Healthcare

Apigee Acquires InsightsOne

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Apigee bolsters big data intelligence by purchasing InsightsOne, MapR helps IDEXX scale with Amazon Web Services, and health care big data analytics Zephyr lands a $15 million venture capital round. Read More

Intel Adds Graph Builder to Big Data Tools

Intel adds graph and other big data software updates, Trinity Pharma raises $15 million to grow its health care analytics offering, and Spice Machine and MapR collaborate for real-time SQL-on-Hadoop databases. Read More

The HealthCare.gov Experience: Why Critical Systems Fail

Richard Cook, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

The amazing thing isn’t that systems like the healthcare.gov government web site can fail in spectacular fashion, says Dr. Richard Cook. It’s that it doesn’t happen more often. Cook, an expert on failures in complex systems, says it’s human nature to push these systems to the “hairy edge of failure.” Read More

IBM Watson Could be Offered as Technology as a Service

The IBM Watson supercomputer.

IBM Watson – a cognitive computer – starred on Jeopardy! a few years ago. Today, IBM is experimenting with offering a way to reach Watson through a cloud service, and recently asked USC students for creative ways to apply Watson to business and social challenges. Read More

Dell, Teradata, Brocade Focus on Healthcare Tech

The healthcare industry is increasingly looking to IT vendors to help them manage the influx of patient data, as well as the shift to electronic health records. Dell, Teradata and Brocade all unveiled news announcements at this week’s 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference. Read More

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