How Blockchain Will Affect the Future of the Healthcare Industry

The value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remains a big question mark. Meanwhile, blockchain, the technology that is the foundation of cryptocurrency, is proving to be a massive disruptor for every industry. While virtually every large bank is exploring the use of blockchain technology and in some cases, cryptocurrency, healthcare is slower to adapt. First, what is blockchain? Blockchain technology creates a digital ledger that is decentralized across all users on the chain to allow [...]

By | 2018-08-22T19:07:48+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Blockchain, Healthcare, Security|Comments Off on How Blockchain Will Affect the Future of the Healthcare Industry

How to Overcome Network Density Challenges in Healthcare

Network density and gridlock are some of the biggest challenges to healthcare today. Applications such as remote diagnostics, multiple devices, and mission-critical applications are consuming massive amounts of bandwidth. Learn what healthcare is doing to counteract network backlogs and free up space in saturated networks for apps like remote diagnostics, advanced telemetry, and education. Join Jason Arnold, NWN Nationa Practice Lead and Mark D’Onofrio, NWN Enterprise Consultant as they discuss the importance of a capacity-planned [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:10:49+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, Healthcare, Networking|Comments Off on How to Overcome Network Density Challenges in Healthcare

Benefits of Converged Infrastructure for State & Local Government

We’ve all heard the expression "Teamwork makes the dream work." That’s as true in the office as it is on the field, and it’s especially true with your technology infrastructure. Imagine the benefits of an environment in which all of the components are designed to seamlessly work together, eliminating costly hiccups and headaches. That’s not a dream — it’s converged infrastructure. What is Converged Infrastructure? Converged infrastructure is all about teamwork. It’s a unified combination [...]

By | 2018-04-16T20:11:34+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, Data Center, Data Storage, Networking, State & Local Government|Comments Off on Benefits of Converged Infrastructure for State & Local Government

How Tablet Technology Benefits the Classroom

As part of our ongoing review of ways to facilitate education, we’ve examined how investing in classroom technology is now a necessity for modern schools. Educational institutions need to keep equipment and infrastructure updated, and they also must introduce students to modern productivity tools. Today we continue the conversation with a look at how tablet technology enhances education, and ways to use tablets in the classroom. Savings and Efficiency in an All-In-One Solution As an [...]

By | 2017-09-19T13:34:36+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on How Tablet Technology Benefits the Classroom

Why Commercial Displays Engage Better in Business Settings

Digital displays are a front-runner in today’s business growth strategy for sales, marketing, user-experience and information delivery. In fact, while other tactics like social media and content development grow noisier, the impact of digital display remains consistently effective. This is due in large part to customer expectations for screens in businesses, software that enables engaging visual content creation, and strong ROI. At purchasing time, it may seem natural to view all screens as equals. After [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:22:52+00:00 December 19th, 2016|End User Computing, Retail|Comments Off on Why Commercial Displays Engage Better in Business Settings

How Digital Signage Serves Diverse Audiences in K-12 Schools

Over half our population is comprised of visual learners, which underscores the importance of digital displays, smart boards and other technology in K-12 classrooms. Today’s students arrive fluent in technology making digital display screens, apps and computers that much more important. Classroom technology isn’t an option anymore; it’s a necessity in order for K-12 teachers to facilitate learning. In addition, parents depend on digital screens as a means for communicating and staying informed about school events [...]

By | 2017-09-19T13:34:57+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on How Digital Signage Serves Diverse Audiences in K-12 Schools

Putting Your Bank in its Place

Unless you’re King Midas, money isn’t an end in itself. It’s an enabler. We use it to provide the things we, our families, and our communities need and want so we have an amazing life together. Banks almost always put themselves in the wrong place in this story. They craft their business model as if the banking transaction is the final step in the customer’s process. It’s not. It’s usually somewhere in the middle. One [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:29:39+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Finance, Professional Services|Comments Off on Putting Your Bank in its Place

Making the Move to 1:1 – Tools and Implementation Ideas

Having grown up immersed in technology, today’s students are digital natives. In fact, with 75% of kids under 8 having their own mobile device, these young minds crave interactive learning environments in their classroom. Unfortunately due to budget constraints, on average, there is only one working device per 4 students in schools across the United States. To engage modern learning styles, school districts, educators and IT professionals are working together to raise student achievement through [...]

By | 2017-09-19T13:35:49+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Making the Move to 1:1 – Tools and Implementation Ideas

Digital Displays in Higher Education: Improve Campus Life

As of 2016, millennials officially outnumber baby boomers as America’s largest generation. These 18 – 34 year olds now make up 23.5% of our population and by the time classes begin this fall, more than twelve million will be enrolled at colleges and universities across the United States. Digital displays are everywhere There’s a staggering amount of information backed by statistics that point to the increasing importance of video, not just in marketing initiatives but [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:23:08+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Education, End User Computing|Comments Off on Digital Displays in Higher Education: Improve Campus Life

Demystifying Print Strategy Saves Tax Payer Dollars

Today, state and local governments are more serious than ever about reducing print costs and becoming more eco friendly. Managed print services coupled with printing policies are key. Laws in states like Washington help too. Their government agencies are now mandated to recycle all paper and use 100% post-consumer recycled paper products. This small change reportedly saves Washington’s taxpayers $1M per year. Print Policies: One Part of the Answer Many state and local governments have [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:23:31+00:00 May 11th, 2016|End User Computing, State & Local Government|Comments Off on Demystifying Print Strategy Saves Tax Payer Dollars