APEX BLOG

Comparing Common Collaborative Tools

Without a managed service agreement in place, small- to medium-sized businesses often go “off-the-shelf” with software solutions in the early stages in order to reduce costs and still access mission critical functionality like establishing a system for internal communications and collaboration. Ranging from “free” to subscription-based, the quality of these tools and the comprehensive effectivenessView Page

Is Telehealth Here to Stay?

In order to meet the health needs of the population, the healthcare industry in the United States has historically been geared towards in-office visits and face-to-face treatments. As technology improvements have gained traction in the healthcare field, Telehealth has emerged as a healthcare solution rapidly gaining popularity with both patients and service providers. While itView Page

Affordable Digital Twins Made Possible by Cloud Services

With the rising costs of raw materials and resources a constant specter overshadowing manufacturing and engineering operations, businesses operating in these and related industries are constantly seeking methods to reduce resource usage and overall, bottom-line costs. While digital modeling and design has been in use for years, limitations in the theoretical modeling and the powerView Page

Is Your Operation Suffering from a Lack of Integration

Consider your daily business routine and the various applications you use to navigate your day-to-day. If your company has done little towards creating an application integration solution, chances are you’re having to navigate a confusing maze of self-contained and unconnected software solutions in order to gather the basic information necessary to do your job. EmailView Page

Don’t Get Bogged Down Supporting Your Technology

As the economy churns back to life, small and medium-sized businesses will need to leverage every cost-saving resource they can in order to maximize bottom-line profitability and salvage what they can out of 2020 in order to make it through the current fiscal year. That means every business will have to be focusing all ofView Page

The Case for the Progressive Web App in 2020

There’s no denying that the iPhone established the foundations for how we now interact with mobile devices and set the stage for the explosion of mobile applications that can be downloaded from the online stores of each of the major proprietary platforms. While native mobile applications have been the primary software tools for leveraging theView Page

IT Security Should Focus on Prevention, Not Response

For the last 14 years, IBM has released a Cost of Data Breach report. Widely accepted as the gold standard benchmark for research in the field of cybersecurity, the study is conducted by the Ponemon Institute, and covers the global impact of data breaches. In 2019, the report showed that data breaches are becoming moreView Page

Healthcare Practices Can Save Money with Chatbots

Healthcare providers are having to navigate an increasingly complex and complicated industry. Having to negotiate with healthcare insurance providers, staying up to date and informed on modern treatment methods, ensuring the privacy and accessibility of client data are all challenges medical practices face on a daily basis. When you add actually caring for patients andView Page

The Rise of the Virtual CIO

There’s no arguing that establishing and maintaining an in-house information technology department is complicated, takes up valuable office space, and can become an extremely expensive venture. For small businesses and startups looking to establish themselves, even establishing and maintaining the most basic business infrastructures can be costly and time consuming to the point that itView Page

Can Your Medical Practice Keep Up With the Flow of Patient Data?

In technology articles discussing the challenges of keeping data safe or data storage solutions, experts like to tout exciting statistics like in 2018, the whole of humanity generated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily, or that the Internet of Things is anticipated to encompass 200 billion devices by the end of 2020. For healthcare andView Page