Pragati Pathrotkar

Business Leaders

Technology and digitization are changing the face of how companies cater to their customers through services and products that are well-suited to the needs of a diverse consumer base. Innovative technologies are providing leaders with tools that can help carve out more profitable and sustainable businesses and engage better with both consumers and employees. Realizing these benefits, an increased number of organizations are adopting new technologies such as the Internet

New Epic EHR Rollout

Electronic health records are rapidly becoming the face of healthcare industry today, allowing the unification of a vast number of users from across numerous sites in a state, country, or a region. But the implementation of EHR systems is not an easy task and challenges abound in the road to rollout. The same has been the case with the New York City Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H), famed as U.S.’s

Nanoparticles to be Used as Green Anti-Scaling Solution

Researchers at the McGill University have invented a type of cellulose nanoparticle which is more effective and less environmentally damaging solution. This nanoparticle will help to overcome the challenges faced by the water-based industries for prevention of buildup of scale. These nanoparticles are manufactured by the gathering sparingly soluble minerals and scale can impair the operation of just about the requirement and conducts or stores the water. Many anti-scaling agents

Growing Data-Breach Volumes to Increase Regulations

The data breach notifications in Australia are growing which are the echoes of the European jurisdictions, in which the post-GDPR are surging in the data-privacy regulations. These regulations are now shading light on the actual problems of data-breach problem. Primarily, for the Australian companies, it is obligatory for report data breaches after the start-off the notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme. The organization reported the 308 incidents of a data breach

Humans Help to Complete Robot Learning

In the Gates Computer Science Building at Stanford University, a screen attached to a red robotic arm which lights up and its eyes blink. Ajay Mandlekar, a Ph.D. student in electrical engineering introduced the robot ‘Bender.’ These researchers are using this robot arm for testing two frameworks together which can make the learning basic skills faster and easier. One of this framework, RoboTurk allows people to direct the robot arm

Technology is Helping HR Sector Achieve More Optimized Workplaces

Technology has taken over the corporate world with the vast set of benefits it can offer in terms of improved efficiency and lowered time required to undertake any process or operation. The human resources field has also majorly increased the usage for a number of applications so as to optimize productivity. Some of the key areas that technological interventions are leading to optimization in productivity include recruiting, performance management, time

Aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its 20-year air passenger forecasts has come out with some increasingly exciting trends and interesting numbers. According to a recent update, the IATA observing the present trends in air passenger traffic forecast the number to surge to 8.2 billion by 2037 end—in just a span of 20 years. It expects the impetus to the growth coming majorly from Asia Pacific countries. The robust,

Trump Administration to Protect 102 Million People Suffering From Pre-Existing Conditions

Many as 100 million Americans are living with the medical conditions which are not mentioned in the health insurance program such as Medicare. During the midterm elections of 2018, the voters could cast their ballots to debating with Congress for not repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA which is generally known as Obamacare. If the act repealed, 102 million individuals could have to pay an additional premium to

Media Multitasking Behavior in Humans detrimental to Working Memory

Research into association between media multitasking and memory performance for humans may throw some interesting findings. An understanding of the findings is crucial in the backdrop of media such as smartphones becoming ubiquitous now. Literature on the adverse effect of media multitasking on various areas of cognition abound. However, researchers haven’t been able to reach a definitive association. Having said, a recent review of studies spanning over a decade by

Ford Turns China Business

U.S. automobile manufacturer Ford has recently announced that it is in the process of separating its China facility from the larger umbrella of Asia Pacific operations and turning it into stand-alone operations that will report directly to the global headquarters of the company. This move have been made with the aim of improving growth prospects of the company in China and help drive sustainable value generation. Anning Chen, who was