Tag Archives: Process SOPs

Lean Pharma: Tackling Compliance Obesity

Not to put too fine a point on it, Quality and Compliance are often completely out of control in PharmaLand.  No-one doubts the need for uncompromising quality and compliance. But the way that this is delivered in Pharma today is not just over-engineered and over-expensive, it’s become … Continue reading

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Goodbye To The SOP As A 50 Page Word Document

Everything points to this as an inflection point (scientific napkin view – left). There’s an increasing number of people in Life Sciences looking for a better way of managing the knowledge that has traditionally been deposited in a vast library of SOP documents that are read, mostly, … Continue reading

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When Precision Prevents Improvement: Cracking Complexity at Novartis

In a video just released, Dr Anne Salètes, Head of Training and Continuous Improvement for Global Clinical Operations at Novartis, brings to life the challenges when precision and attention to detail become barriers to collaboration in complex global operations. At the Nimbus IP11 conference in … Continue reading

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The Process SOP Blues

It seems very odd at first. Why should Life Sciences organizations be so resistant to a change that is so self-evidently valuable? Why push back on something that makes things better, faster and cheaper?  Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are the basic building block of … Continue reading

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