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.


Minorities and Entrepreneurism

A year ago, New York Times‘ columnist Thomas Friedman wrote: “You’ve heard that saying: As General Motors goes, so goes America. Thank goodness that is no longer true. I mean, I wish

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Where Venture Capital is Flowing

Last October Pui-Wing Tam and Cari Tuna reported that California’s “Silicon Valley’s start-up economy [had] quietly broadened beyond information technology. It now includes a growing cadre of bioscience and ‘clean technology’ firms,

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Boomer Entrepreneurs

In a post entitled Entrepreneurs: Old and Young, I cited an article by Stefan Theil in which he claimed that “older entrepreneurs have higher success rates when they start companies” than their

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Britain Embraces Entrepreneurism

I have repeatedly asserted that one of the best ways to promote economic growth and increase employment is to enact policies that foster entrepreneurism. British Prime Minister David Cameron apparently accepts that

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Entrepreneurism and the Family

In past posts on entrepreneurism, I have noted that entrepreneurs often look to family for investment capital to start a business before looking elsewhere. In the end, that’s all fine and good

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Entrepreneurism and Self-Education

Lucy Kellaway from the Financial Times recently reported that Tyra Banks was headed to Harvard Business School [“Aiming to be America’s Next Top Student,” 20 February 2011]. Kellaway notes that Banks is

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