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IT workers: Under pressure and underpaid by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Who couldn't use some good news these days? John Arnold, CIO at FedMed, a healthcare financial services organization in Rockville, Md., is ready for some. Four years ago, hi ... Read on »
Wisconsin proposal says no to cost and benefits analysis of IT outsourcing by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A provision in the proposed state budget would axe a law requiring agencies to study the costs and benefits of outsourcing work. Apparently, it’s a bad idea to analyze the c ... Read on »
CIO Executive Edge: Gartner announces a new magic quadrant by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Today Gartner, a research and advisory company also known for being a small Midwestern publishing company announced publication of a new magic quadrant. “We are pleased to b ... Read on »
Consumerization of IT: How to support all these gadgets by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There's a rule of thumb for most CIOs: When the CEO makes a request, the answer is YES. If you're a systems administrator, therefore, you're on the lookout for your CIO sayi ... Read on »
IBM connects with social software by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy You might expect IBM to "eat its own dog food," as the software industry saying goes, by using the enterprise social software it promotes to maximum effect internally. You w ... Read on »
Guest Column: Patent reform takes a big step forward as the senate passes the America Invents Act by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On March 8, 2011, U.S. patent reform moved one step closer towards becoming a reality when the Senate passed the America Invents Act (S. 23) in a bipartisan, 95-5 vote. The ... Read on »
Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO - joins Gates in philanthropic pursuits by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Apple CEO Steve Jobs has resigned, saying that he’s joining Microsoft chairman and former foe Bill Gates in his philanthropic pursuits. Since leaving the company on a medica ... Read on »
Microsoft bumps Ballmer, brings back Bill by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Company founder Bill Gates pledges to rescue company from 'third-world' fate Microsoft today announced that company founder Bill Gates is resuming his former role as CEO eff ... Read on »
Epic adds integrated horoscope content to decision support by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Epic today signed an exclusive license with the International Society for Astrological Research (ISAR) to provide integrated horoscope and synestry content for use within Ep ... Read on »
Verona, WI city engineer confirms Epic campus built in wrong place by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Verona city council and Epic executives face a dilemma today after a scan of city plans showed the healthcare software developer’s campus is about a mile to the east of ... Read on »
Breaking News: Walker resigns as gov - "Just no fun anymore" by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The controversial Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, has announced that he has resigned his elected position effective immediately and cited that after 89 days in office t ... Read on »
Business Model Innovation: Business model innovation starts with challenging hidden assumptions by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Impressionist artists were excluded from top official exhibitions because their “fuzzy paintings” did not fit the mold (i.e., set of assumptions) of what constituted great a ... Read on »
Will CIOs sit out the opportunity of a lifetime? by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Robert Urwiler, CIO of Vail Resorts, the company behind Vail and five other ski resorts, went into a meeting in mid-March with his CEO, Rob Katz, that was scheduled for an h ... Read on »
Salesforce.com to buy Radian6 for social media monitoring by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Salesforce.com announced plans to acquire Radian6, "the largest and fastest growing player in the social media monitoring space and our largest acquisition to date," in the ... Read on »
NASA astronaut wins social media Shorty Award by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock was honored with a Shorty Award for an image of the moon he took and posted to his Twitter account, @Astro_Wheels, while living aboard the Inter ... Read on »
Two state-based orgs offer scholarships to attend BIO 2011 by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Wisconsin companies with an interest in attending the BIO International Convention may apply for grants and scholarships from two state-based sources. The scholarships are b ... Read on »