Gartner Research

Business Drivers of Technology Decisions for Life Sciences, 2017

Published: 09 February 2017

ID: G00313236

Analyst(s): Steven Lefebure, Stephen Davies, Michael Shanler


Life science CIOs and top executives must vigorously defend their base business while drastically accelerating product and service innovations. This research provides CIOs with a framework that summarizes critical trends, drivers, business priorities and the implications of the industry environment.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Industry Trends Reflect Direction, While Industry Drivers Motivate and Cause Change
  • Business Drivers Compel Leadership to Focus on Specific Business Priorities
  • IT Recommendations

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