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Category Archives: Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals

11/05
2009

Data Visualization Shows the Spread of H1N1

Untitled1 Data Visualization Shows the Spread of H1N1As they say, a picture speaks a thousand words; when working with complex and/or scientific data, this is especially true.  Often, data visualization in business intelligence is used for very corporate applications.  But in truth its applications are limitless.

Take the H1N1 “swine” flu pandemic.  The World Health Organizations, Center for Disease Control and other organizations have and track statistics on the spread of H1N1.  But amid the hype, fear and uncertainty it’s hard to grasp the magnitude of the pandemic.  That’s where data visualization can come in.

Using data visualization software with dynamic aggregation and filtering, we can easily see how H1N1 has spread throughout the U.S

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10/26
2009

Business Intelligence Uses: Analytics to Improve Sales Performance Management for Novartis

j0422803 150x150 Business Intelligence Uses: Analytics to Improve Sales Performance Management for NovartisBusiness intelligence is often thought of as providing data and answers for finance and operations departments.  Yes, that’s how many companies use business intelligence, but many others apply business intelligence in other areas of the company.  For pharmaceuticals, business intelligence provides untold value in analyzing sales metrics – delivering sales performance management.

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10/07
2009

Business Intelligence and Pharmacometrics: the American Conference on Pharmacometrics

j0321056 150x150 Business Intelligence and Pharmacometrics: the American Conference on PharmacometricsPharmacometrics is – in “English” – the science of using business intelligence methods and tools in the drug development cycle.  This week, one of the major conferences on pharmacometrics, the sold-out American Conference on Pharmacometrics, takes place at The Grand Pequot at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

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09/25
2009

Business Intelligence and Data Analysis Helps Trinity Pharmaceutical Solutions

pharma 199x300 Business Intelligence and Data Analysis Helps Trinity Pharmaceutical SolutionsInc. Technology recently featured an interview about Trinity Pharma Solutions’ use of business intelligence software – specifically, business intelligence software from TIBCO Spotfire.  The interview, between Glenn Wong, director of operations for Trinity Pharma, and Elizabeth Wasserman of Inc. Technology can be read here

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09/21
2009

Business Intelligence Can Help Pharmaceuticals Manage Industry Issues

pills 150x150 Business Intelligence Can Help Pharmaceuticals Manage Industry IssuesResearch firm Research and Markets examined the US pharmaceutical and biotech industry macroeconomic challenges and industry issues in the firm’s report, “The US Pharmaceutical Market Outlook to 2014: Market Trends, Leading Players and Forecasts.” Some of the problems identified in the report can be alleviated by the implementation of business intelligence software.  Here’s our take on how business intelligence can help pharmaceuticals and biotech companies manage industry-specific business issues.

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09/10
2009

Business Intelligence and Swine Flu

Business intelligence and swine flu …  it sounds like a random Google search.  In reality, though, as companies race to deliver vaccines for swine flu, business intelligence can play a role in helping to get this vital drug to market faster.  How so? … Continue reading below the video >>

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09/08
2009

Welcome to Spotfire’s Blog on Business Intelligence Software

welcome mat 150x150 Welcome to Spotfire’s Blog on Business Intelligence SoftwareWelcome!  Before we describe what you can get from reading our new blog on business intelligence software, we want to introduce ourselves to anyone new to this space.  TIBCO Spotfire is a leading provider of enterprise analytics software.  Our mission is to help companies improve decision-making across the enterprise, through the use of user-driven business intelligence solutions, analytics and more.

Between mergers and acquisitions, innovation, economic pressures and more, the business intelligence market is fast-moving and (it feels like) constantly changing.  With this blog, we aspire to inform you, maybe provoke you, and possibly even entertain you.

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