Even before the pandemic started, global supply chains were experiencing growing pains as they adapted to meet the pressures of rising demand and a delivery system in need of an overhaul. For example, shipping goods such as medicines, groceries, and everything else that powers our daily lives demonstrated the complexities
Josh Zepps, Simon Singh, Orr Dunkelman, Tal Rabin, and Brian Snow discuss how, since the earliest days of communication, clever minds have devised methods for enciphering messages to shield them from prying eyes. Today, cryptography has moved beyond the realm of dilettantes and soldiers to become a sophisticated scientific art
Alessandro De Luca, the CIO of Merck Healthcare at Merck Group, delivered the keynote “Merck’s Digital Transformation: The Journey to a Connected Healthcare Experience” at the Technology Insight Summit in Europe. De Luca discussed the potential of smart hospitals, the app-based future of medicine, digital therapeutics, virtual medicines, and more.
“Information technology is revolutionizing products, from appliances to cars to mining equipment. Products once composed solely of mechanical and electrical parts have become complex systems combining hardware, sensors, electronics, and software that connect through the internet in myriad ways. These “smart, connected products” offer exponentially expanding opportunities for new functionality,