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Targeted Marketing in the Age of Cognitive Computing

May 31, 2016

“The future of marketing,” writes Derek Newton (@DerekTNG), “is intensely personal — marketing targeted not just to you, but to … Continued

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Memorial Day 2016

May 30, 2016

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and dreams of vacations, picnics, and outdoor activities. We should never forget, … Continued

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Cognitive Computing can Help Discover Your Customer’s Digital Path to Purchase

May 27, 2016

The digital path to purchase for any potential customer can include a number of different twists and turns including ones … Continued

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Resiliency and Fragility

May 26, 2016

“Scratching an itch never makes it go away,” writes Thomas P.M. Barnett (@thomaspmbarnett), former Vice President for Communications at Resilient … Continued

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Jobs Sustainability: Learning to Work with Machines

May 25, 2016

“Humans are more likely to work with smart machines in the digital enterprises of the future than be ousted by … Continued

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Artificial Intelligence Improving Business around the Globe

May 24, 2016

Despite concerns about the emergence of an amoral (or worse, evil) artificial intelligence (AI) system bent on enslaving or destroying … Continued

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Internet of Things Surpasses World Wide Web. Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

May 23, 2016

“[Last year], we passed an important milestone,” reports Per Richtun (@perricktun), an analyst with Capgemini. “For the first time in … Continued

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Artificial Intelligence and Education

May 20, 2016

In the developed world (and many parts of the developing world), technology is affecting almost every area of daily life. … Continued

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In Praise of the Digital Supply Chain

May 19, 2016

Most analysts agree that in order survive and thrive in the years ahead industrial age organizations need to transform into … Continued

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Agile Marketing is Right Approach for Today’s Digital Path to Purchase

May 18, 2016

According to Scott Brinker (@chiefmartec), co-founder & CTO of ion interactive, today’s digital path to purchase requires marketers to create … Continued

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Cognitive Computing and the Rise of the Intelligent Enterprise

May 17, 2016

More and more is being written about the need for industrial age organizations to transform themselves into digital enterprises. With … Continued

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S&OP: Has Its Time Passed?

May 16, 2016

For nearly three decades, sales & operations planning (S&OP) has been a much discussed topic. Dave Food (@davefood), a supply chain … Continued

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Smart Cities and the Future of the World

May 13, 2016

Although there has been a lot written about smart cities, many people still have no idea what the smart cities … Continued

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Digital Path to Purchase Requires a Mobile First Mentality

May 12, 2016

“With its same-day delivery and a mobile-first mentality,” writes Adrienne LaFrance (@AdrienneLaF), “Diapers.com is currently doing business in the environment … Continued

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Cognitive Computing and Business Process Automation

May 11, 2016

Business executives are always looking for ways to improve their business processes and save money. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can … Continued

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Transforming the Supply Chain

May 10, 2016

“A high-functioning, flexible and agile supply chain is increasingly critical to business success,” asserts Donna Fritz, Vice President of Marketing … Continued

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Global Supply Chain Risk Management

May 9, 2016

“Resiliency,” writes Aaron Burman, “has become an overused buzzword. Every field seems to have their own need to talk about … Continued

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Innovation is Difficult even for the Best Companies

May 6, 2016

“To be sure,” write McKinsey analysts Marc de Jong, Nathan Marston, and Erik Roth, “there’s no proven formula for success, … Continued

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Artificial Intelligence is Different than Our Intelligence

May 5, 2016

“Sometimes it is perceived as a figment of the far future,” states The Economist. “But artificial intelligence (AI) is today’s great … Continued

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Targeted Marketing: Arms Open for Millennials but no Embrace Yet

May 4, 2016

We’ve all seen little figurines with their arms stretched wide standing on a pedestal engraved with “I love you this … Continued

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Digital Enterprise Transformation: Changing or Adapting to the Business Landscape?

May 3, 2016

The business landscape has been ever changing since the first marketplace was established. Craftsman who may have enjoyed a monopoly … Continued

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The Complex World of Flavors

May 2, 2016

“They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick,” writes Candice Choi (@candicechoi). “But the artificial and … Continued