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Slides: Leveraging Big Data in the Life Sciences and Healthcare Webinar

In case you missed it, Knowledgent recently co-hosted a webinar titled “Leveraging Big Data in the Life Sciences and Healthcare.” The webinar featured thoughts on using big data technologies and analytics to further Alzheimer’s advancements in research and patient care.  Speakers included  Justin Sears, Industry Specialist at Hortonworks, Drew Holzapfel, Executive Director from the Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease, and our very own Tom Johnstone and Chris Young.

Here’s the full slide deck from the webinar:

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Case Study: How a Large BioTech Firm Enabled Fast and Easy Self-Service Big Data Discovery

Challenge

Biotechnology organizations frequently outsource early discovery to multiple contract research organization (CRO) sources, generating massive but loosely structured research files to support scientific discovery of next-generation medicines.

Our client, a large BioTech firm, engaged our big data experts to find a solution to the burgeoning internal demand for this data that also facilitated sustainability. The increasing scale and complexity of their data significantly impeded data acquisition, slowing business momentum. Rapid, easy, and controlled access to data was a strategic imperative; it could not be compromised by the needs of traditional operating models nor technologies.

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Video: Leveraging Big Data in the Life Sciences and Healthcare Webinar

Believe that big data holds the key to accelerating R&D in the life sciences and healthcare? You’re not alone. Recently, Knowledgent shared insights into how life sciences and healthcare companies are using big data tools and technologies during a free webinar.  Titled “Leveraging Big Data in the Life Sciences and Healthcare,” the webinar featured thoughts from Justin Sears, Industry Specialist at Hortonworks, Drew Holzapfel, Executive Director from the Global CEO Initiative on Alzheimer’s Disease, and our very own Tom Johnstone and Chris Young.

Missed the webinar? Watch the video recording of the webinar after the jump.

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Event Recap: Three Key Takeaways from Bio-IT World

Knowledgent’s Life Sciences team had a great time at Bio-IT World in Boston earlier this month. Bio-IT provides the ideal environment for organizations across the pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT industries to share insights and discuss how emerging technologies are impacting research and development. In fact, our very own Chris Young presented with Drew Holzapfel of the CEOi on the potential of applying big data to finding a cure for Alzheimers. (In case you missed it, you can view the slides from their presentation here.)

With significant changes in both technologies and the R&D landscape, Bio-IT was buzzing with a wealth of new information. Here are three of our key takeaways from the event:

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