Showing items tagged as digital transformation

  • Having a Good Quality Culture Improves Your Data Integrity

    30 June, 2020 By Susan Schniepp, Distiguished Fellow at Regulatory Compliance Associates, Inc

    Data integrity is a high priority to both the pharmaceutical industry and regulatory authorities. To improve data integrity, it's critical to example the role of quality in your company culture.

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  • 3 Ways CMOs Are Looking to Digital Technology to Improve Collaboration

    18 June, 2020 By Dale Thompson Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Rising demand for contract manufacturing organizations (CMO) necessitates growth to new locations throughout the U.S. and across the globe. The result of this expansion is increased production, but also a more complex supply chain, which requires digital collaboration with brand owners.

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  • The AI Approach to Lean Manufacturing

    17 June, 2020 By Sarah Beale Staff Writer, Master Control

    Like many great ideas, lean manufacturing is a seemingly simple idea that proves very difficult to implement. Its shortest definition is doing something in the most efficient, least wasteful way. Sounds simple, but when you get into the details, things can get complicated. That’s where data comes in.

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  • The Platform Advantage: Keys to Keeping Up With Pharma’s Top 4 Trends

    9 June, 2020 By James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Software platforms are revolutionizing the quality function. What was once a guardrail for pharmaceutical and biotech companies is rapidly becoming a business accelerator that provides quantifiable competitive advantages. Discover how game-changing platforms are empowering leading companies to adapt to four predominant pharma industry trends by streamlining the management of data and quality processes.

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  • 3 Advantages of a Data-Centric Quality Mindset

    4 June, 2020 By Dale Thompson, Staff Writer

    A seismic shift is coming to life sciences manufacturing, and that’s the move from documents to data. With a data-centric mindset, it’s possible to glean valuable insights while gaining a tremendous competitive advantage.

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  • A Data-Centric Approach to Propel the Future of Device Innovation

    12 May, 2020 by Mike Rigert, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Technology and digital transformation are rapidly altering the way medical device manufacturers accelerate production and innovate new products. A new e-book “Mastering Data to Drive Medical Device Innovation to 2030” looks at how the medtech ecosystem is moving toward a more data-centric approach to quality manufacturing. Automated solutions integrated into a digital platform offer device makers the tools to generate real-time intelligence and insights that will lead to greater innovation over the next decade.

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  • 2020 Life Sciences Industry Trends Point Spotlight on Data

    5 May, 2020 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Data is taking on a prominent role in advanced technologies, which is rapidly changing the dynamic of innovation across all industries. A new MasterControl trend brief, “2020 Trends in Quality Data Management and Integrity for the Life Sciences,” examines new life sciences industry trends that pivot around data and how they will impact regulated companies.

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  • 3 Main Barriers to Connected Quality and How to Overcome Them

    21 April, 2020 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, Master Control

    Shrinking margins, intensifying competition and rapidly increasing product personalization and customization are complicating new product introduction pipelines in the life sciences. Leveraging the data connectivity capabilities of platforms is the key to overcoming these and other obstructions to a connected quality life cycle.

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  • Life Sciences Look to Increase Productivity Through Robotic Automation

    18 February, 2020 by Ranjan Deshpande, Co-Founder, Luceats Consulting

    With all the new digital technologies impacting the life sciences, don’t forget about robotic process automation (RPA). The potential of RPA to automate repetitive, data-intensive processes can increase efficiencies and quality while freeing up your staff for more meaningful functions and assignments.

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  • Augmented Intelligence Helps Clarify Human/AI Roles in the Workplace

    21 January, 2020 by David Jensen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    For decades, the science fiction world has often included some version of artificial intelligence (AI). While audiences were watching AI entities and robots come alive on the big screen, technology scientists were busily researching and developing the real thing. This article discusses the concept of augmented intelligence and how it underscores the importance of human creativity and innovation in the context of advanced technology and artificial intelligence.

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  • 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Company

    14 January, 2020 by Sarah Beale, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    The new year is the typical time when we set resolutions to improve ourselves. Since companies are in need of improvement too, make a resolution to digitize your business. If you’re not sure how to start, we’ve got some ideas.

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  • Purpose-Built Manufacturing Systems: Once a Virtue, Now a Vice

    19 December, 2019 by Beth Pedersen, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    As technology and the marketplace undergo drastic change, it seems the ROI of enterprise manufacturing software systems has reached a tipping point. But with the help of new additive technologies and small automation efforts, core systems will continue to play a significant – albeit evolving – role in modern manufacturing.

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  • Digital Supply Networks and Smart Factories: The Future of Manufacturing

    5 December, 2019 by Mike Rigert, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    The further we go into the 21st century the more it becomes apparent that the future of manufacturing will be digital. Find out how digital supply networks and smart factories will form the backbone of the digital transformation and what role quality and an automated quality management system (QMS) will play as manufacturing enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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  • Top 5 Reasons to Join the War on Paper

    31 October, 2019 by Sarah Beale, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    The War on Paper is being waged against paper-based systems and is won by digitizing. Recently, MasterControl partnered up with DocuSign on a webinar discussing the benefits of going digital. Read some of the highlights or watch the webinar recording if you missed it.

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  • Paperless Manufacturing: 3 Metrics That Matter

    3 September, 2019 by David Butcher, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    In initial conversations, life sciences companies considering a move to digital production records told MasterControl they anticipate they will be able to achieve 30% efficiency gains, according to a MasterControl customer spotlight titled “Metrics That Matter for Quality Manufacturing.” This blog post offers a glimpse of how those expectations are becoming reality as new data is collected.

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  • DIA Global 2019 Recap: 3 Themes Shaping the Future of Life Sciences

    1 August, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Patient centricity, transformative technologies and the importance of high-quality and clinically meaningful data were the major themes at DIA Global 2019. Learn about the trends having the biggest impact on the evolving life sciences landscape.

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  • 5 Ways Digital Technology Will Transform the Supply Chain

    30 July, 2019 by David Butcher, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Advances in digital tools and technologies promise to improve supply chain performance and help usher in the next-generation digital supply chain, Supply Chain 4.0. For global life science companies, this digital revolution has enormous implications for the supply chain.

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  • Beyond Quality: Leveraging Technology to Build a Quality Culture, Part 1

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

    Why is it so difficult for life sciences companies to streamline their manufacturing operations and overcome recurring quality monitoring and analytics obstacles? Learn why LNS Research and MasterControl say the secret to efficiency can be found in the convergence of technology, manufacturing and Quality 4.0 — and why quality professionals should be at the forefront of modernization.

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  • The Evolving Role of Humans in an Automated World, Part 2

    30 May, 2019 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Can we maximize the benefits of automation without minimizing our humanity? Learn how to stay human in an automated world and explore real-world examples of life sciences professionals who enhance their capabilities by leveraging advanced automated tools.

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  • Enlist in the Paperless Revolution: Gain the Digital Advantage

    25 April, 2019 by Mike Rigert, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Revolutions often take just the smallest act to become a widespread movement for change. J. Sterling Morton kicked off a worldwide forestation revolution in 1872, aka, Arbor Day. And digital transformation is currently revolutionizing the way life sciences and manufacturing companies do business. Declare “War on Paper” by joining the call to arms to go paperless.

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