What Is Industry Value Chain Analysis?

Generally speaking, value chain analysis typically includes two types of ventures:

  • Firm value chain analysis (often referred to as Porter Value Chain Analysis) examines internal company practices and their optimization relative to creating value for customers.
  • Industry value chain analysis involves examining the various stages of a product’s production, from raw material procurement all the way through the final purchase by end-users.
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Major Trends Influencing the Healthcare Chatbots Market

Chatbots are artificial intelligence software that can have conversations with users based on the principle of natural language processing (NLP). The chatbot processes the input provided by the user, focuses on the semantics, searches for the terms in the knowledge database, and provides the suitable answer as per its knowledge set.

Topics: Software & Enterprise Computing Healthcare Industry Insights

The Rising Demand for Patient Monitoring Devices

The global patient monitoring devices market is expected to grow from $22.4 billion in 2018 to $30.7 billion in 2022 at an annual growth rate of more than 8%.

Topics: Healthcare Medical Devices

Key Data on the Global Housing Market [Infographic]

Global construction of new housing is expected to rise 1.6% per year through 2023, according to a new industry study titled Global Housing by The Freedonia Group, a leading market research firm and division of MarketResearch.com.

The study focuses on the 55.3 million unit global market for new housing, and provides historical data and forecasts for new housing units and housing stock in 58 countries and 6 regions.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 18, 2019

This week, industry analysts shared new data and insights across a broad range of markets including fiber cement, school testing, pets, in vitro diagnostics, and meditation. Scroll through the descriptions and links below for more information.

Topics: Industry Insights

$1.2 Billion U.S. Meditation Market Growing Strongly as It Becomes More Mainstream

Meditation is becoming more mainstream in America, boosted by the popularity of experts like Deepak Chopra and Eckhart Tolle. Meditation studios are appearing more often in major cities, and meditation classes are increasingly being offered in the workplace and college campuses to combat rising societal stress levels and to raise worker productivity and morale. Last year, 22% of employers were expected to offer mindfulness training.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

5 Areas Where In Vitro Diagnostics Can Shine

In vitro diagnostic testing costs little to the healthcare system and contributes much to clinical practice.  

In vitro diagnostics (IVD) is a growing market, which is one of the reasons that so many companies need to continue to track the market using market research aids. In our latest study The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests: 12 Edition, Kalorama Information estimates the in vitro diagnostics market size at $69 billion and growing at 4%, with many sectors of the IVD market growing double that.  

Topics: Diagnostics Kalorama Information Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: October 11, 2019

Get the latest market research on a variety of dynamic industries, including marijuana growing supplies, rubber, recycled paper, bearings, wearable medical devices, and pharmaceutical packaging.

The articles highlighted below feature new market forecasts and a discussion of market opportunities, challenges, and trends.

Topics: Industry Insights

Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry: Forecasts and Analysis

The demand for global pharmaceutical packaging reached an estimated $94.2 billion in 2018, according to new research and analysis from The Freedonia Group’s comprehensive study Global Pharmaceutical Packaging.

Topics: Pharmaceuticals Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

The Largest Segment of the Wearable Medical Devices Market

The global market for insulin monitoring wearable medical devices is set to increase by over 20% year on year to 2022. The segment is the largest of the therapeutic wearable medical devices market, well ahead of pain management, respiratory therapy and rehabilitation devices. All these segments are, however, growing at close to 20% a year.

Topics: Medical Devices Industry Insights