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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 C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.

Supply Chain Risk and Climate Change, Part 1

Stephen DeAngelis

January 23, 2019

Early last December, at an international meeting on climate change, the United States joined other large producers of oil and natural gas (namely Saudi Arabia and Russia) in opposing language endorsing the findings of a report that concluded "the world has barely 10 years to cut carbon emissions by nearly half to avoid catastrophic warming. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: Smart Cities

Stephen DeAngelis

January 22, 2019

Few people would argue cities are smart enough about how they manage systems and use resources and there's no reason to get smarter. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: The Internet of Things

Stephen DeAngelis

January 21, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes referred to as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), continues to garner attention. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: Digital Marketing

Stephen DeAngelis

January 18, 2019

The Digital Age is disrupting almost every industry and marketing is no exception. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: Manufacturing

Stephen DeAngelis

January 17, 2019

Over half-a-dozen years ago, Brookings Institution analysts, Susan Helper, Timothy Krueger, and Howard Wial, asserted, "Manufacturing matters to the United States because it provides high-wage jobs, commercial innovation (the nation’s largest source), a key to trade deficit reduction, and a disproportionately large contribution to environmental sustainability. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: Jobs Sustainability

Stephen DeAngelis

January 16, 2019

When it comes to predicting the future, the topics that matter most concern the fundamentals of life: food, shelter, health, and employment. [READ MORE]

Trends 2019: Information Technology

Stephen DeAngelis

January 15, 2019

Information technology (IT) is a big tent covering a lot of technologies. [READ MORE]