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Big Data and the end of painful, invasive medical procedures

The scientist has made a career of replacing invasive, painful, and dangerous procedures with simple, cheap tests that can be performed almost anywhere.

Just this year, a blood panel he developed to detect genetic birth defects has been taken by more than three million women, replacing the need for amniocentesis and giant, uterus-puncturing needles. At the WIRED25 Summit Monday morning, Quake pronounced, perhaps jokingly, that colonoscopies were next. Vigorous applause ensued.

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Big Data & Digital Supply Chain: conference hold by the LIUC University

LUIC conference

How big data could influence Supply Chain?
This is the real question that the speakers by the conference hold by the LIUC University, the firms present like Amazon, BTicino, Xerox, UPS gave their own prospective on what has been done already and what should be the future to better manage the entire business.

Keywords of the conference were:

– predictivity via Big Data on customer behaviors
IoT (Internet of Things) applied to track goods
AI (Artificial Intelligence) to help the operators take the better choice

LIUC

The presence and the big players on the systems side like Microsoft, SAP, SAS, Vodafone gave the IT point of view on this business: they are all becoming more and more business partner, capturing needs, identifying new way of workflow optimization, providing the best solution.
All of them agreed to change the current mood and apply an holistic approach to the entire workflow, from the beginning till the end.

The event was well organized and rich of interesting case studies: click here for more…