Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Education IT News — June 9, 2014

    In the news, as more schools are moving student data to the cloud with plans to implement data analysis tools, privacy remains a concern. Also, a group of educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors draft an “Edtech Bill of Rights.” In addition, an article lists technologies anticipated to impact K-12 education, including cloud computing, gamification, and learning analytics.

  2. Healthcare IT News For VARs — June 6, 2014

    In the news, the ONC reorganizes, NextGen Healthcare announces it can now transmit clinical care information between disparate technology platforms, and the partial code freeze for ICD-9 and ICD-10 is extended. Also, a second year’s worth of data on Medicare hospital utilization has been released to researchers and analysts looking for patterns in healthcare data.

  3. The Way Field Service Companies Use Data Can Make Or Break A Business

    In today’s environment, the way field service companies use their data is just as important as accessing it in the first place. Regardless of the amount of information available to a company, the ability to use that data to help improve operations is crucial. A recent Trimble report titled Transforming Service Delivery: An Insight Report — 2014 investigates the most critical issues affecting field service organizations and offers insights into how to transform operations.

  4. Field Service IT News For VARs — June 2, 2014

    OOIDA Criticizes Study On Electronic Logging Devices, Natural Gas-Powered Trucks Impact Intermodal Shipping, Report Bears Good Numbers For New Business Volume, and more.

  5. Green Initiatives: Should U.S. Government Lead By Example?

    With budget woes striking everyone from enterprises to the state and federal government, cost-cutting measures are a hot topic for discussion. The sheer amount of government vehicles presents the opportunity for the federal government to save with solutions that track and monitor fuel use.

  6. U.S. Launches Initiative For Procurement Cybersecurity

    Recent cyberattacks on Target, Neiman Marcus, and others have emphasized the importance of cybersecurity. These types of breeches have occurred in many different ways, including through POS (point of sale) transactions, disabled antivirus/antimalware agents, and social engineering with phishing emails. Attackers constantly seek new vulnerabilities to exploit.

  7. AHIMA Provides Breach Management Toolkit

    Healthcare has been teeming with warnings about gaps in information security, and knowledgeable professionals, both inside and outside of the industry, have responded with advice, guidelines, and general recommendations on how organizations can best protect themselves.

  8. Government IT News For VARs — June 4, 2014

    In the news, the GSA has determined its schedules program to be “very healthy.” Also, The NSF has awarded $15 million in three projects focused on developing, deploying, and testing future Internet architectures.

  9. The VA Develops Patient-Generated Data App Playbook, Best Practices

    Since last year, the Veterans Health Administration has been eyeing the idea of patient-generated data. The focus reflects an industry-wide move to go beyond data that’s centered around clinician access, and into an era where patients not only drive innovation and service, but also are heavily active in constructing their own data stories.

  10. Education IT News For VARs — June 2, 2014

    In the news this week, data-driven lessons provide teachers with a look at metrics that impact decision making. Articles also provide you with proof that ROI for tech investments includes student engagement, and tech integrators in classrooms help optimize the students’ experience.

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