IoT, or the Internet of Things, is the power behind digital transformation. The applications and interconnectivity of devices could encourage a more efficient and costly way of running things, therefore, it is no wonder that Business Insider predicts that business spending will reach $6 trillion dollars by 2020.
Emerging technologies have the potential to completely redesign healthcare. With the impending move towards smart cities, it only makes sense that our healthcare becomes smarter. Rapid developments within reality technologies and artificial intelligence have seen undeniable impact on sectors such as retail, sport, manufacturing and finance, but the possible usage of these technologies within healthcare could revolutionise the medical profession globally.
With businesses and services looking to transform their digital strategy and implement new technologies and software to improve their services, the cyber threat is becoming an evermore present threat to company and personal computers.
Criminals are no longer using the attacks to demand just money. Political statements and aims of disruption are behind some attacks, with healthcare and finance becoming a high profile target.
Mobile technology has become hugely disruptive for an array of industries, it’s revolutionising our society and the way in which we work. Here are three industries which are at the cutting edge of digital transformation and where mobile has become a key disrupter.
Why is Digital Transformation so Slow in the Health Sector?
The NHS is unquestionably feeling the strain this winter. On a quick scroll through the BBC health homepage last week, hysterical headlines range from generalisations such as “10 charts that show why the NHS is in trouble“, to the heart tugging clickbait “NHS 'failed' spinal cancer death woman” through to the editorials such as “Growing waiting times threat to NHS” offering historical analysis but no insight as to a solution.
Marketers know the importance of connecting mobile and digital, thus leading to increased brand engagement. According to a new study from Forrester Research called “The Internet of Things Redefines Brand Engagement", it’s vital for brands to understand how the powerful connection of mobile and the IoT will drive brand engagement.
Wearable Technology is still waiting for its big break. There’s no question that wearables will eventually take off, the real question is WHEN will they take off? Wearable tech has the potential to become a potent business tool within the enterprise and in a true Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy, wearables need to be considered.
At the beginning of 2015, B60 made some bold mobile predictions for the year ahead. The time has come to review those predictions and to find out whether we were bang or on way off the mark!
Let’s take a look at the first of those 5 predictions…
Following the release of the Apple Watch last month, we’ve rounded up 5 of the best fitness apps available on your smartphones. You’ll be as fit as a fiddle in no time. Enjoy!
No, you didn’t misread that. It’s been revealed that a smartphone has been used to automatically detect parasites in blood samples. Despite living in a world where our mobile devices can do just about anything, using smartphones as medical tools that help fight diseases is unheard of. But researches in California have developed a microscope that can do just that.