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How Quality Feeds Agile Flow

Posted by Mindy Lenderink on Jun 1, 2017 10:44:54 AM

Everyone wants to be Agile. It’s the key to success! A lot of organizations claim to be Agile, but are they? If your team went to Agile training and came back to work with new ways to define their work, you probably aren’t Agile. You’ve just learned new terminology to wrap around your current behaviors.

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Topics: IT Agility

Planning is Waste

Posted by Michel Gelobter on May 9, 2017 7:46:36 AM

Here’s a paradox for today -- more data = less planning.

In the old economy, this statement was counter-intuitive.  The availability of lots of data is a justification for elaborate analysis and planning...the beginning of a long cycle of thinking, discussion, consensus-building, and ultimately change.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Americans Skip the Doc to Avoid Financial Pain

Posted by Regina Liang on Apr 27, 2017 7:23:12 PM

Due to high out-of-pocket expenses, Americans not only delay medical
bill payments but also medical care. However not every demographic
group is affected in the same way - check out the details here:

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Topics: Healthcare

Social Media’s Power in the Energy Industry

Posted by Regina Liang on Mar 31, 2017 10:43:35 AM

Energy companies rank lowest for consumer satisfaction across all other industries by almost 13% according to DataMentors. With increasing competition from alternative energy resources, new entrants and disruptive technologies, utility giants desperately need to find a more consumer-friendly business model.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

Three Big Reasons Energy Data is Becoming as Important as Energy Use

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Mar 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM
 
The biggest changes in energy are just beginning.

The convergence of clean energy technology, new ways of extracting energy resources (like fracking), and environmental imperatives (like global warming) have turned conventional energy wisdom on its head.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

How Patient-Facing Technology Helps Remediate a Quarter Trillion Dollar Problem

Posted by Christina Carson on Mar 10, 2017 1:08:00 PM

Consumerism is sweeping the healthcare industry as patients play an increasingly larger role in the decisions affecting their health, and this comes with higher patient expectations.

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Topics: Healthcare, telehealth, technology, connected health

Why Electronic Communication is Better in Patient Bill Notifications

Posted by Regina Liang on Jan 30, 2017 7:47:52 PM

A patient averages three bill notifications before submitting a payment. These three notifications are typically delivered via paper statements, creating an expensive cost of $2.41 per patient according to SwervePay.

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Topics: Healthcare

4 Information Management Strategy Failures Cost U.S. $22 Trillion

Posted by Alan Barnett on Dec 29, 2016 5:00:00 AM
The U.S. economy suffered a crippling financial recession that cost over $22 trillion in 2008. The financial securities industries’ incompetent information management is partially responsible for this financial meltdown. Had these companies followed a clear and effective information management strategy, they could have made different choices and perhaps prevented the crisis.
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Topics: Information Management

Learn from Yahoo’s Mistakes and Protect Against Third-Party Risks

Posted by Chris Vinding on Dec 28, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Recently, Yahoo announced an information breach of nearly one billion email accounts. Hackers infiltrated Yahoo’s system through ingenious routes such as, traversing multiple networks, and answering users’ security questions to access their accounts. The most astonishing part about this breach is that it occurred in 2013, yet the extent wasn’t made public until recently.

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Topics: Risk Management

How to Not Get Lost in the Clouds at AWS re:Invent

Posted by Marc Jaffrey on Nov 29, 2016 11:06:36 PM

Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent is the world’s largest global cloud computing conference with more than 400 sessions, plentiful hands-on labs, bootcamps and one-on-one engagements.

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Topics: Risk Management

What the 2016 Elections and Business Misinformation Have in Common

Posted by Marc Jaffrey on Nov 18, 2016 11:57:48 AM

In the 2016 presidential election, the final polling average by polling data aggregator, Real Clear Politics, estimated Hilary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump was 3.3%. However, that prediction and many other pollsters’ predictions were dead wrong.

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Topics: Information Risk

infoedge’s Collaboration Helps SF-Marin Food Bank

Posted by Rachel Garcia on Oct 28, 2016 9:11:56 AM

Bay Area residents – even those with jobs – rely heavily on food banks to help make ends meet. SF-Marin Food Bank’s mission is to end hunger in San Francisco and Marin County. They operate with 130 employees plus charitable donations of infoedge and 450 other partner organizations.

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Topics: Corporate Social Responsibility

Your Energy Network’s 3 Biggest Risks

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Oct 24, 2016 5:00:00 PM

You’re plugged into the world’s largest network - even if your WiFi isn’t turned on. If you work in an office, manufacturing plant or hospital, this network enables your day. Without it, your business would be dead in the water.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

[Infographic] How Healthy is Your Agile Team?

Posted by Mindy Lenderink on Oct 12, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Management teams must choose to adapt their practices to encourage and support IT Agility behavior. How healthy is your Agile team?

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Topics: IT Agility

Middle-Class Squeezed Under Rising Healthcare Costs

Posted by Robert White on Oct 4, 2016 10:03:00 AM

While Medicaid provides healthcare subsidies for low-income households and the rich can afford healthcare, it’s the middle-class who are squeezed by rising healthcare costs.

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Topics: Healthcare

The Keys to Unlock Your Competitive Edge

Posted by Marc Jaffrey on Aug 24, 2016 11:55:00 AM

With every credit card transaction or click of the mouse, your customers are telling you something. Through their behavior, they’re showing insight into their thoughts, wants and needs. Is your business set-up to harness this powerful data?

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Topics: Information Analytics

Delta’s Power Outage Can Improve Your Information Security Strategy

Posted by Michel Gelobter on Aug 22, 2016 7:52:58 AM

Over a two day period this month, Delta Airlines delayed nearly 4,000 flights and cancelled 1,680 flights, causing thousands of passengers to endure long hours at airports worldwide.

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Topics: Energy & Sustainability

One Thing to Know When You Go to the Cloud

Posted by Justin Suissa on Aug 12, 2016 7:15:31 AM

After seeing what the cloud offers - flexibility, elasticity, utility billing, reduced time to market - you’ve decided to make the leap and use it in your technology portfolio.

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Topics: Risk Management

3 Tips to Help Your Patients Pay Their Bills Earlier

Posted by Christina Carson on Jun 9, 2016 11:49:51 AM

You dream of a day when your patients will pay their bills on time. Finally, you can work on more pressing items, rather than spending your day tracking down patients for payments on overdue accounts.  

That day can be a reality. Once you diagnose the underlying reason why your patients aren’t paying, you can solve this problem. You just need an understanding of what motivates your patients to pay early and how to tap into that.

Here are three tips to get your patients to pay their bills earlier:


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Topics: Healthcare

5 Tips on How to Hack the Boardroom

Posted by Rob Havelt on Jun 2, 2016 3:52:54 PM

Get your ideas understood and approved by C-levels

Often times, disconnect happens between information security specialists and the executives. The language gets filled with acronyms and lexicons the other side doesn’t understand. Yet, there is a way to communicate and get your ideas through to your C-level if you clearly define the threats to your organization and give a solution.

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Topics: Executive Communications

Alec Ross Joins Our Board of Advisors

Posted by Rachel Garcia on May 25, 2016 10:22:05 AM

infoedge LLC welcomes Alec Ross to its Board of Advisors. Alec sits on company boards for technology, media, telecommunications, education, health care and cyber security companies. His recent successes include:

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Topics: Press Releases