The Strategic Impact of “Mobilegeddon”

Peter Liang
Written by Peter Liang
on May 29, 2015

By now, you’ve most likely heard the term “Mobilegeddon.” If you haven’t, it refers to Google’s April 21st search algorithm update where search rankings now favor mobile-friendly websites on mobile devices. In other words, if your business does not have mobile friendly websites, it will get pushed down on Google’s mobile search results. This is one of the most sweeping changes (for all Google users in all countries and in all languages) in the SEO world. Read further >

What Can Legal Citators Learn from Facebook?

John Barker
Written by John Barker
on May 18, 2015

I’ve posted about the integration of social media as citing references into citation indexes, such as the CCH Citator, GlobalCite®, KeyCite and Shepard’s® Citation Service, used by lawyers and other legal professionals to determine whether a primary source of law remains valid for an argument as well as to find more relevant documents discussing that argument. In this post, I want to cover other dimensions of social media: collaboration, intelligent filtering and citator crowd wisdom. Read further >

Huntsville Hospital’s Sepsis Fight

Stephen Claypool
Written by Stephen Claypool
on May 08, 2015

In my previous post, I discussed how a pilot study using our company’s clinical decision support (CDS) technology, POC Advisor™, was able to reduce a hospital’s sepsis-related mortality by 53 percent. One deciding factor in selecting the study location—Huntsville Hospital—was the 941-bed facility’s dedication to improving its performance. Over a six-month period, 9.5 percent of Huntsville’s patients with sepsis infection-related diagnoses died, compared to the national average of 8.5 percent. When the “Surviving Sepsis” campaign definition was applied, mortality rates increased to 38.5 percent for Huntsville and 19.4 for the national average during the same period. Read further >

Get your Game to Court – Virtual is the new Reality!

Kirsten van Engelenburg
Written by Kirsten van Engelenburg
on May 04, 2015

Lately I have been reading about developments in the gaming industry, especially on virtual reality (VR). There are tremendous changes coming up with the introduction of Oculus Rift, Gear VR, etc. Currently these devices are mostly directed to social networking and playing games or a combination of the two. But there is a major shift going on from “social” to “professional”. Read further >

Big Data: Hype and Reality

Christian Dirschl
Written by Christian Dirschl
on May 01, 2015

There’s no doubt that there is business in Big Data… as well as a lot of nonsense around it as well – with growing tendency! So the question is how to figure out the relevant aspects. BDVA is trying to address that on a pan-European level – and Wolters Kluwer is a part of that journey!

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