WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation
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A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet. | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

The legal profession relies more and more on automation. But fears that it will be automated out of existence are overblown, researchers say. For now.

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WHY IT MATTERS

The article shows that the legal profession is slowly impacted by digital technologies and in particular AI, but for routine tasks and activities. Nevertheless, digital technologies should slowly chip away at the more routine tasks in the coming years.

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oncesellsy's comment, October 7, 2017 4:40 AM
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The Legal Perspective on Wellness Programs

The Legal Perspective on Wellness Programs | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it
Recent ADA-related challenges raise questions over corporate initiatives designed to improve employees’ health.
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Excellent paper examines the legal issues that companies can face when implementing voluntary or mandatory wellness programs in their organizations. Goes further by suggesting ways to prevent litigation.

 

WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT

We wear all kind of devices that track our behaviour and can help us get in shape and improve our well being. The more these devices become accessible and cheap and the more companies realize that they benefit from having healthy employees, the more we will see a pressure to include such devices and services. Questions and solutions raised here should thus be part of every digital strategic plan.

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Wearable Computers the Size of Buttons to Monitor Health - IEEE Spectrum

Wearable Computers the Size of Buttons to Monitor Health - IEEE Spectrum | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

According to an article in October in InformationWeek, “ABI Research has projected that by 2016, wearable wireless medical device sales will reach more than 100 million devices annually. The market for wearable sports and fitness-related monitoring devices is projected to grow as well, reaching 80 million device sales by 2016.”

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With advances in wearable devices and the ubiquity of smartphones, it is essential for businesses with workers in dangerous conditions (mining, construction, etc.) to equip their teams with such devices. This may help prevent injuries but also reduce insurance premiums.

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