Secure in the Cloud: What You Need to Know About the Cloud Before Taking the Plunge – Part 2

As the life sciences industry is discovering, the cloud presents many opportunities for improvement enabled by fast deployment, delivery and scaling of IT resources, but that doesn’t detract from some nervousness – whether valid or not. By Dawn Waite, Manager, Life Sciences in the Cloud In my last blog I spoke about concerns over validation […]

Cloudy But Warm: What You Need to Know About Cloud Before You Take the Plunge – Part 1

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As life sciences companies come under pressure to cut costs and simplify how data is shared, they are seeing the cloud as an opportunity to manage enterprise-wide information. The industry however, has been reluctant to move to the cloud for both IT and business reasons. By Dawn Waite, Manager, Life Sciences in the Cloud There […]

How IDMP Might Be the Catalyst to Achieving RIM Nirvana … with a Little Help from Your Friends

The life sciences industry is being propelled toward a compelling event: the advent of regulations concerning Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP). Granted, there’s uncertainty about what it will look like or even when it will be implemented, but it remains imperative that companies are ready. By Paul Attridge, Life Sciences Product Director, CSC At its […]

Seeing the big picture: Why RIM has to be more than regulatory software

In my conversations with clients, one trend that is becoming apparent is the need for a far more comprehensive approach to managing regulatory information across the enterprise. Organizations are looking for their service provider partners to help them leverage their information and achieve greater efficiencies, and this needs to go beyond software. But while I’m […]

A Friend in Need: Managing the Complexities of Filing Submissions Globally

As anyone who works in regulatory affairs in the life sciences industry knows, it is a complex area. Not only is it cyclical in nature, with peaks and troughs that must be managed carefully, but today’s increasingly global regulatory environment means regulators are asking for more data. By Sunshine Bruce, Global Head, Regulatory Strategy & Content […]

Taking RIM to a Whole New Level

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Why a Strategic Approach Delivers Returns for the Whole Enterprise By John Bell, Industry General Manager and Americas Leader, CSC Life Sciences What I’ve being hearing lately from executives across the United States is that Regulatory Information Management (RIM) is taking on a strategic importance in their organizations as it evolves to drive both efficiency […]