Health Level 7: Interoperability Is the Future

free-vector-hl7_068771_hl7Just as people need to speak a common language to understand each other, computer applications need to communicate with a common protocol to share data. HL7 protocol development started in 1987 to allow healthcare applications to securely exchange clinical data with each other. Over time, HL7 has become globally accepted, widely accredited, and recognized as the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world. Continue reading

Cloud Market: The Booming Present and the Promising Future Ahead

sdfIn recent years, the cloud has become mainstream. It is now rare to find a company that is not using cloud services or not trying to build and optimize its own cloud strategy, and it is no longer unbelievable that the cloud could reach a 100% adoption rate very soon. However, the cloud market is still developing. As it matures and increases in scale, we encounter exciting new opportunities, as well as multiple challenges. Continue reading

Cloud Computing: Evolution of the Concept

gfToday, it is difficult to imagine something that has changed our society more than cloud computing technology. Without the cloud, there would be no Twitter, no Facebook, and no Gmail, and millions of businesses around the world would not be as competitive, collaborative, flexible, and mobile. Perceived as a somewhat nebulous concept at first, cloud computing has gradually evolved to an integral part of our everyday lives, with its absence being unthinkable. Continue reading