Penn Medicine Streamlines Data Sharing With Startups - InformationWeek
IoT
IoT
Comments
Penn Medicine Streamlines Data Sharing With Startups
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
jaysimmons
50%
50%
jaysimmons,
User Rank: Apprentice
9/17/2013 | 6:25:40 PM
re: Penn Medicine Streamlines Data Sharing With Startups
I like this strategy taken by Penn Medicine. It doesn't really look like they have much to lose and they are giving these startups a chance at succeeding in a very competitive market. If the startups are able to provide a good product, then Penn Medicine would be able to reap the rewards before others at a relatively low price. Of course with all startup technologies, they need to be filtered and reviewed beforehand and its good to have the CONTROL method in place.

Jay Simmons
Information Week Contributor
Alex Kane Rudansky
50%
50%
Alex Kane Rudansky,
User Rank: Author
9/11/2013 | 3:29:14 PM
re: Penn Medicine Streamlines Data Sharing With Startups
If by practicalities you mean day-to-day operations, I think this strategy works both ways in terms of that balancing act. On the one hand, you have a streamlined process that saves time and money, allowing innovation and practicalities to operate smoothly. On the other hand, "innovation" tends to take time away from those practicalities, especially if the data analysts are swamped with requests from the startups and spend less time on standard hospital data operations.
David F. Carr
50%
50%
David F. Carr,
User Rank: Author
9/10/2013 | 6:33:53 PM
re: Penn Medicine Streamlines Data Sharing With Startups
What do you think of this strategy for balancing innovation potential with practicalities?


How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security Enterprise
To learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
2017 State of IT Report
In today's technology-driven world, "innovation" has become a basic expectation. IT leaders are tasked with making technical magic, improving customer experience, and boosting the bottom line -- yet often without any increase to the IT budget. How are organizations striking the balance between new initiatives and cost control? Download our report to learn about the biggest challenges and how savvy IT executives are overcoming them.
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Flash Poll