Gartner Research

Navigate a Path to D-Clinical With the Digital Clinical Trial Landscape and Definition of Terms

Published: 29 September 2017

ID: G00331261

Analyst(s): Jeff Smith


The clinical study technology landscape is crowded with applications in the digital era. Life science CIOs can leverage this research with their teams as a reference about the solution landscape, acronyms and Gartner observations about change.

Table Of Contents


  • 1.0 New Approaches With a D-Clinical Mindset
    • Three Key Concepts of the D-Clinical Development Paradigm
    • A New Sourcing Model
    • An Integrated View of the Process Is Needed
    • New Tools Enable New Techniques
  • 2.0 Traditional Phasing of Clinical Activities
  • 3.0 Application Levels and Execution Stages
  • 4.0 Categories of Solution Providers
  • 5.0 Summary of Key Observations

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