Turning petabytes of pharmaceutical data into actionable insights


That’s the equivalent of 1 petabyte ( ComputerWeekly ) – the amount of unstructured data available within our large pharmaceutical client’s business. Ensure content can be reused within the data hub to support pharmaceutical use cases. Authors: Mai N.

Big Data: Prescription for the Pharmaceutical R&D Plight


Pharma R&D is a notoriously long and arduous process, and it can take more than 10 years and $2.6 billion to bring a single drug to market. Among the biggest players, the return on investment for R&D fell to 3.7% in 2016.

Reimagining patient centricity and healthcare practitioner engagement for 2020


Life Sciences analytics healthcare pharmaceuticalby Satish Pandelenghat and Manjunath Shanabag The relationship between the life sciences industry and healthcare practitioners has changed dramatically in recent years.

Transforming pharma’s customer value chain with digital technologies


by Satish Nair and Manjunath Shanabag Pharmaceutical companies struggle with a complex and, often, poorly managed partner, customer and distribution network. It’s not surprising, given the makeup of most large pharma companies. Large, often disconnected product portfolios are built through discovery — both internally and externally with academia and biotech partners — and global clinical […]. Analytics Business Processes Life Sciences

China gets ready to launch eCTD, as companies face a challenging learning curve


by Winnie Yang and Leslie Wan China is gearing up for the implementation of electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) submissions to accelerate the review and approval of new pharmaceuticals. A year after officially introducing the subject, the life sciences industry in this country is starting to see greater momentum toward implementation. Publication of official specifications […]. Life Sciences eCTD regulatory compliance regulatory content management

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How Rackspace Takes the Cloud Global with VSAN Ready Nodes

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Today, organizational leaders in the pharmaceutical, consulting and financial industries look to Rackspace for guidance. Customers around the world count on Rackspace to help them reap the benefits of cloud technologies.

Four short links: 1 May 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

How Pharmaceutical Industry Financial Modelers Think About Your Rare Disease -- Today in "how to see with the eyes of a specialist." Intermediate Vim, Newsletter Numbers, Automating Assessment, and Financial Modeling. Intermediate Vim -- a few tips to level up your editing skills from beginner to intermediate. Newsletters Can Be Profitable (Buzzfeed) -- Substack’s 12 top-earning writers make an average of more than $160,000 each, the company told BuzzFeed News.

10 Ways Machine Learning and AI Revolutionizes Medicine and Pharma


David Talby, CTO Pacific AI and an Experfy Expert says, “With machine learning, hospitals and even pharmaceutical companies can draw up medical patterns of a patient based on specific criteria – like symptoms, medications, data from wearable devices, labs, etc. Pharmaceutical recommendations. AI can also help medical organizations and pharmaceutical companies map physician trends. This is a guest article by Vanhishikha Bhargava from Experfy.

Machine Learning for Drug Discovery Using the Google Kubernetes Engine

The New Stack

Traditional pharmaceutical development is a slow, costly process. Recursion Pharmaceuticals sees opportunities to accelerate this process by using machine learning, especially neural networks and representational learning.

5 Important AI Predictions (For 2019) Everyone Need to Know

OTS Solutions

AI Partners in Business and Industry For many in business and industry, acquiring an assistant like AI with cognitive reasoning features, portends a revolution in healthcare, medical, pharmaceutical, auto and transportation industries and related businesses.

Modern Medicine: New Ways To Tackle Old Problems in Healthcare


Deeply rooted in the traditional pharmaceutical world, they have access to decades worth of healthcare data that can be harnessed to bring technology into the fold and healthcare into the modern era.

2017 in cybersecurity and privacy news

The Parallax

And NotPetya cost pharmaceutical giant Merck more than $310 million , FedEx more than $300 million , and shipping company Maersk more than $200 million.

KitelyTech’s Scintillating Software Development Services Featured at GoodFirms


KitelyTech has been delivering innovative software along with a host of other IT services — including web design, web development, SEO, mobile apps, branding, AI, and AR — since 2009. Third-party review firm GoodFirms has taken notice. GoodFirms’ Research Process.

Announcing the 2019 Data Impact Awards


And the use cases truly are endless: from using predictive analytics to prevent millions of dollars in fraudulent transactions, to using data science to close the pay equity gap; from improving the customer experience to refining pharmaceutical R&D to develop life-saving drugs faster.

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5 Business Opportunities To Consider In The Healthcare Industry

Strategy Driven

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. And that direction could be towards pharmaceutical manufacturing. Photo courtesy of Pexels. When you’re trying to come up with the right idea for your future business, you’re likely to find yourself faced with a range of different options.

Cloud’s Growing Role in Consumer-Pharma Health Engagement


2018 will be a year of change for the pharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical industry is facing a multitude of political, regulatory and financial uncertainties in and beyond 2018. Consumers also lack trust with pharmaceutical companies when it comes to being a trusted source of health information. In this guest post, read about some of the challenges we can expect and one way to solve them.

