IT

For wearable technology to live up to the hype, especially when it comes to healthcare, it will have to be "interoperable, integrated, engaging, social and outcomes-driven," according to PwC....

In the old days, a door-to-door salesman knew his chances of making a sale multiplied if he could talk his way into a home. For today’s retailers, a critical step is getting customers into fitting rooms. Once a customer is trying on a product, she...

A vicious new bug on the Internet has an innocuous name but a nasty potential bite. Meet the Poodle attack, which exploits yet another vulnerability in one of the Internet's basic security protocols that could theoretically give an attacker access to your sensitive online accounts. Google...

You'd be hard-pressed to find a healthcare organization today that is not experiencing some level of digital disruption. Patients are more tech-savvy than ever. They're looking for healthcare organizations to provide services that are as simple to use as online shopping sites. Meanwhile, healthcare organizations...

The iPad is a laptop. So don't expect a huge upgrade this week. In four years, the iPad has gone from zero to a completely mature product, in a way that smartphones haven't. When a friend of mine asked me if he should upgrade his iPad...

Digital technologies are fundamentally human technologies. Digital technology raises human ability by creating breakthrough and disruptive levels of high performance. It does this because it increases the information intensity and connectedness of just about everything. If you think about it, mobility, analytics, cloud, social, smart...

SoLoMo Technology — a Madison company that describes itself as “Google analytics for the physical world” — won a pitch competition at the Majestic Theatre on Monday night and a $100,000 check from AOL cofounder Steve Case and his Rise of the Rest Road Tour. “It...