What do Brown M&Ms Have to do with Outsourcing?

It is a folklore that has been proven true. In the 80s, Van Halen had strict conditions to remove brown M&Ms from their dressing room at the tour venues, or the show promoter will forfeit their money. The 53 pages typewritten rider contained the condition that along with a wide selection of beverages and food,… Continue reading What do Brown M&Ms Have to do with Outsourcing?

Ten Blockchain Benefits for Supply Chain Management

Blockchain, as a distributed database that stores digital information securely is transforming supply chain management in the manufacturing space. Even though blockchain was initially intended for financial transactions, smart factories are finding different usages for this technology, as it can hold, record, and verify anything of value. Deloitte describes the potential of blockchain for the… Continue reading Ten Blockchain Benefits for Supply Chain Management

Four disruptive technologies for Banking in 2019

In the brave new world of banking and financial services, technology has become the key to a locker filled with goodies. As a result, it is not impossible to imagine a future where opening a bank or a financial company is as simple as connecting an appliance. In that world, a robot could guide an… Continue reading Four disruptive technologies for Banking in 2019

Internet of Things – Three Popular Development Boards

The Internet of Things (IoT) is developing at a rapid pace, as a result of the availability of small, inexpensive computing hardware. IoT development boards combine micro-controllers, processors, wireless chips, and other components in a pre-built, ready-to-program package. Development boards come in various configurations and here are three popular ones. Arduino Uno The Arduino UNO… Continue reading Internet of Things – Three Popular Development Boards

Can Small Businesses Benefit from Big Data?

All organizations irrespective of their size generate volumes of data. However, for SMBs, the question is, does the cost and effort justify the value to be derived from data? Data analytics provides deep insights that complement human judgement. Forrester describes the power of big data for small business as “A major disruption in the business… Continue reading Can Small Businesses Benefit from Big Data?

Big Data Analytics Can Play an Important Role in Healthcare

Before you dive into the importance of big data analytics in healthcare, you can learn about the importance of small data vs big data in healthcare. Global healthcare is in a state of flux with big data analytics emerging as a powerful tool to transform clinical, operational, and administrative functions among others.  The healthcare IT… Continue reading Big Data Analytics Can Play an Important Role in Healthcare

Why Blockchain Technology is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare records, as of now, remain disjointed because of the lack of common architectures and regulations that permit the safe transfer of data between stakeholders.  For example, an updated patient’s clinical data is stored in a database within the hospital or within a defined network of stakeholders. As a paradigm shift in information distribution, Blockchain… Continue reading Why Blockchain Technology is Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Healthcare Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to play a game-changing role in patient care. Let’s take a small example of its help in medical diagnosis. Imagine a scenario where a patient walks into a doctor’s office with symptoms indicative of several possible illnesses.  The doctor, to be sure, consults a digital assistant which scans a global… Continue reading The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Healthcare Industry

Five DevOps Tools That You Simply Cannot Ignore – Part 2

Have you missed the first part of this blog series on the five DevOps tools that you simply cannot ignore?  Click here to read the same. In this second part of this 2-part blog series, I will focus on SaltStack and Kubernetes. SaltStack DevOps specializes in continuous change and requires automation to manage the complexity and… Continue reading Five DevOps Tools That You Simply Cannot Ignore – Part 2

Five DevOps Tools That You Simply Cannot Ignore – Part 1

Defining DevOps has been difficult even for industry experts but most agree that it offers a new operating model to accelerate software delivery which in turn leads to competitive advantage.    For example, the `2016 State of DevOps Report’ says that high performing organizations spend 50 percent less time on unplanned work and rework, and as… Continue reading Five DevOps Tools That You Simply Cannot Ignore – Part 1