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Trending 2021— A Digital Healthcare Ecosystem

2021-01-13T15:06:45-07:00By |

Trends serve as a guiding light for the healthcare industry, indicating the industry's direction and highlight the technologies reshaping it. Trends help industry leaders get a better sense of what their patients need and help patients better understand what type of care is available for them. As we enter a new year, The Bauen Group wanted to take time to highlight the predicted digital healthcare trends, report on the healthcare technology ecosystem, and reflect on how far we have come. 2021 Transformative Trends in Healthcare There is no question that the coronavirus pandemic has brought unimaginable changes to how we [...]

2021 Forecast – Cloud Innovation in the Coming Year

2021-01-08T06:07:53-07:00By |

This past year fundamentally altered the way we conduct business, how we communicate, and the way we work. The rush of digital transformation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic laid the groundwork for future resiliency and growth. Technologies housed in the public cloud empowered organizations to unlock their fullest potential through innovation and ongoing transformation. Although many businesses are taking this energy and new capabilities into the new year, some companies still do not feel well equipped to handle 2021. Let us explore the industry's current state and trending technologies to understand better how we can successfully strategize for the [...]

How COVID-19 vaccine uses temperature sensors to keep it safe

2021-01-08T06:08:36-07:00By |

While scientists and pharmaceutical companies celebrate the achievement of developing a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, they know other considerable challenges such as distribution and storage are on the horizon. The hurdle is to distribute millions of doses of vaccines while keeping the quantity extremely cold. To solve this problem, they got an assist from technology that has been transforming the foodservice industry for years. As it happens with restaurants, breweries, or food transportation, temperature-monitoring technology in small hot and cold sensors helps companies such as Pfizer and Moderna ensure a safe journey from the factory to the pharmacy. The cold [...]

Digital Transformation Trends in 2021

2021-01-08T06:08:49-07:00By |

No one could have predicted the series of events that unfolded in 2020. The global coronavirus pandemic perpetuated an upheaval of everything we knew as usual almost overnight. A decade of digital transformation happened within six months, pressuring businesses to adapt by creating a secure and reliable remote working environment. The pandemic accelerated digital transformation and almost everything else about how technology drives a business forward. Let us see how this innovation will continue to carry us as we move into 2021. What is Next for Business Technology A question that everyone is asking relative to the pandemic, the media, [...]

Reading the Room: Microsoft’s New Patent to Score Meetings

2021-01-08T06:08:58-07:00By |

Imagine being able to 'score' a meeting based on attendees' body language and facial expressions? Well, Microsoft is making this concept a reality and filed a patent application for an "insight computer system" that can score meetings based on body language, facial expressions, the number of attendees, and ambient conditions like the time of day and temperature. To better understand how this technology will shape the future of communication, it is essential to identify what is missing from the current virtual layout and immediate concerns. What is Missing from Virtual Meetings? Nodding when a colleague speaks, smiling, and looking into [...]

Advancing Government and Our Nation with Microsoft

2021-01-08T06:09:11-07:00By |

Suppose this year has taught us anything as individuals, businesses, organizations, and governments. In that case, we can make it to the other side of just about everything by working together. Responding to the various challenges this year gave us has been difficult, but it is a defining moment as we reimagine a future of transformation and innovation. In particular, the United States government has had to respond to the global pandemic's health and economic crisis, a social and racial justice movement, an unprecedented fire season, and more. To help lead the population through this turbulent time, Microsoft formed the [...]

The Agile Movement— What It Is and What It Is Not

2021-01-08T06:15:57-07:00By |

The Agile movement is often misinterpreted and misunderstood. Agile is not something you buy or do; it is company culture, an approach, a mindset. It is essential to understand what it is, what it is not, its various forms, and how to implement it to adopt the agile mentality. This concept is why we created this guide to walk you through all aspects of agile so that you can build productive, customer-focused teams. What is Agile? Agile is a word used to describe various software development approaches, emphasizing gradual delivery, continual planning, team collaboration, and continual learning. The term "Agile" [...]

Improve Employee Relationships with Power Apps

2021-01-08T06:15:53-07:00By |

Just as it is essential to create opportunities for your customers, it is just as necessary to offer new opportunities for your employees. New opportunities, tools, and resources are building blocks to creating strong employee relationships. Microsoft understands this need, especially given the current environment, and that is why they have developed tools and platforms to improve employee relationships. Let us explore how a member of the Microsoft Power Platform, Power Apps, can strengthen the employee-employer relationship in your company through custom app development. Empowering Your Employees is Important Industry leaders such as Google, Disney, and Four Seasons have many [...]

Hybrid Cloud Solutions – The Best of Both Worlds

2021-01-08T06:15:50-07:00By |

Hybrid cloud computing technology is not only for businesses that have large amounts of data to store or remote work environments. Cloud-based solutions can play a significant part in helping small to mid-size companies effectively and efficiently scale processes and profitability. People tend to think that a cloud-based solution is the only option when deciding to level up your technology infrastructure. However, environments like the built-in hybrid offering from Microsoft Azure, a hybrid cloud solution enables businesses to reap the benefits of cloud computing technology and traditional systems. Let us explore why a hybrid cloud may be the best fit [...]

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