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Life Sciences and Healthcare

Pharma’s Black Box and the Potential of Blockchain

October 31st, 2018

The pharmaceutical supply chain is in a state of disruption. Drugs intended to help, heal, and save are being compromised every day – and the patients who depend on them are the ones who suffer. Technology offers a way to address the security and visibility risks that prevent valuable pharmaceuticals from reaching their intended market. Blockchain, in particular, holds the keys to the supply chain revolution.

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Executive Conversations

What Keeps You Up At Night?

October 24th, 2018

In evaluating the data from the 2018 Unisys Security Index™, which we have just released today, the 2018 Unisys Security Index results show that security concerns remain rampant around the world – in fact, concerns globally among individuals are high and holding.

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On Point

Digital Engagement: Improving Outcomes for Foster Children

and October 11th, 2018

The opportunities for digital engagement in today’s world are endless and the child welfare field should explore every possibility. In child welfare, technology can now replace paperwork with tools that make it easier to communicate with children, capturing key information needed to understand the situation and protect those at risk. Other digital tools can make it easier to create and maintain the life records so important to the care, development and well-being of children.

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On Point

Hybrid Models are Key to Driving Innovation within Public Sector Organizations

October 10th, 2018

How can governments shift their business models—without disrupting service—to achieve efficiencies and improve services while reducing costs? The “rip and replace” initiatives of the past 15 years had very high failure rates. Recent research on large institutions, including government, indicates that the emerging models will be enabled by a technical architecture that is a hybrid of two models—analog and digital; integrating long proven, reliable data and application modules with user-design focused digital enabled business processes. This is the essential shifting from “e-government” to the era of the “digital citizen.”

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On Point

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Reliable Interdiction

October 9th, 2018

Of the millions of people, organizations and activities comprising our world today, which ones represent potential threats that merit interdiction? Selecting the wrong ones wastes precious resources and impedes lawful activities. But the consequences of overlooking real threats is even worse. The public expects to be kept 100% safe against such threats, but has little tolerance for intrusive intervention into their own lawful activities. Dealing with this “Catch 22” is a key challenge for all enforcement agencies – whether law enforcement, border enforcement, child protection, taxation, or others charged with protecting the public.

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