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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.

Civilizations, Complexity & Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

July 05, 2006

Mark Safranski, the erudite [READ MORE]

Between Rhetoric and Results

Stephen DeAngelis

July 03, 2006

Yesterday's Washington Post announced the collapse of trade talks that began nearly 5 years ago in Doha, Qatar ["Trade Ministers Give Up on Compromise," by Paul Blustein]. [READ MORE]

Service and Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

June 30, 2006

The winners of a British "manufacturing excellence" competition were recently announced. [READ MORE]

Public-Private Partnerships

Stephen DeAngelis

June 29, 2006

Even though public-private partnerships have been around for hundreds of years, many such relationships were exploitative (think about the role of the British and Dutch East India Companies in carrying out their respective governments' colonial foreign policies in return for trade monopolies). [READ MORE]

Hurricane Katrina Fraud & Connecting the Dots

Stephen DeAngelis

June 28, 2006

There has been a lot of coverage recently concerning alleged fraud connected with assistance provided in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. [READ MORE]

Communities of Practice and Development-in-a-Box

Stephen DeAngelis

June 27, 2006

Stephen Colbert on his Comedy Central show "The Colbert Report," said, "Warren Buffett is so rich he just hired Bill Gates to spend his money. [READ MORE]

Civic Engagements, Social Capital, and Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

June 26, 2006

Sebastion Mallaby, in his Washington Post column ["Why So Lonesome," 26 June 2006], explores the interesting subject of personal connections -- what Robert D. [READ MORE]