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.


U.S. Manufacturing: Reviving or Not?

“The US is on course to regain its status as a global industrial powerhouse,” writes Peter Marsh. [“US set for industrial revival, says study,” Financial Times, 21 September 2012] At least that

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Robots and the Future of Manufacturing

British entrepreneur Luke Johnson writes, “Modern plants use robots and increasingly few workers and run day and night, 365 days a year.” [“Making it in the new industrial revolution,” Financial Times, 28

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The Birth and Death of Industry Hubs

A couple of years ago Ann-Elise Henzl, a reporter for Milwaukee’s public radio station WUWM, asked a provocative question: “Is it really possible for a region to make itself the headquarters of

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