Gartner Research

The Business Case for CDISC Standards

Published: 22 March 2006

ID: G00138544

Analyst(s): Michael Smith, Carol Rozwell


The life science industry has recognized the value of standards developed by the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium for clinical trials because of the transactional nature of the information exchanges, but creating a compelling business case is often a challenge.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • The Paradigm Shift From Data Collection to Data Exchange
  • Process Steps for Developing the Business Case
    • Step 1
    • Step 2
    • Step 3
    • Step 4
    • Step 5
    • Step 6
    • Step 7
  • Best Practices for Establishing the Roles and Responsibilities for Assessing CDISC Standards
    • Best-Practice Recommendation 1
    • Best-Practice Recommendation 2

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