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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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This Internet of Lab Things - Io(L)T - will be sweet

by Michael Shanler  |  July 9, 2017

An artist friend recently asked me what is this Internet of Things “thing” is.  He’s always been suspicious of modern technology and doesn’t like the idea of technology disrupting his...

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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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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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“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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IDMP Compliance Storm is Brewing for Pharma in the EU

by Michael Shanler  |  January 25, 2016

As we dig out in the US from the Winter Storm "Jonas" (aka #Snowmaggedon, #Snowpocalpyse #Blizzgazzhi, #Blizzard2016) and deal with snarled traffic, delayed flights and rescheduled meetings...it reminds me that...

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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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First Crop of R&D Cool Vendors

by Michael Shanler  |  April 13, 2015

After what felt like New England winter that would never end…Spring is finally here.  Daylight hours are stretching, the rays of gold are streaking through the tall pines, and most...

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