Showing items tagged as digital transformation

  • What Connected Quality Means for Training

    September 9, 2020 by Sarah Beale, Staff Writer

    For regulated companies, there’s a lot riding on training. If someone isn’t trained, the life-saving products of life sciences companies can become life-ending products. An integrated training management system gives training managers a complete picture of what’s going on with training and what they need to do next to stay on track.

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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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  • Unparalleled Paperless Manufacturing Solution Now Available Globally

    August 19, 2020 by James Jardine, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    A game-changing software solution that allows manufacturers to digitally connect and gain control of their data and documentation is now available globally and in 10 different languges. Learn how companies around the world are bridging the gap between operational excellence and smart manufacturing.

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  • Answers to 7 Questions About Digitization and Configurability

    August 12, 2020 by Dale Thompson, Staff Writer

    In our Q&A with Product Manager Katie Farley, she explains why digitization and configurability are critical to manufacturing.

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  • Digitization Enhances Rather Than Replaces Workers

    August 6, 2020 by Dale Thompson Staff Writer, MasterControl

    Automation and digitization are rapidly becoming the norm for life sciences companies. While some people are concerned new technologies will replace workers, Mike Ferletic, President and CEO of Enterey, believes the opposite.

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

    July 29, 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 Quality Metrics Improved By Paperless Manufacturing

    July 27, 2020 By David Butcher, Staff Writer, MasterControl

    A digital gap remains between quality assurance and manufacturing operations, as people on the production line still rely on paper-based production records and spreadsheets. This gap has left manufacturers susceptible to data entry errors, long good quality review times, shipment delays and other paper-based challenges. A paperless approach can deliver measurable results that have a notable impact on manufacturing operations, product quality and the bottom line.

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  • Digital Tools to Streamline Supplier Management Processes

    July 24, 2020 By David Butcher Staff Writer, MasterControl

    The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced many manufacturers to re-examine how they manage their supply chains. Amid large-scale shocks to supply and demand, manufacturers and their supplier partners must balance speed with quality, without putting their own employees at risk or adding significant costs. Now is the time to. Leveraging digital supplier management tools can help manufacturers streamline supplier processes like audits and inspections without the on-site threat to employees and vendors and unnecessary travel costs.

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  • Having a Good Quality Culture Improves Your Data Integrity

    June 30, 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

    June 18, 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

    June 17, 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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  • 3 Advantages of a Data-Centric Quality Mindset

    June 4, 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

    May 12, 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

    May 5, 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

    April 21, 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

    February 18, 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

    January 21, 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

    January 14, 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

    December 19, 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

    December 5, 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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