cloud computing

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Taking the New Era of Computing to Healthcare

For the first time, pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies can more easily move their core business activities to the cloud.

When biomedical companies develop and test new products, they are required by law to employ management systems that prove that everything they do follows the rules concerning safety, quality and privacy. That includes the computers and software they use. Because of the strict requirements, these industries have found it difficult to take advantage of one of […]

Video: Can Big Data Help Bring Power to Everyone?

How recent innovation can make power more affordable across the globe.

“There’s no better technological innovation than the electricity grid,” says Amit Narayan, CEO of Autogrid, “It works so well we haven’t made any changes for the last few decades.” Narayan tells how big data and cloud computing can make the grid smart, and bring affordable and sustainable power to everyone. This video first appeared on the World […]

Video: How Exponential Technologies Will Disrupt the World

Waking up to the potential threats and opportunities of disruptive technologies.

Beware the Kodak moment, warns Peter H. Diamandis in this exclusive video for the World Economic Forum. Entrepreneur Diamandis – co-founder and chairman of Singularity University (SU) – says we all need to wake up to the potential threats and opportunities of disruptive technologies. Watch the full video above or read selected quotes below: On […]

Logistics in the Cloud

How supply chain managers can benefit from cloud computing.

Cloud computing, often referred to as “the cloud,” is the delivery of computing resources (e.g. servers, applications, storage) on-demand over the internet on a pay-for-use basis. There are three types of cloud computing services: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). A company could be using […]