According to a recent IDC report the expected value of the U.S. cloud market will Continue reading “Cloud Services – Golden Times Still Ahead?” »
Software as a Service (SaaS) is providing on-demand and cost effective solutions that allows today’s companies to flexibly scale their software needs while developing their business.
Now, SaaS principles get applied to life science allowing scientists being more flexible and cost-effective without negotiating quality of their research.
Researchers have to cope with manifold institutional and federal regulations on scientific data generation, processing and storage and often struggle with only having access to relatively old Continue reading “Life Science Software Markets: Science as a Service” »
The next generation Internet, the Internet of Things (IoT), will be a dynamic network infrastructure with self-configuring abilities.
Both, physical and virtual “things”, will have an identity and physical characteristics as well as virtual personalities that are seamlessly integrated into the (information technology) IT networks.
Healthcare, such as eHealth, mHealth, telemedicine and assisted living, is one of the big targets of the IoT.
The goals of the IoT in healthcare include to better cope with the ever more increasing number of chronically ill people and complex diseases, for early prevention strategies and an older growing population (by 2040, the population over 80 years will be doubled). Continue reading “The Internet of Things IV – Healthcare Promises of the Technological Era” »
1. Innovative hardware and software
The advance of smart phones, tablets and other devices will trigger the development of innovative applications in a wide variety of areas such as medical decision support, health communications and advice tools etc.
2. Cost-saving technology
Health care costs are exploding, thus, innovative cost-effective solutions are necessary. Technology can help to save costs by providing health care solutions that lead care in directions with better efficiencies and possibilities for self-care and increased wellness. Continue reading “How Will Digital Health Develop in 2013?” »
The number of Internet services is continuously increasing. This goes along with the need to create more user accounts, which have to be protected by adequate, ideally unique identifiers (ID) and passwords.
Today most Internet users have probably multiple IDs and passwords for their different accounts.
Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed by all of this? And honestly, we all are probably re-using our IDs and passwords over and over again, which however, may cause significant security holes. Continue reading “Single Sign-On Technology Boosts Password Security” »
Competition is progressively increasing in almost every market and information is becoming one of the most valuable business assets and for today’s businesses to function efficiently, information systems need to have access to correct data in real-time. Continue reading “Information as a Service – Setting your Business Apart” »
Information technology (IT) departments are under increased pressure to improve productivity across broadening mobile networks and devices to support the proliferation of smartphones and tablets in the workplace. The process for IT to manage mobility within an enterprise is a series of successive know-hows that define the full mobility life cycle. Continue reading “Mobility as a Service (MaaS)” »
The cloud is getting more and more safe including being able to meet the health care associated privacy and security requirements. Recent developments in healthcare delivery systems are focusing on improved quality of care and patient satisfaction.
Managing medication is one of the most complex tasks of health care delivery involving the coordination of different clinicians, departments, facilities such as hospitals, pharmacies etc. and processes. Continue reading “Closed-Loop Medication Management Systems” »
Progressively, business move their IT into the cloud to benefit from the broad range of possibilities, using Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to reach out to clients, manage data and develop intelligent business strategies that can keep up with rapidly developing technologies.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines cloud computing as having: Continue reading “Design of Cloud Migration” »
There are emerging mobile technologies that change the health industry including wellness, fitness, healthcare and medicine. They support patients and other users making better health choices as they also provide healthcare providers with tools to collect patient data aiming to improve outcomes. Continue reading “mHealth Smart – The Future of Medicine on Your Smartphone?” »