Tag Archives : #Privacy


The shape of “things” to come  

Every January, the Consumer Electronics Show, now simply known as CES, fills virtually every available space in Las Vegas with the latest and greatest new toys. This year, alongside the computers and fancy displays lurked all manner of connected gadgets, members of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). Some made sense, and some fit into the […]

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Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Big Brother is watching

We tend to think of our phones and computers as personal devices. They live close to our bodies, and are privy to confidential information. We don’t think of them as gossipy snoops that pass that confidential information off to people who could profit from it. Silly us. Most of the electronics we carry merrily do […]


Last Panacea session explores cloud future

In a fitting farewell to the Reset on the Panacea of Cloud series, presenters at month’s CenturyLink breakfast event talked about the future. A forum for exploring issues around cloud adoption and management, the Panacea sessions have featured a chapter-by-chapter tour of The Death of Core Competency: A management guide to cloud computing and the […]

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Ijaaz Ullah, VP, information technology and privacy officer, Nightingale

Scaling EHR with CenturyLink cloud

Founded in 2002, Nightingale is one of the largest providers of cloud-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) and practice management solutions to Ontario healthcare organizations, and is expanding its business in several other Canadian provinces and the US. Adopting a workflow-based approach, the company works to automate processes in practice management, medical records management, billing and […]


HBR: With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility

InsightaaS: To be really honest, I was actually planning to highlight a different article from November’s HBR magazine: the IoT treatise “How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition” by Michael Porter (with James Heppelmann). The problem was…well, it was the article itself, which might be described as a stew in which some good ideas and […]