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5 Secrets Of Successful People-First Companies
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The Accenture Technology Vision 2016 report examines five ways that adept digital companies are putting people first. Investing in the development and management of people will be necessary to navigate the tumultuous digital economy, according to Accenture.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/26/2016
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Avnet CIO: Put Business At The Center Of IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As an IT and electronics distributor, Avnet is in a unique position to view the trends driving the technology industry. It's also in the position of implementing those trends itself, including cloud computing and customer self-service. Here's how CIO Steve Phillips aligns IT with business at Avnet.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/11/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
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In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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Security Talent Gap Threatens Adoption Of Analytics Tools
Rutrell Yasin, Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau
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Finding qualified personnel with the right skillsets to configure and operate analytics platforms is a big challenge today, but workforce development, training, and more intuitive technology could help.
By Rutrell Yasin Business Technology Writer, Tech Writers Bureau, 12/17/2015
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How Cloud, APIs Are Transforming Outsourcing
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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As traditional software outsourcing evolves, cloud service management brings new challenges for organizations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 12/14/2015
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Google Life Sciences Rebranded 'Verily' Under Alphabet
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Verily, formerly known as Google Life Sciences division, aims to use technology to understand and improve human health.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 12/8/2015
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Millennials Not Pursuing Cybersecurity Careers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Lack of awareness about what cybersecurity jobs entail is widespread worldwide among 18- to 26-year-olds -- especially women -- a new study finds.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/26/2015
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Quest Diagnostics CIO: An Agent Of Change
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Quest Diagnostics CIO Lidia Fonseca aptly describes herself as an "agent of change." Under her guidance, Quest is evolving as a diagnostic services company with a host of new data-driven services on the horizon for healthcare providers. Here are the details.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/20/2015
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Gen. Colin Powell: 'Triage' The Cyber Threats
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
In a keynote at FireEye Cyber Defense Summit, the retired Army General and former Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also weighed in on the controversy over Hillary Clinton's private email server.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/15/2015
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Mandia: US-China No-Hack Pact Could Be Game Changer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Mandiant founder Kevin Mandia says change is coming in the wake of Xi and Obama's pledge not to conduct cyberespionage for economic gain if China holds up its end of the deal.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/14/2015
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Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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Blue Cross CIO: Big Data Can Fix Healthcare Quality, Costs
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Axis big data initiative at Blue Cross Blue Shield Association incorporates more than $350 billion in annual claims, 36 million provider records, and more than 700,000 BCBS patient reviews, all with the goal of helping healthcare consumers make informed decisions. BCBSA CIO Doug Porter takes us through the project.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/29/2015
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Business Matters: Kristi Hedges On Leadership
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
In this episode of InformationWeek's Business Matters, George Colombo talks effective leadership and communications with Kristi Hedges, serial entrepreneur, communications expert, author, and sought-after leadership coach.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 9/22/2015
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Tech Industry Stands With Ahmed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Texas student detained for bringing a homemade clock to his high school has won the support of technology and political leaders.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/16/2015
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Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan: Managing Change
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Since her appointment 18 months ago, Symantec CIO Sheila Jordan has been focused on virtualizing the company's infrastructure and implementing a software-defined network in its data centers that can accommodate multi-tenancy. That's the easy part of her job.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/8/2015
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Google Health Searches Now Include 900 Medical Conditions
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Google has expanded its health search feature to include about 900 different medical conditions.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/5/2015
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Robots, Humans Will Work Side By Side, Forrester Says
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Automation will create jobs and destroy them, transforming work along the way. Unfortunately for humans, research firm Forrester anticipates more jobs being lost than being created in the next decade.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/26/2015
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