Holograms are changing how doctors learn

Holograms are changing how doctors learn

  There is only so much one can learn from a two-dimensional book, and that is prompting the use of holograms, one of the technologies inside our Disruptive Technologies investing theme, in educational settings. Given the many systems and their inner workings inside the human body, holograms are a natural fit with medicine, and in […]

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Verizon taps augmented reality and virtual reality apps for training

Verizon taps augmented reality and virtual reality apps for training

Use for new and Disruptive Technologies tend to crop in some unexpected places, but they usually help pave the way for greater adoption. One such use for augmented and virutal reality apps is in worker training. Carrying out these tasks in the virtual world leads to not only savings, but it also allows for the […]

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Virtual Reality to Educate Cash-strapped Consumers on Home Remodeling

Virtual Reality to Educate Cash-strapped Consumers on Home Remodeling

Our collective Tematica hats are off to Lowe’s Companies as it steps up its virtual reality efforts to move past design visualization to skills training. Imagine taking classes on different remodeling projects ahead of tackling that project in your own home. This embracement of Disruptive Technologies could empower Cash-strapped Consumer to become the next set […]

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To Prevent a Cybersecurity Workforce Crisis, Education is Key

To Prevent a Cybersecurity Workforce Crisis, Education is Key

As companies develop and respond to ever evolving cyber security threats, the the emerging Connected Car, Connected Home, and the Internet of Things markets will explode the number of potential vulnerabilities, while hackers continue to reinvent their attack strategies. The response requires a vibrant talent pool that can fill in the ranks of new and […]

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Microsoft targets enterprise market with LinkedIn buy, but is there a better fit?

Microsoft targets enterprise market with LinkedIn buy, but is there a better fit?

Microsoft’s move to acquire LinkedIn has many scratching their heads trying to realize potential synergies. Having missed the mobile boom (remember that disaster buying Nokia’s mobile phone business?), Microsoft is turning increasingly toward the enterprise market. With employers being increasingly less  able to find applicants with the needed skill set, perhaps Microsoft can build d […]

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