A few stories that caught our attention this week include the reasons why mobile app developers should stick to one platform, the impact of electronic health records (EHR) in the NBA, the latest innovation from Apple, how utilizing QR Codes can sell more beer and more.
In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few industry news finds to share with you. We are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles all week long on the internet. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
Mobile App Developers Speak: 'Stick to One Platform' - CIO
By Shane O'Neill
Shall it be iOS, Android or Windows 8? It's a tough choice these days for developers. Here are some words of advice from two in-demand developers. Key tip: Don't be a platform jumper.
NBA Implements League Wide EHR Platform from Cerner - EMR Daily News
By Steve Campbell
The new platform will allow trainers and doctors to integrate care-related information, such as medications, notes, labs, specialist visits, X-rays, and MRIs, directly into the athlete’s medical record and associated athlete personal health record.
Small Company Figures Out QR Codes, and Sells Beer - The New York Times
By Melinda F. Emerson
Hoping to generate buzz about the brand and promote its mission of supporting the troops, 50 Back Brewing introduced its Buy a Soldier a Beer program. The program encourages smartphone users to scan the two-dimensional, black-and-white code that it places on all of their promotional materials — flyers, coasters, packaging, stickers, posters, point-of-sale displays — to reach their landing page. There, visitors are given three options: post a message on the 50 Back Facebook page, post a message on Twitter, or buy a soldier a beer.
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