NRF, Retail's "Big Show", kicks off this weekend in the Big Apple, bringing together over 33,000 global leaders of the retail and technology community to convene on the industry's latest trends and innovations.
The newest wave of technology has helped make working out and staying healthy convenient—and even somewhat addicting.
With the IBM Cloud and its robust financial services expertise and offerings, banks can catapult into 2017 with a newly defined customer experience.
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As patients, we expect to receive the highest quality of care in an efficient manner. The reality is, healthcare organizations, both payers and providers, are burdened with gargantuan sized challenges that hinder their abilities to meet customer expectations. The pressure to reduce costs, the increasing incidence and cost of chronic diseases, rising regulatory complexity are ongoing problems. So how can the healthcare industry help patients and partners alike? The answer is IBM cloud technology.
From September 26th through the 29th the leaders in the financial services industry will convene in Geneva Switzerland at the Sibos conference to collaborate and take action in payments, securities, cash management and trade. IBM has paved the way in the financial services industry by helping clients create personalized experiences, balance costs with agility and improve risk management – and will showcase these capabilities and much more at the event.
With the opening ceremonies less than a month away, the Rio Olympics will showcase the most innovative technology the Games has ever seen. From sensors that allow fans to monitor athletes’ heart rates in real time, to lap counters at the bottom of swimming lanes, technology is changing the entire landscape of sports. What’s even more interesting is the way cloud technology is revolutionizing the way athletes eat, sleep, and train to improve their overall health, eliminate injury, and achieve optimum performance.
Imagine one quarter of your customer base or prospective customer base is apathetic towards not only your services, but the very foundation your business is built upon. According to Viacom Media's recently conducted survey of over 10,000 millennials, that sentiment pretty much captures their view of banking. How do banks change this mindset that has consumed Americans in this age bracket? The answer to me is simple – use technology to make the experience of banking easier, faster and more delightful.
IDC forecasts that by 2019, total shipments of wearable devices worldwide will reach 214.6 million units, resulting in a five-year compound annual growth rate of 28%. The market is thriving. Looking forward, I asked myself, how will the technology itself grow and how will it impact evolving industries like healthcare?