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  • Fuze Meeting: Fuze Meetings by the Day allows professionals to conduct virtual meetings with teleconferencing, real-time collaboration, document sharing and HD video for just $9 a day – no subscription requiredBox.net: Box.net, the cloud-based service, offers support for video out and AirPrint, among other features. Using an Apple iPad Dock Connector to VGA Adapter, the app lets users project documents from an iPad. Now pitches and presentations look better since they are on a television, projector or LCD monitor.Air Sharing: The Air Sharing app allows iPhone and iPod touch users to view documents and operate their devices as wireless hard drives or thumb drives to store and transfer files. Users wirelessly connect their devices to their computers as an external drive and drag and drop files between the machines.
  • Documents to Go – allows editing of word, excel, ppt, etc. Allows creations of PDF’s. Access to documents across the web. iTap: Manage your Windows desktop from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Utilizing Microsoft RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol), iTap RDP gives you complete control over and fast access to your Windows PC from anywhere.
  • Lynda.com: training videos on topics as diverse as business process to videography to web design, etc.Audible: audio booksSafari Books – access to thousands of books and videos (online) about technology, professional development, etc. Read online, or download to read later.
  • 1) Epocrates: Free mobile drug reference manual2) PatientKeeper:PatientKeeper® Mobile Clinical Results™  provides physicians with anytime, anywhere access to aggregated clinical data from disparate backend systems. Mobile Clinical Results is the mobile companion product to the PatientKeeper Physician Portal. To access data, your organization needs to be a licensed PatientKeeper customer.”Some of the more interesting, and potentially important uses for this portable patient information include:* Review Medication Lists (including IV meds) and see a history of discontinued meds.* View all Clinical Notes including admit, progress, consult, discharge, and operative notes.* Review an at-a-glance presentation of temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, and other Vital Signs as well as Input/Output measurements.* Review a patient’s known Allergies, including substance, type (drug, food, or environment) and a description of any reaction.3) MedWatcher:Stay up to date with the latest news and government safety alerts for the prescription medicines you take. Submit any side effects you experience to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make drugs safer for everyone. 4) Medical Wizards Library: Medical Wizards Library provides popular medical reference guides and tools for healthcare professionals in one easy-to-use application. After you install the Medical Wizards Library to your device, you will unlock a world of mobile medical possibilities. Whether you are a Doctor, Nurse, Physician Assistant, Nursing Assistant, or Medical Student, Medical Wizards has the ideal program for you.5) NEJM This Week: The latest medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice, from the most trusted name in medicine - The New England Journal of Medicine.
  • Ipad in the workplace final

    1. 1. iPad Technology in the Workplace<br />David Phelps<br />Vice President, Sales and Marketing<br />Helvey and Associates, Inc. <br />
    2. 2. Tablets<br />This!<br />Not this!<br />
    3. 3. Transformation <br />SHIFT HAPPENS <br />Our culture will continue to increase its reliance on technology<br />THRIVE <br />Being Slightly Ahead of the Curve <br />Don’t be afraid to adopt technology <br />Embrace the experience<br />
    4. 4. 4,000 years ago, the Chinese invented the first device used for counting and calculating.<br />This tool is called anABACUS, and it is still in use today!<br />
    5. 5. Look how far we’ve come!<br />
    6. 6. Apple’s Evolution<br />
    7. 7. What is the iPad?<br />"It's so much more intimate than a laptop and so much more capable than a smart phone” <br />“a tablet-style computer that resembles the iPhone, but with a larger screen and other features for work and play.”<br />“it has the potential to change portable computing profoundly, and to challenge the primacy of the laptop.”<br />“a multipurpose device that bridges the gap between the iPhone and a laptop”<br />
    8. 8. iPad: the beginning<br />Announced in January 2010<br />Based off Apple iPhone<br />“smart-phone”- internet/multimedia <br />Portable media-player <br />Internet client<br />E-mail, web browsing, & Wi-Fi connectivity<br />Multi-touch user interface<br />Touch screen and virtual keyboard<br />Redesigned all “apps”<br />Third party applications designed to help the user perform specific task<br />games, reference, GPS navigation & social networking<br />
    9. 9. iPad: the design<br />LED-Backlit IPS Display<br />high-resolution, 9.7-inch screen<br />No orientation or pointing device<br />178° viewing angle<br />Multi-Touch<br />Precise and responsive<br />Functionality mimics natural actions <br />Keyboard, Zoom, Scroll, flip through photos/pages<br />Size and Shape<br />1.5 pounds and 1/2 inch thick<br />Curved back for comfort and easy pick-up<br />Battery Life<br />lithium-polymer battery from Mac notebook<br />Up to 10 hours of battery life <br />1 month of standby battery life<br />
