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2 x Life Science Hype Cycles

by Michael Shanler  |  July 29, 2017

While the spring rains drenched the northeastern U.S. and parts of Europe, Jeff, Steve, and I were hard at work authoring, arranging, writing, reviewing,  re-reviewing, re-re-reviewing our content.  After countless...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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Hype Cycle for 3D Printing is Out

by Michael Shanler  |  July 22, 2016

People are doing a hell of a lot more than 3D-printing personalized bobble heads and cheap chess pieces.   Granted, there is still a lot of "hype" about the technologies......

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R&D Cool Vendor Landscaping

by Michael Shanler  |  May 1, 2016

A few days ago, we released the R&D Cool Vendors list.   Similar to selecting the right plants for our yard, filtering the right technology-based vendors for this report required a...

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“Accelerating R&D” Key Initiatives for Life Science Manufacturers 2016

by Michael Shanler  |  January 27, 2016

Before each calendar year begins, we put a lot of effort into outlining areas of research and how these areas align with strategic key initiatives (KIs).  The life science-related  KIs...

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Gartner 2015 Life Sciences Agenda Has Published

by Michael Shanler  |  February 15, 2015

Last year, having spent an exceptional amount of quality time with clients, at conferences, and doing research, caused me to reflect on my teenage conversations with my grandparents.  Older, wiser...

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Life Science Track at Orlando ITxpo 2014 Symposium

by Michael Shanler  |  September 12, 2014

This year, Gartner has organized  a specific Life Science IT track on "Industry Sunday."  This is a great opportunity for IT and CxO business leaders to have dialog about the...

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2014 Life Science Hype Cycle has published

by Michael Shanler  |  August 5, 2014

Fifty technologies are profiled by Gartner analysts in this year's Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2014.    This is the most densely packed hype cycle since the LS HC  introduction...

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Hype in 3D Printing? Absolutely...but some maturity, too.

by Michael Shanler  |  July 22, 2014

The 3D Printing "hype” hit full steam over the last few years.  (BTW -  I’m intentionally avoiding the word, “craze.”  ) While 3D printing for prototyping has been around for...

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Shifting Clinical IT Vendor Landscape Expectations

by Michael Shanler  |  June 4, 2014

In the run up to the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2014 Annual Meeting, we usually see a flurry of press releases by clinical IT vendors.  Most of these will have...

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