Wearable Intelligence

A growing niche in the business intelligence market is the Wearable Technology field and all of the devices exploding onto the market.

Wearing out Business Intelligence

If you think about the goals of business intelligence and the benefits it can provide an enterprise in diverse areas such as purchasing, production, analytics, productivity, etc, it only stands to reason that it would spread to real time operations.

Whether it is an assembly line worker getting quick feedback on quality, productivity, or instructions on how to perform a task or perhaps a general surgeon getting video feeds on a complex operation in a third world country from a specialist in the United States, you have to admit that the technology is making huge leaps and our potential to leverage that is greater than any time in history.

Google Glass Wearable IntelligenceSome of the uses are considered traditional applications with a different interface – for example, rather than a laptop or tablet, you have Google Glass – but I would suggest that the “application” role is expanding and merging with business intelligence – the ebb and flow of what it is called and how it is classified will change, but one thing is certain… [Read more…]