Disrupting and Destructing Healthcare

From childhood most of us remember the sage parental advice on how to deal with bullies–“sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me”. Of course, we all know that words do hurt, maybe not physically, but they certainly take a toll on our psyche. These days in planning meetings at…


Microsoft CityNext: Turning data into best practices at a local level

If you wanted to find out how bad weather was affecting instances of respiratory disease in your area, how would you go about answering that question? Let’s make the problem a little easier and say you work at an NHS foundation trust and have access to reams of raw clinical data. How would you get…

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Healthcare innovation and discovery in Eastern Canada

This post originally ran here on 19 March. This week I’m travelling in Eastern Canada or more specifically the greater Toronto area. I’m came to speak at a healthcare executive roundtable event organized by my Microsoft colleagues who manage our health business in Canada. It was also an opportunity to catch up with some of our customers…


Free event: Learn to find the insights hiding in your organisations’ data

You’ve always known there were insights hiding in your organisations’ data. There are patterns in how your organisation consumes resources, how it delivers services and even how it manages employees. Those patterns were always there, but they’re easy to miss in the rush of new files your office creates each day. Getting access to those…

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Getting started with HealthVault: Bing Health & Fitness App

Every day there seems to be a new diet or exercise regime promising brilliant results — but where do you start? How do you keep track of your progress? And most importantly, how can you tell which programs really work for you? Interest in personal health and fitness is on the rise. This may be…

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What makes an organisation “brilliant”? Find out with Microsoft and IMGROUP

The cloud is more than just a great way to lower your organisations’ IT costs. Cloud tools have the power to transform your entire organisation –increasing productivity, making workers more collaborative and turning raw data into actionable insights.  Cloud technology is all about enabling organisations to do new things with fewer resources — to be…

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Project Sienna lets you build an app today with no code and no cost

Have you ever tried to learn a foreign language? Did you find it a little frustrating? Did you find yourself asking questions like, “Why do I need to learn the subjunctive tense for all these irregular verbs?” Did you ever wish you could just learn how to ask for directions to your hotel, without having…

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