The recent pandemic has led to a major lockdown across the globe. The IT industry is no exception - engineers are now working from home more than ever.
Most healthcare enterprise applications are loaded with critical data related to patients and the various organizations they serve. This can include health records, payment information, account details, and identity details. Due to the incredible sensitivity of this data, thorough software security testing is a necessity for healthcare applications so that critical information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
By “wrong hands,” we mean criminals in the identity theft business, hackers skilled in malware and phishing schemes, and cyber-attackers aiming to hold critical files or your entire system hostage by ransomware.
The COVID-19 pandemic rushed millions of employees into remote work. In a world where most businesses require full-time office attendance, companies were pushed to quickly adjust - and accept - the new virtual workspace. Even as stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders are lifted, hundreds of businesses have decided to make (or are in the process of making) remote work permanent for all employees.
In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defined standards for safeguarding the sensitive, confidential data of all patients. The act requires health insurance providers to enforce strict privacy and security rules, each designed to protect the patient and all electronically protected health information, known as ePHI.
Within the development cycle, every team plays a key role. The software development team focuses on delivering code and the QA team focuses on product quality. With each team prioritizing a specific focus, going to market can only be a success - right?
Not quite. Even with an issue-free product launch, the comradery levels across teams can be indifferent at best. In fact, many organizations would describe the relationship between developers and testers as a rivalry.
Congratulations on purchasing your LMS! Now comes your next challenge: implementing this learning management system into your organization.
It’s true that integrating your new system with your other technologies is a critical process. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be a daunting experience. In fact, you can expect impressive results when you have the right team and detailed strategy in place.