5 Critical Issues Facing Pharma And Healthcare Industries

How do you feel about change? We fear change. Who’d blame you? The pandemic has been either a catalyst or accelerant of boatloads of change over the past two calendar years, including issues extending far beyond the realm of healthcare. It can feel scary and overwhelming at times, but it’s important to remember that the only constant is change. ...
BLOG Sep 22

The Process Behind Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

“Trust the process” was the mantra pushed by the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers when they went through a particularly rough patch in the mid 2010s. During a six-year period, the team managed to win only 36 percent of their games, reaching their lowest point in the 2015–16 season with only 10 wins against 72 losses. The catch phrase was meant to assure ...
BLOG Sep 15

Why The Pharmaceutical Industry Is Turning To Smart Manufacturing

Sports and athleticism sometimes have a tenuous relationship. Sure, there are the freak athletes who dominate their sport: Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, and Jim Thorpe come to mind, each two-sport stars. But then there are the players who aren’t physical specimens that rise to the top of their profession. Thirty-seven place kickers stand atop the ...
BLOG Sep 08

What Is Food Safety Software?

Where would the human race be without software? The concept was first explored in the 19th century for the Analytical Engine, then later theorized more formally by Alan Turing in the 1930s. The first piece of software was executed in 1948 on the University of Manchester’s “Manchester Baby” computer. The term “software” itself wasn’t coined until ...
BLOG Aug 25

What The Factory Of The Future  Might Look Like

In the 1960s, George Jetson showed us the sexy side of the future. We were promised flying cars that could fold into briefcases and robotic maids (top that, Back to the Future 2!). The joke of the whole thing — the same basic joke they used about the primitive world in The Flintstones — is that all that cool future tech was blasé to George and ...
BLOG Aug 11

Strategies Used By Manufactures To Increase Production Line Modularity

Aristotle is credited as the first to say, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” In other words, if you have the ingredients you’d use to bake a pie in a pile, it isn’t as meaningful as having the baked pie itself. The value of the final product isn’t just about gathering the raw materials; knowing how to properly mix the ingredients ...
BLOG Aug 04

What Is Food Traceability And What Role Does It Play In Supply Chain Management?

We live in an age of immense and often overwhelming information sharing. The internet, social media, and a cacophony of smart devices have democratized the flow of information so that everything from TikTok dances to lifehacks to the fringiest of conspiracy theories find a wide, enthusiastic audience. No matter your informational vice, it’s ...
BLOG Jul 07

What To Look For When Choosing Supply Chain Optimization Software

We live in a constantly changing world. Most people don’t buy groceries like they did just 10 years ago. We’re more aware of the consequences of the foods we choose to eat, so we shop healthier. We use apps to help us find deals and coupons on the fly. We even get our groceries differently, many opting for curbside pickup or delivery rather than ...
BLOG Jun 30

How Industry 4.0 Smart Manufacturing Improves Mine-To-Metal Efficiency For Mineral Manufacturers

A revolution wouldn’t be a big deal if it didn’t have long, far-reaching effects. The American Revolution was not only the birth of a superpower, but it signaled the beginning of the downfall of the previous superpower, the British Empire. Revolutions in France, Russia, and China upended the balance of power and systems of government for ...
BLOG Jun 23

Six Ways To Optimize Supply Chain Management

Back when America Online CD-ROMs, Netscape Navigator, and the tumultuous buzzing noises of a modem connecting over dial-up were synonymous with the World Wide Web, we were told the promise of the internet would be a great free exchange of information at our fingertips. Coming from a world dominated by television, radio, and print, it was quite an ...
BLOG Jun 16

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