Press for Software, Systems and Services

WITH THE rapid growth of video streaming andIP-based transmission, a bevy of new encodingand transcoding players have entered the broadcasttechnology market in the past few years. One to keepan eye on is Portland, Ore.-based Elemental Technologies,which launched a live streaming product at NAB last monththat may have broader applications than just streaming toa Website.

Pharmaceutical production company Takeda Ireland is deploying the QUMAS DocCompliance platform to improve document control and compliance management across its manufacturing and quality control operations.

VistA, the health record system created by the Veterans Administration long before the term “open source” was even in use, is still the most-important element in open source health IT.
But it’s far from the only one, according to a new analysis from Black Duck Software

Department stores led year-over-year growth in first quarter e-commerce sales, with a rise of 76.1%, e-commerce technology provider Demandware Inc. says in a performance index based on its U.S. and European clients.  The index, which is based on retail e-commerce sales at 126 web sites that operate on Demandware’s software-as-a-service e-commerce platform, also notes that Q1 year-over-year growth at European sites far outpaced their U.S. counterparts, 66.9% to 18.3%.