Posts Tagged ‘IoT’

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6 Key Topics About The Future of Business Analytics

The post-COVID world will undergo a massive digital disruption that will impact business processes. With so many people working from home, digitizing assets, moving to the cloud, and digital transformation (connecting people where they are using various channels) are becoming key priorities to companies entering a disruptive 2021. It is interesting to know that McKinsey […]

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Amazon Just Did What?

IoT in healthcare just gained new wings. Yesterday, Amazon announced its new foray into the busy wearables sector. Dominated by the Apple Watch and Fitbit, the wearables market is estimated by Gartner to reach $52 billion this year – an impressive 27% increase from 2019. This growth coincides with slow-downs of in-person care delivery, brought […]

Machine Learning Models Have People Skills

I like seeing patterns across domains. Consider machine learning models and employees. Both models and people can be appraised. What is an employee appraisal? Employee “performance appraisal has three basic functions: (1) to provide adequate feedback to each person on his or her performance; (2) to serve as a basis for modifying or changing behavior […]

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5 Digital Transformation Interests for IT Service Providers

Gartner predicts a whopping 70% growth in artificial intelligence (AI), while niche vendors such as KenSci and viz.ai are shaking industries with their industry specific intelligence. In addition, software vendors such as Informatica and Microsoft are heavily investing in putting pervasive AI in their own technologies to efficiently use their software for better augmented intelligence […]

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Medical Thrillers and Digital Transformation

I have been listening to an audio book called “Cell” by author Robin Cook. This is a medical thriller about a doctor, George Wilson, whose life revolves around an innovation that is devastating and plays a critical role in his entire life and the people he loved. A large company creates a smartphone app that […]

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AI Adoption and How to Thrive in The 4th Industrial Revolution

We live in a fantastic era of automated cars, drones delivering packages, chatbots taking fast food orders, and a new generation of robots’ co-existence with humans referred to as the 4th industrial revolution. AI has become an integral part of every discussion that I am in with a CXO. It’s always on their top five […]

Oral-B Implements AI-Powered Toothbrush to Enhance Mouth Hygiene

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) is working its way into every industry day-by-day. Oral health is no different. Recently Oral-B introduced an electric toothbrush that uses AI to track how people brush their teeth and offers personalized tips on oral hygiene. The toothbrush’s programming features thousands of brushing patterns to recognize each user’s […]

Use the Internet of Things to Your Advantage in Healthcare

To make big data successful in data accumulation, a company must be able to handle a diverse variety of possibly un-matching data from disparate sources, or the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT features a grid of everyday objects, including industrial machines to devices that are wearable. These things are forming a network by using built-in […]

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5 Innovations to Help Change Our Lives in the Next 5 Years

Every year IBM announces “5 in 5” technology predictions which will be important to the world within 5 years.  This year IBM researchers  reviewed them at at IBM Think 2019 on 2/13/2019.  The presenters were: Geraud Dubois, DGM Science to Solutions, IBM Research – Almaden Arvind Krishna, SVP, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM Jeannette M. […]

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How the Rise in IoT is Changing Mobile UX Design

I recently traveled out of town and upon landing back in Atlanta, the captain came over the PA system to announce the weather. I was not excited to hear that the temperature outside was much colder than the place I had just arrived from. I quickly opened my Nest app on my phone and turned […]

Six Trends Moving the Needle in Customer Care: IoT

Consumers are digitally savvy, well informed, and more demanding than ever. Not investing in resources that digitally transform customer care will become a competitive disadvantage. This series explores six technology trends for delivering smarter and more strategic customer care. Trend #2: IoT Proactively Resolves Product and Service Issues What if you could anticipate a service issue? The […]

Top Technology Trends for Smarter, Strategic Customer Care

Whether its online, in-store, or multichannel, customer experience (CX) is a key differentiator for businesses. Extending beyond the front-end purchase experience, CX encompasses the total journey of a customer’s interactions with your brand. Customer care, how well customers are taken care of while they interact with your brand, is a giant piece of the customer […]

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