Competition for talent with other industries
The competition for top technical talent is a major challenge with organizations like Apple, Google and others leading the way. Because the Life Sciences organizations are, typically, utilizing older technology, the best resources are going in other directions. Startups and smaller organizations are also in the same competition and are much more nimble when it comes to hiring and technology deployment.
Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions are prevalent in the industry. Unfortunately, this has created organizational and informational silos. shave created silos of information adding to the complexity and risk of moving to the cloud.
The cloud requires new, innovative thinking
New, innovative thinking around taking advantage of the technology as well as how to maintain control of the environment, from a Quality perspective, is critical to successful deployment of the Cloud.to enabler faster and more agile processes. Adoption to this new thinking is slow among the Quality groups.
Gary Meek is a Principal Consultant with VISTX Corporation and Practice Lead for the Cloud Compliance Practice.
Principal Consultant VISTX Corporation