Differences Between SkyDrive Pro and SkyDrive

Yes, SkyDrive Pro and SkyDrive are?confusing…thank you, Microsoft.? I’m not sure who is responsible for creating such exasperatingly confusing names, SKU’s and products within Microsoft. Please don’t get me started on the many different flavors of Office 365.?I sure wish they woud stop it. Until they do, I’ll try to shed a little light on …

Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365 Here is a quick update from an announcement made at the Microsoft WPC (Worldwide Partner Conference). Power BI for Office 365 is a self-service business intelligence (BI) solution delivered through Excel and Office 365. Power BI users have data analysis and visualization capabilities to identify business insights from their on-premises …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM in Gartner Magic Quadrant, Again

The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for sales force automation (SFA) has been published and Microsoft is once again in the Leaders Quadrant. Another year, another Magic Quadrant. One twist from previous quadrants, this year Gartner has separated Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-preOne twist from previous quadrants, this year Gartner has separated Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-premise and …

How Medical Device Technology Boosts Productivity And Lowers Costs

How Can Medical Device Technology Boost Productivity And Lower Costs? Despite a lot of less-than-stellar news for the medical device industry with layoffs and the medical device tax, the good news is the industry is still projected to experience very good growth over the next five years. In fact, a new report shows that the …

Why Is Data Quality Key To Today?s Medical Device Industry Trends?

Quality Data Key To Today?s Medical Device Industry Trends. Medtronic always has been at the forefront of?medical device industry trends. In a recent interview on MassDevice.com, Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak explains the need that a lot of life sciences companies have to prove the overall economic value of their technologies.One of today?s most challenging medical …

Why Is Quality Data Key To Today?s Medical Device Industry Trends?

Why Is Quality Data Key To Today’s Medical Device Industry Trends? Medtronic always has been at the forefront of medical device industry trends. In a recent interview on MassDevice.com, Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak explains the need that a lot of life sciences companies have to prove the overall economic value of their technologies. One of …

Do Medical Device Technology Firms Need Supply Chain Transparency?

Medical Device Technology Firms Need Supply Chain Transparency. In any company or industry, managing the supply chain and its product-related information is important to business success. For life sciences organizations, supply chain and risk management are especially crucial due to the industry?s intensifying cost, price and regulatory pressures.Medical device technology companies stand to gain significant …

What Does Robotic Surgery Tell Us About Medical Device Innovation?

What Does Robotic Surgery Tell Us About Medical Device Innovation? Life sciences companies face increased pressures, both to demonstrate improved patient outcomes and to prove that their product or drug will reduce costs. A perfect example of how?medical device innovation?can reduce overall health care costs ? while winning over surgeons, patients and hospitals ? is?robotic …

Microsoft MarketingPilot Update from WPC 2013

MarketingPilot: what it means for the new marketer and your business Another quick from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference – WPC 2013 sessions. This is an overview and a few screenshots of a MarketingPilot session presented by: Jamie Fiorda, Director, Worldwide Product Marketing Jeff Marcoux. Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Dynamics CRM The entire video link …

Can Mergers And Acquisitions Promote Medical Device Innovation?

Mergers And Acquisitions Promote Medical Device Innovation The last couple of years have shown a definite increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in healthcare and pharmaceuticals. As large pharmaceutical companies face revenue losses from expired blockbuster drugs,?buying technology and research is a good way to spur?medical device innovation?while stretching already tight research dollars.Today, the big …