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Importance of Validation and Verification of MES Recipes

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jul 11, 2018 12:04:45 PM

Manufacturing execution systems possess immense potential. However, organizations are responsible for unlocking the power that lies within these mission-critical backend solutions. How? Through the development, validation and verification of MES recipes.

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Topics: Validation and Manufacturing

Q&A With the 2018 Trailblazer Award Recipients

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jun 13, 2018 2:41:52 PM

To be in the life sciences industry, it is important to never stop seeking out new ideas and thinking imaginatively.  That is why this past March, at the 14th Annual Pharma Forum 2018, three recipients were honored during the premier Trailblazer Award Ceremony. 

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Topics: Meeting Management

Strategies for Deploying and Using Life Sciences Product Complaint Thresholds

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jun 7, 2018 2:04:50 PM

Digital technology has transformed the health care space. Bleeding-edge hardware and software solutions have streamlined patient information-sharing activities, refined clinical workflows and facilitated the creation and deployment of the consumer-friendly value-based care methodologies. This development is expected to continue over the coming years, as an estimated 88 percent of health care chief information officers intend to either boost or maintain current IT investment levels, according to research from KPMG.

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4 Key MES Implementation Considerations

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jun 7, 2018 1:49:43 PM

American businesses devoted more than $2.4 billion to manufacturing execution system implementation initiatives in 2017, according to analysts for Transparency Market Research.

This figure is expected to increase significantly over the next seven years as more organizations embrace MES technology in an effort to more effectively monitor production processes.

However, a good number of these forthcoming adopters are likely to encounter roadblocks along the path to implementation. Installing an effective MES solution is no easy task, an underlying reality many manufacturing enterprises learn the hard way, Control Engineering reported.

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Put One (Green) Foot In Front Of The Other – Sustainability in Meeting Planning

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 27, 2018 4:37:00 PM


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Topics: Meeting Management

Bridging the Generation Gap in Communication – Balancing Face-to-Face Networking with Online Communication

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 13, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Text, tweet, post, snap - the millennial generation professional is a master of social media presence, internet research, and online connectivity. But networking and connection is just as important face-to-face as it is in pixels. Ideally, as we move toward to a more tech-centric society, we want to utilize both the digital and physical components of business to reap the benefits of both worlds.

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Find Your Fire! Top 5 Stress Busters for Busy Meeting Professionals

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Feb 6, 2018 5:47:55 PM


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Topics: Meeting Management

5 Meeting Location Alternatives to the Traditional Exhibit Hall

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jan 16, 2018 2:01:00 PM

Each year, event organizers struggle to keep their attendees engaged: another conference or symposium, another lecture auditorium, another exhibit hall. So how does a structured and long-lived industry keep fresh and current? Well, these five alternatives to traditional exhibit halls are a great place to start the process in 2018:

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How to Use Technology to Keep Meeting Participants Interested and Involved

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Jan 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Are people nodding off during your meetings? Do their eyes glaze over the moment you start writing on the white board? Are they actually looking at the paper you provided before passing it to the next person, or are they merely sliding it across the table without bothering to look? If so, audience engagement technology may be the key to keeping attendees interested and involved in your meetings.

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Business Travel Tips 101: Pharmaceutical Meeting Planner Edition

Posted by Sabrina Delio on Dec 26, 2017 10:36:00 AM

Putting together a meeting for the pharmaceutical industry is a huge undertaking. Getting the best efforts while maximizing your time is a must. When there are so many different entities involved, travel can become stressful. Being able to navigate this first step while accomplishing everything else can be tedious, but well worth it. Here are a few business travel tips to help make things easier:

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Topics: Meeting Management