Teva Pharmaceuticals turns to cloud HR as it weathers difficult trading conditions

Computer Weekly

One of Israel’s largest manufacturing companies has invested more than $10m in cloud HR, and explains how the technology is helping it turns its fortunes around

GSK hires ex-Walmart CIO Karenann Terrell as chief digital officer

Computer Weekly

Pharmaceutical giant GSK is building out its executive tech team with the appointment of its first chief digital officer

You May Not Know it, but You Used a Supercomputer Today

Data Center Knowledge

From weather reports to pharmaceuticals, HPC systems are involved in our lives more than we like to think Read More. Featured HPC

New products of the week 5.30.16

Network World

With the Actiance Platform for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, organizations can embrace new communications channels while protecting data and ensuring compliance. New products of the week Our roundup of intriguing new products.

Private Clouds eBook


Bright Computing's customer base includes global academic, governmental, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, and pharmaceutical organizations such as Boeing, NASA, Stanford University , Roche, and St. Katie Kennedy. Cloud computing has achieved mainstream acceptance as an IT service delivery platform. Within the cloud paradigm, private cloud is gaining momentum for reasons ranging from performance optimization and cost containment to privacy and security.

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Why we love HR

ComputerWorld IT Management

Flashback a decade or two, to the days when this IT pilot fish has just gone to work for a big pharmaceutical company -- and HR has a question. After I went through all the 'onboarding' processes and signed my wife up for the health-insurance benefits, I got a note asking me for proof that we are actually married," says fish. Our marriage certificate was in our safe deposit box. Both of us worked during the day -- neither of us close to the bank -- and the bank didn't have Saturday hours.

Why State & Local Governments Should be Prepared for Cloud

Cloud Musings

RISC Networks services virtually every type of industry, including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, banking, finance and technology. You are invited to attend the Cloud Webinar Series: Why State & Local Governments Should be Prepared for Cloud.

Ascent B2B IT Forum: The Paradigm of Security: Turning Cyber Threat into Opportunity

The Investing Edge

Josh Bregler , Senior Director & Security Architect, AMAG Pharmaceuticals. The modern security landscape is becoming a competitive arms race between cyber-attackers and defenders.

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Deloitte’s cloud server emails hacked

IT Manager Daily

On top of those, many major companies were hit: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, FIFA, four global banks, three airlines, two multinational car manufacturers, energy giants and big pharmaceutical companies had their stored emails compromised. Another hack rocked the world when Deloitte announced that it had been compromised in an attack about a year ago. Initially, Deloitte reported that only six of its clients had been impacted, and that it was confident it knew what data had been taken.

B2B IT Forum: How Cybersecurity is being handled today and a look ahead

The Investing Edge

Last night, we asked our expert panel from Trustwave , AMAG Pharmaceuticals , Cybric , IBM Security & Mobile , State Street , and CloudLock about challenges and trends in the space and what has changed over the last five years to merit such an upward spiral in the cybersecurity space.

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Brexit: Why CIOs Need to Revisit Their Strategic Assumptions


A leading pharmaceutical company, for instance, has taken this approach, and established a strategic planning cycle in which assumptions are explicitly discussed and documented, ensuring that its strategy remains relevant to market realities.

How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data


An example of an e-commerce website that makes good decisions based on small data is SNI’s pharmaceutical sales training , which has been carefully designed after looking at "heat maps" that show how visitors behave when they browse each page and where they are more likely to click. Carol M.

What Nest Just Did for the Internet of Things

The Investing Edge

If you are like me, you might be wondering how large the “Internet of Things” could become, and whether it will get the press, hype and activity that “Big Data” has received. Well, Google answered that question yesterday when they bought Nest for $3.2 billion.

Harnessing the Power of the Cloud

The Investing Edge

Our assertion, now shared by many, is that large portions of IT will continue to shift to outside providers (the Cloud) as it becomes clearer that while banks are good at banking, and pharmaceutical companies good at marketing drugs, they do not also need to operate all of their own IT.

