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.


Growing Food in the Dark

The term “in the dark,” when applied to a person, generally means someone living in a state of ignorance or who is uninformed. However, a team of scientists from UC Riverside and

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Innovation and the Inflation Reduction Act

When the Digital Age was born in Silicon Valley, it sparked half-century of innovation — creating millions of products, services, and jobs that had not previously existed. Passage of the Inflation Reduction

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Modernizing Your Supply Chain is Not Enough

The late Thomas Samuel Kuhn, an American philosopher of science, introduced the term “paradigm shift” in his 1962 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The term caught on. As Tania Lombrozo (@TaniaLombrozo), a

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The Digital Age is Still All About the Data

“Today,” writes tech freelancer Apoorva Bellapu, “it is practically impossible to lead our lives without data.”[1] In the business world, she implies, it is impossible to conduct routine operations without data. She

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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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Targeted Marketing and Supercookies

Privacy advocates applauded when Google announced it would follow Apple’s lead and discontinue the use of cookies on its search platform. On the other hand, the move had marketers scrambling for ways

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The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022

In a rare, but welcome, act of bipartisanship, the Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill called the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The so-called CHIPS bill passed the

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