How IoT and digital are boosting companies’ profitability

How IoT and digital are boosting companies’ profitability

Ask a millennial for their details over the phone and you are likely to be met with suspicion and skepticism – yet ask them via a screen and the answer will be a barrage of information. The rise in digital has lead to a complete cultural shift in the way modern customers interact with enterprise. Continue reading How IoT and digital are boosting companies’ profitability

Aerial robots take augmented reality to the skies

Aerial robots take augmented reality to the skies

From delivering packages to increasing safety in high-risk professions such as mining, the consumer and industrial potential for drones is enormous and drawing ever-closer to reality. However, the rise of drones has also caused an increase in regulations as regulatory bodies grapple with how best to ensure they are piloted safely without hampering innovation, a Continue reading Aerial robots take augmented reality to the skies

Education apps: help or hindrance?

Education apps: help or hindrance?

Apps have come to represent a considerable part of the digital tech market; by 2017, it’s expected that over 268 billion downloads will generate $77 billion. But has app culture drifted away from its original underlying principles? The debate as to whether apps are successfully lightening the load or causing more trouble than they are worth Continue reading Education apps: help or hindrance?

How to remove software as a barrier for digital transformation

How to remove software as a barrier for digital transformation

Software is now central to the lives of every consumer. In the early days, a less-than-perfect software experience was tolerated. But today – whether it be song downloads, video calls of food deliveries – consumers expect technology to just work. So why are expectations lower in the office? The words ‘enterprise software’ often conjure thoughts Continue reading How to remove software as a barrier for digital transformation

Wireless technology being used to save lives

Wireless technology being used to save lives

A ground-breaking project at Birmingham Children’s Hospital using wireless technology to predict deterioration in seriously ill children has recruited it’s 1,000th patient. The project, called RAPID (Real-Time Adaptive and Predictive Indicator of Deterioration), is using the Patient Status Engine (PSE), a CE-marked, Class IIa, continuous patient monitoring platform and its Lifetouch™ ‘smart bandage’ technology, designed and Continue reading Wireless technology being used to save lives

The Growing Cybersecurity War on the Health Care Industry

The Growing Cybersecurity War on the Health Care Industry

As we look back at the year 2016 from a cybersecurity viewpoint, we find two definite trends: The proliferation of ransomware mushroomed to the extent it became a $1 billion industry The specific targeting of healthcare organizations by hackers to obtain patient health information for profiteering Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Organizations A definitive example of Continue reading The Growing Cybersecurity War on the Health Care Industry

3 Phenomenal Instances of Artificial Intelligence in Action

3 Phenomenal Instances of Artificial Intelligence in Action

What is the mind? Is it simply a collective sum of networked neural impulses? Is it less or more than that? Where does it begin and where does it end? What is its purpose? Is it the soul? These are questions that have haunted human consciousness for much of its existence. But in this increasingly Continue reading 3 Phenomenal Instances of Artificial Intelligence in Action

Cognitive Computing – The Next Era of Computing!

Cognitive Computing – The Next Era of Computing!

Humans always tend to want more from life, and computing systems are not outside the purview of these expectations. From the time when computers were only able to tabulate data and then would do nothing beyond what they were programmed to do, we have strived toward creating computing systems that can find solutions to problems Continue reading Cognitive Computing – The Next Era of Computing!

How Natural Language Processing Can Improve Business Insights

How Natural Language Processing Can Improve Business Insights

As we are advancing rapidly in the computing and technology field, Natural Language Processing (NLP) is becoming more relevant to businesses and enterprises. Natural language is nothing but what people are talking about in plain, simple language, in different electronic mediums like social networks, blogs, forums, etc. So, understanding and processing this natural language is Continue reading How Natural Language Processing Can Improve Business Insights

The Past, Present and Future of Autonomic Computing

The Past, Present and Future of Autonomic Computing

IBM started the move toward autonomic computing in 2001. IBM engineers saw the need to develop smart systems that could monitor, repair and manage themselves to a high degree. In 2004, IBM Press published the 336-page “Autonomic Computing” book that described systems that “install, heal, protect themselves, and adapt to your needs – automatically.” The Continue reading The Past, Present and Future of Autonomic Computing