Internet of Medical Things (IMoT)

Many healthcare firms and consumers have latched onto the Internet of Medical Things (IMoT) by way of wearables, such as FitBits and Garmin watches, referred to as “FitTech.” With over 2/3 of medical devices estimated to be connected over the next 3 years, IMoT is going to have a significant impact in Healthcare operational and financial processes. Let us examine the impact of IMoT on healthcare payers, health providers, and […]

AI in Healthcare

Healthcare fueled by AI/ML/DL: Intelligent and analytical technologies have the potential to rebuild many areas of care provision with computing and empathy. The rate of change will differ tremendously upon the job to be done. While far-future is profoundly different, but pontificating on the short-term is fraught. Impact Areas: AI/ML/DL can make the biggest impact […]

The Changing Role of Retail Workforce

I was visiting Lush – a fresh handmade cosmetics store along with my daughter and felt that the shopping experience compared with the past is changing in a noticeable way, in particular when it comes to interactions with the store workforce. I came to know that Lush employees typically go through extensive training to ensure […]

Facebook Coin – A closer look

This is the second initiative from Facebook after they tried to introduce Facebook Credits* (see below for the details) during 2011 and was not successful. This time it may translate into a success due to the following reasons. I am keeping the arguments on the centralization, stable coin and comparison with Bitcoin to a later […]

Crypto adoption is next on the radar

As progress is made in solving bitcoin trilemma, Decentralization – Security – Scalability, the next focus area is increasing the adoption rate. With a lot of lull in the crypto market until recently, the subject of crypto adoption is being echoed by adversaries and supporters to prove their point of views. In this blog post, […]

AI in Operations (“AIOps”)

Recently I was searching for verbatim “AIOps” on Google and got 624K results. Without many surprises noticed that there have been over 100 times rise in search trends since July 2017. That signifies the momentum for AI led Operations. As my curiosity on AIOps increased, I looked at market opportunity for AIOps. From MARKETSandMARKETS analyst […]

Blockchain “Potential Value” in the Healthcare Industry

Visualize the Healthcare ecosystem comprising of patients, payers, providers, pharma/bio majors, and medical device companies. The Blockchain Technology combined with other relevant digital forces can augment the right set of capabilities in the Healthcare Ecosystem. The blockchain technology alongside Electronic Health Records, IMoT (Internet of Medical Things), Healthbots, AI/ML, Cloud and Analytics can create the […]

Marching Ahead to 2019

Here is my take on the next 3 big trends to watch out as we march ahead into 2019. 1) Automation crossing over inflection point: Point I am making is progressing beyond task automation. For example, when we call a Bank, it really doesn’t matter whether a bot or a human reply from creating the net […]