting discussion yesterday on the resiliency of networks. Safranski pointed to MSNBC’s ScienceDaily site, which reported on research conducted by University of Michigan physics

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Wiring Money and Enterprise Resilience

Today’s Washington Post contains an interesting article about how competition has reduced the cost of wiring money from the United States to other countries. Krissah Williams, “Competition Cuts Cost of Wiring Money,”

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