Top 20 Pharma and Life Sciences Consulting/Services Companies - 2014
The Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sector is going through a positive metamorphosis due to the confluence of the biological science and information technology. The industry is changing its game plan by dropping old legacy systems and adapting newer technologies. This gradual transformation is characterized by simplified operating environments and access to real-time information through multiple channels. The changing customer demographics and the omniscient internet and mobility are transforming commercial operations; the way customers interact and collaborate. Technology solutions are helping organizations make digital shift seamless and deliver results with a mix of analytics, cross-channel interaction, and customized messaging. This has resulted in pharmaceutical companies exploring for new strategies and innovations.
There is also a gradual shift in the economic flow chart, depicting the ingress of many unique challenges arising from the macro-economic, demographic and industry-specific factors. Today, products are losing patents due to shortened pipelines and tight deadline issues. There is an increased pressure on pharmaceutical industry to curtail the cost of R&D, in order to bring products faster into market amidst heightened government regulations. Expectations are also rising, with patients given a higher stake in health management decisions and treatment regimes. Many consulting companies are assisting the Pharmaceutical sector in order to strike the right balance when it comes to treating these constantly aggravating issues. These companies act as the propeller to help their clients approach the right technology markets by making efficient business decisions and cost models, with a healthy dose of enterprise-wide innovations. As the search for efficiency continues, pharma companies are exploring for newer options in terms of technological solutions and consultant services for externalization, collaboration and consumerization to drive the future R&D.
In this edition of CIO Review, we bring to you “20 Most Promising Solution and Consulting providers to Pharma and Life Science 2014”, featuring the best vendors and consultants providing technology and services to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industry. The companies featured have showcased extensive business process knowledge, in-depth integrated and innovative strategies combined with talent base across locations.
A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and analysts including the CIO Review editorial board have selected the top companies that are at the forefront of tackling challenges in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences market in the U.S.