Software Engineers are the Future of Logistics
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Mario Harik, CIO, XPO Logistics, Inc.

In the age of e-commerce, consumers have more choice than ever. We can shop anytime of the day and from virtually any location. Retailers are adapting quickly, too. Established brands are trying new things all of the time in an effort to be the...

Seamlessly Operating HealthCare Institutes
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Lisa Emery, CIO, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

A few conversations I have been having recently have given me pause for thought. It is becoming widely acknowledged that the role of the CIO in healthcare is absolutely critical to lead the information and technology transformation of the NHS, so...

Smart Infrastructure for Supply Chain Management
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Daniel Cavallin, CIO, Celistics

The term “logistics” has its roots in the Roman military, but when we talk about “supply chain”, it is a relatively new term, dating back to the 1980s. It is essential to understand the concept first before innovating or...

The Missing Link for AIin Life Sciences
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Andy Fuchs, Senior Director Commercial Strategy, Veeva Systems

More companies across more industries are making artificial intelligence (AI) a priority. In fact, nearly half of the CIOs surveyed in Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey plan to implement AI in the near future. There is significant potential...

The Missing Link for AI in Life Sciences
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Andy Fuchs, Senior Director Commercial Strategy, Veeva Systems

More companies across more industries are making artificial intelligence (AI) a priority. In fact, nearly half of the CIOs surveyed in Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey plan to implement AI in the near future. There is significant potential...

Emerging Biopharma Gains Competitive Advantage in the Cloud
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Doug Caldwell, Vice President, Customer Architecture, Veeva Systems

The probability of receiving FDA approval for a new drug is less than 10 percent–and as low as 5.1 percent for oncology medicines. Small and emerging companies typically invest more than a decade of time and money into drug development, with...

Manufacturing with a Service Heart
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Mel Kirk, SVP & CIO, Ryder System, Inc.

In 1996, I joined financial services company GE Capital Services (GEC) in a Master Black Belt role, helping implement Lean Six Sigma practices. For 10 years prior to that, I had been building a career in manufacturing and operations leadership....

Transforming Supply Chain with SMAC and IoT
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Nathan Johnson, SVP and CIO, Werner Enterprises [NASDAQ: WERN]

Like many industries, logistics and supply chain providers deal with large volumes of data and ever-changing market demands. Technology has streamlined decision-making and driven process improvements, but velocity and demand for information is...

Frustrations of a Healthcare CIO
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Mark Crandall, MD, CIO, Consulate Health CareSystem

As a national leading provider of senior healthcare services to 150 care centers in 15 states, Consulate Health Care has grown with a strong focus on patient needs. When I took the post as CIO back in 2014, my team was driven by company goals...

Refining Strategies to Ace Data Challenge
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Greg Woff, CIO, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Balancing technology services for our customers is a tremendous challenge. Figuring out where to invest scarce IT funds has always been difficult. In Life Sciences, the confluence of protected data (PHI) and ‘big data’ creates an even...

Being a Biotech CIO, or How to StopWorrying and Love Rapid Change
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R. Mark Adams, CIO, Good Start Genetics, Cambridge, MA

Biotechnology and biomedicine companies, by nature, experience explosive growth as scientific innovation feeds and fills their markets wif novel products and services. Supporting and building out teh technology infrastructure to support dis growth...

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in Healthcare Ecosystem
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Nilesh Patkar, CIO, NaviMedical

All over the globe, healthcare organizations and all participants in the healthcare ecosystem are increasingly making IT investments to improve their care delivery, efficiency, capabilities and at the same time to optimize their operational...

How Recent Technology Developments and Transformations in Healthcare are Impacting your Business Environment
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Dr. Dhrumil Shah, CMIO/CIO, Compass Medical

The healthcare industry is at a crossroads. Changing priorities, conflicts, opportunities, advances and declines are all measures that affect the direction of healthcare and the ability to achieve success. Today’s healthcare arena focuses on...

Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems
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Daniel Barchi, CIO, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Given your experience as the CIO of a leading healthcare establishment, what are the technological trends and challenges that you’ve witnessed happening in healthcare? We have seen a move away from best of breed choices to selection of...

Rendering the Power of Integrated Biotechnology Services
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Tim Jackson, VP Technology, Advanced Clinical

If a firm is NOT using the cloud, they are missing important functional gains and substantial cost savings. The benefits of cloud computing are just as valuable for the life sciences/biotech industry as they are for other industries. Of course,...

Reducing And Recovering Your IT Spend
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Jake Dorst, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Tahoe Forest Hospital District

The much-discussed transformation of the hospital CIO from the technically focused, to a role that now encompasses those functions as well as vendor and project management, biomedical/clinical engineering, customer service, enhancing the patient...

Disrupting the CIO Comfort Zone to Innovate and Transform How Behavioral Health Clinics Use Electronic Health Records
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Wes Williams, VP & CIO, Mental Health Center Of Denver

A CIO’s charge is to keep an organization running smoothly. CIOs are evaluated on crucial tasks such as providing a secure and reliable information infrastructure, maintaining enterprise applications, and reporting clean, reliable...

Navigating Technology Transformations for CIO Success
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Steve Betts, CIO, Health Care Service Corporation

Delivering New Capabilities Faster The unprecedented level of change and unpredictability that we are experiencing within the healthcare industry shows no signs of slowing down. One of the key challenges for healthcare CIOs is understanding...

Yes, the CISO, CIO, and CTO can be friends!
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Rebecca Wynn, Head of Information Security, Matrix Medical Network

It always has amazed me to see, read, and hear stories of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and other executives becoming very concerned that the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) had become a close colleague of the Chief Information Officer...

Quality and Safety Boards: A Lesson in Proactive Pediatric Health
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Brian Jacobs, MD, VP, CMIO & CIO, Children’s National Health System

The notion that we as healthcare providers should anticipate the needs of patients and act on the latest data might seem self-evident. However, as many of us know, it can be difficult to put that philosophy into practice while balancing the...
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