It’s Not Only Video Chat: Plan How You Collaborate

One of the appealing features of consulting as a job is the variety it provides in the people you work with, the problems you face and company cultures you get to experience. Having to work with different sets of office applications across this array of experiences can be edifying or frustrating.  On-line meeting tools are …

A Security Framework Deadline Passes with Little Notice

Another data disclosure fiasco is in the news now.  Data from fitness monitors is apparently giving away troop and base locations around the globe.  It is somewhat surprising given the frequency of disclosures like this that a fairly significant deadline concerning information security just passed by with hardly any notice.  The deadline was for any …

ARE DATA STANDARDS ABOUT TO TRANSFORM EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY?

A while back I commented on the lessons the Financial Services industry data standardization process might offer to the Healthcare industry.  Since then I’ve become actively involved in another standardization effort, this time in K-12 education.  At the recent annual summit of the Ed-Fi Alliance, I was reminded again of the early days of expanding …

BIG DATA BASED METRICS ARE REPLACING TRADITIONAL MEASURES

The landscape for gathering information around public health and public opinion has seen some dramatic changes.  Some of them are obvious, that Twitter reflects in real time virtually any event that is happening, for example.  Some are less so because they involved an evolution from old to new.   An example of the latter can be …