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IT's Reputation: What the Data Says

by InformationWeekSep 23, 2014

IT Reputation: Give A Little, Get A LotThey say perception is reality. If so, many in-house IT departments have reason to worry. InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services -- and, more important, powering innovation. Some findings:>> 72% of IT respondents completely agree that IT should work closely with business executives to develop innovative applications; just 54% of

2014 US IT Salary Survey: Healthcare

by InformationWeekApr 30, 2014

Among the 1,094 healthcare IT pros responding to our InformationWeek 2014 US IT Salary Survey, 64% of staff and 65% of management say they are satisfied or very satisfied with all aspects of their jobs, including compensation and benefits. Other data points:>> 67% of management received or expect to receive a bonus in 2014; 57% of staff say the same.>> 49% of staff and 53% of managers believe a career path in IT and the potential for salary advancement are as promising today as they

Research: 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities

by InformationWeekMay 12, 2014

Government mandates and programs are top of mind for the 322 IT pros in our 2014 Healthcare IT Priorities Survey. Meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria, implementing ICD-10, and working to qualify as an accountable care organization doesn't leave much time for IT organizations to help healthcare providers optimize the new technology put in place in the last few years. Other data points:
>> 30% say their organizations have no plans to use cloud computing.
>> 37% say

InformationWeek Elite 100

by InformationWeekMar 27, 2014

The Elite 100: How They Gain Digital AdvantageThe InformationWeek Elite 100 Executive Survey offers a unique glimpse into the strategy of 100 large, leading-edge IT organizations. This year's survey provides some deeper insights into exactly how and how much companies are embracing the big-picture tech trends of the day -- mobile, analytics, and cloud.For example, two-thirds of companies report widespread use of mobile apps for customers. But less than half have widespread use of mobile for

Big Love for Big Data? The Remedy for Healthcare Quality Improvements

by InformationWeekDec 19, 2013

Healthcare data is nothing new, but yet, why do healthcare improvements from quantifiable data seem almost rare today? Healthcare administrators have a wealth of data accessible to them but aren't sure how much of that data is usable or even correct. With budget cuts and stretched staff, it's a dicey proposition to ask a physician to take time to collect procedural data when she could be providing patient care. What's a healthcare provider to do?The tantalizing promise of big data is that for

Healthcare Data Breaches Cost More Than You Think

by InformationWeekDec 19, 2013

The High Cost Of InsecurityHealthcare providers just don't get it. They refuse to see the need to fully secure their protected health information from unauthorized users -- and from authorized users who abuse their access privileges. As a result, they don't allocate enough budgetary resources for securing medical data.It's time that healthcare administrators realize that their decisions may be penny-wise, but failing to adequately secure health information is pound-foolish in the long

InformationWeek 500: Innovation That Gets Results

by InformationWeekSep 26, 2013

Healthcare company UPMC is exploring cloud computing not because that's trendy, but because it must cope with 5 PB of patient data that will double in the next 18 months. ConocoPhillips is just now embracing more real-time analytics on its natural gas wells, because it sees the chance to turn that data into double-digit percentage increases in gas output. Miami Children's Hospital is testing a tablet app that allows for remote doctor visits, because it sees the potential for a new revenue

InformationWeek 500: Business Innovators

by InformationWeekSep 26, 2013

Cool technology matters only if it drives ­business results. These companies win our InformationWeek 500 Business Innovation awards for ­initiatives that do ­exactly that in one of seven categories, from analytics to customer experience.

InformationWeek 500: Top Five Companies

by InformationWeekSep 26, 2013

We profile the five organizations that top our list of the most innovative users of technology: UPMC, ConocoPhillips, Gap, Penske Truck Leasing and Miami Children's Hospital.

2013 InformationWeek 500

by InformationWeekSep 04, 2013

Innovation That Gets ResultsCloud, data analytics, social, mobile: These trends continue to generate buzz, but our InformationWeek 500 companies aren't using hyped techs just to say they're on board. Rather, they're taking very practical approaches to ensure that new (and established) technologies drive their businesses forward.Among the 500 respondents to our InformationWeek 2013 Executive Survey, 49% say adding efficiency is among their top three technology goals this year. Right behind



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