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The life sciences industry is evolving: the 2016 landscape looks nothing like 15 years ago. Change is inevitable and constant. It will be even more rapid in the 21st century.

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What do you do with legacy data and applications after you rollout your new electronic health records system?

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The game has changed

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In my travels across healthcare companies throughout the country, it’s evident that strategists, planners, and product owners are aggressively looking to break through the ice and begin thinking about how to leverage new digital technologies. But we should think further outside the box to envision new operational models, interactions, and services.

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Most project managers in the life sciences industry know that for a CRM implementation to be a true success, management buy-in and training must be top priorities. This is especially true for global CRM implementations where standardization of processes is even more important than the technology itself. However, without wide user adoption, the project is set for failure.

And to a fault in most...

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In today’s healthcare landscape, data grows continuously and at ever-increasing speeds, creating new challenges for a challenged industry.

There are clear and present drivers, not the least of which is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) adding 10 million plus patients to the healthcare ecosystem.  Imagine the data implications of those additional patients: new patient records, additional personal...

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Time to relax or time to do more work?

Q4 2018 may seem far, far away, but there is still lot to prepare for between now and then.

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There’s no time to spare when it comes to compliance. In this increasingly fast-paced market, companies must ensure that their operation is running efficiently in an effort to increase value. That said, automation helps to assess processes and verify that all potential issues and preventive actions are set in place to identify and fix events. This will ensure that companies are able to...

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As if being solely responsible for the company's medical innovation wasn't a big enough job, today's Life Sciences R&D professionals are hamstrung with inefficiencies and challenges such as collaborating with internal and external partners as well as centrally capturing, accessing, and integrating data for prospective decision making to name a few.

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Customer-specific data is not only essential to a Workday deployment, but a foundational component for all Workday functionality. Without an accurate and reliable data conversion, projects will face significant challenges. In previous blog posts, I have explained the importance of using smart reference IDs in Workday data conversions and the process to create and maintain smart reference IDs....

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