February 21, 2017
When R&D data is managed in silos, it’s inevitable that transcription errors and inaccuracies will occur especially when moving data between systems, people and organizations. The problems seem obvious, don’t they?
January 21, 2016
As oil prices tumble below $40 a barrel, the upstream sector finds itself with significant challenges in terms of managing costs and downsizing. Biofuels (which competes against crude oil) is also suffering, as a more expensive, green resource. But at the other end of the supply chain, the downstream is leveraging the low oil price and looking towards greater efficiencies. What can these organizations learn from the pharmaceutical sector?
October 13, 2015
Silicon Valley is a beacon of cutting-edge tech development. It conjures up images of agile, disruptive startups taking on the world and winning with their entrepreneurial gusto. It’s where category-defining tech innovators like Apple, Google, Kiip and Lyft' have made their home. But does this creative culture have to be confined to the West Coast?
September 11, 2015
The sands are shifting beneath Europe’s research and development (R&D) ecosystem. Key factors that underpin R&D in the region are evolving, from funding and IP laws to competitive pressures and research practice. All this brings about a new set of challenges and opportunities for research-driven organizations.
August 4, 2015
When it comes to research and development (R&D), money talks. More specifically, cost will always play a role in the type of technologies used in the lab – and the way those technologies are used. As the media has often highlighted this year, R&D organizations are under pressure to reduce costs, increase speed to market and drive innovation. That will have a profound impact on the technology they choose to support their scientists in the lab.