Gartner Research

Prepare for the Transition From E-Clinical to D-Clinical With a Digital Life Science Mindset

Published: 31 October 2016

ID: G00316208

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


This research includes information that CIOs and clinical development IT leaders should use to drive transition into the digital age to significantly improve device and drug trial results and leverage new technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • Industry Leaders and the Digital Promise
  • From E-Clinical to D-Clinical — A Seismic Shift and a Brand-New Vision


  • Think Big With Digital Technology, Not Incremental
  • Differentiate Digital Initiatives From Incremental Efforts With Low Returns, and Overcome Legacy Electronic Mindsets
  • Treat "Things" on Equal Footing as People and Business Systems for Clinical Trial Processes
  • Align Your D-Clinical Thinking and Language to Support True Digital Innovation
  • Establish Your Needs for a New Set of Technology Support
  • Be Bold When Establishing Your Digital Vision

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