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Product Innovation Requires Laboratory Informatics Systems to Transcend Phases

Published: 26 September 2013

ID: G00251083

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


Manufacturers must strengthen laboratory insights to improve innovation, operational effectiveness and product quality by leveraging lab informatics systems that span more than one phase of new product development.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Determine Where Deep Scientific Functional Domain Expertise Trumps the Need for a Single-Enterprise System
  • Look at the Broader View for Informatics Packages and Augment Connections That Give Bidirectional Visibility and Insights for at Least Two Phases of NPD
  • Determine the Capabilities and Level of Execution That Vendors Can Provide Over the Different Phases of NPD
  • Share Your Knowledge Internally by Collaborating on Best Laboratory Informatics Practices

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