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The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly - Week of November 4, 2012 According to the Nielsen Company, as of June 2012, smartphones accounted for more than half of all mobile phones in the U.S., up from less than one-quarter in early 2010. By 2015, it is estimated that 500 million smartphone users will have medical apps on their devices. Read Original Content In April 2012 there were 13,600 health apps, and by 2016 mHealth apps for patient monitoring are expected to be a $20 bil... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of July 13, 2014

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Connected Globe News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! It's time again for the annual State of Enterprise Mobility report.  A lot has changed in the enterprise mobility world in the past year.  Would you be willing to participate in the survey?  All participants will receive the final report for free.  Here is the survey link - http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9hmymorhwv3wle0/start.  I will be compiling the results and writing the report in the month of... (more)

BroadGroup research findings on Mid-Market Enterprise Cloud Adoption published by Attenda

London - August 06, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it is publishing its latest BroadGroup research findings on mid-market enterprise cloud adoption. BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company, with a leading data centre consulting practice. During the independent research, commissioned by Attenda, BroadGroup conducted interviews with Attenda clients, across a broad set of verticals, to ask CIOs and IT Directors how widely they had adopted cloud; and if so, what best practices had been adopted and were there any lessons to be learnt. As Daniel Beazer, Consultant, Broad Group comments; "The findings were very interesting and revealed that every participant saw considerable benefits in the cloud; but many felt there were considerable barriers to achieving these benefits." Beazer conti... (more)

Oracle in Leader's Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers (EAS) positions Oracle in the leader's quadrant. (1) Oracle's EAS technology includes Oracle WebLogic Server, which is available together with related Oracle application grid technology as part of Oracle Weblogic Suite. The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions vendors within a particular market segment based on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute on that vision. Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g brings together unmatched performance, scalability, efficiency and manageability in a single, unified application server offering. It includes Oracle WebLogic Server, the world's highest performance application server, as well as Oracle Coherence, Oracle JRockit, Oracle JDeveloper 11g and Oracle Enterprise Manager. Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g is optimized for modern IT systems to deliver more processing on f... (more)

Sybase in Leaders Quadrant in 2011 Mobile Device Management Software

Sybase, Inc., an SAP company, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software report, authored by Phillip Redman, John Girard and Leif-Olof Wallin (April 2011) The Gartner report points out that,”by 3Q10, there were more than 30 global smartphone vendors and more than 10 mobile operating-system platforms, although the top four (Apple, Android, RIM and Symbian) control 89% of the total market. Most adopting companies that had previously standardized on a mobile platform (for example, BlackBerry in North America and Symbian in Western Europe ) now need to support multiple operating systems, and Apple and Android have become more popular. However, most organizations don't have anyone responsible for managing mobile devices.” “Today's Mobile Device Management has become much more complex and ... (more)

Using the Python SDK for Monitis Custom Monitors

One advantage of using Monitis to monitor your systems and applications is the flexibility to use either the native agent or custom monitor code written in virtually any language. For custom monitors, the REST API provides the basic foundation to interface programmatically with Monitis. For many popular languages, there are open source SDKs available to make the process of interfacing with Monitis even easier. You can find links to Java, Perl, PHP, Ruby, C#, PowerShell, and VisualBasic SDKs and example scripts at http://monitis.com/api/api.html#sdk. The Monitis Sandbox For this article, we’ll be using the Monitis sandbox, a free development environment available to aid in the creation of Monitis custom monitors. You can sign up for an account at http://sandbox.monitis.com/. Netstat Netstat is a command available on unix systems to provide information about the stat... (more)

New Training Video Q&A Offers Insight on Launching a Fitness Career; Celebrity Fitness Expert John Spencer Ellis Answers Student Questions in Online Video

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, April 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- In a no-holds-barred interview and question-and-answer session, fitness and personal development guru John Spencer Ellis offers his business and career insights in a new online video. The free training video was created when Ellis was asked to speak to a group of personal training students through a Skype Q&A session. In the “Skype Q&A with Very Cool Personal Training Students” video, Ellis covers topics including creating a personal niche in the fitness industry, the difference between obstacles and opportunities, sources of motivation, marketing and social media outreach, industry associations, education and continuing education, his personal experience, branding, business transparency and personal authenticity, mentors and coaches, creating a powerful inner circle and much more. “This was a lot of fun for me. ... (more)

Gold's 2012 Convention - Insights Into The Future Of The Iconic Brand

What a few weeks its been. From San Diego to San Francisco, and from Las Vegas to Vancouver; now I'm back home on this Sunday morning reflecting on what was one of the most interesting legs of my travels; the Gold's Gym 2012 Convention. It was the best I've attended to date. Our company Fitmarc enjoys close ties to GGI's leadership as well as dozens of its franchisees, who we service through our Les Mills distributorship and via Fitsomo, our social media company. This along with our close relations with the Gold's Gym Franchise Association enables my partner Robert Dyer  and I the chance to learn a little bit about Gold's, which is arguably the most iconic brand in the health club business today. Notable during the conference, which provided Jeffrey Gitomer as an excellent keynote speaker, was CEO Jim Snow's opening remarks. Here are a few things he said that struck... (more)

Key Strategies for Technical Sales

Do you sell to technical customers or engineers? Are you a technical person who has to sell or get funding for your company? If so, I think you'll be interested in my recent interview with Babette Ten Haken, author of Do YOU Mean Business? It’s written especially for you!  (Click here to download the first chapter.) At the beginning of your book, you talk about “The elephant in the room.”  What is it – and why is it important? Babette Ten Haken: The elephant in the room is the “Us versus Them” mentality. It’s pervasive. It’s in the rooms of academic institutions, companies large and small, our customers’ companies, and – quite frankly – inside our professional heads.  This mindset separates people from each other. It puts them into corporate silos, pitting Engineering against Marketing/Sales, Operations vs. R&D, Sales vs. Marketing, you name it. It’s responsible for... (more)

CSR’s Dr. Steven D. Gray Appointed to Bluetooth® SIG Board of Directors

Gray's Expertise a Perfect Fit for Bluetooth's Key Role in Enabling the Internet of Things Cambridge, UK and Sunnyvale, California, USA - 9 October, 2012 - CSR plc (LSE: CSR; NASDAQ: CSRE) today announced that the company's chief technology officer, Dr. Steven D. Gray, has been appointed to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) board of directors. Gray will serve a two-year appointment starting December 2012, joining current board members from Intel, Motorola, Lenovo, Nokia, Microsoft, Ericsson AB, Toshiba, Apple and Nordic Semiconductor. "New markets and use cases for Bluetooth are in rapid growth, particularly due to the aggressive adoption of Bluetooth 4.0 technology," said Chris Hansen, chairman of the Bluetooth SIG board of directors. "Steve is an ideal fit for our board, particularly as he helped invent key Bluetooth 4.0 functionality, and also possesse... (more)

In 3Q12, New Relic Sets the Pace for Unstoppable Innovation and Growth

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/18/12 -- New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based application performance management provider, today announced that in 3Q12, the company set new records for innovation and consecutive growth on all business fronts, from the addition of global brand customer accounts, expansion of cloud partnerships, and delivery of advanced product features. This quarter the company reported its 17th quarter of consecutive growth and a revenue increase that vaulted the company into near triple growth when compared to the third quarter of 2011. The company also reached a new high of 30,000 active accounts of paid and free customers. New Relic is the only vendor to provide 24x7 monitoring support for Java, .NET, PHP, Python and Ruby web applications, in one tool with one interface, and on one technology platform. For third quarter 2012, New Relic: Adde... (more)