Information and communication technologies have changed the world, affecting all sectors of the national economy including the medical industry. There is rapid growth in the dependence of the quality of medical services on the use of information systems. Gradually, information systems are beginning to take over part of doctors’ work. Digitalization also has affected ordinary citizens. There is a growing popularity of electronic applications and Internet resources in the health care industry among users of the network. As a result, self-diagnosis and self-treatment are improving with their use. Therefore, it is important to assess the possibilities for the coexistence of traditional medicine with modern digital technology opportunities that the citizens are facing these days.
The authors of this research have carried out a series of studies to identify the patterns of patient behavior using electronic applications and Internet resources for self-diagnosis, as well as factors that contribute to or impede the development of such use. The following actions were performed: high-quality content analysis of medical web applications, 40 in-depth interviews with doctors and pharmacists, a mini focus group with representatives of the health service, as well as an online survey of two hundred respondents in the social network Facebook.
As a result of the study, patients were segmented according to typical behavioral patterns with regard to the use of electronic applications and Internet resources in the field of medicine. We identified the attitude towards Internet self-diagnosis of doctors and pharmacists on the one hand and patients, on the other, as well as factors contributing to or impeding the growth of Internet diagnostics.
Data Center (DC, Data Centre) and the assets of the company. Interconnection and mutual influence. The article aims to give a clear view of how the data center may have an effect on the company's assets and their final cost, and also give an idea of what the data center itself, within the enterprise, also is an important asset, and in some business models, data center - is a key asset of the company. Based on definition of "assets" and "data center" in this article reviews the options for participation of the data center in the business of company and its impact on the final cost of the company through the company's assets.
The article reveals the essence of the principle of technological neutrality. His influence on the practice of application of new technologies in society. The comparison of mechanisms for the implementation of this principle in Russia and in other countries. Describes the international experience.
In this paper we consider formal model of an online community as a combination of social and semantic networks. An approach is suggested to measurement of maturity level of a professional community based on two groups of parameters, which characterize competency level and density of contacts correspondingly. We present preliminary results of the pilot testing of the proposed approach for evaluating several city IT-communities in Central Russia. The paper is based on the authors’ experience and achievements obtained in their work to develop Virtual Skolkovo online community.
The problem of population ageing became very important for the recent decades especially for developed countries. Better quality of life together with improvements in medical care allows people to live longer, however the population ageing brings severe social and economic impacts such as increased demand for medical care, high risk of chronic disease, growing pensions and medicine spends. ICT is seen now as an innovative way of solving some of these problems. Recent concepts of telecare, telemedicine and independent living brought the opportunities for ageing problems resolutions. Diverse service providers and solution developers work separately on their own products while there is huge opportunity of combining them together using SOA. In this article the diabetes case is examined and the event-driven service oriented approach is used to create the architecture of information system supporting distant health management. Together with detailed architecture description and its advantages, ICT for ageing market overview and its' key barriers are given in this paper.
The article deals with a through service-oriented design of integrated information-analytical systems based on architectural approach using ontological modeling framework of the Enterprise architecture. It describes the complex ontological models of the enterprise: a model of meta-ontology, model of the business environment and the ontology of strategic information systems in accordance with the scheme of an enterprise architecture framework, the ontology of strategic decision making
In the paper integrated information systems for corporate planning and budgeting are considered. Four groups of practical tasks exceeding the bounds of typical functionality of special-purpose planning and budgeting information systems are allocated. Several classes of information systems (simulation, statistical analysis, financial analysis and modeling, group decision making, business intelligence), which may provide the completeness of corporate planning and budgeting are denoted as solutions complementary to special-purpose planning and budgeting systems.
Most of financial operations are used in uncertainty and require risk management. Risk management system should consist of the proved technique and methodology risks management and technology base supported by IT system. The choice of program software for risk management seems to be a hard task for the company staff and requires involvement of professional specialists.
In the paper a new method for definition of control points in projects is advanced. The method is based on information approach to diagnosing of objects described by the means of functional models.
Nowadays there is an active implementation of information technology in the learning process. This is expressed in e-textbooks and educational environments as well as web sites and Internet communities. Very often such e-resources imply multicultural audience. There are different approaches to creation of ergonomic user interface design in different cultures, though. This particular paper is devoted to analysis of approaches’ differentiation and is also aimed at working out a list of recommendations on the ways to improve ergonomic user interface design of electronic learning materials oriented for multicultural audience.
In modern e-business, there are many ways to attract potential customers to the site both with the help of offline and online methods. Companies usually use several channels to attract customers, differing in the placement of advertising, payment models and other parameters.
One of the most popular online methods is using CPA networks, which allow webmasters to place on their websites links to the advertised website and earn rewards for customers who purchased a service by clicking on the link. CPA networks work on the basis of payment for achieving targeted goals. A targeted goal can occur both online and offline. The most important task is to link the source of attraction (usually certain UTM tags) to the target goal of the client, since remuneration for the CPA network should only occur for orders from customers who are drawn to the CPA network. There are problems fixing operations, linking to source of attraction, storing and providing access to these data.
In this paper, we give a brief overview of various approaches to solving the problem: log analysis, use of marketing pixels and web analytics tools. We have analyzed the benefits and challenges of these methods, which were given to solve the task of fixing the target actions of clients and provided access to the data for the CPA network. Also in this article, we have described a practical case of integration with the CPA network based on the use of end-to-end web analytics. The advantages, disadvantages and limitations of the proposed method are set out in this paper.