2 years, 9 months ago

Technology as a Means to Sustain Medical Innovation

As we’ve seen with recent outbreaks like the Zika Virus in Brazil, medical conditions and diseases are in constant flux. Concurrently, the medical field has made tremendous advances over the past century. Looking at these developments, it’s important for members of the healthcare community to understand how technology can improve their ability to provide health…

3 years, 1 month ago

How IT Can Enable Oil & Energy Firms to Survive the Oil Price Slump

Many firms in the oil sector are struggling due to the steep drop in oil prices.  Across the sector there has been a reduction in investment, and in many cases downsizing.  Planning for the future in these times can be tough, and changes need to be made in order to survive.  However, some firms are…

4 years, 1 day ago

QualiWare Conference Coming Up

On 5-6 May, at Axelborg in Copenhagen, we hold the QualiWare user community’s annual gathering. The two days are packed with keynotes, thematic sessions, and customer cases. And a game. We have four keynotes: The future of managed business transformation by Kuno Brodersen The Fourth Industrial Revolution: How “Industry 4.0” becomes Smart Production by Professor Charles Møller Expanding […]

6 years, 6 months ago

Management, change and big data — active information

In my most recent active information post, I highlight management implications of effective big data usage, as articulated in HBR article by McAfee and Brynjolfsson.

An excerpt:

As investment in data analysis small, big, fast is worthless without a willingness to act, Im choosing to highlight McAfee and Brynjolfsson’s submission on Big Data: The Management Revolution.

After setting a context on Big Data volume, velocity, variety and showcasing tangible business results of Big Data PASSURs RightETA and Sears Holdings, McAfee and Brynjolfsson get to the heart of the matter:

“The technical challenges of using big data are very real. But the managerial challenges are even greater—starting with the role of the senior executive team.”

“One of the most critical aspects of big data is its impact on how decisions are made and who gets to make them.”

read the full post: Management in the Big Data era: Rethink or be Repl… – Input Output.