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Identify Innovative Opportunities for Wearables in Your Organization

Published: 25 July 2017

ID: G00331890

Analyst(s): Angela McIntyre, Bryan Taylor


Wearables offer opportunities for transforming business processes; however, infrastructure and operations leaders still struggle to understand their role in next-generation mobile strategies. They will need to determine how to champion IT-driven innovations, using process deconstruction approaches.

Table Of Contents


  • Engage With Business Stakeholders to Deconstruct Key Business Processes
  • Use the Four Most-Common Enterprise Wearable Use Cases to Prioritize Process Improvement/Innovation Opportunities
    • Remote Expert Guidance
    • Hands-Free Workflow
    • Immersive Tech for Worker Training
    • Wearables for Safety/Health Monitoring
  • Filter Opportunities Through a Market View to Estimate Risk and Effort Required
    • Remote Expert Guidance
    • Hands-Free Workflow
    • Immersive Tech for Worker Training
    • Wearables for Health/Safety Monitoring

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