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Category: Wireless


Focus for 2016: Wireless and Data Analytics at Forefront for Government Agencies

Wireless and data analytics will be top-of-mind this year for government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DoD), according to Jim Smid, Chief Technology Officer for Iron Bow Technologies. Smid recently spoke with TechSource and shared his thoughts for 2016, which are that government agencies should take a holistic approach to their networks to optimize […]

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2015: Growth of Mobility at Federal Agencies Creates Need for Solid Foundation & Strategy

If you just look around a meeting room, you will see that everyone is using a mobile device at work these days. The growth of BYOD and mobility in the public sector has gained steam as more and more leaders and employees want to have access to work-related data on a mobile device. In this […]

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TechSource Editor

January 5, 2016

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Veterans Day: Bridging the Last Mile of Telehealth for Rural America

In honor of Veterans Day, we are putting the spotlight on telehealth and particularly how to deliver telehealth across rural America. As many of our readers know, Iron Bow Technologies has been on the road this past year with our Telehealth Education Delivered (TED, #TED2GO) vehicle, to showcase telehealth solutions that ensure the highest of […]

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TechSource Editor

November 11, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Mobility Making Gains at Federal Agencies; Security Continues to be Headache

Federal agencies are pursuing a variety of mobile strategies to give employees useful tools in the field and improve customer service, though security continues to be a challenge, according to panelists who participated in the recent Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) Federal Mobile Computing Summit. An example given was that for the Veterinary Service’s […]

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TechSource Editor

October 22, 2015

Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

How to Make the Most of Your IT Investment (And Impress Your Boss!)

The call to “do more with less” is practically a mantra in business today. Like many departments, IT has faced dwindling budgets in recent years. But, for many, company standards for IT performance have not seen a similar decline. While this may seem like a catch 22, there are some tips and tricks to stretch […]

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Ali Din

October 15, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Getting Back to Basics: Mobile Communication 101 with Hosted Collaboration

When it comes to communication, things have gotten a little complicated in recent years. In the movie, “He’s Just Not That Into You” from 2009 – the main character played by Drew Barrymore complained about having to check email, voicemail, text, and social media. And she is only trying to connect with one person. Imagine […]

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Ali Din

August 25, 2015

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Getting Back to Basics – Laying the Foundation for a Successful Mobile Strategy

In the past few years, the consumerization of IT has pressured organizations to integrate mobile technology into the workforce – often without the proper foundation in place. Now these same organizations are lacking the necessary strategy needed to ensure their mobile platform will grow and scale with the business and many are going back to […]

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TechSource Editor

August 12, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Infrastructure: The Backbone of Mobile Success

Mobility is no longer a technology that organizations are wondering whether to implement. Regardless of whether or not it was planned or approved,  employees are bringing devices—often times multiple devices—into the workplace and accessing work files and sites on these devices.  While many organizations have embraced the trend, not all have a well-crafted, intentioned strategy […]

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July 7, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Telehealth and Caring for Dispersed Patients

As the healthcare arena shifts toward being more patient-focused, new telehealth initiatives are enabling care providers to offer virtual care to patients wherever they need it. This could include reaching them on a mobile device, in their hotel room or their homes. A key example of this is remote patient monitoring. This new approach allows […]

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June 18, 2015

Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

How Will the Internet of Things Impact the Data Center of the Future?

As government agencies and commercial organizations gear up for budget season or embark on long-term planning exercises, one area that many grapple with is the data center. Cloud, SDN, virtualization, mobility—as technologies change and price points for once cost-prohibitive solutions decrease, it can be hard to know what the data center will look like five […]

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PODCAST: The Future of Telehealth and Collaboration

Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical healthcare, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This new movement is valuable because it enhances the access of care to virtually anyone in the U.S. The benefits are better health outcomes, lower hospital readmissions and enhanced patient […]

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TechSource Editor

March 18, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Technologies Impacting Telehealth Adoption

With TED hitting the road and travelling to Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) locations across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions, we’ve asked our TED partners to give us their input on the trends and issues that are driving telehealth adoption. We recently asked Rich Amador, Manager, Applications Support at Canon to give […]

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TechSource Editor

March 16, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Telehealth Enables Better Care Across Military, in Schools and in the Workplace

Since January, the Iron Bow TED (Telehealth Education Delivered) truck has been on the road travelling to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) locations across the U.S. to spread awareness for telehealth solutions. TED hosts technologies that enable a telehealth solution to meet the needs of many government military health and commercial health organizations. As part […]

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TechSource Editor

March 4, 2015

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless