Lessons for FDA Drug Tracking from the FAA

Subtitle: Are there lessons learned from the recent FAA announcement on tracking flights for the FDA DSCSA drug tracking shipments? Many of us travel for work, and invariably we are in airports. While reading this WSJ article Air-Traffic Control Is in the Midst of a Major Change I wanted to learn more about this change. Read More

Digital Transformation: Could we put a Man on the Moon – Today?

Lessons learned from this historical event, and our ability to succeed at Digital Transformation. Boy was it hot in this part of the country over this past weekend. If you live in the Eastern or Central part of the US we are experiencing high temperatures (95 deg F or 35 Celsius). This past Saturday marked Read More

IoT for your Pharma Supply Chain

Pharma Supply Chain The goal of the industry’s supply chain is to ensure that quality medicines reach the hands of the patient. The industry is highly regulated, and with over 100,000 manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, dispensers, 3PL and various logistics company’s, so it is easy to see how things can get lost or the quality of Read More

Connecting ERP to IoT and ultimately Blockchain

    A post by Jim Sabogal from T-Systems, on how you can use your ERP to support the Internet of Things (IoT), and leverage Blockchain in future. Guest Post I covered this topic for our partner Roambee who provides Internet of Things (IoT) devices for asset management and shipment tracking. Blockchain is a widely Read More

Connected Healthcare for 2017

Connected Healthcare stems from my belief in ‘integrating’ Life Sciences and Healthcare. Earlier this year I had read Joseph Kvedar’s book entitled “The Internet of Healthy Things.” He is the vice president of Connected Health, and part of the Partners Healthcare system in Boston. The book provides examples of using technology to close the healthcare Read More

Big Data in Healthcare and Life Sciences

The focus of this blog post is to begin to position analytics as the key capability and business improvement for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. I will look to provide other blog posts on database types as a prelude to the pending wave around the Internet of Things (#IoT).

Can Technology solve the Big Data / Analytics skills gap?

Recent articles and tweets emphasize that Big Data, or Analytics, would improve the bottom line for a company as long as they are prepared to take advantage of this benefit. Some Life Sciences (those that offer pharmaceuticals and medical devices products) and Healthcare companies have a need for new tools if they are going to Read More