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Privacy concerns and cost are two of the leading barriers to adoption of wearable medical devices, PwC said in two reports released today on the future of wearable technology.
Still, "68% of consumers would wear employer-provided wearables streaming anonymous data to an information pool in exchange for break on their insurance premiums," PwC reports. In addition, wearables must overcome stiff competition from an entrenched device, the smartphone,
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A non-prescriptive business excellence model that is equally applicable to both the manufacturing and service sectors. That, in essence, was what the Tata Group wanted when it set out in search of a model that would help it achieve higher levels of business performance comparable to global standards.
The group started out with the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award Criteria. The model, which it later renamed the
Recall puts behind- the-scenes supplier front and center
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For an automotive supplier accustomed to staying in the background, Japan's Takata couldn't be more uncomfortably front and center as its air bag recall woes mount.
The problemwhich centers on air bag inflators that can spew metal shards when they deploy in accidentsnow involves automakers in the U.S., with more than 4.8 million vehicles now recalled. Millions more vehicles, including