How your daily health timeline might look in 2020?

This is the future of healthcare: The below snapshot shows how your daily health timeline might look like in 2020. Some of the technologies shown in the illustration might sound fictitious, yet as indicated on the right hand side column they either are already commercialized or are in advanced stages of... Read More Posted in: Healthcare, IoT (Internet of Things)

Get ready for Apple Watch wearing employees

1.2 million pre-orders of your newest wearable product in one day, resulting in $627 million on the books is not a bad day’s work. While the debates will continue on what the actual sales figures are for Apple Watch and other wearables, the real point is this: Apple Watch... Read More Posted in: Enterprise Mobility, Technology

How PSD2 is set to impact the payments industry

On 24th July 2013, the European Commission outlined proposals around the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). One key element, is the ‘access to accounts’ proposal, which will require banks to open their customers’ accounts to Third Party Payment Providers (TPPs). So far, banks have been operating in a closed loop... Read More Posted in: Banking & Financial Services

Authenticity is what healthcare is thirsting for. Do we have it?

Last night, during a dinner conversation with friends, I proposed that AUTHENTICITY is the most scarce & precious resource and trait. People need more authenticity in their relationships and don’t want pretentious conversations. Employees want their employers to be more authentic and share the good, the bad and the... Read More Posted in: Healthcare

Smart and intelligent world through IoT

IoT (Internet of Things) is taking over the world in an unprecedented manner. It is about bi-directionally connecting people, data, processes and things to create a smarter and more intelligent world, by building a grid of smart objects. Data published by major research organizations predicts that there will be... Read More Posted in: IoT (Internet of Things)

Flaws in bank provisioning resulting in Apple Pay fraud

Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile-payment system has taken some hits over rumors of rampant fraud. According to some reports, Apple Pay fraud is 60% higher than mag-stripe credit card fraud. And now, with the announcement two weeks ago of the Apple Watch and its support of Apple Pay, there is... Read More Posted in: Banking & Financial Services

Greater quality assurance, better results

We often associate the word Quality with the way customers define it and the way it meets the changing business requirements. But in this dynamic business landscape, we need to look at quality with a totally different perspective. It is imperative that today’s enterprises produce quality products consistently, while... Read More Posted in: Software Testing

Why businesses should develop a robust gamification strategy

The average millennial spends 10,000 hours gaming by 21 years of age. So, game-like processes and applications are of great attraction to the present generation. Taking the above point forward, gamification can also improve an organization’s core processes. Since gamification brings a “fun” factor to the application, service or... Read More Posted in: Gamification

Five ways companies can inculcate design thinking for superior customer experience

Thomas Edison is best known for inventing the electric bulb; but he was also aware that the invention was of little use to people if there was no system to generate, transmit, and distribute electric power. So he went ahead and created that too. His ability to envision what... Read More Posted in: CEM

‘Wearables – payers synergies’ needs a push to set the ball rolling

‘Wearables’ are a new trend in the consumer electronics industry. They are miniature electronic devices that are incorporated into items of clothing or accessories and can comfortably be worn on the body. There are numerous opportunities for wearables in the Healthcare domain, some of them include fitness and wellness... Read More Posted in: Healthcare