Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer an integrated suite of business applications for automating a wide range of back-office functions, such as accounting, document management, assessing corporate needs, and handling relationships with customers.
Almost every business leader understands the importance of having an off-site data backup in place. After all, having any single point of failure in your business is a recipe for disaster. However, before cloud computing came along, the available options were limited: organizations had to rely on manually archiving their data and having it shipped to an off-site storage facility.
A few years ago, it was easy to dismiss the cloud as nothing more than the latest hyped-up trend in the world of corporate IT. Nowadays, well over two-thirds of companies are planning to migrate to a fully software-defined, cloud-hosted data center within the next two years.
Many healthcare organizations are expanding into new locations and growing rapidly to meet demand. However, with every expansion comes a new set of challenges and a host of compliance and security issues that need to be met head-on. That’s why the cloud has become one of the most important technology trends of our time -- not just in healthcare, but in organizations of every type and scope.
Whether it concerns consumer products or business analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence are two of the hottest topics in the world of technology these days.
Last year, Gartner labeled machine learning one of the defining technology trends that businesses needed to track to maintain their competitive advantages.