Author: Alex Barenboim

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Alex Barenboim

Vice President, Mobility and Enterprise Solutions. Alex has over 25 years of executive technology leadership, executive management consulting, project management, architecture/design, and senior software development experience. He’s held executive technology positions at IBM, Scient, Verizon, Tyco/ADT and Bankrate. More

Enterprise Mobility and Shadow IT

It’s a BIG shadow: Much like data silos, in the age of the cloud we often suffer from – Shadow IT – within our own organizations. Also known as “Stealth IT,” these are IT solutions or tools that are built and used within an organization that don’t have official approval. Sometimes they don’t seem like that big of a deal, but any IT expert knows how problematic it is to have IT tools that don’t line up with official plans. And here’s the awful truth. Your shadow IT is likely 10-15x larger than you realize. In fact, it’s estimated...

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How to Make a Good App Great

Your customers expect the bare minimum of a mobile-optimized website, but what they want is an app. It’s worth the investment. While revenue does go up when your in-store customers use your mobile site, when customers use your app, they spend an average of 6x more than solely in-store or website customers. In fact, mobile customers will actually use your app in-store to look up details, apply coupons, and so on. Smartphone users may download a lot of apps, but 84% of smartphone users’ time is spent in their top 5. Getting and staying in a user’s top 5...

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Hospital Utilizes Mobile App to Streamline Employee Communications And Patient Referrals

Broward Health Utilizes Mobile App to Streamline Employee Communications And Patient Referrals Take a look at the Mobile Enterprise Application project we recently completed for Broward Health — one of the ten largest public healthcare systems in the US comprised of more than six hospitals and over 30 healthcare facilities serving the South Florida region. Broward Health wanted to part ways with all legacy communications. The application they desired needed to function as a social network for Physicians to contact each other to make patient referrals or schedule surgeries. Broward Health could not afford having their physicians preoccupied with...

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Mobile Enterprise Application Increases Productivity and Improves Patient Care at Schumacher Clinical Partners

Mobile Enterprise Application Increases Productivity and Improves Patient Care at Schumacher Clinical Partners. Take a look at the Mobile Enterprise Application project we recently completed for Schumacher Clinical Partners — one of the nation’s largest, fastest growing Emergency and Hospital Medicine groups. They partner with over 5,000 healthcare providers to treat more than 6 million patients annually. Schumacher Clinical Partners was relying on outdated forms of communication to keep their employees updated on any changes in patient care. The email, paper, and phone call trail was huge and caused a massive delay in patient care. The company could no...

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Integrating Mobile Apps into Your Business’ Strategy

The last couple years have seen a dramatic shift in internet browsing habits that has completely changed the way online applications are made. That shift is all about mobility. Today’s digital media users spend 51% of their time on a mobile device, but only spend 42% of their time on a desktop device. In addition, more than 80% of internet users own a smartphone. Businesses are rapidly changing their IT strategies to compensate for this change. In fact, CIOs listed mobile strategy as one of their top priorities for 2016 in a Gartner survey of 3,000 CIOs. We’ve gathered...

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To Cloud or Not To Cloud? Finding the Cloud Balance for Your Business

For a lot of IT analysts, 2015 marks the year that cloud computing matured to the point where it became the go-to platform for enterprise applications and data. Its impact has grown so much that it was the second highest priority for CIOs in the annual Gartner CIO survey of close to 3,000 CIOs. While it may be a top priority, that doesn’t mean your entire IT strategy should be redone to be solely built on the cloud. Every business will have different IT requirements, and cloud-based computing is only one of the many tools you have to build...

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