Streamlining your EU MDR Compliance Journey
The European medical device industry is undergoing a transformation as the new European Medical Device Regulation is set to come into effect. As companies rethink their current strategies amidst the evolving regulatory landscape, they’re able to take market share from competitors by becoming an EU MDR compliance pioneer. Those organizations that are non-compliant will be unable to participate in the EU market until they are certified.
Three Ways Blockchain Technology Will Impact R&D Management
What is blockchain, and how could it possibly apply to product development and R&D? While blockchain technology is still in its early stages of development, one thing is for certain: many R&D processes and systems will be disrupted and made obsolete as blockchains become more proven and part of our daily lives.
Pillars to Successful Organizational Change Management
When pursuing a costly, multi-year business transformation program that will change the way an organization operates, it is imperative to understand the compelling case for change and how it will drive results. We've identified eight key pillars to success to help you get started:
Transformative Innovation Involves Risk
Before firms jump into the space of bigger, more transformative, innovation there are several conversations that need to occur but rarely do. Here are three good conversations that should occur before launching a transformative innovation effort.
Implementing IoT to Comply with GDPR
The GDPR creates a standard methodology for data protection and establishes rights for individuals whose data is used in any way for any business purpose. Any company operating in the EU or selling products into the EU will need to comply. Here’s how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help.
A No-Fluff Primer on Data Governance
When handled correctly, data can be an organization’s most important resource. Data governance can help build a complete picture from the scattered pieces of the puzzle.
Implementing Off-the-Shelf Solutions with an Agile Mindset
Agile methodologies focus on continuous improvement and delivering value to the user. However, we often see companies resort to a more traditional waterfall approach to design, testing, and deployment. Here are some key considerations to keep an organization agile during off-the-shelf implementations.
Year in Review: Top 10 Innovation Viewpoints of 2017
At Viewpoints on Innovation, our content is created for innovation practitioners, by innovation practitioners. We offer practical advice and insights based on real-world experiences and leading practices across a variety of industries, themes and functions. Here are our top ten innovation Viewpoints of 2017, ranked by unique page views. Enjoy!
Securing Smart Operations
The cost of cyber-attacks on the global economy is estimated to exceed $6 trillion by 2021, averaging $4 million per company per attack. With such a high price tag, the risks that accompany smart operations may seem to outweigh the benefits. This could not be further from the truth.
Implementing Global IT Systems: DIY Projects
Even for smaller projects where a company thinks they have resources, project teams should engage a third-party integrator for two very good reasons.
Implementing Global IT Systems: Avoid Self-Gathering Data
Data migration is a huge challenge when implenting an IT system. Asking users to migrate that data comprimises consistency, accuracy, completeness and functionality.