November 3, 2011
8 tips to creating a successful vertical market practice On The VAR Guy, Michael Houghton of Avnet gives some advice. “Many organizations today are beginning to expect more from their solution providers. Topping the list of IT partner qualifications these days is a thorough understanding of the end-user’s business and industry—and they’re willing to pay extra for it,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
Only one out of ten hospitals surveyed is ready for electronic records prime time On ZDNet, registered nurse Denise Amrich looks at a report on hospital readiness. The good news is, this ten percent is actually an increase in hospitals expected to be able to meet the Stage 1 criteria. The bad news is that a Stage 1 level of meaningful use compliance isn’t likely to make much of a positive difference in health outcomes,” she writes. What’s your opinion?
Apple was OK to fire man for private Facebook comments On The Register, Anna Leach reports on the case. “A striking feature of the case was that although the man’s Facebook comments were not public – privacy settings had been applied – the judge decided because that the comments could be easily copied and pasted by his friends they did not attract any privacy protection,” she writes. What’s your opinion?