Quantum Computing: Assembling the Pieces

July 31, 2014

“Scientists have observed something fascinating about the universe: A tiny particle can spontaneously appear from nothing and then disappear as … Continued

Food Trends to Watch

July 30, 2014

Harvey Hartman notes that there are a few powerful voices in food sector who punch above their weight when it … Continued

The Digital Path to Purchase takes Center Stage

July 29, 2014

A study published earlier this year by UPS, comScore and the e-tailing group concluded, “Digital channels are now the method … Continued

Big Data and Chemistry

July 28, 2014

“Despite the cost and relative scarcity of precious metals — iridium, platinum, rhodium — we rely on them to manufacture … Continued

Technology and Food

July 25, 2014

We are living in a world of growing consumerism; but, we all know that truly important things for humankind’s survival … Continued

Social Media Marketing: Miracle or Mirage?

July 24, 2014

There is no doubt that social media has been phenomenally successful. It is a rare individual who has never heard … Continued

The Internet of Things: Saving Ourselves with Technology

July 23, 2014

I recently listened to a provocative presentation given by Gary Atkinson (@GaryA_ARM), Director of Emerging Technologies at ARM, entitled “Can … Continued

Patient Monitoring, Big Data, and the Future of Healthcare

July 22, 2014

I’m pretty sure that when you read the word “patient” in the headline of this article, your first thought was … Continued

Microsoft’s “Adam” Takes Us to the Eve of New Age of Artificial Intelligence

July 21, 2014

“We’re entering a new age of artificial intelligence,” insists Daniela Hernandez (@danielaphd). “Drawing on the work of a clever cadre … Continued

Innovators and Thinkers

July 18, 2014

Some people might find the title of this article strange or confusing. After all, everybody thinks; especially innovators. Innovators’ minds … Continued

Artificial Intelligence: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

July 17, 2014

There has been a lot of fear-mongering about artificial intelligence in the news lately and it has involved some famous … Continued

Smart Cities Require Creative People

July 16, 2014

With three-quarters of the world’s population living in cities in 2050, Lester Wong, Sheena Tang, and Raphael Lim report that … Continued

Climate Change becomes a Priority for Supply Chain Risk Managers

July 15, 2014

“In 2010,” writes Ryan Schuchard (@ryanschuchard), “massive flooding in Pakistan profoundly affected the country and disrupted supply chains globally, spiking … Continued

Globalization, Integration, and Big Data = Big Solutions

July 14, 2014

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort, an author and social entrepreneur, writes, “I think it is important [to] transition from today’s world to a … Continued

Educational Reform and STEM Focus are Needed to Address Skills Shortage

July 11, 2014

The staff at Manufacturing.net reports, “U.S. manufacturers may be losing up to 11 percent annually of their earnings as a … Continued

Targeted Marketing: Be a Helpful Friend not a Creepy Stranger

July 10, 2014

“Big data this, big data that,” writes Fatemeh Khatibloo. “Hardly a day goes by when we’re not bombarded with messages … Continued

The Unrelenting Nature of Supply Chain Risk Management

July 9, 2014

In an article about supply chain risk management, Abe Eshkenazi, CEO of APICS, a professional association for supply chain and … Continued

Big Data Analytics Could Produce Big Results in the Agricultural Sector

July 8, 2014

Even though humankind is still dependent on agriculture for its survival, most developed and developing states no longer rely primarily … Continued

Artificial Intelligence is Changing the World and Humankind must Adapt

July 7, 2014

In a post entitled “Machine Learning: Bane or Blessing for Mankind?,” I noted that the renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking … Continued

Independence Day 2014

July 4, 2014

America’s Independence Day holiday doesn’t actually celebrate the day that colonial independence was declared (that occurred on July 2nd). It … Continued

Online Grocery Shopping Continues to Grow

July 3, 2014

In a two-part series entitled “Supermarkets and Digitalization, Part 1 and Part 2,” I cited an article written by Brad … Continued

Facebook Says, “I’m sorry.” Could soon be Saying, “Sorry to see you go!”

July 2, 2014

“By now,” writes Mike Isaac, “Facebook is very, very good at saying sorry.” [“Facebook Says It’s Sorry. We’ve Heard That Before.” The … Continued

Mobile Technologies are beginning to Dominate the Digital Path to Purchase

July 1, 2014

A couple of years ago Thomas Husson, a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, wrote, “Few companies can now rely on … Continued