Insights

Aug 23, 2017

Healthcare

Technology interventions to improve healthcare

ADHD - or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity. The disorder, which presents itself predominantly in academic, occupational or social settings, can affect people of all ages but is most likely to impact the young. Indeed, recent statistics show one in five school children are believed to be suffering from it.

 

August 23, 2017

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Aug 16, 2017

Fintech

How will digital disruption empower insurers to scale?

Concerns about the rise of digital disruption are of course valid. The fact remains, however, that advancements in technology can make business processes more efficient, lead to the creation of quality products and help companies build a brand that cannot be dismissed. This applies across multiple sectors, but few more so than insurance, in which we envisage a digital avalanche, bringing three vital outcomes - scaled growth, reduced costs and satisfied customers.

August 16, 2017

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Aug 02, 2017

Immersive Technologies

What is the true value of Mixed Reality?

It’s no secret that at hedgehog lab we love immersive technology. And what’s not to love? If anyone can think of more a effective digital method for engaging customers... I’ll eat my virtual hat (and that’s a promise).

August 02, 2017

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Jul 24, 2017

Wearables

Envisaging the changing future of wearables

Wearables, which come in various forms, have become a major trend in the modern world. Handheld devices, for instance, not only offer basic functions like telling the time, but provide us with relevant notifications, help us set our fitness goals and more.

 

July 24, 2017

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Jul 20, 2017

Retail

Retail Automation - a response to the challenges.

Innovations flourish when we turn to real-world problem solving to address pressing challenges rather than relying on fancy ideas like brainstorming or divergent thinking. In retail, there are certainly many challenges to deal with. Hence, the sector’s warm embrace of automation, which is playing a greater role within it almost every day. From automated tills and self-driven carts to walking robots, the way consumers shop and pay for merchandise is undergoing radical change - and both they and the retailers themselves are set to benefit in a number of ways.

 

July 20, 2017

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Jul 06, 2017

Development

Blog not found? Check your connection and try again.

Somehow, despite living in a country where strong mobile and wifi networks are commonplace, I still regularly find myself confronted with apps asking me to refresh the screen, or try my previous action again. Often, this can be anticipated; I know that as I walk away from my flat in the morning, at some point my phone will drop off the wifi and reconnect to the mobile network.


July 06, 2017

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Jun 29, 2017

Thoughts

Combating crime with Big data, analytics and artificial intelligence

If concerns over crime are on the rise, it should hardly be seen as surprising, with reports of everything from large-scale robberies like the infamous London Hatton gallery heist to the recent spate of terror attacks in Manchester and London leading the global news agenda.

 

June 29, 2017

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Jun 21, 2017

Healthcare

Health data from wearables - the anatomy’s stealth informers

Recent studies show digital healthcare is growing at a rapid rate. In 2016, the sector was valued at US$100bn. By 2020, that figure expected to rise by 100%, driven by markets like wireless and mobile health, which complement ‘traditional’ medicine.

 

June 21, 2017

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