“One size fits all” has never been a great concept, and in the business computing environment it can be particularly limiting. Every business has specific challenges, and it’s impossible for generic solutions to be a perfect fit for every company. That means off-the-shelf software applications created for typical scenarios usually can’t compete with custom software, which is developed to address a company’s specific needs, but they are often chosen because of the belief that it’s complex and costly to tailor-make a program. What business owners don’t always note, however, is the effect custom software has on a business and the benefits it brings to the table.
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a good, cross-platform mobile application. It can be built in a few weeks, however, if you have the right tools and experience. When you need a quality, high performance app that works seamlessly on Android, Windows and iOS, Xamarin is a good option to start with. As a fairly young tool, Xamarin uses .NET/C#, native libraries and is based on the Microsoft technology stack. The existing community of more than 1.4 million developers (and growing dramatically!) makes it a safe bet that it’s not going away anytime soon. Quality output begins with quality input, however, which means following the right steps is essential for a successful Xamarin project.
Mention the EHR adoption process to a physician and you’re likely to hear a groan. After spending much of the past five years implementing the electronic medical health records software, many will say it’s still not living up to its goals.
The push to adopt EHRs is being driven by the U.S. government in an effort to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of patient care. By implementing an approved EHR, hospitals and physicians will increase care coordination, protect patient privacy and improve the overall health of the community, according to an article on HealthIT.gov.
Whether it’s for quick emoji replies or useful function key access, the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar provides the end user with endless possibilities to boost productivity. The OLED strip just above the new MacBook’s keyboard provides a fully customizable touchscreen interface that changes depending on the context of the active application.
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Even after Apple's iPhone exploded in popularity upon release, there was still this prevailing idea that apps were not to be taken serious. "Software" was a term that described a productivity suite like Microsoft Office. You could use it to create word documents. It could create spreadsheets. It could help you craft that next big multimedia presentation that you were about to give in front of the entire office.