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Enterprise Contract Management for Life Sciences: Integrating Contract Creation, Administration, and Execution


Leading life sciences companies are recognizing the need for synchronized, enterprise-wide pricing and contract management processes. An integrated solution can provide the transparency needed to satisfy auditors, balance pricing with go-to-market strategies, and support sales and finance—including accurately predicting margins. Find out about solutions that offer support for enterprise pricing and contract management.

life and natural sciences  and contract management for life sciences to both SAP and its customers. Customers benefit from the following: The evolution of SAP''s experience delivering solutions to the life sciences industry '' with more than 1,000 customers worldwide SAP''s increasingly bulletproof technology, with ongoing audits of SAP development by life sciences companies, assuring solution stability SAP''s position as the world''s largest enterprise software company, with continuing investment in R & D SAP''s ability to provide Read More

The Change of Guard at Plex Systems


Given that in mid-2012 Plex Systems, the first software company to build a full-fledged cloud-based manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, was sold by Apax Partners to Francisco Partners and Accel Partners, it was not too surprising to hear about the early 2013 appointment of technology industry veteran Jason Blessing as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO). Such

life and natural sciences  struggling with cracking the life sciences because of the validation requirement (certifying and freezing processes is hard in a multitenant cloud with the vendor continually adding new functionality). What other industries can the company tackle to expand that needs native quality management system (QMS) and manufacturing execution system (MES) capabilities? Plex Systems’ QMS is strong, particularly traceability capabilities, but its MES might not yet be at a best-of-breed level to be able to play in Read More

SCT Corporation Means (e)Business For Process Manufacturing


SCT has announced more e-commerce offerings for the process industries, including an expanded vision for their iProcess.sct solution called 'Collaboration in Process' which is based on recognition that process manufacturers and distributors will increasingly go to market as members of competing commerce networks. New product announcements include additional e-CRM capabilities, and an announced relationship with IBM that combines SCT’s products with IBM’s hardware, software, and services.

life and natural sciences  its focus (e.g., chemical, life sciences, etc.). Some competitors like Infinium , can tout both vertically focused e-procurement and integrated CRM solutions. Look for SCT''s remedial actions in that regard. User Recommendations Existing SCT customers should consider these announcements as central to their e-commerce plans, although informing themselves about other vendors'' offerings would be beneficial. Process manufacturing enterprises from the above mentioned industries that are looking for e-commerce Read More

Two Highly Focused Vendors Team For Their Markets' Good


For every vendor, focus often results with more value to its targeted customers. Two highly focused vendors that also remain profitable and growing even in these difficult economic times, Ross Systems and Prescient Systems, are thus seemingly poised to offer enriched combined value proposition to their respective markets.

life and natural sciences  the food and beverage, life sciences and natural products industries and additional products to existing customers. During the recent period of its financial recovery that strangely coincides with the worldwide economic slump (see Ross Systems A Bright Spot On A Difficult Enterprise Application Landscape ) one should also note that a significant portion of Ross'' ever growing license revenue has come from new customers. These might mean continued direct victories over the above-mentioned fierce and Read More

Flexible Customer Data Integration Solution Adapts to Your Business Needs


Siperian's master data management and customer data integration (CDI) solutions allow organizations to consolidate, manage, and customize customer-related data. The type of CDI hub implemented depends on the CDI environment's maturity, requirements, and alignment with an organization's internal processes.

life and natural sciences  of the health and life sciences industry, such as the financial services and manufacturing sectors. This means that organizations in these vertical markets that are considering implementing a Siperian CDI hub should evaluate and compare the vendor''s offerings to other vendors that are more mature within these markets. In addition to market penetration presenting a challenge to Siperian, data hubs built based on industry-specific needs may not be as advanced as those of Siperian''s competitors, and Read More

Complying with US FDA Title 21 CFR Part 11 for the Life Sciences Industry


Compliance with US FDA regulations is a market requirement. Thus, among the nearly 1,500 installations of mySAP ERP software among pharmaceutical, medical diagnostics and devices, and biotechnology companies worldwide, it is vital to be aware of the functions and features of mySAP ERP that demonstrate technical compliance with US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures; Final Rule.

life and natural sciences  Part 11 for the Life Sciences Industry Compliance with US FDA regulations is a market requirement. Thus, among the nearly 1,500 installations of mySAP ERP software among pharmaceutical, medical diagnostics and devices, and biotechnology companies worldwide, it is vital to be aware of the functions and features of mySAP ERP that demonstrate technical compliance with US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures; Final Rule. Read More

The Natural History Museum improves consistency and productivity with highly-evolved Microsoft Dynamics CRM solution from Touchstone




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Vox Populi: What Does a Day in the Life of a Regular Business User Look Like?


