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How to Navigate Big Data in Healthcare — BOSTON -- In the fast-moving world of health IT, there can be too much of a good thing. So argues John Mattison, chief medical information officer (CMIO) at Kaiser Permanente.

Internet of Things Helps Asthma Patients Breathe Easily — With a bit of help from Microsoft and the Internet of Things (IoT), Swedish medical device company Aerocrine is helping doctors around the world diagnose and treat millions of asthma sufferers more effectively. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, resulting in shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing.

Tech and Exec Disasters Put J.C. Penney in a Bind — Many retailers count on the winter holiday season to deliver sizeable sales and profits. For J.C. Penney, this year will be a test of survival. Since 2011, the 112-year-old department store chain has lost $3 billion as two different CEOs whipsawed employees and customers alike with radically different business strategies.
Nov 25, 2014

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IT Innovation Drives All-in Migration to the Public Cloud — Yamaha Corporation of America, maker of musical instruments and high-end audiovisual gear, has joined the ranks of mid-size enterprises leaving their data centers behind and going all in with public cloud infrastructure Ᾱ well, almost. Its Oracle ERP and Cisco voice system remain on-premises for now.

Health IT Success Hinges on CIO-Business Collaboration — BOSTON -- CIOs in all industries can face challenges aligning their work with the business units of the enterprise, but in the healthcare industry, perhaps more than most, it is critical to win the support of the executives and front-line workers in the operation, a panel of experts said at a recent health IT conference.

Comcast Says New App Means No More Waiting for the Cable Guy — Waiting for the cable guy has become something of a national joke. We all hate to do it. Comcast, which received numerous black eyes for horrendous customer service gaffes during this past year, says it has a solution: an app that lets you keep tabs on technicians as they head for your home.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Holiday Shoppers — How can social media help businesses drive traffic to their ecommerce or bricks-and-mortar sites this holiday season? posed that question to dozens of marketers and social media experts. Following are their top seven strategies for how to use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube to engage customers and get them - and their friends - to check out (and hopefully buy) your holiday offerings.

How to Get Along With the CFO — Follow these three steps to build a good relationship with your CFO: Figure out which business metrics really matter, understand your IT capital and operational costs and manage expectations about IT risk. CFOs are usually quick to judge whether they think IT is successful or not, so it's important to understand their perspective on IT--inside and out.
Nov 21, 2014

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