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Overseas Resources & Cloud Strategy with Charles Boicey
Episode 310th January 2022 • This Week Health: Academy • This Week in Health IT
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Today on Insights. We go back to a conversation Host Bill Russell had with Charles Boicey, the Chief Innovation Officer at Clearsense. The topic of discussion was Overseas Resources & Cloud Strategy. And Bill asks Charles, what are some of the considerations for outsourcing overseas? And what exactly is a cloud strategy?

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Overseas Resources & Cloud Strategy with Charles Boicey

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Tracey Miller: Today on insights. We go back to a conversation host Bill [00:00:30] Russell had with Charles Boicey, the Chief Innovation Officer at Clearsense. The topic of discussion was overseas resources and cloud strategy. And Bill asks Charles, what are some of the considerations for outsourcing overseas and what exactly is a cloud strategy?

Bill Russell: Let's talk a little bit about overseas. And working with overseas resources. So, you know, you have some experience there. I have some experience there.

hen health systems outsource [:

Charles Boicey: Sure. So you have to have, you know some representation in the States. You have to, you know, really understand, you know, what that workforce looks like, you know, what were the universities that workforce came out of which is essential. And lets, you know, you can outsource the Ukraine. You can outsource to, you know, Spain, Dominican Republic. My outsourcing, you know, country of choice as you know, is, India. And it's not, as most people think because of a cost perspective and there absolutely is cost savings.

It's the [:

I know those universities, I recruit from those universities. And as a result, I have the best of the, of the best from an architectural perspective, all the way down to, you know, hands on coding.

re actually recruiting these [:

Charles Boicey: Well, I used to up until, you know, what's going on now, where I go, you know, at least three times a year, if not four. I've had a team since 2007. So this has been, you know, 13 years for me, with, you know, Excellent results and success.

e done an India development. [:

Bill Russell: You know, it's interesting because a lot of CIO's, so like I was, I was challenged with, follow the sun support essentially 7 by 24 coverage. Cause the hospital never closes. So you can either try to do that in the States, which is extremely hard, or you could literally get 7 by [00:03:00] 24 with just the States and India for the most part.

to that, you know, bringing [:

Bill Russell: Yeah, I want to be clear. We're not recommending that organizations do this, although we have both done it. What is a cloud strategy?

's not a choice. And what I, [:

You're you're in a cloud environment now whether you know it or not. And because of, you know, how we are doing things now from an API perspective, [00:04:30] if I want to run a workload in Google big query, then I will run a workload in Google, big query, if from a storage perspective, active, I want to store all my data on prem.

know, evolve as time evolves,[:

No. There's interconnectivity between all those cloud vendors and I've used them and they're fast. So we are in a cloud environment. and you're to best utilize it.

Bill Russell: And from a CIO perspective, what I would say a cloud strategy is, it is you getting the most agility and efficiency for your organization providing the most capabilities to your organization.

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