Tag: Microsoft

Join Microsoft, Dell, PBS, Dreamworks, UC Health at Telehealth Failures & Secrets to Success Conference 2017

Attention all healthcare thought leaders, innovators, payors, physicians, policymakers, and investors! Mark your calendars for the 2nd Telehealth Failures & Secrets To Success conference, Sep. 20-22! If telehealth has really reached its tipping point, digital health investment is on its way to another record-breaking year, and  Congress is pushing more telehealth bills, then why…

Can Platforms Accelerate Telehealth Adoption? – Paul Smolke, Microsoft

What is a platform and why do you need one to do telehealth? Paul Smolke of Microsoft argues that a telehealth platform helps patients to buy into your program.  Continue Reading…

VSee’s Organizational Structure (Humor)

This was my unartistic take on VSee’s “corporate” structure (I don’t think we’re big enough to be corporate) after seeing Manu Cornet‘s hilarious comic Organizational Charts, picturing the organizational structures of major companies like Facebook and Google. Guess which one is Milton 🙂

Sold! And Skype goes to…Microsoft?

Skype, after holding off on plans to launch an initial public offering IPO and amidst rumors of possible acquisition by Cisco, Google, and Facebook, is being acquired by Microsoft for an unsolicited offer of 8.5 billion in cash. Many analysts feel it’s a bit more than the company is worth…

Polycom Vaporware Announcement?

My friend Jeff Urdan, honcho of VeaMea (a friendly competitor of ours that uses a client-server architecture), sent me an interesting email yesterday with the title “A laugh for your blog?”  Apparently the big guys, realizing they’re a little behind in desktop videoconferencing innovation (read: not optimized for ad hoc workflow),…

Microsoft Shutting Down Vine

By Rich Griffin Reprinted from VSee Forum Microsoft announced yesterday that they are shutting down Vine. Vine, as you may remember, is the service that allowed alerts and communication during times of crisis when other methods may be compromised or non-existant. I’m not going to comment on Microsoft’s reasons for…

Startups: Customer Intimacy, Simplicity, Cost of a Dollar

The discussions of the last three posts, while important to all organizations of any size, are probably most important for startups.  The big guys can more easily survive a misstep in these areas. A case in point:  Microsoft has taken a decade to slowly drop in esteem amongst business as…

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