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  • By Analysts
    EIM Practice Director Chris Grenz

    Micro ETL

    The rise of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings across the services spectrum has created opportunity for lightweight, modular approaches not just for applications but also for back-end data processing work. In a few paragraphs, I'll describe

  • By Joe Wivoda
    Healthcare Solutions Practice Director

    Alternative FAX: Your health data is sensitive. Ditch the FAX. Embrace DSM.

    I spoke recently at the annual National Cooperative of Health Networks (NCHN) conference in beautiful Bozeman, Montana. The topic was electronic sharing of information between behavioral health providers and

  • By Analysts
    EIM Practice Director Chris Grenz

    FHIR Nuts & Bolts: Versioning

    During the Madrid HL7 WGM last week there was a lively discussion on inclusion of FHIR versions in resource instance data to allow systems to cope with the changing schemas/profiles during the STU process and the following normative period.

  • By Analysts
    EIM Practice Director Chris Grenz

    Governance: From Control to Maturity

    A meeting last week prodded me to organize my thoughts on how pragmatic data governance has evolved and what impact DevOps and agility has on data governance. When working with aspiring DevOps organizations, we work tirelessly on the culture

  • By Analysts
    EIM Practice Director Chris Grenz

    Semantically Rich Data

    Semantic (adj): related to meaning in language or logic.

    As Analysts' EIM Practice Director I advise our clients as they seek to transform their data into information for the benefit of their organizations. We work with structured data and

  • By Analysts
    EIM Practice Director Chris Grenz

    DevOps BI: A Test Strategy in 5 Steps

    When a team claims to be "agile," my very first question is, "tell me about how you test?" Nothing else cuts to the heart of agility like the line between manual, infrequent testing, and the high-frequency automated testing essential to DevOps.