Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Ingram Micro, Pearson Collaboration Enables VARs To Be A Single Source Of IT For Schools

    Ingram Micro has expanded its K-12 solutions portfolio to include Pearson’s digital learning solutions. Pearson creates solutions that enable educators to leverage data to improve teaching and learning, and Ingram Micro channel partners can now create customized offerings to meet the individual learning needs of schools and districts.

  2. Government IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014

    In the news this week, the Massachusetts Senate has passed an Information Technology Bond Bill worth $999 million, and new government cloud services are also moving closer to their projected 2015 rollout date.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General reveals how he approaches IT security in his department in an interview with Fed Tech, and the Amazon Drone project raises some interesting concerns, which one article hopes to place at rest. 

  3. Senator Asks FTC To Scrutinize Big Data Use

    A recent experiment conducted by Facebook using user data has drawn criticism and prompted one U.S. senator to ask the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to scrutinize the use of Big Data by Facebook and other companies. In IT News John Ribeiro quotes Senator Mark R. Wagner as saying, “….I think the industry could benefit from a conversation about what are the appropriate rules of the road going forward.”

  4. Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  5. “State Of The Internet Report” Provides Insights For VARs

    Akamai’s State of the Internet Report for Q1 2014 reveals insights on various trends related to the Internet, including efforts to stop distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and an assessment of connection speed and mobile connectivity.

  6. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — July 15, 2014

    Recent articles discuss ways to help your customers harness Big Data, manage the finances of IT, and understand the benefits of enterprise resource planning .

  7. ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow

    Even with the extension of the ICD-10 implementation deadline, some healthcare providers are anxious about the process. The American Health Information Management Association’s transaction processing management and testing vendor, Edifecs, released a survey that polled industry stakeholders between May and June of 2014 on what effects they expected to see from the transition to ICD-10 code sets.

  8. Education IT News For VARs — July 14, 2014

    Technology continues to seek a balance between efficiency and unnecessary complications in classrooms across the country. Wearable technology breaks onto the scene to enhance learning, as 3D printers make a memorable impression among students.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014

    In this week’s news, EHRs are used to take on hypertension, and the CDC speaks out against electronic errors.

  10. Enhanced Driver’s Licenses Gaining Traction

    For several years, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been working with states to enhance drivers’ licenses and other forms of identification to comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHIT). An enhanced drivers’ license (ELD) contains a RFID chips and a machine readable zone (MRZ) or bar code that can be scanned when RFID is not available.

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