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  • Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

    A computer glitch that disrupted airline traffic in some parts of the U.S. over the weekend was possibly the result of a software upgrade, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday.

    Written by John Ribeiro17 Aug. 15 13:42
  • Foxconn to invest $5B to set up first of up to 12 factories in India

    As part of its plan to set up to 12 manufacturing facilities in India by 2020, contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group is investing US$5 billion in a factory and other facilities in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.

    Written by John Ribeiro and Michael Kan10 Aug. 15 13:51
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  • 9 ways mobile and social tech improves the retail shopping experience

    With the continued growth of ecommerce and in-store comparison-shopping via mobile devices, it's become harder for many bricks-and-mortar retailers to get customers to make on-the-spot purchases. However, instead of seeing mobile and ecommerce as a threat, some savvy retailers have embraced the adage "if you can't beat them, join them."

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff10 July 15 00:02
  • 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? CIO.com 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.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff25 Nov. 14 01:55
  • Making the Clinical Data Warehouse Relevant Again

    The clinical data warehouse used to represent what was wrong with healthcare IT: An incomplete data source that was siloed to boot. But Texas Children's Hospital has turned its data warehouse into a valuable tool for clinical and operational analytics.

    Written by Brian Eastwood03 June 14 22:48
  • Six Google analytics tips for online marketers and SMBs

    Google Analytics lets organisations of all shapes and sizes measure the performance of their websites. There's a lot of data in there--and even more that you can do with that data once you've extracted it. These tips will help you get started with Google Analytics.

    Written by James A. Martin25 July 13 12:42
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  • Retail CIOs must balance security with innovation

    When Home Depot and Target experienced large-scale security breaches on payment systems in 2014, it hit those top retailers hard: Criminals stole millions of consumers' debit and credit card data; the companies lost hundreds of millions of dollars in fines and lost sales; and their brand reputations suffered.

    Written by Sharon Goldman06 Aug. 15 00:24
  • Digital enterprises are getting VERY personal with customers

    Typical medical laboratory reports could hardly be less personal. Whether they're for basic blood work or a battery of tests for serious disease, the black-and-white printouts of results--presenting a sea of cryptic abbreviations and numbers--remain largely indecipherable to the patients whose health depends upon them.

    Written by Stephanie Overby01 Aug. 15 02:38
  • EHR vendors slammed for interoperability struggles

    Senior officials in the healthcare sector took aim at the tech companies that provide electronic health records (EHR) yesterday, saying that many of those vendors employ proprietary standards and deceptive strategies to lock providers into their products and keep systems from communicating with one another.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin24 July 15 23:24
  • Inside the murky world of 'social media influencers'

    Marketing via "influencers" used to mostly mean professional athletes pitching expensive shoes or supermodels selling slick sports cars. Today, some brands put products in the hands of "Internet influencers," many of whom have even larger audiences and more reach than the brands.

    Written by Lauren Brousell10 July 15 01:52
  • Health IT could curb prescription drug abuse, but adoption lags

    WASHINGTON -- If health technology is ever going to achieve the goal of lowering the rates of prescription drug abuse, developers and policy makers will have to do more to encourage adoption of electronic prescribing systems among healthcare providers.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin12 June 15 00:18