Data Collection & Mobility Articles

  1. Government IT News For VARs — November 12, 2014

    In news this week, debunking some mobile security myths, federal cloud contract deficiencies could compromise investments, and Silk Road 2.0 is taken down. Also, IBM assists in the Ebola fight with its Open Data Repository, and a new survey reveals the top IT initiatives for 2015.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — November 12, 2014

    In the news, a biotech company’s field service personnel use iPads to provide real-time information to the company from healthcare facilities. Also, QR codes on vehicles can provide information to first responders, and swipe cards can help keep track of elementary school students on school buses.

  3. First IoT Study From CompTIA Suggests There Will Be Opportunity For The Channel

    A research brief published by CompTIA last month, Sizing up the Internet of Things, outlines the potential for the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new business opportunities for the IT channel. U.S. IT companies responding to this first study on the IoT by CompTIA, however, are split — almost exactly down the middle — on their view of this topic, which is finding its way into more and more headlines. 

  4. Industry Insights On ADC For Manufacturing And Warehousing

    At BlueStar’s VARTECH 2014 Conference in New Orleans, several speakers discussed the development of automated data collection (ADC) for the current manufacturing and warehousing market, offering some important statistics and information for VARs.

  5. Manufacturing And Warehousing IT News For VARs — November 11, 2014

    In the news, Siemens is set to acquire Camstar, a manufacturer of MES (manufacturing execution systems), and the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index shows increased manufacturing activity across the region in October.

  6. When Does EHR Optimization Beat Replacement?

    Poor results after an EHR (electronic health records) implementation may leave a hospital or facility wanting to scrap a project altogether and start from scratch. Depending on the situation though, this may not be the best option.

  7. CIOs Address Data, System Integration, And More At CHIME Fall Forum

    Healthcare CIOs gathered at The College Of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ (CHIME) 2014 Fall CIO Forum (October 28-31) to discuss pressing topics in the healthcare information landscape.

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 7, 2014

    In the news this week, EHR (electronic health records) interoperability is a key to value-based care, device theft is still the biggest cause of healthcare data breaches, and the Department of Defense (DoD) is in talks with PwC over a new, open-source EHR solution.

  9. New Guidelines From CMS On Security Risk Analysis

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines for security risk analysis have been amended for Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2.

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

    In news this week, one article highlights the digital resources available to integrate arts education, and a sweepstakes brings technology to two schools And in higher ed, two-thirds of  teachers don’t know about open resources.

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