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Technology Predictions for 2020

Every year Dejan Milojicic, a well known IEEE volunteer , former president of the Computer Society and Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett Packard Labs, try to herd a clowder of cats (technologic cats) to come up with predictions on what technologies will set a mark on the coming year. The result …

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Platforms, Present and Future XIV

Platforms as enabler of business (and services) III OK, so after having discussed the evolution of API let’s go back to the use of platforms as enabler of the shift from products to services (and ecosystems). The evolution of products is first towards flanking them with add-on services (see graphic …

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Platforms, present and future VIII

5. Healthcare platforms In yesterday’s post I discussed smart cities platforms noting the importance of privacy as in smart cities we deal with personal data. Well, increase those concerns by a few orders of magnitude and you can step in the domain of healthcare platforms. We already have several healthcare …

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Platforms, present and future VII

4. Smart Cities platforms I addressed industry platforms in the last posts noting the multitude of data that are created by industry processes and in perspective by the products as they will be used. I also pointed out the crucial role played by Digital Twins in that context (as Digital …

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Platforms, present and future V

3. Industry platforms I Industry has adopted a number of standards and platforms in the various phases of the value chain, platforms for the supply chain, for manufacturing, for delivery… In these last two decades the new paradigm of Industry 4.0 has been defined and it is now taking traction …

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The evolution of human to whatever Interfaces XII

Multimodal Interfaces To close this series of post on human to whatever interfaces I chose to look at multimodal interfaces for three reasons: we have been using, as human, multimodal interfaces throughout our evolution history; multimodal interfaces will be the future of interfaces, in my opinion; we are already using …

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Digital Transformation in Healthcare IV

3. Personalised Healthcare / Digital Twins At the same time as we progress in the human genome understanding and learn to use it for personal healthcare we are seeing companies like GE and Philips (watch the clip) that are investing in the creation of person’s digital twins as a way …

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Building a Smart City from scratch – X

10. Digital Twin Digital Twins are becoming a widespread reality in many areas, they started to be used in manufacturing and are now expanding into healthcare, education and training … The field of AEC, Architecture Engineering and Construction, is also rapidly deploying the technology. It is starting with office buildings …

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Building a Smart City from scratch – IV

4. Artificial intelligence (AI), The amount of data created and harvested by sensors (IoT) in a city is huge, but what matters is to be able to make sense out of those data. Basically, once one has the data the following questions have to be answered (ordered by the value …

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A quick view at Digital Transformation

Yesterday I gave a talk on Digital Transformation at COMPSAC, here’s the gist of it. In the beginning, there were atoms, and we aggregated atoms into products, we invented tools, processes for managing atoms and our job was to make and use those tools and the processes linking the various …

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