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.


Does Geography Matter in the Digital Age?

Nearly a quarter century ago, Professor Stanley D. Brunn described the Internet as “the new world” and wondered if it would offer a new geography to humankind. He wrote, “The earliest humans

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Remembering 9/11

For those of us old enough to remember the events of 11 September 2001, it’s hard to imagine that a score of years has passed since the tragic events of that day.

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Customer Experience and the Human Touch

“Humans are inherently social,” declares Simon N. Young, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at McGill University in Montréal. “Given the importance of social interactions for humans, it is not surprising that most psychiatric

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Labor Day 2021

This Labor Day greets us with a confusing employment situation as millions of people remain out of work at the same time a record number of job openings remain unfilled. Ben Popken

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How Many Basic Tastes are There?

You may have heard the phrase “it’s a matter of taste.” Merriam-Webster offers the following example of its use in a sentence: “Some people like seafood and some people don’t. It’s all

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