Managed Services Articles

  1. Healthcare IT News For VARs — June 27, 2014
    6/27/2014

    In this week’s news, data breaches affect 1.3 million in Montana, and the FDA uses EHR data to monitor drug safety.

  2. Field Service IT News For VARs — June 26, 2014
    6/26/2014

    In the news, an article reports a panel at the CCJ Summer Symposium says experiences with e-logs have been overwhelmingly positive. In other news are reports of ways for field service organizations to leverage technology to improve service strategy and lower costs.

  3. LNS Research: Manufacturers Leveraging Tech Are The Ones Who Stay On Top
    6/26/2014

    Manufacturing executives strive to achieve optimum quality, but they face obstacles in doing so. Reducing costs, meeting compliance requirements, and mitigating risk are three of the major challenges they encounter.

  4. VAR Best Practices Can Boost Client Satisfaction With Healthcare IT
    6/26/2014

    Any healthcare solutions provider worth their salt knows that the customer experience can make or break the success of an IT system. The most sophisticated software means very little if the solution doesn’t fit in with clinical and operational needs or if facility staff aren’t properly trained.

  5. MES Offers A Comprehensive Approach To WIP For Your Manufacturing Clients
    6/25/2014

    Because of the potential benefits, companies have made significant investments in improving work in progress (WIP) inventory in order to boost performance. A new ebook from LNS Research examines why improvements in this area are often elusive.

  6. Healthcare Construction And Tech: Why VARs Should Care
    6/25/2014

    Construction has a reputation of lagging even further behind on technological innovation than healthcare. A boom in the meeting of the two though, has brought about advancements new to both industries — most notably, Building Information Modeling (BIM).

  7. The Best Ways To Avoid A Dropbox Phishing Attack
    6/25/2014

    Dropbox offers users cloud storage and the ability to synchronize folders across multiple computers — allowing multiple users the ability to share information quickly and easily. A recent threat to Dropbox users’ data, however, has been showing up in emails pointing to a ZIP file on the service containing ransomware.

  8. Government IT News For VARs — June 25, 2014
    6/25/2014

    In the news this week, U.S. Airports were targeted by a phishing scam last year, and the General Services Administration (GSA) goes green.

  9. Education IT News For VARs — June 25, 2014
    6/25/2014

    In the news, market analyst and education professionals expect a shift in ed-tech spending to center on digitally delivered personalized instruction based on Common Core standards. Also, an article points out a trend toward businesses providing automated software for adaptive learning, and the ConnectEd Hub, linking technology companies to schools that can benefit from their services, is on the White House’s website.

  10. Facebook’s New Advertising Targets Behaviors, Gives Users Control
    6/24/2014

    Social media is becoming an increasingly usable form of customer feedback. Online reviews, tweets, discussions in forums, and so on offer a wealth of product quality feedback, and companies are starting to take notice. Facebook, one of the most influential of these social media, is about to undergo changes which will allow users to have more control over what they see.

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