Organizations looking to automate their business processes should first attempt to reduce and simplify these processes, so the overall cost of automation can be lower.
Imelda Tan blogs about practical application of technology at work.
Based in Singapore, Imelda is an arts fan disguised as a business consultant and Infocomm technical writer.
We need more shows or other exposure in Singapore where geeks and techies can be appreciated or even celebrated, but where are the inventors?
Large organizations tend to select vendors based solely on the lowest price, while small firms tend to nominate vendors that are their friends. But we should decide based on the vendor most appropriate for the job at the time.
Patient status updates at A&E department, consolidated medical records between hospitals and clinics, and visitor self-registration kiosks--these are a few of ZDNet blogger Imelda Tan's favorite "things" at Singapore’s hospitals.
Business analytics, big data, cloud. Vendors often throw up IT buzzwords they say will cure your organization of its ills, but does your organization really need every new one of them?
Deleted something important by accident? Here’s one solution that works on multiple business systems as well as non-Windows file systems.
After almost a month of use, Paul Mah is of the opinion the BlackBerry Z10--even without BlackBerry Internet Services--offers great push mail capabilities and is a step ahead of rival mobile platforms.
Though slightly bulky, the Aegis Padlock 3.0 offers peace of mind with its real-time encryption, which means users do not have to sit through a data encryption process.
Corporate use of unprotected, or even software-encrypted portable storage devices, puts companies in a vulnerable position with regard to data loss.
The recent Evernote hack which forced passwords to be reset highlights the importance of not storing passwords in plain text.