Enterra Insights

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 Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Data Privacy Day 2023

Tomorrow, 28 January, is Data Privacy Day or, as it is known in Europe, Data Protection Day. You may never have heard of it; nevertheless, it has been observed for nearly two

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Digital Twins and Phygital Fitness

One of the most promising technologies to emerge over the last decade is digital twin technology. Technology writer Aminu Abdullahi explains, “A digital twin is essentially an avatar of a physical object

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In Memoriam: David Crosby

Most people are familiar with Don McClean’s ballad “American Pie,” whose lyrics include, “Long long time ago, I can still remember how that music used to make me smile. … But something

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The Confusing World of Data Storage: A Primer

We live in the Digital Age and business consultants are encouraging organizations to transform into digital enterprises. The foundation of this transformation is data, which has become an essential business asset. According

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Improving Business Competitiveness

No one starts a business believing it can’t compete in the marketplace. Making a business competitive, however, is not as easy as many people think. Even well-established businesses constantly struggle to remain

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Artificial Intelligence in Court

For the first time in history, a defendant has agreed to use artificial intelligence (AI) to defend themself in court. Admittedly, the stakes aren’t that high. The defendant will be fighting a

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Trends 2023: Decision Science

Data science and decision science are two-sides of the same coin. Chris Dowsett, Director of Data and Insights at Spotify, explains that data science uses data “for improving and developing new products

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023

Yesterday marked the 96th birthday of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. He gave his life promoting the cause of civil rights. Although he would have been honored to have a holiday

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You Can’t Spell Agriculture without AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting every global economic sector including agriculture. The reason AI is becoming more important is because world conditions are rapidly changing and keeping up with those changes requires

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