On the Case: IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival

IT is helping medical researchers reach breakthroughs in a way and pace never seen before.
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Taimoor Zubair   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   11/25/2012 1:19:14 PM
Well Done , Dell!
It takes the bravest of people to fight cancer. Such an admirable initiative by Dell in this regard, i hope it serves as an example for other technology giants.
angelfuego   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   7/14/2012 8:33:57 PM
Re: Technology in practice
This new, cutting edge practice sounds exciting. It increases hope! It would be great if it successfully increases the chances of survival.
impactnow   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   5/24/2012 1:48:11 PM
Technology in practice

Really terrific insight on the human side technology innovation and how technology can save young lives, simply awesome.

Susan Fourtané   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   5/1/2012 5:58:47 AM
Re: Thanks, Dell!
Hi, zerox

Indeed. I think I mentioned it when commenting on one of the other videos, but if we all support these causes, even if it's only spreading the word so other people become aware of them, we might be helping to accelerate their work.

-Susan
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zerox203   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   4/30/2012 11:37:44 PM
Re: Dell as a benchmark for other giants
@WaqasAltaf, we were talking about this a bit in the comments on one of the other videos, but there is something to be said for a potentially great domino effect here. Doing something like this and doing it right can send the message to other companies about how to get on the bandwagon, and what benefits it has to them. 

To be sure, Dell is not the only company doing so right now, but documenting it and publicizing it with materials like this can take it a step further, pushing it out to more people, and pulling back in support from the public (I know I'll be spreading these videos around). You and I also have a role in this. We have to make sure to encourage work like this from corporations, and voice our dissatisfaction when they're not matching their peers. I will join you, though, in giving a round of applause to Dell for being what looks like a step ahead of their peers.

zerox203   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   4/30/2012 11:28:47 PM
Re: Thanks, Dell!
@Susan, agreed completely. There are few causes better than this, and not a penny that goes toward it could ever be considered a waste. That being said, Dell and Tgen look like they're doing a great job of using their resources efficiently, which, as the team members explain in their own words, results in specific improvements in what they're able to do, and quite possibly more lives saved.

There's something to be learned there from someone taking on any project. Make sure you work on something worth working on, and make sure you know why and how, specifically, your efficiency improvements are beneficial to the project.
WaqasAltaf   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   4/23/2012 10:05:52 PM
WaqasAltaf
Dell as a benchmark for other giants
The buzz has always been about how technology can improve performance and efficiency in the commerce sector. It is encouraging to see that big giants such as Dell contributing not only to the corporate social responsibility but improving advanced technology usage in the healthcare sector. Other IT-based giants need to play their part too so that the solutions are widely adopted and competition brings blood into the veins of technology usage in healthcare sector. 
Susan Fourtané   IT May Improve Children's Chances of Survival   4/20/2012 1:10:58 PM
Susan Fourtané
Thanks, Dell!
This is an admirable initiative from Dell. Cancer is something that no one deserves, but if we think of the little children who suffer from cancer before they even have a chance to live their childhood, hmm... Improving cancer survival should be a priority in global healthcare. Thanks, Dell! 

-Susan
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