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Factor 2 Technological advances

User-centric solutions — New technologies are being developed around the needs of the informed power consumer. The demand for mobile technology solutions that are available 24/7, provide real-time data and can be integrated with other systems will continue to grow. In addition, cloud-based software-as-a-service will play a greater role in accommodating the changing business needs of employers.

Hyper-connectivity — In today’s fast-paced world, where smartphones are the norm, data seems to move at the speed of light. Societal demands for uber-connected products and services are opening the door for countless opportunities, but also new and evolving risks.

Cyber risk — Cyber-attacks pose a variety of risks to financial assets, personal data, intellectual property and technology infrastructure. As a result, organizations are increasing their awareness and investment in the area of security.

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Sedgwick perspectives on this topic:

  • Get workers moving to reduce workplace injuries, Property Casualty 360 / January 02, 2018
  • Unraveling Complex Claims, WC magazine / November 14, 2017
  • Opioid reserves in Medicare set-asides a nationwide problem, Business Insurance / November 08, 2017
  • Building better prescription drug practices, Property Casualty 360 / November 07, 2017
  • Advocacy Takes Off, Risk & Insurance / November 01, 2017
  • Bryon Bass: ADA Compliance, RTW and Workers' Comp: Let the Interactive Process Be Your Guide, WorkCompWire / October 30, 2017
  • Kimberly Webb: Is your return-to-work program ADA-compliant?, WorkCompWire / October 24, 2017
  • Absence Matters: Managing the Interactive Process, DMEC.org / September 10, 2017
  • Missed Appointments, Missed Opportunities, Risk and Insurance / September 07, 2017
  • States Vary in Handling Depression as Workers’ Comp Claims, WCI360.com / September 06, 2017