Author: WTN News

Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, a company founded by Geisinger, have connected a software app to an electronic health record by employing a new draft standard developed by international standards organization Health Level Seven. Geisinger developed a rheumatology app to interact with its Epic...

The US government is reaching out to the technology development community in its fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa by using big data and rapid development tools. This effort includes projects to improve regional communications and IT infrastructure, using big data tools to...

Most high impact entrepreneurs need capital to build their businesses. The amount of capital, and the timing of the infusion(s), is mostly a function of the kind of business/business model and the time it takes to get home – that is to an exit...

In manufacturing processes, the rate at which goods or parts can be made, or throughput, is perhaps the most important metric for a factory. Faster production allows for more orders and subsequently more revenue. Therefore, manufacturers should try to produce as fast as possible, right?...

Jason Bissette could throw a sweet potato from his office here in eastern North Carolina, where he and his family oversee nearly 3,000 acres, to their newest barn. But despite his wishes, Mr. Bissette cannot extend the high-speed broadband from the office to his barns, either...

A general focuses on the battlefield and where the enemy is coming from, while the soldier in the foxhole keeps his sight within a 10-yard perimeter. In a similar vein, business leaders must understand the lay of a more expansive external environment while others define...

Tech employers say good people are hard to find. Job hunters see a broken hiring process. Both sides need to shake their frustration and find new ways to connect....

For reasons that would take too long to explain I find myself in Durban, South Africa, this week at a gathering of 6,000 architects from around the world. I haven’t yet found one who likes Steve Jobs’ design for the new Apple headquarters — the...

With customer experience at the heart of many insurance companies’ technology investments and initiatives, it comes as no surprise that Doug Fick’s experience heading up CRM and e-business for The Principal(Des Moines, Iowa; $483.2 billion in assets under management) has led to a distinguished career...