Vox populi is Latin for “voice of the people”– in broadcasting and television, they use the "vox pop interview" to get spontaneous opinions on a subject, from different, randomly selected people. My idea is to apply the concept to our blog—whenever you see a blog post starting with “Vox Populi,” it means we’re seeking your opinion. In broadcasting, only a few people are interviewed, and the

life and natural sciences  a Day in the Life of a Regular Business User Look Like? Vox populi is Latin for “voice of the people”– in broadcasting and television, they use the vox pop interview to get spontaneous opinions on a subject, from different, randomly selected people. My idea is to apply the concept to our blog—whenever you see a blog post starting with “Vox Populi,” it means we’re seeking your opinion. In broadcasting, only a few people are interviewed, and the answers are edited. On our blog, everyone can Read More

Vitatech Enhances Quality Control with QAD ERP Upgrade


Vitatech Nutritional Sciences Inc., a vitamin and supplement formulation company, recently implemented the new quality capabilities in QAD Enterprise Applications. The enhanced QAD quality control framework allows Vitatech to track and report on ingredients used in different lots, batches, and stages of its manufacturing processes.

life and natural sciences  Enhances Quality Control with QAD ERP Upgrade Vitatech Nutritional Sciences Inc. , a vitamin and supplement formulation company, recently implemented the new quality capabilities in QAD Enterprise Applications .   Operating in a highly regulated industry and with a strong commitment to customer satisfaction, quality control is central to Vitatech’s manufacturing. Every step of the process needs to be monitored, recorded, and tested for quality compliance. The company’s former quality control Read More

Increasing Agility and Decreasing Change Life Cycle Timeframes in SOA-based Systems


While service oriented architecture (SOA)-based systems are great for re-using the existing IT infrastructure to implement newer business processes, they only help IT professionals. Thus, an SOA-based system is a technical answer to a business challenge—but in order to help businesses react to business changes, existing business rules management system (BRMS) technology should be included in the mix.

life and natural sciences  Agility and Decreasing Change Life Cycle Timeframes in SOA-based Systems While service oriented architecture (SOA)-based systems are great for re-using the existing IT infrastructure to implement newer business processes, they only help IT professionals. Thus, an SOA-based system is a technical answer to a business challenge—but in order to help businesses react to business changes, existing business rules management system (BRMS) technology should be included in the mix. Read More

Another Life Sciences Win for QAD


QAD Enterprise Edition enterprise resource planning (ERP) software has been selected by Ajinomoto Althea, an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization providing clinical and commercial drug product development services, to improve its operations.

life and natural sciences  Life Sciences Win for QAD Ajinomoto Althea, Inc., an integrated contract development and manufacturing organization providing clinical and commercial drug product development services, recently selected the QAD Enterprise Edition enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to support its San Diego manufacturing facility operations . The company offers sophisticated services such as upstream and downstream process development, analytical development, lyophilization cycle, formulation processes, Read More

Providing Integrated Solutions Through the Life Cycle of Project-based Businesses


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Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) in Process Part 2 Process PLM Motivation


This part of the series on Product Life Cycle Management in Process explores the business motivations by review business strategies.

life and natural sciences  series, we discussed Product Life Cycle Management as a proven concept in the discrete industries and as a growing concept in process. In this part, we explore the business motivations for PLM in process enterprises by reviewing business strategies. In part three, we will look at requirements for Process PLM decisions. The business strategies reviewed are: Accelerating Time-to-Market Increasing the success rate of new products Increasing the profitability of products Increasing return on assets Read More

PLM Migration: Migrate Your Mind First


This article identifies the increasing requirements of system replacements in the product lifecycle management (PLM) area and recommends users rethink the implementation scope, system integration, acquisition method, and so on before strategizing their PLM migration plans.

life and natural sciences  these products also have life cycles—from the planning of the acquisition to the retirement and disposal. Aftermarket services: For certain types of manufacturers (e.g., engineering-to-order [ETO]), aftermarket services have become an important revenue source. Be aware that aftermarket services are an inseparable part of the entire life cycle of your products. Other intangible entities: Besides the services (i.e., intangible products) that you provide, you may have other intangible entities (e.g., Read More

CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)


For more than 50 years, we at CSC have developed smart, technology-enabled solutions to solve our clients' toughest challenges, demonstrating a commitment to excellence and a passion for exceeding expectations. Over the past five decades, technology has radically changed the world we live in. We have remained at the forefront of our business because we have understood how to use technology change and innovation to deliver value to our clients.We are often asked, "What is it that you do?" We tell them, humbly and yet truthfully: we do amazing things. We help solve big challenges. Technically complex, mission-critical challenges. Watch our video, which brings to life a few of those challenges through four short case studies. Or, read from a list of hundreds of our client success stories.

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