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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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The End of Innovation, The End of IT?

by Andrew White  |  June 1, 2017

I noted a fascinating "Comment" in today's US print edition of the Financial Times.  It was written by John Gapper, the FT Business writer, and is titled, "Chemicals were the...

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Tech Boom Creates too Few Jobs - And the Point is?

by Andrew White  |  October 14, 2016

The title of this blog is the title of an article on the front page of the Wall Street Journal today (see Tech Boom Creates too Few Jobs).  It is...

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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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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 18, 2016

Allegra, Benadryl, Sudafed, Flonase, Claritin, Zyrtec, Tavist…. Why mention these drugs at this point in time?   Well…Spring is finally here.    Each season many of us spend some quality time with...

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Dealing with Electronic Trial Masterphobia...

by Michael Shanler  |  April 5, 2016

There's an eTMF monster hiding under the bed… Well, not really...but I did recently have a conversation with a pharma R&D CIO (btw- he pre-approved me to blog about this) who...

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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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3D-Printing Hits the Drug Scene

by Michael Shanler  |  August 4, 2015

This month, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval to manufacture a 3D printed drug tablet.  (See press release for “Aprecia Introduces its First Product Using the ZipDose® Formulation Platform for the Treatment...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 24, 2015

Last week, Stephen Davies and I published the Cool Vendors report for Life Science.    The vendors mentioned are all relative new comers (either by incorporation date, or they have recently...

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