Archive for August, 2018

How to Prioritize Challenges When Everything is #1

When it comes to business challenges, especially large and complex ones, you need clearly defined priorities and a timeline that you can actually stick to. Easier said than done, right? There are bound to be a lot of opinions from different areas of your company, not to mention plenty of unexpected dependencies and surprises along […]

Intro to Implementing Driver-Based Rolling Forecasts at Oracle OpenWorld

Interested to get a closer look how the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center transformed a traditional annual operating budget process to a more forward-looking driver-based rolling forecast process? Meet us at Oracle OpenWorld on Oct 22nd – 25th, for our session “Implementing Driver-Based Rolling Forecasts at MD Anderson“. The client faced a unique challenge […]

Getting Started With Data Governance

Data governance doesn’t start in a vacuum; it requires plenty of advance thinking, preparation, and strategy. As such, successful data governance must begin with a foundation built on data principles and a well-thought-out data strategy. Data principles are core guidelines and beliefs that form the backbone of the data strategy and core data governance capabilities. […]

Wall Of Books

Markdown in AEM with Flexmark

Markdown is a light markup language with text-based syntax which can be converted to HTML, PDFs or any number of different styled formats. Markdown is a popular format for text-heavy content such as documentation, wiki content and comments as it is easy to maintain and read the content without the added complexity of including formatting. […]

Cloud Migration Considerations in Healthcare

In my previous blogs I discussed a variety of non-traditional technology delivery methods including outsourcing and utilization of cloud-based service offerings. My last blog focused on the cloud and that, while healthcare is historically slower than most industries to implement newer technical trends, cloud services in one form or another are used by most providers […]

Coronavirus

Mastering Customer-Patient Experiences Across Healthcare Websites

Adopting customer-patient centricity across your digital platforms can take shape in various forms and it’s essential to achieve in today’s world, but yet many healthcare provider websites are still organization-centric. Making the shift can be hard on knowing where to begin and the blue-sky approach of keeping the customer-patient individual at the forefront through a […]

Smart Dust – Personal Clouds

The author could not resist the analogy here. In my recent research on emerging technology for my client I came across the subject of “Smart Dust.” I had reviewed the technology one time before but put it in the “10-year plus” category. Upon further reading and research it became clear that this is one of […]

Security Policy and Development

Amazon Connect Streams API Changelog #4: July & August 2018

Amazon Connect Streams API (Streams) allows developers to create custom agent experiences for Amazon Connect. The code for Streams is hosted in GitHub and open for community contributions in the form of pull requests. This is the fourth installment of my running series covering changes to the Streams API. Prior installments can be found here: […]

Further Thoughts on What Omni-channel Means

  In what may be a first and only example of Tech meeting mainline music publication, I reference a Rolling Stone Article about How Grand Theft Auto is Changing the Way the World Experiences Music. Here’s the summary: GTA V and its multiplayer GTA Online mode has already proven itself a thriving game and money […]

OneStream New Release

OneStream 4.4.0 has just recently been released to the public and contains a few new features enhancements worth noting for the OneStream community: Data Entry 123 – this feature allows the facilitate creation of dashboards and the components associated with them (i.e. combo boxes, calculations, etc.) This is a step forward in OneStream’s commitment for […]

Robotics in Healthcare – Beam Me Up or Be Gone?

When you hear the word “robot” like most, you probably begin thinking of a fictional, sci-fi movie – Star Wars; Short Circuit; I, Robot, etc., rarely would you think healthcare. Given the recent uptick in the use of robotics within the health sector, this could soon change. Robotics is not a foreign concept to the […]

Supply Chain: Common Reasons for Missing Foundational Components

Our experience has shown that many companies want to look to the future, but are missing the key foundational components necessary to be successful. Common reasons for missing these foundational components include: Lack of a transformational roadmap for the supply chain organization that is aligned with business objectives and vetted with business cases to ensure […]

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