Strategic Informatics

A blog about the strategic application of technology

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2014 Consumer Electronics Show

While I can’t attend CES 2014 myself this year the blogosphere is awash with updates of the new and innovative consumer electronics on display in Vegas this year.  I’m fortunate to have colleagues there who are live sharing some amazing pictures and video’s from the floor so I thought I would share…

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I anticipated a huge uptick in the number of health conscious iDevices….  but CES appears to be overflowing with new “wearable” devices that track every aspect of your daily life.  Hope their security is good so no-one knows when you go out of town or out for a long run and decide to steal your 105 inch curved OLED 5k display?  (see below)


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Just when you thought you had 4k televisions understood manufacturers start promoting a wider aspect ratios like 21:9 and add another 1k pixels to the screen and create 5k Televisions…  Television is such a dated term…  Why don’t we call them retina-searing monstrosities…  I can totally justify one of these in a network operations center… and by corporate network operations center I mean my living room…but really!?!

Head over to Engadget for the play-by-play or GeekBeat.TV 

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20 Disturbing Facts on US Healthcare Everybody Should Know

In the current economic climate, rising health care costs are scarier than ever. This list sheds light on the 20 most disturbing facts about US health care that everyone should know and most people probably don’t.

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Health is wealth – Tips for a overall healthy life!

Health is wealth, goes the old adage and it fits well with any generation. In the recent times we have a lot of engagements that make taking care of ourselves difficult to manage. We take our health for granted. Even when cough and fever catch up on people, they think it is a part and parcel of their daily life.
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