'Paris s'éveille'! Introducing the AWS EU (Paris) Region

All Things Distributed

French companies are using AWS to innovate in a secure way across industries as diverse as energy, financial services, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals and health sciences, retail, and more.

The Next Inflection Point in Business Analytics By: Greg Barlow, Verix

A CIO's Voice

He brings more than a decade of life science and pharmaceutical experience and an extensive background in strategic management, positioning Verix as the business analytics solution for Life Sciences. Big Data is the latest tech jargon to cause grief in the industry.

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: IBM Debate Series - What's.

Cloud Musings

With over 30 years of experience, he has led or participated in business strategy, IT strategy, and business improvement projects for organizations in a broad range of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, foods, consumer products, wholesale and retail distribution, high tech electronics, and information services. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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Fed Tech News Roundup


New VA CIO Gets to Work - Nextgov NextGov (Yesterday) - New VA CIO Gets to WorkNextgovLaVerne Council, a former IT executive at Dell and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, took the oath of office Monday to serve as VA's assistant.

Amazon Web Services AWS – Accelerate Your Cloud Success


Regardless of whether you are a piece of a group healing center or worldwide pharmaceutical organization, AWS helps you include deftness, enhance joint effort, and makes it less demanding to explore and consolidate new mechanical advancement.

3 Ways Technology is Transforming Care Management

CIO Dashboard

Another example of mHealth is a company that helps patients avoid counterfeit drugs by verifying drug authenticity via text message, which protects pharmaceutical supply chains in emerging markets. Guest blog by James Selden. It’s no secret that the current healthcare system isn’t working.

Social Media Checkup: Healthcare Industry Growing Stronger

CIO Dashboard

The 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey revealed that 50% of pharmaceutical and life science company respondents already invest in social media. Guest post by Adam Roumm. Its understandable why the healthcare industry has lagged behind in social media adoption.

Demystifying Business Innovation

CIO Dashboard

such as pharmaceuticals and media and entertainment ? Guest post by John Sviokla. Why innovate? Because the growth of your business ? and, ultimately, its success and sustainability ? demands it.

Scaling Agile for the Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

In pharmaceutical clinical trials, for example, governing bodies publish standards for software and processes, giving organizations a jump on requirements while also imposing constraints. Guest post by Tim Mattix , Mario Gouvea and Vikram Purohit.

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EMC And Big Data: An Overview - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

healthcare: medical diagnostics, medical records, epidemiology, new  pharmaceuticals (new molecules for specific drugs), and (eventually) individualized DNA-based diagnostics and personalized treatments. Chucks Blog.

Rethinking the 'production' of data

All Things Distributed

Until 1992, the most highly valued companies in the S&P 500 Index were those that made or distributed things (for example the pharmaceutical industry, trade).

A rose by any other name - A Screw's Loose

A Screw's Loose

A pharmaceutical salesperson that sells only one line of drugs shouldn’t be seeing the entire drug catalog in their sample app. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. A rose by any other name. by Brian Katz on August 22, 2012 · 1 comment. I had a chance today to participate in a Twitter chat focused on the mobile business ( #mobilebizchat ). The topic of today’s chat was focused on Enterprise Mobile Apps.

Why BYOD doesn't really matter or how I learned to embrace a.

A Screw's Loose

Notice that what we are really talking about here is the data that an organization owns, for the pharmaceutical sales rep it may be information and presentations on the latest drugs that their company is selling. About. Standard Disclaimer. A Screw's Loose. Why BYOD doesn’t really matter or how I learned to embrace a mobile strategy Part 1. by Brian Katz on March 6, 2012 · 5 comments.

Expanding the Cloud - Cluster Compute Instances for Amazon EC2.

All Things Distributed

Other industries using Amazon EC2 for HPC-style workloads include pharmaceuticals, oil exploration, industrial and automotive design, media and entertainment, and more. All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Expanding the Cloud - Cluster Compute Instances for Amazon EC2. By Werner Vogels on 12 July 2010 05:00 PM. Permalink. Comments ().