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.


Business Intelligence: What Is It?

“Business intelligence (BI) doesn’t seem like a tech term that requires much introduction,” writes business journalist Kevin Casey (@kevinrcasey). “It doesn’t even sound all that techie: We know what a business is,

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The GMO War of Words

The late controversial scientist and Nobel laureate Linus Pauling once stated, “Science is the search for truth — it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to

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Geopolitical Risks and the Supply Chain

Supply chain risk managers often feel like long-tailed cats in a room full of rocking chairs — everywhere they look a new risk appears. Port delays, pandemics, climate events, factory fires, cyber

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Hot Town, Summer in the City

The western United States is suffering from wildfires and severe drought while floods have affected the east and south. Floods have also ravished parts of Germany and China. All tolled it’s not

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IoT Benefits for Supply Chain Operations

Many experts believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to revolutionize supply chain operations. As I have noted in previous posts, the “revolution” has been slowed by security and standardization issues.

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Low Code, High Results?

The editorial team at insideBIGDATA has declared 2021 “The Year of Low Code.”[1] They report, “Forrester analysts estimate 75% of all enterprise software will be built with low-code technology this year.” UiPath

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Google and the Quantum Time Crystal

Recent headlines about time crystals read more like titles to a Harry Potter novel than they do an introduction to genuine news stories. However, Google claims to have created a time crystal.

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