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The Amazon Experience

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In 1995, when Amazon was a small Seattle-based e-commerce website, only 16 million people used the internet. Today, more than 3 billion people – or about 47 percent of the world’s population – have an internet connection. The internet has radically changed consumer behavior, and over the past 22 years, Amazon has singularly transformed the way we shop, driving 60 percent of total U.S. online retail sales growth and capturing $100 billion in e-commerce sales.

Time to Rethink the 3-5 Year Strategic Plan

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As long as I can remember, businesses have lived by a three-year, five-year and even 10-year strategic plan. Back in my college heyday, I think I even took Business 101: The Long-term Strategic Plan. But in the last decade, business executives have had to accept the reality that new variables are changing the definition of successful strategic planning.

What is “The Cloud?”

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The mysterious “cloud.” It’s a buzzword so familiar to us in the 21st century technology bubble we live in, but most just smile and nod when it comes up in conversation (while we make a mental note to Google “the cloud” once we return to our desks).

Harness the Power of Big Data

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Whether or not you understand the ins and outs or the capabilities of “Big Data” isn’t as important as knowing this: Big Data gives your business a competitive advantage. No questions asked.

Web Application and Integration Server Allows BOC Client to Efficiently Scale Production

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BOC partners with a custom pain medication delivery company to scale their production efficiently. The process to complete the prescription and enter patient information had to be entered in three separate applications. Phase one of the application release resulted in the ability to handle 400 prescriptions per shift. As further rollouts proceed, we predict the company will be able to meet their 1,000 prescriptions per shift target.

An Ocean of Opportunity

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Moving a business forward is about pushing limits, digging below the surface and discovering untapped potential you never knew existed. Companies are only able to swim outside the shrinking profit pool and gain a competitive edge if they're willing to take a closer look from a different angle.

Mentis Neuro Health Chooses Blue Ocean Consulting

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Mentis Neuro Health, headquartered in Bellaire, Texas, has contracted with Blue Ocean Consulting to automate its clinical and operational processes within the company. Mentis needed a single health record system, but no off-the-shelf electronic health record system would work for them.

BOC relocates to the Southlake Office and Technology Park in Lenexa, KS

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Blue Ocean Consulting (BOC) has relocated to the Southlake Office and Technology Park in Lenexa from Olathe’s Cedar Creek area. The new address for Blue Ocean is 15200 Santa Fe Drive. BOC helps clients leverage digital solutions for improved operational efficiency and enhanced customer engagement.