Targeting the vulnerable: Cyberattacks on healthcare IoT devices


Connected devices are revolutionizing healthcare, allowing providers to examine patients remotely, to gather vital-sign data through wearables in real time, and to advance medical research by collectively generating massive data sets. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry’s embrace of the Internet of Things (IoT) has made it a main target of cybercriminals. In a recent global survey […]

Voice-enabled wearables: A new mobile experience


Over the years people have moved from a traditional PC/click experience to a mobile/tap experience. Now consumers seem to be moving to a wearable/voice experience. We see things like smart watches and digital voice assistants (Siri/Alexa/Cortana/Google Assistant) becoming very popular. And because consumer adoption is driving enterprise adoption, we also see large enterprises exploring speech-enabled […]

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Que ce soit une montre intelligente ou un tracker d’activité, nos poignets se parent aujourd’hui de l’un des wearables les plus populaires, ou accessoires intelligents. La gamme des wearables est en pleine expansion, avec plus de moyens de capter et d’enregistrer les données de notre vie quotidienne. Cela concerne tout objets et vêtements pouvant être […]

Using digital tools to predict employee moods (And is this even a good idea?)


INT. THE HR OFFICE OF A LARGE ENTERPRISE An HR manager greets TOM, a company executive, and both sit down. HR MANAGER Hi Tom. We had our HR bot ask you to come in today because, quite frankly, we’re a little concerned about you. TOM What do you mean? HR MANAGER Well, the latest sentiment analysis of your […]

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 This post is part of a series, “Digital: From A to Z,” that explores what it means to be digital. What’s in your A to Z of digital? Find me on Twitter @Max_Hemingway or leave a comment below. Whether it’s a smart watch or a fitness tracker, our wrists now contain one of the most popular wearables — […]

IoT devices: Security and privacy before you hit ‘okay’

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Like most people who live in São Paulo, Brazil, I have a busy daily routine where time management is increasingly important. Unfortunately, one of the things I often neglect is my health, so I visited my doctor. After a battery of tests and a stern lecture, the doctor said: “You either start exercising regularly again or you are […]

What matters most to today’s digital workplace? Context

I’ve been reading a lot in recent weeks about the “workplace of the future,” the changes 2017 will bring to the office and how work will vary in the year ahead. It’s interesting stuff, heavy on the impact of automation, artificial intelligence and data-driven decisions. At the crux of it all is an IT system […]

Quelques questions à se poser à l’heure de développer des applications pour wearables

Lorsque nous parlons de wearables dans l’entreprise, la plupart d’entre nous pensent immédiatement aux montres connectées- ce qui est compréhensible. Les ventes mondiales de montres connectées devraient se multiplier par plus de deux pour atteindre 66,7 millions en 2017, alors qu’elles étaient de 30,3 millions en 2015, selon une prévision récente de Gartner. Mais l’analyse […]

Qué tener en cuenta al desarrollar aplicaciones para wearables

Cuando hablamos de objetos conectados (wearables) en la empresa, la mayoría piensa inmediatamente en los relojes inteligentes, y es comprensible. Las ventas mundiales de smartwatches alcanzarán las 66,7 millones de unidades en 2017, frente a los 30,3 millones actuales en 2015 (según Gartner), lo que es más del doble en dos años. Pero el análisis […]

Questions to consider when developing apps for wearables

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When we talk about wearables in the enterprise, most of us immediately think about smartwatches — and understandably so. Global sales of smartwatches are expected to more than double to 66.7 million in 2017 from 30.3 million in 2015, according to a recent forecast from Gartner. But Gartner’s breakdown of the wearables market also included a number […]