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Sep 17, 2012
InformationWeek 500 winners share all sorts of bright ideas with us--ones they use to solve problems, make their employees more productive, and bring in more business. We've cherry-picked the best of them for you, particularly the ideas that have applicability beyond just the company and business where they originate.
Mobile apps are big this year, and many companies are using them to make customer-facing employees more efficient. Hyatt Hotels, for instance, is stationing iPad-equipped front-desk clerks at airports to check in guests well before they set foot in the hotel. Intermountain Healthcare has put iPads on the aircraft it uses to transport critically injured patients so flight crews can enter patient data directly into the healthcare system's network rather putting it on paper first.