Posts written by Nicole Brinson

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Date: 04 February 2020

Author: Nicole Brinson

7 Questions to Ask a Technology Consultant

Whether you have a sizable internal IT team or not, there are situations in which an outside IT consultant or firm is needed. 

Of course, consulting is a subjective field. There are no hard metrics by which IT firms are measured to determine if they have the experience, expertise, and vertical-specific background needed to support your business. You have to ask the right questions and vet the response to those questions in the context of your needs.

There are easy questions that should be..

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Date: 24 January 2020

Author: Nicole Brinson

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act and How Should You Respond?

In the spring of 2018, organizations around the world scrambled to ensure they were prepared for GDPR - the sweeping privacy and data protection legislation that went into effect in the EU. It was unclear who was affected or to what degree, but if you did business in Europe, you took it seriously.

Fast forward 20 months and California has passed similar legislation designed to protect the privacy of its citizens. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect on January 1, 2020,..

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Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Are You SHIELD Ready?

A blog by Chris Kirchov on Cybersecurity and the Law

I recently read an article published in CISO Magazine on June 26, 2019, regarding a new bill passed by New York Legislature to strengthen data breach policies. The article introduced the bill to its audience, gave a brief synopsis of its purpose, included additional insight from the New York Attorney General Letitia James, as well from the bill's sponsor, Senator Kevin Thomas and compared the bill to similar initiatives in other parts of..

Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Bedroc Celebrates 10 Years of Service to Nashville

Bedroc team members joined together to celebrate 10 years of solving complex business issues and providing outstanding technology implementation throughout Middle Tennessee. Over the last 10 years, Bedroc has aimed to drive its clients' initiatives forward by digging into organizations' issues, leveraging technology and building lasting relationships. Achieving double-digit annual growth since its founding in 2009, Bedroc has evolved from a project delivery organization to a full-service IT..
Date: 26 September 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

Bedroc's Fast 50 Three-peat!

Bedroc has been named to the Nashville Business Journal Fast 50 list for a third consecutive year and is ranked as the ninth fastest growing private company in Middle Tennessee.

After another year of driving innovation and complex change for its clients, Bedroc has been named to the Nashville Business Journal list of 50 fastest growing private companies in the Middle Tennessee region. An annual list, the Fast 50 is comprised of the region's largest private companies by revenue growth over the..

Date: 12 July 2019

Author: Nicole Brinson

4 Pitfalls That Hinder Telehealth Success, Part 2

 

Avoiding these common pitfalls will help healthcare organizations realize the full potential of this soon-to-be $34 billion market. 

In part 1 of this blog, I talked about the exploding telehealth and videoconferencing markets and highlighted two common pitfalls that shortchange healthcare companies’ success, including disparate communication systems limited by customized/proprietary APIs and failing to plan all workflows. In part two, I’ll share two additional common pitfalls users must..

Date: 12 October 2018

Author: Nicole Brinson

Using Biometrics and IoT to Improve the Guest Experience

Do long checkout lines cause you to have heart palpitations? Or would you suggest a layout change based on your heart rhythm? Walmart's shopping carts might one day sense your heart rate and tension levels.

Walmart filed a patent in August for a shopping cart that monitors various biometric signals, like a customer's body temperature, heart rate and tightness of grip on the handle. According to the patent titled System And Method For Biometric Feedback Cart Handle, the data would be..

Date: 09 October 2018

Author: Nicole Brinson

4 Pitfalls That Hinder Telehealth Success, Part 1

 

Healthcare companies recognize their need for closer collaboration—internally and externally—but several pitfalls are keeping this goal from becoming a reality.

Telehealth and videoconferencing technologies have both been around since the 1970s. Advances in internet bandwidth and technology within the past five years coupled with lower technology costs and increased video communication among consumers have led to an explosion in adoption of these systems. Previously, corporate..

Date: 24 July 2018

Author: Nicole Brinson

Listen Up IT: Ford Drops Almost All Passenger Cars and You Should Too

What Ford’s change says about flexibility and why IT should pay attention.

Ford Motor Company announced earlier this year its plan to stop production of all passenger sedans except for two: the Ford Mustang and the Focus Active. Citing plunging sales and declining profits from its passenger car lineup, Ford will shift its resources to the booming market segments: pickups, SUVs and crossover-utility vehicles, according to CEO Jim Hackett.

 

So, what does Ford’s elimination of familiar..

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Date: 30 March 2018

Author: Nicole Brinson

We're Hiring! - Senior Solutions Engineer - Network

 

We're Hiring a Senior Solutions Engineer - Network Solutions.

Role and Responsibilities:

This position is a part of Bedroc’s professional services practice for network technology consulting. As a network practice engineer, you will provide technical consulting services to customers by:

  • Being project lead responsible for designing, documenting, and implementing complex network solutions that adhere to industry best practices
  • Lead and/or support a project team of Solution Engineers in the..