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04Mar/20

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: More Than Just Hype

Bigfinite Briefing Note

By: Sandra K. Rodriguez, Market Analyst

Axendia was recently briefed by the Executive Management team at Bigfinite following their announcements of their Series B funding and news of their collaboration with Honeywell.  With an executive team that has over thirty years of experience in the Life Science industry, Bigfinite helps biotech and pharmaceutical companies establish a lasting, competitive advantage through an agile and effective use of manufacturing data via their GxP-compliant AI/ML SaaS platform. The platform is offered as a single tenant, virtual private cloud for every one of its clients for security and for confidentiality purposes.

“We are not only tech people doing pharma, we are also pharma people doing tech,” began Pep Gubau, CEO at Bigfinite.  Manufacturing intelligence is not new; yet it remains a challenge.  Pharma, as well as other industries, have dedicated a lot of effort and technology towards this initiative for many years. “We believe manufacturing processes can’t be improved due to an incomplete understanding of operational realities.  There are still too many things that contribute to variations in processes that are not well understood. That leads to repeat deviations and the inability to get the root causes of those deviations,” said Claus Abildgren, VP Business Development at Bigfinite.

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30Jul/18

Partnering to do Well, Partnering to do Good

PTC LiveWorx 2018 Event Brief

By: Daniel R. Matlis, President

Partnership was the key theme at LiveWorx 2018. At the event, PTC showcased five major partnerships to highlight the need to embrace Digital Transformation as it navigates the ever-increasing rate of change:

  • ANSYS partnership to augment simulation and modeling
  • Microsoft partnership to augment mixed reality and cloud
  • Rockwell partnership to align smart factory
  • SYSMEX to support improved patient outcomes through IoMT
  • Boston Children’s Hospital to do good for children on the Autistic spectrum

Under the leadership of Jim Heppelmann, PTC President and CEO, the company is shifting its culture to be PTC = Prepared To Change.  Heppelmann described PTC’s own transformation, shifting from perpetual licensing to a subscription business model as well as moving its global headquarters from Needham to the Boston Seaport.

BostonChildren PicFor me, the highlight of the event was the collaboration between PTC and Boston Children’s Hospital on the use of augmented reality (AR) to help children with autism and related disorders communicate and learn more effectively.

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