Like many of you I have followed the trials and tribulations of the healthcare.gov roll out with a mixture of amusement, bewilderment and horror. Folks who know my background in IT ask what I think about all of this and what I think should be done. My answer to both is “Darned if I know!” Even this week’s “CIO question of the week” on this site ends with the phrase, “Utterly confused, skeptical.” Have we, as Steward Brand once obser
After more than 2 years of blogging, over 160 cloud-related articles and hundreds of Facebook likes and Tweets I concluded: I love cloud computing and you my readers, love cloud computing. There are numerous reasons why we feel this way.
As we discussed in an older article, cloud computing technologies are on the rise in the healthcare industry. From large hospitals to physicians and administrators to small medical services providers, all have seen cost savings from implementing and utilizing cloud-based solutions.
Business intelligence solutions support better decision-making by providing historical, current and predictive views of all business operations. Business Intelligence (BI) technologies can process large amounts of information to provide useful functionalities such as reporting, analytics, data and process mining, business performance management, benchmarking, text mining, predictive and prescriptive analytics. BI solutions help companies gain competitive advantages by identifying and developing new business opportunities.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, enacted by the United States Congress in 1996 was created to protect health information coverage for employed people and their families when they become unemployed, either because they change their job or they lose it. According to the U.S.
The trend toward cloud computing is hard to ignore even for manufacturing companies, who are continually asking if a cloud solution is right for them. What’s the cloud providing to businesses in the manufacturing industry? Let’s see how cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) can handle manufacturing concerns.
The travel sector is leading the way when it comes to adopting cloud technologies as more and more travel companies are looking for scalable and reliable support for their online presence. Cloud computing technologies ensure travel and accommodation companies an easily scalable computing infrastructure that is available on-demand and on a pay-per-use basis. The cloud model saves travel businesses from investing massive amounts of funds on infrastructure, and from managing it.