Managed Services Articles

  1. Managing The Switch From FISMA To CDM Cyber Security
    6/24/2014

    The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program has been pushed to the forefront by recent efforts within the U.S. federal government to improve cyber security for civilian agencies across government. The recent CDM Under the Hood report, performed by the MeriTalk Cyber Security Exchange, revealed some surprising figures. For instance, 58 percent of those who responded to the study say the whole process is not going fast enough, and 90 percent want information from the program every 24 hours.

  2. NCOIC Develops An Open Process For Multicloud Computing
    6/23/2014

    Recently, the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) released a press release announcing the company’s efforts to develop a new process for creating inoperability through the use of a multicloud platform.

  3. Manufacturing And Warehousing News — June 23, 2014
    6/23/2014

    In the news, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has released the “State of Logistics Report,” and the Advanced Design and Manufacturing and Impact Forum announces its 2014 conference. Also in the news President Barack Obama pledges to boost American manufacturing and to give entrepreneurs greater access to production tools.

  4. “Dream IT” Initiative’s Message To Girls: There Is A Career For You In IT
    6/23/2014

    A team organized by CompTIA’s Advancing Women in IT (AWIT) Community is preparing to reach 10,000 people with this message this year: There is a place for women in IT.

  5. Healthcare IT News For VARs — June 20, 2014
    6/20/2014

    In this week’s news, ALCs step up use of EHRs (electronic health records), and Georgia EHR implementation is under fire after patient safety concerns.

  6. Report Predicts Rapid Growth In U.S. Healthcare IT Market
    6/19/2014

    In a recent report, US Healthcare IT Market Outlook 2018, RNCOS business consultancy services’ analysts reveal that the U.S. healthcare IT market is slated to grow at a CAGR of nearly 20 percent from 2014 to 2018. The remarkable growth of this market will likely be driven by rapid introduction of new products, growing government support, and declining implementation cost of healthcare IT. Cloud computing will also boost growth.

  7. Hospitality Transitions To The 3rd Platform
    6/19/2014

    The International Data Corporation (IDC)’s predictions for 2014 were heavily influenced by the 3rd Platform, the industry's emerging platform for growth and innovation built on the technology pillars of mobile computing, cloud services, Big Data and analytics, and social networking.

  8. Government IT News For VARs — June 19, 2014
    6/19/2014

    In this week’s news, state and local governments attempt to tax the cloud, and GSA modernizes its Schedules program (again).

  9. XP End Of Life, Security Concerns Lead To Cloud Upgrade For Law Firm
    6/18/2014

    A managed services provider (MSP) determined that a law firm needing to replace PCs running Windows XP could benefit from moving to the cloud.     

  10. The Benefits Of Revenue Cycle Management For Healthcare
    6/18/2014

    Revenue in healthcare is a perfect storm of thin margins, managed care complexity, and tightening legislation. Chances are though, when you’re working with your clients, they don’t realize the full benefit potential of revenue cycle management — understandable, since the combination of technology and financial considerations can be difficult to explain.

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