Category: Risk Management

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.


Are You Ready to Handle Blockchain Risks?

“Nearly every day,” writes tech journalist Madhurjya Chowdhury, “it seems like we come across more and more applications for blockchain technology. More and more sectors are discovering that the blockchain will either

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Crime is Adding to Supply Chain Woes

References to the wild west are being made more frequently as criminal activity increases supply chain woes. Back in the fall of 2021, Walgreens announced it was closing five San Francisco stores,

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Trends 2022: Risk Management

When the Covid-19 pandemic erupted in late 2019 and early 2020, few, if any, risk managers had prioritized widespread illnesses (i.e., a pandemic) as a cause for concern. Risk management has always

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Analyzing Supply Chain Risk

Supply chains are a mess, inflation is on the rise, the pandemic lingers, natural disasters are intensifying, fraud is growing more prevalent, and global tensions are increasing. This is a big problem.

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Ransomware Part Two: Before an Attack

“Your computers and servers are encrypted, backups are deleted. We use strong encryption algorithms, so you cannot decrypt your data.” That was the message that appeared on computer screens at Colonial Pipeline

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Ransomware Part One: A Growing Threat

If data breaches aren’t frightening enough to keep CIOs awake at night, ransomware attacks must surely do the trick. “In an analysis of publicly reported ransomware attacks against health-care providers, municipalities and

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