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Electronic Health Record (EHR) Interoperability - Why is it so hard?

by Andrew White  |  July 27, 2015

I just had to read an article that dropped into my inbox this morning.  It was titled, "5 Tips for Providers to Advance EHR Interoperability".  Though written by a vendor/research...

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Your Car, the Killer Brick

by Pete Basiliere  |  July 27, 2015

How will you feel when hackers wirelessly take control of the car you’re driving, turning it into a brick? Yes, they can do that. Seriously, think about what that means....

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Problems with EMV; Slower Check Outs and More Online Fraud

by Avivah Litan  |  July 24, 2015

EMV chip cards are no panacea. Yes they are much more secure than magnetic stripe cards but as it turns out, they are also MUCH less convenient for rushed shoppers...

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Catalyst Makes You Look Smart: Big Data Analytics for Non-Data Citizens

by Svetlana Sicular  |  July 24, 2015

Analytics is exploding — it is becoming everybody’s domain, rather than an expert’s domain. The digital economy requires to expand your existing expertise with new knowledge. The digital economy is...

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Innovation ‘Initiatives’ are Silly

by Kirsten Newbold  |  July 23, 2015

When executives tell me about their Innovation ‘Initiatives’, I cringe. It’s not that I am anti-innovation, quite the opposite in fact. It’s that a company cannot decree that ‘for the...

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Do You Have A Strategy To Grow In FinTech?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  July 22, 2015

There has been increased interest over the past few years in ‘FinTech’, where technology is used in financial services to solve problems differently or create new services. While FinTech is a...

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Splunk and Microsoft acquisitions bode well for User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)

by Avivah Litan  |  July 20, 2015

Wow - two lucrative acquisitions of UEBA vendors in less than weeks – Splunk acquired UEBA vendor Caspida for $190 Million and Microsoft acquired CASB/UEBA vendor Adallom for $320M. Security...

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Why is great marketing talent so hard to find?

by Kirsten Newbold  |  July 17, 2015

In the last week, three of my friends who are marketing executives have reached out to see if I know of any great talent for Demand Gen, PR and Comms...

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I Don't Always Evaluate PaaS with a List of Criteria, But When I do, it's This List.

by Richard Watson  |  July 16, 2015

I talk to many Gartner clients tasked with evaluating PaaS for developing and operating cloud applications.  Many of them are creating sets of requirements to use in RFPs and RFIs...

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Beating the Profits out of Retail

by Robert Hetu  |  July 13, 2015

Frequently I hear discussions around retail that the pricing battles are not a race to the bottom.  When an unprofitable company continues to lead a sector unabated, the erosion of...

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