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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.

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Diversity in STEM Education is Important

We are experiencing a period of social unrest that once again illuminates the destructive nature of racial prejudice. Most articles about diversity in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know

If the headline to this article sounds familiar, you’re probably old enough to remember the trademarked ad slogan of the supermarket tabloid The National Enquirer (i.e., “Enquiring minds want to know”). The

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Teaching STEM at Home

The novel coronavirus outbreak created disarray and disappointment for many students. Forced to leave during the final weeks of the school year, students were left wondering about final grades and how the

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The Continuing STEM Imperative

We live in a technologically-advanced world that is becoming even more technical. To navigate this world, up and coming generations need a firm foundation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on

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Learning to Love Math

The late Shakuntala Devi, known as the “human calculator,” once insisted, “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” Mathematics has been touted

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STEM Toys for Holiday Giving

Parents often find it challenging to buy just the right holiday gifts for their children. Toymakers are increasingly encouraging parents to consider education-related toys, especially STEM toys, when they are drafting their

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Debating the Purpose of Education

Two interesting articles were recently published focusing on the relationship between education and work. In the first article, Brandon Busteed (@brandonbusteed), President of Kaplan University Partners, argues that education needs to be

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