October 29, 2019

Getting the most out of existing technology that most people carry around makes sense. If it can be exploited to provide benefits in the running of trials, in diagnostics and monitoring it has to be a good thing.

Apple are just one of the companies that are pushing hard...

September 2, 2019

On the grounds of quality, flexibility and cost, cloud computing is quickly replacing traditional on-premise installations. What might be a surprise when we hear so much from the likes of IBM, Google and Microsoft, is that Amazon, the world’s largest e-retailer, is lea...

July 18, 2019

Remember Google Glass? It was the name coined for spectacles developed by Google’s (now Alphabet’s) X division. Looking at first sight like a cheap pair of non-prescription reading glasses, Glass functioned as a kind of miniature head-up display. Over part of the right...

May 1, 2019

There’s a huge industry promoting and selling blockchain technology and if you listen to some people it’s the answer to everything. I wrote an article some time ago asking; “What’s So Good About Blockchain?” which I think labels me more “sceptic” than “evangelist” howe...

March 21, 2019

Recently the BBC reported the story of a Scottish woman who astonished doctors with her ability to detect Parkinson's disease through smell. She first noticed the "musky" smell on her husband Les, who was years later diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Joy Milne worked...

March 8, 2019

The most prevalent application of the wearables industry is the activity-tracker  watch used as an aid in living a healthier lifestyle. Some might track steps as a game or competition among friends, but the majority of owners wear them to gain an edge in staying on top...

January 25, 2019

There’s a gold rush going on in the world of health data mining and, unsurprisingly, the established major companies are leading the way. The last article I wrote covered the development and advance of IBM Watson but there’s some serious competition from both Google in...

January 11, 2019

There’s no doubt that IBM have come a long way since Deep Blue beat Gary Kasparov at chess in 1997. The decision to move to a self-learning platform that processed natural language and to challenge the established champions of the game show “Jeopardy!” with a new platf...

December 17, 2018


Seasonal PM tips from Santa

that make sense at any time

of year.

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October 31, 2018

Real-world Data

The growing availability of real-world evidence data is providing both healthcare and life science industries with the ability to better assess the impact of existing and emerging drugs and treatments. Real-world evidence also will help providers to targ...

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