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Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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6/16/2014 | 8:01:27 PM
Re: What is the IW Pick Badge?
@Laurianne    Thanks for the explanation of just what the IWpick is.      I like the idea, but it looses some of it's luster if a person can like their own comment.   (Thanks for pointing this out Rich.)
Technocrati
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Technocrati,
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6/16/2014 | 7:57:08 PM
SAP Real-Time In Real- Time
Kudos to Brazil and SAP for finding an innovative way to address a very difficult issue.   I think SAP is on the right road in their thinking.   Their goal is to be "real-time in real-time".   I encourage everyone to check out the link furnished by Curtis ( thank you Curtis).

The first video will give you an idea of just what SAP's overall business goal is in this area.
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batye,
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6/13/2014 | 4:19:00 PM
Re: Everything is mobile now
No, not yet... as my wife still worried about Wearable technology could give cancer... 
Susan_Nunziata
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6/13/2014 | 4:16:26 PM
Re: Everything is mobile now
@batye: are you using anything yet that is served by IoT? Wearable technology? M2M to monitor your power usage? If so, I'm curious to know what your experience has been.

I have not used wearables though our power and water usage is monitoring remotely now (no more meter readers coming to the house every month).
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batye,
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6/13/2014 | 3:39:06 PM
Re: Everything is mobile now
Susan, I think with Internet of things our life is changing already...
batye
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batye,
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6/13/2014 | 3:39:05 PM
Re: Everything is mobile now
Susan, I think with Internet of things our life is changing already...
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batye,
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6/13/2014 | 3:38:11 PM
Re: What is the IW Pick Badge?
interesting observation, Rich... interesting :)
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6/13/2014 | 2:59:20 PM
Re: Everything is mobile now
@Curt: While your point is well taken, I wonder what the smartphone penetration is for less-privileged regions of our country. Or, among the elderly population. Something like a text-based solution that you're talking about here could work if the goal is to be as egalatarian as possible to reach all members of society.

I fear the digital divide in the US is becming greater every year, and the digital/mobile have-nots are going to miss out on many important services and, even, job opportunities because of economic hardship. 
Susan_Nunziata
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6/13/2014 | 2:56:46 PM
Re: What is the IW Pick Badge?
Uhoh, @Laurie. That means @Rich is in BIG trouble...

"one going down an intelligent path of conversation..."

:D
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6/13/2014 | 11:59:26 AM
Re: Everything is mobile now
@ Curt.  The key is finding out which solution and technology fits better with the unique business problems in a country.  Smartphones and apps may not work for everyone.  I agree that finding out the best user experience for a wide variety of people is a huge challenge; the same with market research, different age group have various challenges.

 

 
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