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  • feedwordpress 18:56:16 on 2021/01/15 Permalink
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    2021 Trend: Pandemic Tech 


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    This Year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES – January 11-14) is all virtual because of COVID-10, but what’s most interesting is the rapid turn towards pandemic technology. It seems that the tech world has turned out in force to solve the challenges created by the pandemic.  What Is Pandemic Tech? Pandemic tech refers to technology that aims to fight the threats posed by pandemic infectious disease through identification, warnings, sanitization, management, and analysis of data.  There is actually a crowdsourced community of innovators that has named itself PandemicTec. These innovators are backed by a resource network dedicated to bridging the gap between the infectious disease community and the technology innovation ecosystem. Here are just a few of the incredibly high number … Continue reading2021 Trend: Pandemic Tech
     
  • feedwordpress 14:59:39 on 2020/12/26 Permalink
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    Weird Economics in 2020: Tech & Business 


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    The stranger stories from 2020, ranging from tech trends, economics, business and more. Creature comforts, media, used cars, and more. … Continue readingWeird Economics in 2020: Tech & Business
     
  • feedwordpress 18:20:56 on 2020/12/16 Permalink
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    Device Review: Which Wearables are Worth Your Wellness Investment? 


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    In this post, Kaleido Insights analysts review three wearable devices: Apple Watch Series 6, Oura Ring, and Whoop Band. The wearable industry is booming as technological advancements race to meet emergent health needs. But, how effective are these high-tech gadgets as enablers of consumer wellness? At Kaleido Insights, we’ve identified five major technology themes that are impacting all businesses, and among them include: Digital Trust, Health & Wellness, and Ambient Computing. One class of technologies, wearable devices, spans across these themes, as both interfaces for data collection points and technologies designed for humans to alter their behaviors. On occasion, the Kaleido Insights analysts test out new technologies that fit our research trajectory. In today’s review, we independently purchased and tested out the … Continue readingDevice Review: Which Wearables are Worth Your Wellness Investment?
     
  • feedwordpress 12:36:00 on 2020/12/01 Permalink
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    Hunger Games: Who’s Winning the Food Delivery War? 


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    Due to COVID, the stay at home economy has been growing as people shift to on-demand grocery and home restaurant delivery, statistics bear this out: Revenue from the online food delivery industry is projected to reach US$26 billion.Revenue is projected to grow at an annual rate of 5.1%, reaching $32 billion by 2024. Market volume in the market’s largest segment, restaurant-to-consumer delivery, is projected to reach $156 billion in 2020. The global food delivery market is expected to hit the $154 billion mark in 2023.Globally, most revenue in this sector will be generated in China ($51 billion in 2020). COVID Effect: Online Grocery Shopping Increased by 110%Historically, shoppers have been far slower to adopt online purchases of groceries compared to categories like … Continue readingHunger Games: Who’s Winning the Food Delivery War?
     
  • feedwordpress 18:53:11 on 2020/11/11 Permalink
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    Study: The Secret to Sustainable Remote Work Can Be Found in a Connected Culture 


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    One Liner: As a research analyst, I partnered with RingCentral to survey 4,000 remote workers on their mood, social interactions, wellbeing, productivity and more. How Are You Holding Up? That’s exactly the question we asked 4,000 remote workers in a recent survey to find out how they’re adjusting and adapting to what has become an extended period of working from home, with no end in sight for many. We wanted to know about their physical or mental well-being and whether they were feeling disconnected from others. Were they struggling with technology or with accessing information and if so, how was that impacting productivity? Was their company taking steps to help them? In recent months, headlines about remote work have focused on remote … Continue readingStudy: The Secret to Sustainable Remote Work Can Be Found in a Connected Culture
     
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