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Health Wearables: Just Hype Or Revolutionary For Patients?

Sixty percent of Americans are tracking and sharing the most intimate details of their bodies — think: weight, diet, exercise — using devices such as wristbands, watches, Google Glass and contact lenses. The United States Federal…
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Data Scientists: Making Sense Of Big Data

Currently, the data scientist has one key priority: explain the applications and benefits of Big Data to the enterprise. This article contains insights from an HR consultant, an analyst, and a researcher on the challenge of grasping the fundamentals…
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Is It Time To Rename The Cable Industry?

Have you noticed that the cable industry is changing? Last summer, for example, the Leichtman Research Group reported that the top U.S. cable providers now have more broadband subscribers than…
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Procurement 2015: The Evolution Continues

Welcome to the Virtual Enterprise, and a new era for procurement. Procurement is evolving from service to a function. Here are six predictions for this transformation in 2015. Business is…
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How Will Augmented Reality Transform Your Job? [VIDEO]

Even if you do not anticipate purchasing the Apple Watch or Google Glass anytime soon, someone may already have you shortlisted to step into the world of augmented reality (AR) and wearables. Who? Your boss. While makers of new wearable technologies…
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Using Real-Time Data For Real-Life Healthcare Choices [VIDEO]

The popularity of knee and hip replacement surgeries is growing quickly in the U.S., The Washington Post noted last month. Total knee replacement is the…
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7 Reasons Why Electronic Payments Make Good Business Sense

Organizations looking to better compete in a networked economy are paying more attention to electronic payments. According to research from Ardent Partners, nearly 60% of all business payments today are electronic….
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How Creative Confidence Drives Innovation

Think about your organization for a moment and consider these two questions: How good is your organization at execution? How prepared do you feel your organization is to drive innovation? If you’re like most people I pose these questions to, your…
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Smart Glasses And Mobile Technologies In Journalism

Drones, smart glasses, and other wearables: How are new technologies enriching our experience of journalism? Society’s trend toward digitalization is increasingly influencing media coverage. New technologies create novel communication channels…
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Wearables: Your New BFF?

It seems as if anything can and might be turned into a wearable. Google Glass is just the beginning. How about smart ear plugs that play your favorite music, alert you…