The success of your business will depend, not only upon the attentiveness provided to clientele, but upon a prioritization of the technologies used to enhance productivity, profitability, and the speed with which you deliver both of these goals. The new age of business success includes a dazzling array of tools, and terminologies. This list includes just a small handful of established, and emerging technologies:
3D Printing is an affordable, expanding technology that allows the production of virtually any conceivable, physical product, from an eDigitized blueprint. Within the past yearâ¦ weâve seen the production of housing in China, and the creation of a human heart - both thanks to 3D printing technologies. This technology is set to explode, with companies like Arc Group, Hewlett-Packard, Stratasys and Adobe leading the way with innovative.
Does your level of âvirtual connectednessâ allow you to quickly meet the physical needs of your customers? Microsoft Kinect promises to engage both businesses and customers, via real-time inter-kinetics interfacing, in applications that include gaming, telemedicine and everything in-between. Doctors in Spain are currently using this technology to manage chronic patients, while reducing expense, and improving recovery times.
Cloud Computing offers the provision of service, beyond the point of a single product, via shared resource, and converged infrastructure, with limitless expansion capabilities and - with added efficiency. Data management, telecommunications, and disaster recovery integration are all possible via tools such as AtomSphere, Enstratius and CloudHub.
In a world of security, the humble password and magnetic stripe may becomeâ¦ obsolete. The new buzzwords: Biometrics. The measurement of an individualâs unique physicality as a gateway to secure authentication. And: Chip-Enabled âSmartâ Cards offering enhanced protection for âpoint-of-saleâ purchases. These tools may enhance your business model, in the new age of security.
With innovations in business practices popping up everywhere in recent times itâs no wonder that something as tried and true as x-rays would make a scene. Many industrial piping companies, like 20/20 NDT Inc, are using radiographic testing to inspect their pipes out in the wilderness. This method uses the latest technology to deliver a Non-Destructive method for testing pipelines in the wilderness to identify potential problems.
Itâs âBig Dataâ. Itâs âsmall dataâ. This new, tiresome catchword is about understanding your customers, their needs, where they came from, and where theyâre going. With affordable tools provided by companies like Factual, Acxiom and DataLogix - you have access to information that will enhance R&D, risk management, and more.
Why not reward your customers for their loyalty? With affordable applications from Belly, Perka and FiveStars, you can show your loyal customers some much-needed love, and build your brand, your base, and much more. More and more customers are looking for better rewards for their continuing loyalty.
This listing was just a small example of the many, exciting technologies on the horizon for businesses in many industries. These new technologies offer the opportunity to expand your business, enlarge your territory, and sharpen your proficiencies in every area, while serving your base constituency, the world over.