Tech

A Facebook contractor was reportedly fired for posting Bruce Springsteen lyrics on internal messaging boards to protest working conditions

A Facebook contractor was fired after posting Bruce Springsteen songs on Facebook’s internal forum to protest working conditions, according to The Washington Post. Facebook is facing increasing calls to take better care of its contractors, especially moderators whose working conditions and mental health have been the focus of recent media […]
A Facebook contractor was reportedly fired for posting Bruce Springsteen lyrics on internal messaging boards to protest working conditions
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New Apple services, sonic boom, and digital media merger talk

Hello! Thanks for subscribing. If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. Apple revealed a new video service, news subscription package, an exclusive games platform, and a credit card on Monday, spawning a lot of questions and hot takes. ICYMI, here’s everything Apple announced. Apple didn’t […]
New Apple services, sonic boom, and digital media merger talk
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple leaps into EHR market — Telehealth to hit mainstream in 2018 — Accenture, Loopback hope to clear up value-based care

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning newsletter providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple leaps into EHR market  —  Telehealth to hit mainstream in 2018  —  Accenture, Loopback hope to clear up value-based care
Tech

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple Watch adding EKG monitoring feature —  Theranos gets $100 million in financing —  Accenture and Roche partner to improve tumour board solution

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Apple Watch adding EKG monitoring feature  —  Theranos gets $100 million in financing  —  Accenture and Roche partner to improve tumour board solution
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Digital innovation improves bottom line for anesthesiologists — Accenture completes AI platform pilot — Teladoc drops lawsuit against Texas

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Digital innovation improves bottom line for anesthesiologists  —  Accenture completes AI platform pilot  —  Teladoc drops lawsuit against Texas
Tech

6 mistakes businesses make when automating their systems and processes

Major Australian organisations are increasingly turning to Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to improve operational efficiency, productivity, quality and customer satisfaction. ANZ, for instance, is experimenting with RPA offshore in India, the Philippines and China to manage routine tasks and allow human workers to refocus on new areas. Similarly, Westpac is […]
6 mistakes businesses make when automating their systems and processes
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How Accenture will lead Australia out of despair

Bob Easton, the new managing director of Accenture in Australia and New Zealand, is also finishing a PhD on human flourishing. This is all about something which, at first glance, appears to have nothing to do with the world of consulting — happiness, caring and empathy. It’s the pursuit of […]
How Accenture will lead Australia out of despair
Markets

66% Of Customers Switched Service Providers In 2011 Over Frustrating Experiences

[credit provider=”Flickr / Niklas Hellerstedt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/niklashellerstedt/2414448568/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Consumers don’t settle for dissatisfying service, research shows.Last year, two-thirds of consumers switched providers in at least one industry because of poor customer service, according to the Accenture 2011 Global Consumer Research Study.
66% Of Customers Switched Service Providers In 2011 Over Frustrating Experiences
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12 Athlete Endorsements That Were Lost To Scandal

[credit provider=”AP”] Tiger Woods lost yet another endorsement this weekend, this time with luxury watch brand Tag Heuer. Originally, the brand said they would stick by Tiger, but this weekend, the relationship “expired,” according to Woods’ agent.But Tiger isn’t the only one who has missed out on easy money.
12 Athlete Endorsements That Were Lost To Scandal
Tech

RIP NOKIA

[credit provider=”Nokia” url=”http://www.nokia.com/press/media_resources/photos/events/nokia-strategy-and-financial-briefing”] As expected, Nokia is firing thousands of people worldwide, because it is moving to Microsoft. In addition, it is transferring much of its activities related to Symbian, its older and once dominant mobile operating system, to Accenture.Most of the people being fired are R&D people. Now Microsoft […]
RIP NOKIA
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Tiger Woods Lost $22 Million In Endorsements In 2010

[credit provider=”AP”] In Sports Illustrated’s annual “Fortunate 50” ranking of the highest-earning American athletes, Tiger Woods is still No.1 on the list with more than $90 million.But, as the AP points out,  if you look back at his 2009 numbers, you can see that Tiger’s endorsement deals have gone down […]
Tiger Woods Lost $22 Million In Endorsements In 2010