Sign in

Blockchain could be one of the most pivotal technologies to take seed in the last ten years, transforming everything from finance to e-commerce to entertainment and more. Indeed, it may be one of the most hyped infrastructure technologies in modern history.

But it’s the adoption of blockchain technology in healthcare that seems to hold the most promise, plotting a new trajectory for how medical institutions detect diseases, treat patients for better health outcomes, and manage healthcare data safely and more efficiently. …

In the modern world, digital technologies are omnipresent. The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting us as individuals and organisations in a way that has never been possible until now. But this newfound connectivity brings with it both opportunity and risk. In this article, we take a look at how combining IoT and blockchain software could help businesses realise untapped potential, build consumer trust and mitigate data security risks.

Globally spread reservoirs of behavioural and transactional user data contain insights that can help organisations — from retail to logistics to healthcare — develop better products and services that are tailored…

The pandemic has had a huge impact on the medical industry and accelerated the development of remote medical services that was already underway. Here’s everything you need to know about telemedicine vs telehealth.

The use of telemedicine and telehealth is not new. They have benefited many communities with limited access to medical care. However, during COVID-19, the use of such services has gained fresh momentum. Innovative solutions have helped to address the challenge of person-to-person consultations and grant access to care services. The value of the global telehealth and telemedicine market is predicted to expand from $38.7 billion in 2020…

For most companies — even the world’s best-known brands — kick-starting a digitalisation journey will undoubtedly throw up a few mistakes along the way. The interesting thing is that these mistakes tend to be similar from company to company. In this article, we bust the seven biggest digital transformation myths to help you plough ahead with your digital project.

There are certain misconceptions — digital transformation myths — that even technologically mature organisations fall prey to. By themselves, modern digital technologies don’t carry any real business value. It’s only when they’re properly applied to the problems they’re intended to solve…

Implementation of an effective pricing strategy is among the most important aspects of running an online business. In today’s environment, dynamic pricing is one of the strategies that offers enough flexibility to adjust to any changes.

Online business has seen a massive uptick due to the pandemic. The e-commerce industry has exceeded levels not expected until 2025 and is predicted to make over $843 billion in sales in 2021. From groceries to clothing and electronics, digital platforms offer a wide range of products to potential buyers.

Online retail brings merchants many benefits, including 24/7 communication with customers, flexible working hours…

Blockchain is currently the most rapidly developing technology. There are a number of blockchain frameworks on the market — including Ethereum, Fabric, Corda, Indy, and Quorum — and many others seem to be coming out almost daily. In this article, we will take a deep dive and analyse two popular frameworks for blockchain-based enterprise solutions: Corda vs Hyperledger Fabric.

Below you’ll find an extensive comparative analysis of the two frameworks, covering the following aspects:

Disclaimer: We’ve drawn a comparison between Fabric 2.3.1 and Corda/Corda Enterprise OS 4.7.

What is Corda?

Corda is an open-source blockchain platform that streamlines the management of legal contracts…

Every enterprise uses data in its day-to-day operations. Here’s a brief guide to how businesses can leverage data monetization to benefit optimally from their information assets.

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have focused on cutting costs and creating additional sources of income. This has often resulted in putting promising innovation projects on hold, liquidizing assets and even letting staff go. But there often is a way to generate additional income without making such drastic changes or significant investments.

Global cost management plans by organisations due to COVID-19 in 2020

With the cost of care increasing year on year due to a growing and ageing population, the healthcare industry is facing a fork in the path; continue to firefight, or pioneer healthcare solutions that fit an alternative model of caregiving. In this article, we take a look at some of the key trends and benefits being driven by IoMT.

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) presents an opportunity to evolve the healthcare format to better serve patients while reducing burdens, streamlining efficiencies and lowering costs behind the scenes. …

The digital supply chain has become a more strategic and integral part of operational activities in many industries, including logistics, retail, agriculture, automotive and more. Read on to learn why you should consider making supply chain 4.0 a reality for your business.

The traditional supply chain can be outlined as a linear model that is useful in a predictable and consistent environment. However, the uncertain times we are currently experiencing requires the adoption of a new supply chain model that allows organisations to be more responsive and agile to survive and lead the market. Supply chain 4.0 …

Data mesh — a relatively new term — is essentially an evolution of data architecture, influenced by decades of thought, research and experimentation. Read on to learn more.

A data mesh is a decentralised architecture devised by Zhamak Dehghani, director of Next Tech Incubation, principal consultant at Thoughtworks and a member of its technology Advisory Board.

According to Thoughtworks, a data mesh is intended to; “address[es] the common failure modes of the traditional centralised data lake or data platform architecture”, hinging on modern distributed architecture and “self-serve data infrastructure”.

Key uses for a data mesh

Data mesh’s key aim is to enable you to get value…


Your technology partner for software innovation and market-leading solutions:

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store