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  • Why COVID-19 Is Driving Companies Toward the Cloud

    September 15, 2020 By David Jensen, Staff Writer

    As the COVID-19 pandemic escalated, urgency and adaptability became the theme for organizations as they were suddenly tasked with enabling their entire workforce to work remotely. This scenario has largely been the impetus for more companies accelerating their migration to the cloud.

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  • The Challenges of Cloud Compliance in a Regulated Environment

    September 2, 2020 by Kevin Grimes, Vice President, Arbour Group LLC

    Life sciences companies are migrating the cloud. To be successful with cloud compliance in a regulated environment, it’s important to understand the key challenges and know how to address them. While cloud host providers offer security features, it is your organization’s responsibility to confirm the provider is compliant.

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  • New Ultimate Guide Presents In-Depth Look at Cloud Technology

    August 25, 2020 by David Jensen, Staff Writer

    Discoveries and new opportunities are expanding across the industrial spectrum. At the same time, more businesses are modernizing their operations to benefit from scientific and technology innovation. The core of all this progress and growth is the cloud.

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  • FDA Trending Toward Cloud Technology to Drive Innovation

    April 16, 2020 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    The life sciences industry is experiencing a surge of scientific and technology advances. However, there remains a sizeable gap between the discoveries and the technologies needed to translate them into useful therapies. Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced a Technology Modernization Action Plan (TMAP) to foster modernization in the life sciences industry in order to more efficiently expedite scientific innovation.

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  • Webinar Dispels Myths About Cloud Security

    March 3, 2020 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    More companies in all industries are migrating to a cloud environment to benefit from the advanced computing power, abundant data storage, and ability to perform complex functions. The cloud provides significant value; however, security has often been a source of concern. This article dispels the five most common myths about cloud security.

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  • Innovation and Compliance Harmonize Perfectly at Cochlear

    December 10, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Cochlear’s cochlear implants are more than just groundbreaking medical devices — they’re a life-redefining means through which people with hearing loss to connect with the world. Learn how the company is bringing innovative products to more people in need by accelerating quality and compliance processes with robust digital solutions.

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  • How Cloud Migration Has Become More Seamless for Regulated Companies

    October 8, 2019 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, Master Control

    Cloud technology has reached a level of maturity where many regulated companies are discovering that operating in the cloud is more cost effective and a competitive advantage. A new white paper discusses the benefits of moving to the cloud and how companies can make the migration process smoother and faster.

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  • How the Cloud Is Propelling the Golden Age of Life Sciences Startups

    July 25, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    By getting FDA approval for its wearable technology just two years after its founding, BraveHeart Wireless is proving that there has never been a better time for startups in the life sciences to embrace cloud technology. Learn how cloud-based solutions are accelerating BraveHeart’s successes.

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  • A Guide for Performing and Maintaining a Validated IT Infrastructure

    July 9, 2019 by Ian Lucas, Partner and Director, SeerPharma

    It’s essential for life sciences and other regulated companies to certify that their IT infrastructure is up to specifications through system validations and qualifications, not only for better compliance, but also to ensure the quality and integrity of their data and production documentation.

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  • 4 Common Fears and Misconceptions About Cloud Validation

    May 23, 2019 by Cindy Fazzi, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Unsure about cloud validation? You’re not alone. Many life sciences and other regulated companies are unfamiliar with cloud-based quality management system (QMS) and wary about its validation. After all, their regulatory compliance is at stake.

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  • Thriving in a Digital Era, Part 2

    April 2, 2019 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Part 2 of the “Thriving in a Digital Era” article series takes a deep dive into how companies are strategically mapping out their future by leveraging modernized technologies and moving their critical business functions to the cloud.

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  • Thriving in a Digital Era, Part 1

    March 27, 2019 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Another phase of the industrial revolution — dubbed Industry 4.0 — is underway and gaining momentum. While the previous phases of the industrial revolution have been about adopting new technologies, Industry 4.0 is about redefining the organizational culture.

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  • How Moving to the Cloud Has Become Easier For Life Sciences Companies

    March 21, 2019 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Cloud technology has reached a level of maturity where many regulated organizations are discovering that operating in the cloud is becoming essential, rather than an option. A new white paper discusses the benefits of moving to the cloud and how cloud service providers are making the migration process smoother and faster.

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  • 3 Trends Shaping the Pharma Industry in 2019

    February 6, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Pharmaceutical companies are continually hunting for innovations that might give them an advantage in an increasingly competitive and profitable market. This article takes a deep dive into the transformational effects that trends like AI, medical marijuana and cloud technologies are having on the pharma industry.

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  • Why the Cloud Is the Key to Easing Your Validation Burden

    August 16, 2018 by Cindy Fazzi, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    If your organization spends several weeks or months performing software validation, you’re not alone. Most regulated companies do. But, Erin Wright, MasterControl’s validation product manager, said validation doesn’t have to be as burdensome anymore. The powerful cloud technology, combined with a risk-based approach, is the key to a faster and better validation process.

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  • Coping with Scoping a CSV/Part 11 Audit

    September 21, 2017 by Laurie Meehan, Social Media Manager, Polaris Compliance Consultants

    You use computers on a daily basis, and you may even use the system that needs to be audited. But you don’t spend your day thinking about where all the system components are located, how services and software are combined, and what Part 11 requirements apply.

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  • Why the Supply Chain Is so Important Toward Supporting Business Success

    July 6, 2017 by Bob Ferrari, Managing Director, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, Founder and Executive Editor, Supply Chain Matters blog

    I term myself as an observer of multi-industry supply chains from respective management practitioner, technology implementer and industry analyst roles. I founded the

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