Hype Cycle for Life Science Research and Development, 2016

Archived Published: 19 July 2016 ID: G00304001


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R&D CIOs are challenged with prioritizing IT investments across a wide range of technologies to help develop new drugs, devices and therapies. To be effective, leaders must augment a very diverse portfolio of scientific, laboratory and information technologies across a shifting environment.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • On the Rise
      • IoT-Enabled Laboratory
      • Wearable Devices for Clinical Trials
      • RWE for Clinical Trials
      • Nanomedicine
      • Centralized Monitoring/RBM
      • Smart Data Discovery
      • Mobile Laboratory Applications
      • Proactive Search
    • At the Peak
      • Adaptive Trials
      • Clinical Trial Data Transparency
      • SaaS-Regulated EDMS
      • Genomics Medicine
      • NLP
      • Enterprise Laboratory Informatics
      • Machine Learning
      • 3D Bioprinting for Life Science R&D
      • Data Lakes
      • Cloud-Based Drug Discovery Platform
      • 3D Printing of Medical Devices
      • Patient Communities for Trial Recruitment
      • SaaS-LIMS
      • Cloud ELN
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Semantic Knowledge Graphing
      • Compliant GxP Cloud
      • Precompetitive Alliances
      • Big Data in R&D
      • EHR-Based Clinical Studies
      • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
      • Enterprise IP Management
      • Pharma PLM
      • Scientific Text Analytics and Annotators
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Clinical Resource Management
      • E-Clinical
      • eTMF
      • Structured Content and Product Label Management
      • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
      • Formula and Recipe Management
      • Global Regulatory Information Management
      • Scientific Analytics
      • Medical Devices — PLM
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Global Pharmacovigilance/Safety/AERS
      • LIMS
      • ePRO, E-Patient Diaries and eCOA
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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