Kusnetzky Group publishes EBook “Hybrid Clouds – The Practical Solution

Kusnetzky Group, Inc. today published an insightful look how cloud computing can be a useful tool to help enterprises move to a more dynamic, agile computing solution. High levels of expertise in many functional disciplines, however, are needed to evaluate all of the options and decide if an on-premise solution is necessary or if an off-premise solution is a workable solution. (PRWeb April 13 …

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Original Author: dkusnetzky

Healthcare IT Analytics: Necessary for Success

Healthcare IT analytics are a major factor in tracking and achieving accountable care goals. According to new research, without the right systems, healthcare organizations can be negatively impacted by a lack of data monitoring and analytics.

Workable Analytics

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Original Author: Marissa Tejada

Prioritizing Health Care Data Security :: Security & Resiliency

Prioritizing Health Care Data Security :: Security & Resiliency

Health care data security is a priority for the majority of IT leaders, but when it comes to other top executives, there is room for improvement. A new study found that most health care organizations are looking to utilize the latest security technology this year, but not all executives are on the same page when it comes to security priorities.

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Original Author: Marissa Tejada

Finding The Right Inspiration To Transform Your Customer Experience | Forrester Blogs

Finding The Right Inspiration To Transform Your Customer Experience

A few years ago, The Mayo Clinic wanted to design separate consultation and exam rooms to reflect the reality that most appointments consist mainly of conversations between doctors and patients, with less examination time. But there wasn’t enough floor space to accommodate the number of separate rooms that it envisioned. Then, inspiration struck from the least likely of places . . . The Brady Bunch. On the show, viewers may recall, that the boys and girls of the blended family shared a bathroom with two doors connecting it to adjoining bedrooms (i.e., a Jack and Jill bathroom). Mayo borrowed the concept and now has two consultation rooms that share one inner exam room.

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Feds to Strengthen Website Security With HTTPS :: Security & Resiliency :: PivotPoint

Feds to Strengthen Website Security With HTTPS :: Security & Resiliency :: PivotPoint

A newly proposed policy directive would require all new publicly accessible federal websites and Web services to adopt HTTPS Web encryption within the next two years in a move designed to strengthen website security. Existing federal websites would also be called on to shift over to HTTPS as soon as possible, prioritizing sites and connections that involve sensitive data.

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Taking IT reorgs to the extreme

 

Taking IT reorgs to the extremeGet ready for the disappearing IT department. Companies including Zappos, GameStop, Aetna and AccuWeather have restructured IT, sometimes radically, to respond to some harsh economic and technologic forces bearing down on CIOs.

Zappos, which has been called “one of the most blissed-out businesses in America,” is exploding its entire hierarchy to replace it with what might be the equivalent of a corporate commune.

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Original Author: Kim S. Nash

4 Reasons Why Microservices Resonate

4 Reasons Why Microservices Resonate

We just finished the first O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference and the overwhelming most popular topic was microservices. Why all the hype about an architectural style?

Microservices are the first post-DevOps revolution architecture.

The DevOps revolution highlighted how much inadvertent friction an outdated operations mindset can cause, starting the move towards automating away manual tasks.

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Original Author: Neal Ford

The VoLTE stress test – new approaches to infrastructure monitoring – Rcr Wireless News

Today, monitoring platforms must be able to quickly tap into proprietary data formats (including performance logs), import structured data files, normalize them, meaningfully integrate multiple sources of data and report results via “dashboards” that …

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Original Author: Vess Bakalov, CTO and Founder, SevOne