Enterra Insights


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.

Man versus Machine

Stephen DeAngelis

May 25, 2006

The immigration debate is raging, both in Congress and in communities across the country. [READ MORE]

Human Error and Information Security

Stephen DeAngelis

May 24, 2006

I'm a big believer in rule set automation as a way of reducing human errors when it comes to performing routine processes and audits. [READ MORE]

Optimism and Standards

Stephen DeAngelis

May 23, 2006

Last weekend's Financial Times contained two interesting articles that highlighted the possibilities and dangers of advancing globalization. [READ MORE]

SOX: The Ante for Business in the 21st Century

Stephen DeAngelis

May 22, 2006

Jared Diamond, in his fascinating book Guns, Germs and Steel (Vintage, 1998), explored how the establishment of initial conditions can determine outcomes and consequences that are not readily apparent for generations. [READ MORE]

Self-organizing Rule Sets

Stephen DeAngelis

May 19, 2006

One of the things that attracted me to Tom Barnett's work was his understanding of the importance of rule sets. [READ MORE]

The Medici Effect

Stephen DeAngelis

May 18, 2006

In his very interesting book [READ MORE]

Plans vs. Planning

Stephen DeAngelis

May 17, 2006

While perusing Art Hutchinson's blog site ( [READ MORE]