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31 May, 2017

What are the Priorities of Healthcare Leaders in 2017?

 -What are the Priorities of Healthcare Leaders in 2017?

With Healthcare Providers Transformation Assembly less than one week away, we had a chat with our attendees to find out what their priorities as health care leaders are for 2017. The following themes stood out. Population Health “Population Health Management is the aggregation of patient data across multiple health...

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30 May, 2017

How can Retailers Take on Amazon?

 -How can Retailers Take on Amazon-

On Thursday last week, Amazon officially opened its first AmazonFresh Pickup locations in Seattle. These stores enable customers to order groceries in advance, with as little as 15 minutes notice and grab them on their way home. The service also has no minimum purchase requirements and is a complimentary service for...

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26 May, 2017

Memorial Day Weekend News Roundup: latest from Healthcare, Retail, Financial Services, Security & Enterprise

 -Memorial Day Weekend News

Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone. It’s time for the weekly news round-up. This week, we’re going to kick off with healthcare. HEALTHCARE EHRs The University of Chicago Medicine and Google have teamed up to study EHRs. This partnership is working to study whether analyzing EHRs can predict health and...

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25 May, 2017

Apple takes Experiential Retail to the next level with ‘Today at Apple’

 -Apple takes Experiential Retail to the next level with 'Today at Apple'

Late last week, retail giant Apple announced their new initiative ‘Today at Apple’, offering special educational programs in-store. Apple is redefining its commitment to the educational community, by offering over 60 classes. Weekend Kids Hours sessions will focus on music making and coding robots, and Teacher Tuesday to offer...

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Artificial Intelligence ignites Insurance Digital Transformation

 -Artificial Intelligence Ignites Insurance Digital Transformation

Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation go hand-in-hand these days. The number of instances of companies adopting this technology to either fuel or ignite their transformation is numerous, and spans industries. Most recently, insurance has been adopting AI-technology to improve the claims process for its consumers. Artificial Intelligence or AI...

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23 May, 2017

FDA creates new Unit dedicated to Digital Health

 -FDA creates new Unit dedicated to Digital Health

The FDA has created a new unit dedicated to Digital Health. As medicine and healthcare push for digital health tools to become the norm, the FDA is racing to catch-up. The worlds of technology and health have been becoming more intertwined for the past few years. Today, machine learning powers...

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22 May, 2017

How Snapchat Orchestrated The Return of the QR Code

 -How Snapchat orchestrated the return of the QR Code

AdAge published the death of QR codes at the hands of “easier-to-use apps” back in 2013. But thanks to messaging apps like Snapchat and Facebook Messenger, they are getting a new lease of life. “Snapcodes” “Snapcodes” were created by Snapchat in 2015, to enable users to create their own image...

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19 May, 2017

News Round-up: Wal-Mart vs. Amazon, Healthcare Victim of Cyber attack, New Presidential Order and more


This week’s news round-up looks at the ongoing battle between Wal-Mart vs. Amazon, UK hospitals falling victim to cyber attack, the subsequent new Presidential Order and more. There’s been a lot happening this week, especially in Retail so that’s where we’re going to start. RETAIL Wal-Mart vs. Amazon The...

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18 May, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Tony Scott, Retired Federal CIO – U.S. Government to Keynote Digital Enterprise & Transformational CISO Assemblies

 -Tony Scott, Retired Federal CIO – U.S. Government to Keynote Digital Enterprise & Transformational CISO Assemblies

The Millennium Alliance is thrilled to announce the participation of Tony Scott, Retired Federal CIO – U.S. Government, Former CIO VMware, Microsoft and Walt Disney as Keynote Speaker at Digital Enterprise Transformation Assembly and Transformational CISO Assembly. Tony Scott served in the Obama administration as the 3rd Federal Chief Information Officer...

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Why the Financial Services Industry needs to “Think Digital” to Change Brand Perception

 -branding crisis financial services

Perusing through the financial services news this morning, I came across an interesting article from Dan Schawbel hosted on Quartz. In the article, Dan discussed how the financial services industry is still trying to shake off it’s tarnished reputation that has grown thanks to the 2008 financial crisis, and billion dollar...

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