Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Sleep Tracking Faces Potential Disruption From Gaming Industry
    12/2/2014

    Biometric sensors are in the news again, with new players, new technologies, and new opportunities opening up.

  2. How RFID Technology Can Help Protect Students
    12/2/2014

    In an effort to improve the safety of children on their way to and from schools, school systems are looking into tracking solutions as a way to keep tabs on where students are.

  3. QR Codes: The Way Of The Future When It Comes To Safety On The Road
    12/1/2014

    In an effort to save time when lives are on the line, Mercedes-Benz Canada started using QR codes on it vehicles to supply rescue teams with important vehicle structural information. According to an Autosphere article, the information includes the location of vehicle components like the airbags, battery, and fuel tank. The data can greatly speed rescue procedures used during lifesaving procedures in an automobile accident.

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 1, 2014
    12/1/2014

    In this week’s news, Massachusetts makes a $3.3-million payment error, and CMS selects payers for end-to-end testing. Also, “EHR data integrity” debuts on the Health IT Hazards List, and a study shows EHR data analysis can have benefits for drug repurposing.

  5. Government IT News For VARs — November 26, 2014
    11/26/2014

    In news this week, a proposed revenue ceiling could affect IT VARs in the federal IT reseller market, a new strategy will guide R&D investment decisions for federal agencies, and vendors are selling convergence as the next big thing.

  6. Field Service IT News For VARs – November 26, 2014
    11/26/2014

    This week’s news includes the Equipment Leasing & Financing Foundations Monthly Confidence Index for November, coverage on how the use of mobile apps is affecting the travel industry, and how planning an exit strategy is an important part of a field service business plan.

  7. Education IT News For VARs — November 26, 2014
    11/26/2014

    In news this week, Pluralsight has acquired Smarterer, a startup that uses crowd-sourced assessments to evaluate students’ understanding of tech tools and skills. In other news, sales of interactive displays fall in Q3, and LinkedIn launches new education features. EdX also joined the ConnectEd initiative to offer free certifications.

  8. CMS Extends Hardship Exemption
    11/26/2014

    The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have decided to add “extreme and uncontrollable circumstances” to its list of Meaningful Use hardship exemptions.

  9. ONC Pushes For Health IT Innovation With Startup “Challenge”
    11/26/2014

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is taking proactive measures to push innovation in the healthcare space.

  10. Taxing Information, Communication Technologies Actually Costs Money, Study Shows
    11/26/2014

    According to a study by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF), imposing taxes on information and communication technologies (ICT) can actually cost countries more money that it raises.

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