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Latest Big Data Articles To Top Off Your Week

By 2020, about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the planet, according to the annual IDC Digital Universe study. At that point, the world will be looking at digital knowledge in the neighborhood…

7 Secrets Successful Pharma Sales VPs Won’t Tell You

What is it that makes one pharma VP of Sales more successful than another? Clearly, the product and market makes a huge difference (case in point: Sovaldi). However, are there activities within the Sales organization that the VP can control…

5 Trending Big Data Articles of the Week

Lately, it seems that the only thing trending and buzzing in the news is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. How could you not hear about it? According to Sysomos social analytics data, as of August 19, 2014, there have been a total of 9.1 million…

Top 10 Mistakes in Pharmaceutical Analytics

Sometimes in analytics, we take reporting so seriously that we get caught up in the minutia and fast pace of the job, missing the bigger picture that can provide capabilities to make everyone’s life easier. In the spirit of David Letterman’s…

4 Sales Pipeline Disasters Worth Avoiding

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Medical Device Sales Reps have a reputation as top earners in the life sciences industry. Well, it isn’t so rosy for all of them. Sales Reps are of course taking advantage of CRM systems to increase their productivity. However, CRM alone might…

5 Fundamental Pharma Articles of the Week

This week, we brought you some of the best new articles surrounding trending issues and news in the Life Sciences and Tech industry, from wearable Med Tech to key insights personally given by leading visionaries in the life sciences sector.…

Tour de France 2014 – Agile Response is Key to Overcoming Obstacles

It was sad to watch as double Tour de France winner Alberto Contador was forced to pull out of the race last Monday. The Italian champion Vincenzo Nibali, witnessed it first hand: "It happened in a descent, the asphalt was not in good condition.…

When It Comes to Analytics, Can We Really Celebrate Our Independence?

Business Users Need Self-Service Analytic Solutions To Keep Pace with the Business With the abundance of available information both in the market and in your organization, business users today need strong analytical tools to be able to take…

Can Predictive Analytics Forecast FIFA World Cup Results?

With the upsurge of predictive statistical models, projections of the 2014 Mondial results seem less like fortune telling and much more like science. The popular games gave rise to all sorts of scientifically based statistical analytics attempting…

IT and Commercial Operations: Friend or Foe?

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InformationWeek estimates that somewhere between 37% and 75% of technology projects fail – quite an astonishing rate.  When applied to the Life Sciences industry, could part of this failure be due to the fact that all too often IT and Commercial…