Part of the show chatter had to do with the evolution of the IoT, the industry's latest cocktail reception buzz term
. Just imagine billions of physical devices around the world--from your refrigerator, to your car, to the automation systems running your DCs--all connected to the Internet, collecting and sharing data.
A buzz term
in industry and business is the circular economy - the idea of long-lasting design, repairing, reusing and recycling rather than making and then throwing away.
"Social determinants of health" may be the latest popular buzz term
in healthcare, yet there are leading hospitals, medical groups, and health systems, as well as accountable care organizations (ACOs) and health insurers, moving forward with efforts to identify the upstream factors that influence patients' health.
A look at the buzz term
"collusion" and what we're really talking about:
"I know'tour-de-force'is a buzz term
thrown around far too often at books.
We make emotional judgements on what we think we know, rather than do know and, when challenged, by, say, science, if it doesn't fit our world view, we dismiss it - hence the modern buzz term
"alternative truth" and the tendency to believe lies written on buses.
It's no surprise really: "(https://theconversation.com/a-dietitian-puts-extreme-clean-eating-claims-to-the-test-and-the-results-arent-pretty-63675) clean eating " is the perfect buzz term
for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/sep/10/baby-food-nutrition-weaning-breastmilk) high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
"Gluten Free has become a bit of a buzz term
and supermarkets are beginning to increase their ranges suitable for wheat intolerance, and restaurants, too, usually have something on their menu, albeit Hobson's Choice.
Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, exhibitions and events management, DWTC, said that the Internet of Things is no longer a futuristic buzz term
. "It is here, it is now and it is already improving our lives."
THERE's a new buzz term
in cancer medicine - taking us light years forwards.
Business intelligence, big data, analytics--whatever buzz term
you apply, there is huge value for insurance agencies and brokerages in the data that they collect from insureds.
In recent years, the drive for industries to "go green" has been more than just a buzz term