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Top 3 Takeaways from the American Banker Digital Banking Summit 

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“Yesterday’s wow quickly becomes today’s ordinary.” That’s how Digital Banker Of The Year, Fifth Third’s Tim Spence described the current state of financial services, borrowing the quote from Jeff Bezos. Tim is EVP, head of Payments, Strategy, and Digital Solutions at the bank. As I sat in the Austin audience listening to Spence speak, I Read more...

The Smart Store

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The Boston Consulting Group expects spending on IoT in the retail sector to reach $12.9b in 2020, quadruple the figure for 2015. As the industry looks to maximize profits and market share in an interconnected, competitive environment IoT continues to take center stage. Challenges for these organizations include meeting the changing demands of customers, maneuvering through a Read more...

Sunday Reads and the Globalization of Healthcare?

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I loved my healthcareitnews.com Sunday HIT Reads this week. It really drove home how EVERYONE around the world is trying to solve the same healthcare problems. And for the most part, despite differences in how healthcare might be funded, there’s a great degree of similarity in the conclusions those countries are coming to in how Read more...

What We Can Learn From a No Checkout Model

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A convenient store with no checkout line? Sounds like the perfect setup for a Seinfeld show. But, it’s not. It is really happening. We see retailers such as Amazon opening their first-ever store. No, it’s not a rebranded Whole Foods. It’s an Amazon store. For those following the news of store closures, it’s a little Read more...

Baby Boomers: A Boon To Banking

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By Pam Takahama Director – Industry Marketing, VMware Still working and spending, Baby Boomers may not be as tech-savvy as digital natives, but they’re adopting smartphones. Baby Boomers who once represented 40 percent of the U.S. population, today still represent 20 percent. More importantly, they generate $2.4 trillion in annual income and account for half Read more...

Healthcare’s Shift from Patient to Customer

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Healthcare’s Shift from Patient to Customer by James Millington Faster and more engaging care. That’s what we can expect from healthcare providers in the future. As healthcare transformation executives I met with this week outlined their visions, I noticed a subtle, but important shift in perspective. A patient is now a customer. This change acknowledges Read more...

Leveraging NSX SD-WAN to Connect Healthcare EMR Systems across Cloud, Data Center, Branch, and Edge

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  Author: Mike Lonze Healthcare organizations are increasingly extending their services to affiliate clinics and hospitals, through growth by mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and organizations becoming service providers. This poses several issues in that the existing infrastructure and systems used are not homogenous. Making them work together seamlessly is often difficult and can mean a Read more...