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The Healthcare Industry Is Fighting Infectious Disease With Innovative Technology

If you ever watched The Jetsons as a kid, you probably were enthralled by – but also a little skeptical of – the robotic contraptions, holograms, and other crazy-seeming inventions that propelled their lives every day. You can go ahead and suspend that disbelief now, because the next time you visit the hospital, you’ll find […]

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Author: Chandler Harris on

Digital Transformation Delays Stall Business Growth

A digital transformation is underway. It is revolutionizing the way companies conduct business through every stage of a customer interaction, as well as every business unit and associated process in an organization. This digital transformation is “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every […]

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Author: Jeremy Lacy on

Are You Prepared To Cope With Tougher PCI Compliance Standards?

On January 1, 2015, version 3.0 of the PCI (Payment Card Industry) Data Security Standards replaced version 2.0 as the standard. In other words, what some financial institutions, merchants, and other credit card payments industry members already saw as an onerous process—complying with PCI standards and possibly being audited—is about to get even harder. While […]

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Author: Kristopher Spadea on

The CMO (Not The CIO) Leads Digital Transformation

The concept of digital transformation is not a new one, as technology has been used to augment business functions since the dawn of the computer age. However, these days, digital transformation means different things to different companies, requiring each company to tailor their integration of technology in a way that increases productivity and improves communication […]

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Author: Michael Kerr on

An Unexpected Source Of Innovation: How 3 Business Leaders Leverage Information Technology To Dominate Their Industries

Innovation can crop up where and how you least expect it. In our series “An Unexpected Source of Innovation,” we take a look at some of America’s little-known sources of technological creativity! If your image of a tech company founder is a Mountain Dew swilling 20-something with unkempt hair and an unwashed t-shirt, you’re hardly […]

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Author: Sue Poremba on

The Year In Cyber Security: Sony’s Hack Scandal And Various Retail Data Breaches

When looking back on the cyber security stories of 2014, there is one type of event that clearly stands out above all others: data breaches against major corporations, particularly retail operations. “While 2013 was a bad year for IT security, there’s no disputing that 2014 was the worst,” said Kevin Jones, senior IT security architect […]

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Author: Douglas Erickson on

Stronger Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity Is Just What The Doctor Ordered For Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are and always have been slow to adopt leading edge technology, but thanks to compulsory legislation and regulatory requirements (HIPAA and HITECH, for example,) awareness of disaster recovery strategies is growing. This is no real surprise when you consider the penalties possible for lack of compliance, ranging from fines of millions of dollars […]

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