Gartner Research

Case Examples Show Mobility Putting Life Sciences in Motion

Published: 21 September 2011

ID: G00219012

Analyst(s): Dale Hagemeyer, Steven Lefebure, Paul Rossiter, Don Scheibenreif , Leif Eriksen, Michael Shanler


Life science companies are capitalizing on the wave of capabilities created by mobile technologies. Gartner reviews the use of the technology across business and departmental functions, and shows how specific companies are exploiting the technology to their advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Harnessing Mobility in Life Sciences
  • R&D Highlights
    • Research Environment
    • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMSs)/ELNs
    • Design Engineering
    • PLM
    • Innovation Management Technology
  • Clinical Development
    • Clinical Studies Electronic Data Capture (EDC)
    • Patient Diaries, ePRO and ClinRO
  • Distribution and Supply Chain Highlights
    • Production
    • Serialization and E-Pedigree
    • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Sales/Marketing Highlights
    • Mobile Content Delivery in Sales
  • Interactive Medical Delivery
  • Patient Engagement and Support Highlights
    • Medication Adherence
    • Patient-Centered Mobile Applications
  • Other Examples
    • Medical Equipment/Devices and Field Service
    • Business Continuity Planning
    • Telemedicine and the Healthcare Arena

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