DALLAS, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The pharmaceutical sector, which typically lags behind other industries in
Potential DevOps use cases abound across the pharmaceutical value chain: drug discovery and research, clinical and pre-clinical trials, manufacturing operations, sales and marketing, and supply chain management and distribution are just a few examples.
As illustration, Everest Group points to two successful DevOps implementations:
Everest Group cautions, however, that although a wide variety of DevOps use cases are feasible, pharmaceutical companies should prioritize their DevOps investments based on potential business impact and ease of implementation.
These findings and more are discussed in a recently published Everest Group report, "Life Sciences Annual Report 2018: Pharma's DevOps Factor for Digital Transformation." This report takes a look at the concept of DevOps, puts forward a number of DevOps use cases across the pharmaceutical value chain and evaluates each to decide which is the most suited for implementation if progressive business impact is to be realized. The report also lays out a three-stage future implementation roadmap for pharmaceutical enterprises.
"Across many industries, the adoption of DevOps is being linked directly to time to market and customer centricity," said Abhishek Singh, practice director at Everest Group. "As Astra Zeneca and MediVector cases exemplify, the time seems ripe for pharmaceutical companies to make DevOps their next big bet. Indeed, most pharma firms are currently looking to experiment with DevOps, with a long-term goal of enterprise-wide DevOps-enabled digital transformation."
Additional Key Findings:
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