Semantic Web and Semantic Search

April 30, 2013

Sir Timothy “Tim” Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, also coined the term “semantic web” nearly a score of … Continued

Socially Responsible Packaging

April 29, 2013

Bruce Horovitz, a marketing reporter for USA Today, recently penned an article discussing how more companies are becoming socially responsible. … Continued

In Stock, Out of Stock, and On-Shelf Availability

April 25, 2013

Every retailer knows that they can’t sell what they don’t have. If a product is not on the shelf when … Continued

Personalization and Targeted Marketing, Part 2

April 24, 2013

In the first segment of this two-part series on personalization and targeted marketing, I discussed the views of a number … Continued

Personalization and Targeted Marketing, Part 1

April 23, 2013

"The role of digital has become so profound that it is less about how much consumers incorporate it into their … Continued

The Supply Chain Crisis and Disaster Pyramid

April 22, 2013

Back in 2009, R. Glenn Richey. Jr., a professor in the Manderson Graduate School of Business at the University of … Continued

The Power of Stories

April 19, 2013

Most of us are familiar with tale of Scheherazade, the amazing storyteller of legend who was able to spare her … Continued

Quantum Computing: Is the Future Here?

April 18, 2013

The world of quantum mechanics has one of the strangest landscapes in science. It is the world atomic and sub-atomic … Continued

Gamification and the Future

April 17, 2013

According to Wikipedia, “Gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to … Continued

Big Data Trends

April 16, 2013

Eric Lundquist, a technology analyst at Ziff Brothers Investments, penned an article about ten trends he thought emerged at the … Continued

McCormick & Company Uses Big Data to Boost Business

April 15, 2013

It's safe to say that more than doubling a company's share of unique online visitors in a specific category in … Continued

The Road to Singularity: A Dead End?

April 12, 2013

As those familiar with artificial intelligence (AI) or artificial general intelligence (AGI) know, there continues to be a lot of … Continued

The Future is About Flavor

April 11, 2013

With 30 percent of consumers’ food, grocery, and personal care budgets being spent on fresh food, seasonings that enhance the … Continued

Water, Water, Every Where — What Can We do About It? — Part 3

April 10, 2013

In the final segment of this three-part series, I want to discuss some of the technological breakthroughs that could help … Continued

Water, Water, Every Where — What Can We do About It? — Part 2

April 9, 2013

In Part 1 of this three-part series, I discussed the overall problem of predicted water shortages. In this post, I … Continued

Water, Water, Every Where — What Can We do About It? — Part 1

April 8, 2013

In the Part Two of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," the bard discusses the distress of … Continued

Geopolitics and Supply Chain Risk

April 5, 2013

"All eyes are currently watching the deteriorating political situation in Egypt," writes the team at Container magazine. "[The March 2013] … Continued

Big Data is Transforming Your Life

April 3, 2013

A recent book entitled Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think has been getting … Continued

Digital Marketing Growing in Importance

April 2, 2013

"Digital marketing budgets averaged 2.5% of company revenue in 2012, growing 9% in 2013," reports Gartner's Laura McLellan, "and that's … Continued

Neat and Scruffy Artificial Intelligence

April 1, 2013

According to Wikipedia, “Neat and scruffy are labels for two different types of artificial intelligence research. Neats consider that solutions … Continued