Month: February 2019

Digitization, automation and online testing: the future of pharma quality control

Digitization, automation and online testing: the future of pharma quality control

Digitization, automation and online testing: The future of pharma quality control Recently, McKinsey published an interesting article on the vast improvement potential they see in pharma QC labs. The article positions three possible horizons for which QC leaders can aim: Digitally enabled labs Labs that pull the sample testing in the lab. There is a […]

Everybody aligns around the same end-to-end standard lead times

Everybody aligns around the same end-to-end standard lead times

Business context  We are a global regulatory affairs department that submits 1000+ submissions/year. We need to make and support delivery commitments to regulatory authorities and our internal supply chain and production partners. It is an understatement when we say that this is challenging. Improvement potential  Before we implemented Binocs, delivery promising was ad hoc. It […]

Finally a full demand picture

Finally a full demand picture

Business context  We work with Planisware as a Project Portfolio Management platform. Although quite complex, our PMO and project managers succeed in keeping an overview of the most important projects. The delivery teams have no access to Planisware. It helps for the prioritization and decision making, except when resources are concerned. Planisware can express the […]

Gartner picks up the relevance of resource planning in QC and R&D labs and positions BINOCS

Gartner picks up the relevance of resource planning in QC and R&D labs and positions BINOCS

In a recent report, Michael Shanler summarized recommendations for the digitalized lab of the future. (“Life Science’s Lab Informatics Digital Criteria to Separate Vendor Leaders From Laggards”, 20 December 2018, link requires registration). When we scan for visionary reports on lab informatics, we get stuck in LIMS, LES, ELN and lab data management. The same […]