Have you ever shared your personal medical information on a social network?

Have you dared? It is a growing trend where people share their health information online, most frequently with people who have the same condition or prognosis. I’ve shared health information here a couple times, in the form of blog posts / stories, but I haven’t shared the info directly from a site that contains my…

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The Evolution of Collaborative R&D

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak at the PRISME Forum on the topic of Collaborative R&D, a notion which builds on the concepts of Compliant Collaboration and Collaborative Science. If you think of the capabilities required for Collaborative R&D, you think of a few key capabilities: Multi-company single sign-on, otherwise known…

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Compliant Collaboration–An Innovative Solution

Is it really possible to collaborate and yet be compliant at the same time?  Many people think it impossible: that collaboration is too “loose” to allow compliance.  In fact, the opposite is true: compliance, by its very nature HAS to be collaborative.  Think about it: most systems that manage document compliance are all about workflow,…

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Innovation & Microsoft–Part 2

Innovative Life Sciences uses of the Microsoft Platform Last time out I wrote about our Life Sciences Innovation Forum, which we will be looking to hold again next spring.  That forum discussed a wide variety of ways that Pharma, Biotech and MedDevice companies are (and can be) innovative – across their whole value chain.  Check…

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Innovation & Microsoft – Part 1

A lot is being made these days about the word “innovation”.  Every advertisement you see on TV purports their product to be “innovative” – and Microsoft is no different. But what is innovation?  What does it mean to be innovative?  From my point-of-view it entails doing something different, something that no-one has thought of before. …

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