AUGMENTED HUMANS

AUGMENTED HUMANS

It is time to leverage wearables in the workplace
One third of IT organisations will have a ‘Wear Your Own Device’ policy by 2023 to address augmented humans in the workforce. This prediction from Gartner reflects the rush of businesses globally to leverage use cases for augmented humans. Human augmentation is the use of technology to enhance a person’s cognitive and physical experiences. Physical augmentation changes an inherent physical capability by implanting or hosting a technology within or on the body. It’s already moving past wearables…
It’s already happening…
Consumers have lost any reticence or fear of being ‘tracked’ and have embraced wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers in large numbers. This trend is only escalating with IDC forecasting a 30% increase for the worldwide wearable market by 2023. It’s time that Australian enterprises consider how physical augmentations can be leveraged to benefit their business.