Mind Over Machines

3 minute read A Tutorial Technology folks are used to blank stares when they talk about their work. But we’ve had a number of friends confess they’re not quite sure just what Mind Over Machines does. The short version: We develop game-changing technology systems. A more in depth primer. We’re a consulting and technology services…

Whose Cloud Is It Anyway?

4 minute read There are hundreds of definitions of what the cloud is, but at its most basic, cloud computing is about the ability to enhance enterprise value through more efficient use of IT resources.  As with any other IT solution, the first major step when considering a cloud-based solution is to understand the value…

Let Them Eat KPI

5 minute read The spotlight on IT in the healthcare industry has never been more blinding. Healthcare reform (e.g., Meaningful Use, ICD-10 conversion) has mandated IT investment in the name of improved clinical/quality outcomes, reduced medical errors and standardized care. Even without these reforms, however, the increasing role of IT in positively impacting the cost…

The Race To Enterprise Mobile Apps

6 minute read “We need a mobile app” has become a standard discussion starter in the software application development conversation. The high-speed growth of mobile device usage – and usefulness – in the workforce has delivered some impressive workplace efficiencies, cost- savings, and improved employee satisfaction rates – just to name a few benefits.

On Guard!

4 minute read “In this business, by the time you realize you’re in trouble, it’s too late to save yourself. Unless you’re running scared all the time, you’re gone.” ~Bill Gates Relentless hackers infect millions of personal records by exploiting a tiny hole in the protective wall surrounding the Internet. A mid-level analyst, frustrated that…

Razing a Legacy System

5 minute read “Decommission the legacy system” is one issue that never seems to get priority on the agenda.  Month after month, this major decision sits in the old business category, dwarfed by the other initiatives. With an excitement factor of zero, and a tenuous link to business goals, the prospect of investing precious IT…