Category Archives: Research

02Aug/16
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The Continuing Failure of Strategic Leadership in the Med-Tech Industry?

New White Paper: The Future of Change and Configuration Management in the Med-Tech Industry 

Many people who have worked for a mid- to large-sized company learn that company politics or the corporate culture create the biggest barrier to performing any process effectively.  This is not to say overcoming organizational issues is easy but companies need to recognize and commit to addressing them because it’s central to being an innovative organization. Closed Loop technology tools are critical to overcoming the silos, gaps and barriers that exist within an organization.
 

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2nd white paper in a series sponsored by Siemens PLM and Deloitte to help you identify and close the commitment gap. Axendia is publishing its research under the “The Future of Change and Configuration Management in the Med-Tech Industry” umbrella.

Please register to download this white paper.  Contact research@axendia.com to see if you qualify for a complimentary access code and save $499.

For additional information or to schedule a briefing with the study’s lead researchers, please contact: research@axendia.com.

26Jul/16
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Are You a Med-Tech Innovator or Laggard?

New White Paper: The Future of Change and Configuration Management in the Med-Tech Industry 

Innovators, those with mature Closed Loop Change and Configuration Management (C&CM) processes and platforms, are 4 times more likely to monitor analytics and use connected device data to monitor C&CM and 80% have a fully integrated approach to design transfer most of the time.

By contrast, Laggards, those with Open Loop C&CM processes, are 2 times more reactive.  82% are fixing problems as they occur and not a single one indicated they have a fully integrated approach to design transfer most of the time.  Which category do you fall in?

Download the first of five white papers under The Future of Change and Configuration Management in the Med-Tech Industry umbrella to find out.

We are pleased to announce the release of a five (5) white paper series sponsored by Siemens PLM and Deloitte to help you understand whether you are an Innovator or a Laggard (and to learn what the above statistics are based on).   Axendia is publishing its research under “The Future of Change and Configuration Management in the Med-Tech Industry” umbrella.

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27Oct/15
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SURVEY CLOSING SOON! The Future of Change and Configuration Management

Your Input to Med-Tech Survey Donates to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®

Axendia is conducting a research study to identify change and configuration management trends in the Medical Device Industry.  The survey will close on December 13, 2015.

Medical devices are in a constant state of evolution: providing new capabilities, addressing defects, adapting to changing markets or regulatory demands and reacting to competitive threats.

To access the survey, please click here.

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13Jan/15
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Compliance-First Approach Still Obstacle to Product Quality

 After Five Years, Compliance-First Approach Still Obstacle to Improving Product Quality

SUMMARY

Five years ago we looked at the road blocks to improving product quality. In the intervening years there has been little change by most Med-Tech Companies. The matter of Product Quality vs. Compliance recently has been given a push toward the Quality side by efforts made by the FDA. The four-part whitepaper reveals how aligning process improvement initiatives with technology platforms and integrated approached to product quality can help Med-Tech organizations improve product quality, compliance and the bottom line. Continue reading

23Sep/14
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IBM puts Watson to work at Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi R&D

By Ellyn McMullin, Research Associate, Axendia, Inc.

Three years after its victory on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! IBM Watson has evolved to represent a new era of computing. Today, Watson is no longer just the world’s most famous game-playing computer. IBM has put Watson to work in various industries. In healthcare, IBM is co-developing an application with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and partnering with WellPoint, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
IBM announced that it is putting Watson to work in Pharma R&D at Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi. Continue reading