Swarming

The New Micro Swarming

It is wise to have a robot/automation strategy for your business that is open to new advancements in this field. This is a technological threshold where swarms of robots will perform a wide variety of different tasks.

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Organizations

Avoid Pitfalls in Vendor Selection

You saw software do something your organization cannot do today but should do soon. What do you do?   Capterra blog details how technology is changing how churches connect with its members. As a result, faith-based organizations are adopting and leveraging technology-centric tools and services. To better engage their communities. Avoid the potential for poor…

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Healthcare

How Will Apple, Amazon Google and Microsoft Treat You Pt 3

Part 3 My Future Healthcare In Part 1 we examined the U.S. healthcare market and need for change.  See, How-Apple-Amazon-Google-and-Microsoft-will-treat-you-1 In Part 2 we examined some key challenges and likely market moves. See,   How-Amazon-Apple-Google-and-Microsoft-will-treat-you-2 In Part 3 we examine how Amazon , Apple,  Google and Microsoft  might transform some areas of the U.S. healthcare market? …

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AI

Artificial Intelligence: Reimagine Worship and Worshippers

Rev. Billy Graham once stated, “when used correctly tech could do wonderful things” Observer Technology is reimagining habits for worship and for the worshipper. Vendors now offer mobile apps, social media and websites for the faithful. For example, traveling Catholics can access apps or the Internet to locate nearby services. www.masstimes.org Vendor’s offerings, such as,…

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Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles: What Transportation CIO’s Should Consider

In 2004, DARPA’s (www.darpa.mil) Grand Challenge offered $1Million to the team able to navigate 150 miles using “driverless” technology.  All teams failed. In 2019, autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies now appear to be the next horseless carriage revolution. Headlines read….   “Automobile manufactures are offering connected and autonomous vehicles. “ “Autonomous ride sharing services are available…

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Decathlon

Decathlon’s Gambit: Mobility Is Key Just Ask The Pew

  This week CIO magazine reports. The France-based sporting goods company Decathlon (www.decathlon.com) for its U.S. debut. Will offer mobile e-commerce payment options. Using only iPhones, Apple Pay and RFID tags. (https://www.cio.com/feature). Recently, I posted about Amazon’s mobile retail (mobile commerce) initiatives. That debuted in a few small stores. See, Scan-Pay-and-Walk-Mobile-Commerce-Is-No-Longer-Science-Fiction.  Over time, Amazon, due…

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Healthcare

How Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft Will Treat You

PART 2: Healthcare Opportunities and Challenges Can Amazon (www.amazon.com), Apple (www.apple.com), Google (www.google.com) and Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) transform the U.S. healthcare market? That is risk adverse to change and bureaucratic by rules. What can consumers and enterprises expect? I highlight some key areas for (Big Tech) innovation and challenges. Amazon is consumer focused on transforming retail…

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Drone

Alphabet’s Wing: Drone Delivery Service

Alphabet’s Wing Aviation (https://medium.com/wing-aviation) inaugurates U.S. drone delivery. They are the first firm to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification. To allow commercial delivery services later this year. Wing has already completed a similar pilot in Australia. FAA approval is groundbreaking. For the first time FAA is granting air-carrier certification for drone deliveries. Concerns exist.…

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Post Notre Dame de Paris Disaster Will Accelerate Smarter Fire Fighting

A recent Facebook post found on the (www.facebook.com/kimkomando) page peaked my interest. This post got me to thinking about how organizations should consider making digital 3D models of buildings to help disaster mitigation and restoration. Many municipal codes already require building schematics to be approved and shared with local fire departments. Expect more collaboration between…

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