Category: Manufacturing

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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Manufacturing Day 2022

“US manufacturing may be poised for an overhaul and a rebound,” according to analysts from McKinsey & Company, “with a potentially significant impact on the nation’s overall economy.”[1] They go on to

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Will Reshoring Solve Supply Chain Woes?

Current supply chain snarls, often associated with overseas factories and logjammed ports, have made manufacturing reshoring a hot topic. The staff at Manufacturing.net asserts, “As manufacturers face complex supply chain challenges due

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Is It Too Late to Join Industry 4.0?

Back in January, the editorial team at Manufacturing and Engineering Magazine (MEM) published an article with the headline, “If You Haven’t Automated and Added Robotics — It Might be Too Late.”[1] The

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Big Data, Analytics, and Industry 4.0

Despite years of discussion about the fourth industrial revolution (aka Industry 4.0), the revolution remains in its infancy. Analysts from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) explain the first three revolutions were driven

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