Category Archives: Case Studies

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers and What Should Programmers Do to Return Love Instead of Hate

In the recent issue of the New Yorker magazine, Dr. Atul Gawande describes how he, being on the staff of the hospital system, “Partners HealthCare,” reacted to the hospital software upgrade. Sixteen hours of mandatory training to go from a homegrown system to a modern which Atul did not like at all. (I invite the […]

Smart Meters Texas – Case Study

A smart meter processing company was having trouble with its solution. Although based on Big Data, it was not quite fitting the business purpose. The solution was rigid: it could give fast answers to questions that were initially thought of, but for others it was either excruciatingly slow or could not give the answer at […]