March 24, 2020

Below are the Contents of our current ABL Technology Online News & Trendletter + Mimi Grant’s Blog

Click Here to Read All of These News Items & More or CLICK ON SPECIFIC HEADLINES BELOW to Go to SPECIFIC ARTICLES


In April, ABL will hold its Round Tables via ZOOM to ensure Social Distancing for our Members. See your Round Table invitation for participation instructions.

April 2 – Orange County Round Table

April 3 – San Gabriel Valley / Monrovia Round Table

April 10 – West Los Angeles / Santa Monica Round Table


>>Sameer Bhatia is Founder and CEO of Batia Infotech and its subsidiary Batia is an IT company that develops software and Internet businesses. Batia’s Internet sites are visited by millions of people each month and its products are used by many Fortune 500 companies, including Sony, Dell, Cisco, DHL, and educational institutions like Harvard and Yale. In addition to, Batia’s flagship properties include*,,, and Batia Infotech’s companies are dedicated to delivering delightful experiences that are both simple and comprehensive. ProProfs is a cloud-based SaaS company which hosts over one million pages of content in 90+ languages. It’s a leading platform for online training and assessment with the world’s largest library of professional tests and quizzes. ProProfs empowers users to work better, get smarter employees, and create happier customers. Sameer is a serial Internet entrepreneur and ed-tech veteran, whose past startups have been in e-learning and online retail. With a Masters in Computer Science from USC, he founded Batia Infotech and ProProfs in 2011. Sameer has joined the West Los Angeles Round Table.

*In keeping with the times, the lead article on his website is How to Support Your Spouse During the Coronavirus Pandemic, with some good advice for the rest of the year, too!.


Blog by Mimi Grant

Tips for Working From Home from the WFH Pros

Work From Home

March 24, 2020:  For many of us, Working From Home (WFH) – or on the road – has been an occasional happening. So if we don’t have “all the conveniences of the office,” it’s not a big deal, because we’ll be back there soon. Now: not so much.

In Part 1 of this WFH series, I reached out to several of our ABL/Tech Members to ask for their suggestions; here are words of wisdom from two of ABL’s WFH veterans – Dave Berkus and Chris Dyer: CLICK HERE TO READ REST OF BLOG.

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Round Tables

Beyond their Round Tables, ABL Members stay connected with each other through the ABL Technology Online. This bi-weekly emailed publication provides Member News and Technology Industry Trends. And, for those interested in the latest in Healthcare IT Member News and Trends, the ABL Healthcare Online is also available.  For a complimentary subscription, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.


Vlog by Mimi Grant

How Just-In-Time Technology is Saving Lives in China

Just-in-time technology

Mimi pulls back the curtain on the recently developed genomics, telemedicine, drones, apps, sensors, and “lab-on-a-chip” technology deployed to diagnose, treat, and supply the millions locked-down in China, to halt the spread of COVID-19 . . . CLICK HERE TO WATCH MIMI GRANT’S 4:14-MINUTE VLOG