Scott Valentine at Wearable Tech World  has an interesting article on the importance of data and not just the wearable device.

As Scott says, “In the middle is where the hard work happens.”  This is where the data lies, and it’s important to get and manage the data from the wearable on behalf of the user.

On the far right of the whiteboard are consumers, enterprises, healthcare providers, insurance companies, clinical researchers and a bunch of other groups, all looking for ways to get collected data off of the device and into a useful application, or service offering. The market can already imagine a million ways to use this information for our professional and personal lives — it just needs the pool of data to get rolling.

See the rest of the article here.