Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. New Solution Addresses Demand For Sales Rep-Centric Mobile App

    Mary Brittain-White, CEO of Retriever Communications, a provider of mobile field service automation, discusses the demand for rep-centric mobile applications for sales teams and Retriever Communication’s app designed to meet this demand.

  2. Hospitals Turn Focus To Data Warehousing, Data Mining

    The use of data warehousing, and in turn, data mining, are important steps in harnessing the power of healthcare data to create truly patient-centered care environments. According to an HIMSS sponsored presentation at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, only 43 percent of hospitals were using advanced data warehousing in 2013.

  3. CMS Extends EHR Deadline

    The Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services (CMS) issued their final ruling on EHRs on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Because of their decision, more providers will likely be able to meet Meaningful Use standards and qualify for incentives in 2014, thanks to a one-year extension in the deadline.

  4. Spiceworks Presents The “State of IT” Report

    In its latest State of IT report, Spiceworks gives IT solutions providers data on spend and adoption of the latest tech trends. The company turned to its network of IT pros to compile stats and trends from 1,121 survey respondents the North America (NA) and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions.

  5. Government IT News For VARs — September 10, 2014

    In news this week, evolving federal procurement trends could result in shifting IT operations to outside providers. Meanwhile, GitHub is now used by more than 100 federal organizations, and the FBI is moving into the digital era. Also, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding two $10 million projects to fuel cloud-based research.

  6. Education IT News For VARs — September 10, 2014

    In Education IT News this week, startups are making an impression on investors, while the lecture capture market is set to grow substantially, MOOCs are growing in popularity, and The EDvantage adds more resources for fall.

  7. Field Service IT News For VARs — September 9, 2014

    This week in field service news looks at mergers and acquisitions that took place over the summer, as well as the fuel-saving benefits of idle-reduction technology and a prediction of fleet management system market growth.

  8. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — September 8, 2014

    In the news, technology trends including 3D printing, automation, and data analysis are predicted to drive changes in manufacturing with 2016 as the tipping point. Also, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and Big Data solutions can benefit your manufacturing clients.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — September 5, 2014

    In this week’s news, the CMS made its final ruling on EHRs, meaning more providers should be able to meet Meaningful Use standards — but receiving criticism from interoperability advocates. American Hospital Association (AHA) weighs in on healthcare IT progress and correctional departments are adopting EHRs (electronic health records).

  10. Government IT News For VARs — September 3, 2014

    In the news this week, federal IT spending is expected to decline — with most cutbacks in the Defense Department. Also, Russian hackers allegedly steal bank data, and a TSA body scanner is found to have a potential vulnerability to cyberattack.  

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