Healthcare 3.0: Digitization in Healthcare

Health 3.0 is the digital approach to healthcare that is geared towards making healthcare easily available, accessible, quick, and affordable to all. It focuses on the “consumer-patient model” where both patient and doctor use technology to make decisions. Some of the key digital health trends that will drive Healthcare 3.0 are: Resurgence of Telemedicine The next decade will observe resurgence of interest and demand in telemedicine fuelled by technology advancements and availability of 5G (fifth generation wireless technology for digital cellular networks). Smart consumers across rural and urban areas will demand telemedicine services through health centres and mobile based telemedicine … Continue reading Healthcare 3.0: Digitization in Healthcare

Augmented Analytics: Can this new wave relieve a company’s dependence on Data Scientists?

Well the world has been buzzing with words like, big data, analytics, data mining and what not. We know that technology is growing rapidly and so is our dependency on it. We can see technology and analytics seeping into every industry, be it agriculture, auditing, healthcare or even sports. There are constant murmurs of changing the way we work, specific jobs dying out, new jobs coming up. We are at a juncture where everyone agrees that data analytics is not only important but is essential for any business and can help increase the revenue of any business drastically. So where … Continue reading Augmented Analytics: Can this new wave relieve a company’s dependence on Data Scientists?

Questions to ask when arriving at Data-Driven Decisions

It is no surprise that data is at the core of every business today. It is projected by the International Data Corporation (IDC), which is a global market intelligence firm that it is estimated that the spending by the various companies across the world on analytics involving data would reach around $274.3 billion by 2022. This is important to highlight here is that majority of the money being put in such projects are not being used wisely as it has been estimated by a Gartner Analyst Nick Heudecket that among the big data projects it is likely that 85% of … Continue reading Questions to ask when arriving at Data-Driven Decisions

Questions to ask when arriving at Data-Driven Decisions

It is no surprise that data is at the core of every business today. It is projected by the International Data Corporation (IDC), which is a global market intelligence firm that it is estimated that the spending by the various companies across the world on analytics involving data would reach around $274.3 billion by 2022. This is important to highlight here is that majority of the money being put in such projects are not being used wisely as it has been estimated by a Gartner Analyst Nick Heudecket that among the big data projects it is likely that 85% of … Continue reading Questions to ask when arriving at Data-Driven Decisions

ANALYTICS IN PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (PDS)—A WAY TOWARDS A PRUDENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of food – Mahatma Gandhi. One of the most daunting challenges of our nation since we gained independence has been to ensure food security for all our citizens, especially the poor and the downtrodden. While the Public Distribution System (PDS) is one of the most significant initiatives towards addressing this concern by the government, the system has been riddled with mammoth inefficiencies, corruption, bureaucratic red-tape and technology-poverty, all of which have taken a toll on the dream of ‘Food For All’ in … Continue reading ANALYTICS IN PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (PDS)—A WAY TOWARDS A PRUDENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM