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Innovation Budget Planning Components Top 10

As a follow-up to our recent blog on “What to Include in Your Innovation Budget” we have created an innovation budget planning components list with 10 key items you should include in your innovation budget for the coming year.   As you will notice as you go through the budget checklist, some of the key components include taking advantage of external resources. As Benjamin Franklin said, “time is money,” so keep in mind that innovation planning may go beyond optimizing internal resources and require you to invest in outside resources in order to speed up production time.     With that in mind, here are 10 key components that should be a part of your innovation budget plan:   Innovation Budget Planning Components #1 Outside Consulting Ask yourself: Do we have the skills and resources necessary for our project research and development? Can we bridge the gap with outside consulting resources?   Whether you need help developing innovation and best practices...

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himss conference 2018 speakers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Announcing The HIMSS Conference 2018 Speakers Lineup [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today we are excited to announce the HIMSS Conference 2018 Speakers . The conference date is March 5 - 9, 2018 and will be held in Las Vegas, NV. The speaker lineup includes:[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Eric Schmidt, Financial Advisor, Former Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc (Parent company of Google)   Machine learning and the cloud are fueling moonshots that are already changing how we fight disease and improve health for millions of people. But there’s still so much untapped potential. Healthcare is being transformed entirely, with each new technological breakthrough. During the opening keynote, Eric Schmidt will provide his perspectives on what we can do to speed up the progress and make sure technology is being put to its best use, making life better for people everywhere.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="40px"][vc_column_text]David Shulkin, MD, Secretary of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs   The Honorable David J. Shulkin was nominated by President Trump to serve...

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HIMSS Conference Speaking topics

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] HIMSS Conference 2018 Speaking Topics the HIMSS conference 2018 speaking topics are a spectrum of new technologies and processes. A place you're able to learn, meet and network with others around the following topics. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_text_separator title="Topics"][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="45px"][vc_column_text] Privacy, Security and Cyber Security Delving into the policies, procedures, workflow and management pertaining to your security efforts.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="125px"][vc_single_image image="5845" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="115px"][vc_column_text] Connected Health and TeleHealth Examine connected health and telehealths role in the future of medicine.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="115px"][vc_single_image image="5847" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="115px"][vc_column_text] Data Analytics/Clinical and Business Intelligence Examine provider and organizational focused best practices.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="5844" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text] Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Investment Examine all aspects of health tech innovation and venturing into the investment world.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_single_image image="5846" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="135px"][vc_column_text] Health Information Exchange, Interoperability and Data Integration Examine all aspects of information exchange and interoperability[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="150px"][vc_single_image image="5848" img_size="medium" alignment="center"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Open Innovation Convincing the Decision Makers

Open Innovation Shouldn't Be a Hard Sell. But, All Too Often, It Is. At Ezassi, we believe whole-heartedly in the importance of Open Innovation for the survival of businesses. That being said, we also fully recognize that convincing decision makers to go forward with Open Innovation initiatives can be a hard sell. It almost seems counterintuitive that the same leaders who were responsible for launching and cultivating a successful business, would be resistant to change even in the face of evolving markets. Yet all too often, that is the case. Open Innovation convincing decision makers should be a primary focus.   This means that it falls on employees to make the case for Open Innovation and convincing the decision makers, which can be a thin line to walk. To help you navigate these choppy waters, we put together a comprehensive guide entitled, “How to Make Open Innovation an Easy Sell in Your Organization,”...

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medtech industry open innovation

Plastics Today interview with eZassi's CEO, Peter von Dyck, discusses how the Medical Device Industry (MedTech Industry) is opening up to embracing open innovation. The medtech industry open innovation challenges have been on the forefront of the industry for a long time. This interview highlights the known challenges and what is happening with medtech open innovation.   Below are a few highlights from this discovery article and interview:   The medtech industry is well-known for wanting to keep innovation internal but times are changing. Companies, like those in medtech, feel it is a must to open up their innovation strategy to be competitive in the marketplace. Open innovation in a secure environment is not so scary. eZassi Open Innovation Management Software solution provides a valuable component for clients that need that extra level of security. Open Innovation with IP Protection. Similar to the scariness of e-commerce with trusted online transaction now it's safe for business to...

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