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Cisco and ServiceNow Integrate for Workplace Contact Tracing — An Opportunity and a Challenge

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Cisco and ServiceNow collaborate by integrating Cisco’s indoor location services platform, DNA Spaces, with ServiceNow’s contact tracing and workplace safety application. The vendors’ goal is to improve contact tracing during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no doubt some challenges ahead, but this integration also presents some customer acquisition opportunities for both companies that make this partnership interesting.

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Telehealth Visits Decline: Providers Recalibrate

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Telehealth visits only comprise 21% of doctor visits compared to 69% in April. After ramping up for virtual appointments, providers are now readjusting to more in-person care again. The good news in all of this is that the result of the COVID-19 pandemic caused heightened awareness of telehealth, and it required providers to lay a foundation to provide this service. This will benefit patients in the long run.

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IBM’s New RoboRXN Chemistry Lab Runs on AI, Cloud and Robotics

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IBM’s new RoboRXN chemistry lab allows scientists to create new molecules while working remotely using robots, cloud, and AI. The platform accelerates the synthesis process and highlights discovery, which is not only a great boost to the field of chemistry, it’s also an example of innovation and agility we’ll likely see much more of. Most of us think of work as being in an office setting, but the RoboRXN platform reminds us that work can take place in a laboratory, a factory, on a farm, or on a construction site — and technology can play a big role in all those settings.