Cerner and the SDLC

Cerner has a very compelling story that many want to learn from. Cerner’s Agile Champions are regular presenters at local, national, and global conferences. We routinely host calls and site visits for interested companies around the world who want to figure out how we were able to adopt Agile so …

Bad Design Is Bad for Your Health: Why Data Visualization Details Matter

Presentation Abstract by Jody Butts, Sr. User Experience Designer Given on August 11, 2017 at the UX Australia Conference in Sydney Full presentation audio and slides are available here: http://www.uxaustralia.com.au/conferences/uxaustralia-2017/presentation/bad-design-is-bad-for-your-health-why-data-visualization-details-matter/ The proper design of data visualization details is imperative for accurate and actionable data visualizations and dashboards. In the health …

2^5 Coding Competition 2017: 32 Lines or Less

The Competition Part of Cerner’s engineering culture is to celebrate technology. This past fall, we had our annual celebration for Programmers’ Day. We celebrated the day with great food (taco bar and ice cream) and an evening of trivia. Topping off Programmers' Day with a taco bar and trivia night …

Announcing Bunsen: FHIR Data With Apache Spark

We’re excited to open source Bunsen, a library to make analyzing FHIR data with Apache Spark simple and scalable. Bunsen encodes FHIR resources directly into Apache Spark’s native data structures. This lets users leverage well-defined FHIR data models directly within Spark SQL. Here’s a simple query against a table of …