Category: Current Affairs

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.


Cognitive Computing and Drug Discovery

“You would think the sheer number of diseases and medical treatments should yield plenty of opportunities to come up with new treatments,” writes Catherine Boyle (@cboylecnbc). “Yet there is a worrying lack

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Global Economic Growth and Prosperity

As devastating as natural disasters can be, they are generally localized. In today’s globalized world, economic disasters often affect a much larger area and the effects of such disasters can linger for

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STEM in the Service of the Poor

Each year Bill & Melinda Gates publish a letter in which they express their hopes and dreams about a better future for the world’s poor and explain how they intend to help make

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2015 Predictions: Emerging Markets

Sustained global economic growth primarily depends on continued growth in emerging markets. New middle class consumers in those markets will hopefully spark that growth as they find themselves with a little more

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