According to Technode, Tencent is investing in healthcare. They are injecting US$70M in Health Service Community DXY to Tap China’s Red-hot Healthcare Industry. As it seems, China has been keen in adopting mobile individual healthcare services and Ting Ting, one of the largest Chinese healthcare community, has been successfully developing products and applications for their strong userbase. The O2O services, which have a high impact in China anyways, are obviously where general practitioners and online audiences meet. Chinese customers use the services to improve their experiences. China is quite a… Read more Tencent Injects US$70M in Health Service Community DXY to Tap China’s Red-hot Healthcare Industry →
Network World has 11 really good tips to prepare for SDN in the enterprise or any sizeable organization. And while they are at it, they also give a couple of good recommendations regarding the right role models (for one, Goldman Sachs seem to be one, but also The Pittsburgh Medical Center, just to name a few). Spending a bit of time running through the vendors that excel in the market (e.g. Vello, vellosystems.com with OpenFlow 1.4 for optical enterprise SDNs) will make a lot of sense if you are planning… Read more 11 tips to prepare for SDN →
In “Leichte Dellen” iX, a Heise publication, details the situation of software development that requires Agile, but doesn’t allow for it (e.g. due to customer maturity issues). More often than… Read more When Agile doesn’t work (Article in German) →
This sounds, like IRC is back – just in a professional way and already connected to everything a development team could dream of. It has just about everything conected, from… Read more Is IRC back, just now in professional attire? →
Diwakar Gupta and Brian Denton shed some light on the problem in and opportunities of scheduling in the healthcare sector. “Appointment scheduling systems are used by primary and specialty care… Read more Appointment scheduling in the healthcare industry, a challenge and an opportunity →
Discover How Telcos Do Hadoop. Not all of the purposes will appeal to everyone (rummaging around in age-old CDRs is obviously not possible in all legislations), but here you go: Analyze call detail records (CDRs). HDP facilitates long-term data retention for root cause analysis of dropped calls, even years after the first issue. Service equipment proactively. HDP stores unstructured sensor data from the network. Telcos can apply machine-learning algorithms to this data and derive optimal maintenance schedules by comparing real-time information with historical data. Rationalize infrastructure investments. Using HDP to… Read more Discover How Telcos Do Hadoop →
Matthew Green has a a Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: What’s the matter with PGP?. Most of the thoughts are pretty good. Some are a bit questionable, especially the necessary trust in the Google, Yahoo and Whatsapp/Facebook apps. Many of the voiced concerns are very valid, though and the blog posting worth a read.
It is an exciting perspective on Agile development that is used in Spotify. Crisp’s Blog » Scaling Agile @ Spotify with Tribes, Squads, Chapters & Guilds leads you to the… Read more Scaling Agile @ Spotify →
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