    10. 10. iPad: the design<br />Wireless<br />Built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi<br />Bluetooth 2.1<br />Connect to wireless headphones or the Apple Wireless Keyboard.<br />Performance<br />A4 chip designed to be powerful and power efficient<br />Audio<br />built-in speaker <br />movies or music.<br />headphone jack <br />built-in microphone<br />Connectivity<br />Connector port<br /><ul><li>docking and charging
    11. 11. connect to iPad accessories</li></li></ul><li>iPad: the features <br />Built-in apps designed for Multi-Touch screen and advanced capabilities of iPad<br />Safari<br />Email<br />Photos<br />Videos<br />
    12. 12. iPad Revolution <br />Fastest Selling Electronic Device EVER <br />16 million iPads sold since April 2010 <br />Analysts estimate that during calendar year 2011, Apple will sell approximately 27 Million iPads <br />What Does This Mean? <br />In Less Than 2 years, the equivalent of ±10 % of the U.S. Population Will Own an iPad<br />By year end 2011 tablets will be outselling pc’s! <br />
    13. 13. Increasing Usage<br />Currently 86% of the Fortune 500 are deploying or testing iPads<br />Apple is adding enterprise security and deployment features with each new IOS version<br />Salesforce.com found in a 2010 survey that 71% of CIO’s reported that tablets were NOT allowed in their enterprise<br />In 2011 that number dropped to 33%!<br />51% had already started deploying tablets for employees<br />Most common industries deploying iPads<br />Financial Services<br />Insurance<br />Medical Devices<br />
    14. 14. Why the Change in Attitude?<br />Size Matters – smart phones simply do not have the screen size to navigate easily, show enough information, or satisfy the multiple-user requirements<br />Consumerization – Apple’s model of “open architecture” for app development has allowed more “true” business app’s to be developed.<br />Ease of Use – training time is shorter, productivity is increased as devices are simplified<br />
    15. 15. Mixing Tablets with Business<br />Functionality<br />Productivity<br />Security<br />Ultimately…<br />
    16. 16. Value to You<br />Regarding technology, access to information will continue to increase exponentially. <br />What is Your Value Proposition? <br />Embrace Technology <br />Drive business by being the resource <br />Combine information, experience and market knowledge <br />
    17. 17. Reduce schlepping the laptop<br />Taking notes on the move<br />Projecting from the ipad<br />As a "clicker" device<br />External Keyboard<br />Pages<br />Notes<br />Good Reader<br />Voice Recorder<br />
    18. 18. Pros and Cons of Tablets<br />Pros<br />Tablets are mobile. As business begins to fully utilize cloud computing, having your work remotely accessible becomes a must. <br />A tablet can make you more accessible and, in turn, more productive. <br />Tablets are very practical tools. As developers continue to design new business apps that improve over time, there will be a growing amount of potential work uses for tablets. <br />Tablets express capability. In a business setting, having and using a tablet can communicate to your clients a feeling of professionalism. <br />If you use your tablet to enhance your work productivity, you will appear more capable. <br />
    19. 19. Pros and Cons Tablets<br />Cons<br />Tablets haven’t reinvented the wheel. Most of the functions performed by a tablet can be performed on a laptop or desktop computer. <br />Yes, tablets may be far more convenient, but does that make them absolutely necessary? <br />Tablets are toys. Similar to smart phones, tablets are designed to function as entertainment, making it easy to become distracted with streaming video or games. <br />Tablets are still a new technology and are therefore expensive. If you aren’t yet convinced a tablet is right for you, given their price, wait a few months to watch how the industry grows.<br />Eventually, cheaper alternatives will be introduced as more popular hardware, like the iPad, drop in price. <br />Size matters – it’s easy to lose site of or forget your tablet device, causing a security risk. <br />
    20. 20. Communication & Collaboration<br /><ul><li>Email/SMS/MMS
    21. 21. Google Apps
    22. 22. Dropbox
    23. 23. Box.net
    24. 24. Air Sharing
    25. 25. Fuze Meeting
    26. 26. Google Voice
    27. 27. Skype
    28. 28. Facebook
    29. 29. Twitter
    30. 30. LinkedIn
    31. 31. YouTube</li></li></ul><li>Business Apps<br />Numbers<br />Pages<br />Documents to Go<br />Evernote<br />iTap RDP<br />
    32. 32. Education & Knowledge<br /><ul><li>Google search
    33. 33. Wikipedia
    34. 34. Lynda.com
    35. 35. YouTube / Vimeo
    36. 36. iTunes / podcasts
    37. 37. Audible.com
    38. 38. Safaribooksonline
    39. 39. eBook Readers
    40. 40. Kindle
    41. 41. Nook
    42. 42. iBook
    43. 43. eReader</li></li></ul><li>Healthcare<br /><ul><li>Epocrates
    44. 44. PatientKeeper
    45. 45. MedWatcher
    46. 46. NEJM This Week
    47. 47. ModalityBODY
    48. 48. Medical Wizards Library
    49. 49. Handbook of Clinical</li></ul>Anesthesiology<br /><ul><li>Anesthesiology </li></ul>i-pocketcards<br />
    50. 50. Entertainment<br /><ul><li>Movies/TV/Video
    51. 51. Netflix
    52. 52. Hulu Plus
    53. 53. Podcasts
    54. 54. Games, games, games
    55. 55. Music
    56. 56. Sports</li></li></ul><li>What Apps do you use?<br />