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Can Amazon Disrupt More Markets? Let Me Count the Ways
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Amazon may be poised to enter the pharmacy as well as grocery business; it trains customers to expect quick delivery.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/11/2017
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AI Works Better with Human Intelligence, Too
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Satire
In healthcare, machine learning may yield fast, accurate insights. But humans are still better able to detect ridiculous anomalies and discover problems that machines have not yet learned to detect.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2017
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Why Healthcare is Behind the Data Curve
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
The healthcare sector has been trailing industries such as banking and retail when it comes to adoption of data analytics, but a growing number of success stories in healthcare provide proof of concept for other organizations to get on board.
By Jeremy Achin, CEO of DataRobot , 1/4/2017
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Digital Transformation Underway, Many Will Fail At It
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
IDC has issued its IT FutureScape forecast for 2017, which includes 10 predictions for IT. Here's how cloud, mobile, social media, big data, AI, virtual reality, and other innovations are changing the world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 11/3/2016
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Healthcare's Looming Disruption: How Can IT Prepare?
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new Gartner Maverick report says that annual physical medical exams and primary care doctors are about to be disrupted by IoT medical devices and algorithm. Here's how IT must shift to accommodate the change.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/31/2016
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The State Of Data Engineers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Demand for data engineers is on the rise in enterprise, particularly in those organizations that aspire to be the next Uber or Airbnb. Here's a look at this quickly growing job category within IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/15/2016
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NoSQL Databases: An Enterprise Necessity
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Here's a look at enterprise plans for implementation of NoSQL databases, and some of the top vendors providing this technology.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/5/2016
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Predictive Analytics, Wearables Data Driving EHR Growth
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Electronic health records may not be new, but they are gaining strong adoption. That's driven by trends such as integration with predictive analytics systems and telemedicine.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/6/2016
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IBM Watson Health Tackles Diabetes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson Health is teaming with the American Diabetes Association to apply cognitive computing to the ADA's 66 years worth of research and data. The results will be used to help entrepreneurs, developers, healthcare providers, and patients learn more about diabetes, prevention, complications, and care.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2016
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Wearables At Work: 9 Security Steps Worth Taking
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Wearables are finding their way into organizations, whether or not IT departments are prepared to deal with them. As the number of endpoints continues to grow, so does the potential for hacks. These nine pointers will help you prepare your organization to keep ahead of threats.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 6/6/2016
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Penn Medicine: Using Data To Save Patient Lives
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Penn Signals is a system that uses existing data from electronic health records to perform real-time predictive analysis of heart failure patients. The goal? Penn Medicine wanted to place patients in proper risk groups and assign them to cardiology resources in order to get them the best care and improve their outcomes. This work earned the company the No. 4 spot in the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/2/2016
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Apple CareKit Launches With 4 Healthcare Apps
Michelle Maisto, Freelance Writer
News
Apple CareKit technology is now available to developers through GitHub, and to consumers through four updated applications -- Iodine, One Drop, Glow Nurture, and Glow Baby -- from startups Apple spent the last month working with.
By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 4/28/2016
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CrescentCare CIO: How Analytics Improves Patient Outcomes
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
CrescentCare Health in New Orleans has expanded beyond its original charter as the NO/AIDS Task Force to serve the broader community. CIO Seema Gai is leading the charge to incorporate data analytics to improve patient outcomes.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/23/2016
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iPhone SE, Smaller iPad Pro Unveiled: Up Close Look
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Apple unveiled smaller, cheaper versions of the iPhone and iPad Pro during its March 21 event. Execs also demoed iOS 9.3 and updates to tvOS and Apple Watch. Get a closer look.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 3/22/2016
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Toyota Develops Wearable Mobility Device For The Blind
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Project BLAID is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired people navigate via a device worn around the shoulders.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/8/2016
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Google Glass Sharpens Focus On The Enterprise
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
Signs point to a sharper focus on the enterprise as Google Glass 2 designs surface and Google's consumer social media accounts for Glass shut down.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/26/2016
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IoT 2016: 13 Hot Trends For Business
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
We've identified 13 noteworthy Internet of Things trends that will make a difference to your business -- and your life -- this year and beyond.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 1/20/2016
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10 Medical-Device Wearables To Improve Patients' Lives
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
Wearable medical devices have expanded from hearing aids to everything from heartbeat monitors to pain management. Here are 10 medical wearables worth watching.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/12/2016
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9 Reasons Why Personalized Marketing Still Isn't Accurate
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Personalization efforts have served as a vanguard for big data at many organizations. But some of these programs still fall short. Here's a closer look at what's going wrong. Does your enterprise fit these profiles?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 1/8/2016
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10 Healthcare Wearables, Devices Dominating CES
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
This year's wearables go beyond basic step counting to measure core health data such as blood pressure, vision quality, and body temperature. At CES 2016, InformationWeek got up close and personal with the latest wave of health-centric devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 1/7/2016
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