Enjoying family and friends this Christmas as we look forward to 2017 Since March of this year I’ve changed roles from being a Supply Chain and ERP consultant to being a Healthcare leader. Focusing on a journey to Connected Healthcare. That is joining Life Sciences and Healthcare. Along the way I am so very Read More
Since the market introduced this term we’ve tried to make a distinction between data and ‘more’ data. In my opinion all data is ‘big data.’ That the challenge for IT departments is how to ‘quickly’ turn these new sources of data into ‘value’ for the business. In this blog post I’ll explain where we are Read More
In following last month’s blog post Now that you bought that new iPad… the tablet is rapidly replacing the laptop as the tool of choice for more and more business folks. This month I’ll take a look at the use of the iPad and then what apps I find useful if you do decide to Read More
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
This blog post is a look back at topics I’ve written about this year with a look towards 2012. At the start of this year I had set a goal to cover some areas. In my current job I have been able to work with clients to help solve problems across these areas. The table Read More
By now everyone has gotten past their New Year’s resolutions and is picking up where they left off last year. So thinking about my first blog post for 2011 I would like to cover the following areas: A look back at 2010 Maintaining momentum in 2011 The focus for the year Reviewing 2010 The nice Read More
Todd Cohen’s book “Never Sell Alone” is for both seasoned sales veterans, and most of us who support the sales cycle. Sometimes a book comes along at the right time in your career. “Never Sell Alone” is just that book. I would strongly recommend this book. It will help you recognize what you currently do well and provide a framework (broken do by chapter – with questions – and situational examples) so that you can then concentrate on improving that part of your selling ability.
The focus on this article is to help you find “value” through the use of social media tools. The idea came to me when I read the Community Pharm post entitled “Hindsight Is 20-20 But Foresight Is Critical.” In this article, the main idea was on the Pharmaceutical brand manager’s focus on budgeting. I want to discuss ways in which this budget can be applied to activities that ultimately add ‘value,’ and how you can find ways to apply social media tools to drive revenue your products.
Changes in the economy and the information age have forced us to learn new ways to ‘farm’ new data sources. The last few weeks I have been engaged in a launch of a new IT services and solutions practice which reminded me of just how important it is to keep learning – and search for more when you know less.
CaringBridge is a charitable nonprofit organization providing a free online service that connects family and friends during a serious health event, care and recovery. I discovered this today as my dentist has a young daughter that is going through treatments for cancer. I highly recommend this website for families that are going through this process.