Biohacker’s latest answer to health care hurdles: Homebrew meds

The Parallax

He then attempted to call Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical company millionaire CEO who bought the patent of the trade name of pyrimethamine, Daraprim, for $55 million and raised the price by 5,500 percent. NEW YORK CITY—File sharing saves lives, Michael Laufer argues.

And the winners are…. Congratulations to the Sixth Annual Data Impact Awards winners


AbbVie, one of the world’s largest global research and development pharmaceutical companies, established a big data platform to provide end-to-end operations visibility, agility, and responsiveness. It’s a big week for us, as many Clouderans descend on New York for the Strata Data Conference.

Private Clouds eBook


Bright Computing's customer base includes global academic, governmental, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, and pharmaceutical organizations such as Boeing, NASA, Stanford University , Roche, and St. Katie Kennedy. Cloud computing has achieved mainstream acceptance as an IT service delivery platform. Within the cloud paradigm, private cloud is gaining momentum for reasons ranging from performance optimization and cost containment to privacy and security.

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How to Take Your Manufacturing Business from Zero to Hero

Strategy Driven

Ideal for a variety of manufacturing businesses which use bottles, such as pharmaceuticals and beverages, this machine maximizes the efficiency of your staff and your packaging line, allowing you to create more products and reduce human error or damages.

The One Important Thing They Never Tell You About Before You Start Leading

Terry Starbucker

Before too long we’re popping aspirin, antacids and other pharmaceuticals to dampen the symptoms so we can just press on and keep working.

InfluxData’s Times Series Query Language, Exoscale’s Container Stack 2019

The New Stack

For the event, end-users from the pharmaceutical, banking, media and research industries, along with cloud native experts, will share their experiences and best practices.

Follow These 4 Tips to Increase Your Business Visibility

Strategy Driven

For instance, if you are a fashion company that promotes clothes and jump into the pharmaceutical industry out of the blue, you will confuse everyone. How widespread is your business’s brand awareness? Is the general public familiar with your products and services?

NNIT Displaces Legacy Identity System with SailPoint


With its beginnings in the pharmaceutical industry, NNIT is experienced working in environments that demand the highest levels of regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. NNIT is one of Denmark’s leading IT consultancies in IT development, implementation and operations.

Detecting corporate fraud using Benford’s law

Erik Bernhardsson

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Idenix Pharmaceuticals. Note: This is a silly application. Don’t take anything seriously. Benford’s law describes a phenomenon where numbers in any data series will exhibit patterns in their first digit.

The Mylan EpiPen Debacle: How Tremendous Greed Can Lead to the Demise of a Leader

N2Growth Blog

As you have likely heard, the pharmaceutical company Mylan and its CEO, Heather Bresch, have come under immense scrutiny for the firm’s EpiPen pricing policy. ” “The reality is and the brand pharmaceutical market, this isn’t an EpiPen issue.

Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

The Parallax

Pharmaceutical manufacturers like Merck, part of the chemical sector of critical infrastructure, for example, are also part of the public-health sector.

Meet the newest Data Superheros: The Sixth Annual Data Impact Awards Finalists Are…


Top 10 global pharmaceutical company (nominated by Tata Consultancy Services ). Drum roll… Starting from well over 100 nominations, we are excited to announce the finalists for this year’s Data Impact Awards ! Each year, nominees have raised the bar, and this year is no exception.

Cybersecurity Pros Face Significant Challenges with OT Security: Ponemon Report


The report Operational Technology Cybersecurity Insights is based on a survey of 710 IT and IT security decision-makers in the following industries: energy and utilities; health and pharmaceutical; industrial and manufacturing; and transportation industries.

Exploring Digital Health? Here’s What FDA Compliance Means to You


While a thumbs up from the FDA is indeed the gold standard for pharmaceutical development or some cases of medical software development, product owners may be surprised to learn that their digital health solutions do not always fall under the purview of the FDA.

Veterans Among the Best Civilian Leaders

Strategy Driven

Without this kind of conditioning, recruiters are likely to overlook a veteran candidate when they see, for example, three years of military service instead of three years of pharmaceutical experience on their resume.

Data's day of reckoning

O'Reilly Media - Data

We can build a future we want to live in, or we can build a nightmare. The choice is up to us. Our lives are bathed in data: from recommendations about whom to “follow” or “friend” to data-driven autonomous vehicles.

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Context Conversations preview: Medsec with Jacki Monson and Josh Corman

The Parallax

Before joining Sutter Health , Monson served in privacy and security management roles at health care and pharmaceutical providers, including Mayo Clinic.

6 Proven Tactics to Design an Effective Executive Healthcare Resume

Strategy Driven

Crafting and writing a branded healthcare executive resume, that differs from the traditional medical resume, can make a significant difference in your executive job search results and improve the opportunities to land that next-level position in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.

Silo Mentality: The Bane of Most Teams

Strategy Driven

A few years back, I coached a national pharmaceutical team with distinct geographies. One of the biggest frustrations expressed by business leaders of teams is the ‘silo mentality.’