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.

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

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.

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.

Healthcare Security Pros Prioritize Sharing and Caring in the Wild, Wild West of Healthcare


Security professionals from healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs), medical device manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona for the NH-ISAC Cyber Rodeo Summit last month. The big topics were how to share more threat intelligence, while at the same time ensuring the highest level of patient care and safety

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

How Do You Weave a Data Fabric?

The New Stack

Over in the pharmaceutical industry, weeds that damage crops used in making medication are an expensive problem.

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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.

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.

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.

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.’

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.

Sunny side up

Pandora's Brain

Cognitive enhancement pharmaceuticals are available in some countries under highly regulated circumstances, but are proving less effective than expected. Satisfying stories feature a hero or heroine facing jeopardy and triumphing over adversity.

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Machine Learning Helps to Control Diabetes

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

There is a good probability that you or someone you know has diabetes. The World Health organization believes that an estimated 8.8 percent of the adult population worldwide had diabetes. This figure is projected to rise to 9.9 percent by the year 2045.

IoT, AI, Blockchain: what does the future hold for mobile Healthcare


There are many benefits of using IoT in healthcare, such as easy access to remote monitoring, accurate diagnoses, reduced errors, improved pharmaceutical management and decreased costs. As technological advancements continue to impact every sector of life, new tech advancements such as IoT , AI , and Blockchain have become a significant part of mobile healthcare too.

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Why CEOs have Liberal Arts Degrees

Mills Scofield

They are leading global airline, chemical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and financial companies, among others. Some of today's top CEOs were history, political science, sociology, chinese and music majors in college.

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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How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data


An example of an e-commerce website that makes good decisions based on small data is SNI’s pharmaceutical sales training , which has been carefully designed after looking at "heat maps" that show how visitors behave when they browse each page and where they are more likely to click. Carol M.

Agnes 1.6

Steve Farber

Whether it’s a restaurant, or a mortgage company, or a carpet cleaning operation, or a pharmaceutical company, the business has to make money. Chapter 16. “It’s It’s all about the money for you, isn’t it, Cam?” I said with rising vexation. Isn’t there anything else that turns you on?

Don’t Forget to Connect Customer Service Week with Strategy

Strategy Driven

Stafford works with pharmaceutical, healthcare, food, consumer packaged goods and beauty care companies – ensuring their customer service initiatives are aligned to their marketing programs so they intrinsically support each other.

Five Secrets Fulfilled People Use Everyday

Strategy Driven

One out-of-work pharmaceutical executive told me that the only time he networks is when he is out of work, lamenting that he has not learned from past mistakes. Are there real tricks to becoming fulfilled in life? You bet.

Ready to Grow Your Business? How to Appeal to Niche Audiences

Strategy Driven

Shares in companies that supply products for seniors have a very healthy return – the health sector, pharmaceuticals, and even the leisure industry have been boosted by the change in demographics.

Agnes 1.6

Steve Farber

Whether it’s a restaurant, or a mortgage company, or a carpet cleaning operation, or a pharmaceutical company, the business has to make money. Chapter 16. “It’s It’s all about the money for you, isn’t it, Cam?” I said with rising vexation. Isn’t there anything else that turns you on?

Result of a #RCUS? Libyian & California Kids Sharing Art

Mills Scofield

As we made light conversation I learned he was a 30-year old salary-man working at a pharmaceutical company in nearby Osaka. Have you just started grinning when reading something? This post by Tomas Quinonez-Riegos will do just that!

“Goodbye Mr. Jones”: The End of the Dow as an American Index

Mills Scofield

Pfizer, America’s largest pharmaceutical company and a member of the Dow Jones Index, made a bid to acquire its British competitor AstraZeneca this past May. Is the concept of national corporations and financial indices outdated? Perhaps!

Post Layoff – To Take A Lower Salary or Not

Women on Business

My plan was to make a career transition and I had accepted the fact that I’d probably have to take a short term pay cut from my pharmaceutical sales job to transition into marketing with a higher long term salary potential. She was laid off from her 10 year pharmaceutical sales job and made it to the final round of interviews for a new position. She has 12 years of progressively successful pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience and a passion for understanding consumer needs.

Layoffs Hot Keyword for Second Half of January 2009


When I drill down on that term, you can see why with posts like: Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals Lops A Third Of Company THQ Lays Off 100 Employees, Closes San Diego Office Citrix Cuts 10 Percent; Santa Barbara Hit And it's also interesting to see what geographies are being associated with "Layoffs" more often than others: Layoffs Woodland Hills Layoffs San Diego Layoffs Santa Monica Layoffs Los Angeles I guess this is a sign of the times.