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Lean Six Sigma Workshop Recap

On February 16th, TayganPoint hosted its annual “Lean Six Sigma Introduction Workshop and Simulation” at Normandy Farms in Blue Bell, PA. Leaders and executives throughout the health care, financial services, food services, retail, and legal services industries spent the day immersed in the concepts of organizational process management and improvement. ...

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The Big Debate: Characteristics of Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Management is complex and truly mastered by few. Building the organizational capability which orchestrates a multitude of activities that manage inventory, cost, and service is a challenging goal – one that requires strong alignment between Strategy & Governance, Operational Excellence, as well as the organization’s people, processes and...

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Trump and the Supply Chain | Part I

Supply Chain Leaders, Be Prepared, Trump’s Campaign Promises of Import Tariffs May Have Unintended Consequences By Jim Szakacs Editor’s note: To coincide with the inauguration, Supply Chain World is running a series of articles from industry experts about how they expect the policies of the Trump administration to impact the supply...

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Impact of 21st Century Cures Act

Congress recently passed the 21st Century Cures Act with $4.8 billion dollars in funding and a purpose of speeding the development and approval of new medicines and medical devices the act has generated significant excitement and discussion.  Some of the key components of the legislation include: $4.8 billion dollars additional...

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Trending 2017: Talent War | Talent Strategies That Enable Innovation

The ability to attract and retain talent is increasingly becoming a top priority for companies. And within the life-sciences industry there is simply a stronger competitive environment in place for talent. Many are leaving large pharma for biotech companies, which are perceived to be more innovative and less bureaucratic. With...

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How to Secure Intellectual Property from Loss or Compromise

Nate Lord  |  Tuesday January 10, 2017  |  Digital Guardian 28 data protection experts weigh in with tips on securing intellectual property in its many forms. Intellectual property is often among an organization’s most valuable assets, yet it’s also vulnerable to threat and compromise, particularly the vast amounts of intellectual...

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State of the Art IT Portfolio Management…Isn’t Good Enough Anymore

Our previous article, Order from Chaos, The Building Blocks of Value Driven IT Portfolio Management, highlighted the pervasive problem of large enterprises having more proposed IT project investments than can be funded or staffed simultaneously.  Launching too many simultaneous projects results in slow progress, project overlaps and conflicts, and ultimately...

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