When you hear Gatorade and Under Armour, you probably think “sports beverages” and “athletic apparel.” Would you believe that both of these companies are now making digital health products? Using the power of Big Data and innovative product design, these two companies have entered the fitness wearable and digital health markets. Their products could change the way people think about their health by providing real-time data.

Read the full article here: http://www.mindflowdesign.com/insights/under-armour-gatorade-leveraging-big-data-for-digital-health/

Originally published at www.mindflowdesign.com on April 1, 2016.

Data centers use large amounts of power, and if they’re not operating efficiently, a lot of that energy is wasted. Like the mindless, shambling creatures from “The Walking Dead,” zombie servers use energy without actually doing anything. A June 2015 study from Jonathan Koomey of Stanford University and Jon Taylor of Antithesis Group estimated that one out of every three data centers is a zombie, also known as a “comatose server.” With data from TSO Logic, Koomey and Taylor identified the threats that these servers pose to enterprises.

Read the full article at http://blog.customnetworks.net/2016/03/29/beware-of-zombie-servers/

Originally published at blog.customnetworks.net on March 29, 2016.

Valentine’s Day is the holiday where we celebrate the people we love. There’s no better time to get together with your friends and loved ones. Whether it’s a gathering of happy couples or a singles awareness party, follow these tips to create the perfect atmosphere for your Valentine’s Day shindig.

Read the rest at http://blog.signartetc.com/feel-the-love-with-a-valentines-day-backdrop/

Originally published at blog.signartetc.com on February 10, 2016.

Hosting an Oscar viewing party at home? It’s easier than you think to give your party that red carpet event atmosphere. Here are some tips for an award-worth bash.

Read the rest at http://blog.signartetc.com/give-your-oscar-party-that-red-carpet-atmosphere/

Originally published at blog.signartetc.com on February 9, 2016.

The University of Southern California has unveiled an exciting innovation in healthcare technology, the Virtual Care Clinic. Located at the school’s Institute of Creative Technologies, this breakthrough in home medical products combines a wide array of technologies including mobile apps, virtual care providers, virtual technology, healthcare analytics, artificial intelligence and digital communications to provide “borderless care delivery” to patients anywhere in the world.

Read the rest at http://www.mindflowdesign.com/insights/moving-care-from-the-hospital-to-the-home/

Originally published at www.mindflowdesign.com on January 28, 2016.

Forrest Burnson of Software Advice recently shared his insight into the enterprise resource planning buying trends. His interactions and analysis with ERP buyers shows how important business management software is and how the market has changed.

Read the full article at http://www.accenterp.com/general/erp-buying-trends/

Originally published at www.accenterp.com on January 28, 2016.

The new year presents new challenges and opportunities for the medical design field. A number of trends are changing how medical products will be designed and used. Innovative approaches to product design can result in products that save people money while improving their quality of life.

Read the rest at http://www.mindflowdesign.com/insights/medical-design-trends-for-2016/

Originally published at www.mindflowdesign.com on January 22, 2016.

Health innovator and social entrepreneur Paul Sonnier defines the digital health movement as “the convergence of the digital and genomic revolutions with health, healthcare, living and society” on his page, The Story of Digital Health. Using new technologies such as wearable devices and healthcare apps, consumers are more empowered to track, manage and improve their health than ever before.

Read the rest at http://www.mindflowdesign.com/insights/designing-for-the-digital-health-revolution/

Originally published at www.mindflowdesign.com on January 21, 2016.

You may be finishing your projects, but are you ending on a high note or are you limping across the finish line? A recent Project Smart article lists four steps that will help you finish each project strong.

Read the rest at http://www.ppmprofessionals.org/how-finish-every-project-strong

Originally published at www.ppmprofessionals.org.

A project management office requires strong leadership in order to achieve success. A recent Project Management Hut article lists the characteristics that make a project management office leader successful. PMO leadership takes more than just developing project portfolio management best practices — it also takes understanding, patience and focus among other traits.

Read the rest here: http://www.ppmprofessionals.org/what-makes-successful-pmo-leader

Originally published at www.ppmprofessionals.org.

Mike Joyce

UX content strategist, writer, Cape Codder, beer geek. Learn more at hiremikejoyce.com.

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