Category: Entrepreneurship

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.


The Case for Social Entrepreneurs

The global economy remains an admixture of booming and slumping economies. Hanging heavy over the slumping economies is a mountain of debt. As politicians wrestle with how to get a handle on

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Raising Entrepreneurs

A generation ago, parents used to discuss openly their ambitions for their children. Many wanted their children to grow up to be doctors or lawyers (because that was where the money was).

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Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures, Part 1

During this shortened holiday week, I’ve decided to concentrate on entrepreneurism. For many entrepreneurs, finding sufficient capital to finance their dreams is difficult. Mike Southon reports that the process is generally “lengthy”

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Why Start-Ups Fail

Recently, Laura Backes, a regular reader of this blog, sent me a link to an article that her company, DSL Service Providers, had posted on-line entitled “10 Recent Internet Start Up Flops.”

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Women in Business

In a post entitled Minorities and Entrepreneurism, I wrote, “Although women are not minorities per se, they have been in the minority when it comes to starting businesses that make it big.”

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Selling Your Business

Entrepreneurs come in all flavors. Some entrepreneurs start a company with the intention of making it their life’s work. Others start businesses with the intention of making them profitable then selling them

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