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Assessing the Reality of Loss from Interoperable Data on the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

6 April 2017

The reality is, that the loss of interoperable data on the pharmaceutical supply chain costs more than dollars and cents. Lately, we hear the phrase “data interoperability” thrown around like an epidemic outbreak from the digital age. For one second, have we considered the true cost of “data interoperability on the pharmaceutical supply chain?” It’s not the economics, but rather the deficit on patient care.

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Values by Design: Why Ethics Is the New Green for the Algorithmic Enterprise
24 April 2017 - Santa Clara, CA

A Landscape View of Applications and Considerations of Blockchain Across Industries
25 April 2017 - Mountain View, CA

OSCON Open Source Convention
10-11 May 2017 - Austin, TX

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Standards University, 16 August 2016

Ethernet is constantly evolving, adapting to the needs of the networking world and addressing the requirements of both operators and end-users. In this paper, we look at the latest projects adding new features and capabilities to the family of wired Ethernet standards that enable the exponential growth of the Ethernet ecosystem and are driven by technical maturity, cost-effectiveness, and broad market support.…

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