Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2012



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The life science industry is in a highly volatile state. Major changes are realigning organizations on new core value propositions that reflect each company's unique competitive situation. Technology is playing a major role in supporting the transformations, and the focus is on performance.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Nanomedicine
      • 3D Bioprinting
      • Life Science Multichannel Campaign Management
      • Big Data for Healthcare and Life Science Research
      • Physician Social Media
      • Key Opinion Leader Management
      • Managed Care and Institutional Selling Tools
    • At the Peak
      • Manufacturing Process Management Framework
      • IT/OT Convergence in Life Sciences
      • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
      • Cloud-Based Grid Computing
      • Operations Intelligence
      • mHealth
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Continua 2011
      • EHR-Based Clinical Studies
      • Aggregate Spending/Sunshine Law Tracking and Reporting
      • Direct-to-Patient Digital Media
      • Master Data Management
      • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
      • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
      • Process Analytical Technology
      • R&D Analytics
      • Semantic Interoperability/Healthcare
      • Clinical Resource Management
      • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
      • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
      • Structured Content and Product Label Management
      • E-Clinical
      • E-Pedigree, and Track and Trace
      • Global Regulatory Management
      • RFID Tagging
      • Alliance and Relationship Management
      • Business Process Management Suites
      • Product Life Cycle Management
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Product Serialization
      • Quality Process Management Applications
      • Revenue Management
      • Tablet-Based E-Detailing
      • Electronic Batch Records
      • Formula/Recipe Management
      • Customer (Practitioner) Analytics
      • Enterprise GRC Platforms
      • Web-Based E-Detailing
      • MRM: Marketing Asset Management
      • LIMS
      • MES Applications
      • ePRO and E-Patient Diaries
    • Entering the Plateau
      • E-Prescribing
      • Pharmacovigilance/Safety
      • Bioinformatics and Chemoinformatics
      • Electronic Data Capture
      • Healthcare Payer Business Intelligence Applications
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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