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

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

Business Value and the CIO

The question I keep hearing about is ‘how can Life Sciences CIOs help meet the needs of the business at the current pace of technology?’ Last month I wrote about Realizing a 360 degree view of your customer… and a focus on CRM. This described how IT technology can add value in helping the business keep and acquire Read More

Realizing a 360 degree view of your customer…

The problem we are looking to solve is the change in realizing a 360 degree view of your customer for the medical devices industry. Most companies that I deal with are struggling with leveraging customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that live in the cloud versus the traditional ‘on-premise’ applications. In this blog post I will give Read More

Social Media and Life Sciences

While there has been a lot of discussion about the FDA’s view of Social Media I wrote last month about Gearing up IT for Future Growth. IT must become more relevant in supporting the business and this new way of ‘collaboration.’ In last month’s blog post I spoke of how IT can be a catalyst Read More

Time to ‘Tune-up’ your Supply Chain

This month my focus is on Supply Chain in Life Sciences. As we head towards the end of the year budgets are being planned and IT projects are being prioritized for next year. Many companies are reviewing their current IT investments in light of mergers and acquisitions and projects that will add to the company’s Read More