OFS has written several articles for technology publications, providing in-depth knowledge on the vital role software products play in specific industries to their critical impact for every business in a new digital world.

  • How Innovative mHealth Apps Are Transforming Patient Careby Tori Coons

    These days, your smartphone fulfills many roles beyond just being a medium for conversation. It is your personal assistant, your calendar, your DJ, your TV, your camera, your library, your navigator, your researcher, and the list goes on… Ever wonder if the role of “doctor” could be added to that list?

    It sounds like a far stretch, but in reality, the latest mHealth apps are doing some truly remarkable things to help reduce or eliminate inconvenient and lengthy trips to the doctor, hospital, or lab as well as to improve personalized patient care. Through better and smarter mobile technology, patients will start to see entirely new methods of delivering patient care – through digital means.

  • Software is Now Your Brandby Tori Coons

    Going through your daily routine at home and at work, if you stop and notice, you will find that software is playing an ever larger role in your everyday activities. No longer is software confined to your computer. It is spreading to meet your needs wherever you are and whenever you need it. Software is on your phone, your car dashboard, your refrigerator door, your home security system, even your athletic shoes! It’s replacing the need for books, televisions, GPS’s, checkbooks, and other standalone items.

    With the combination of mobile, smart products, social media, data visualization and analytics, software is starting to invade every aspect of our lives as businesses realize the incredible opportunity it offers them to provide their products and services in a new way.

  • Play the Employee Productivity Gameby Rich Napoli

    On an average day, how do you waste your time? Text Twist? Angry Birds? Cut the Rope? Some other game you find online or download to your phone?

    Our natural human desires for achievement are fulfilled through game-play, which is why we gravitate towards games, and why businesses are now building their own games to encourage certain behaviors among employees and customers. Find out how your business can use gamified software to motivate your employees in their work and to keep your customers loyal.

  • Gamification: Why it Works and How to Use it in Your Businessby Rich Napoli

    Games actually satisfy human nature’s inherent desire for achievement, recognition, competition, and self-expression. By satisfying these natural needs so effectively, games can even become addictive as we desire more and more of these fulfilling feelings.

    Unsurprisingly, this love of gaming has led to a huge industry, topping $65 billion dollars worldwide in video gaming alone. The business world is now taking note of this inherent love of gaming and finding ways to utilize it for accomplishing their business goals and objectives.

  • Financial Services Industry: Software Innovations are Defining Your Brand Todayby Tori Coons

    With so many new, innovative uses for software in the financial services industry today, they are becoming table stakes for businesses to compete. Forward-thinking businesses are continually searching for original ways to use technology to enhance their offerings, making software now an essential part of their brand. Businesses are actually treating software like one of their products, as they are finding they must put the same innovation and design into it as they do their core products.