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.


Energy and Resilience: Yergin in Foreign Affairs

Daniel Yergin, chairman of CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates), is the author of “Ensuring Energy Security,” an extensive article just published in the March/April 2006 issue of Foreign Affairs.  It’s available online

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ZenPundit on Mazarr

As promised, ZenPundit is up with a balanced critique of Mazarr’s article (“Extremism, Terror, and the Future of Conflict,” Policy Review), including links to other blog comments.  Worth a look.  Much of

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SOX, Innovation, and Resilience

Bob Greifeld, President and CEO of NASDAQ, argues today in the Wall Street Journal op-ed (“It’s Time To Pull Up Our SOX,” The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2006, page A 14;

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Avian Flu: A Resilient Response

Today, more commentary in The New York Times that helps make the case for resilience.  Kendall Hoyt writes about the shortcomings of “one bug, one drug” approaches to unpredictable pandemics: …The problem

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Mardi Gras: Resilience and Culture

Culture is a critical element of resilience.  Resilience is the ability to draw on all your assets in response to system shocks.  In an enterprise, assets include information, management skill and best

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Iraq, The Grid, and Resilience

Good commentary in today’s New York Times by Glenn Zorpette of IEEE, about the critical role of the power grid in creating stability in Iraq — and the damage to stability caused

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