Competing on product quality has never been more urgent as rising raw material and component costs continue to squeeze manufacturers’ margins. At the same time, unpredictable supply chains make it increasingly difficult to maintain consistent product quality and cost visibility.
In 1969, I had a microphone perched next to the radio, prepared to record each Beatles song played, just to satisfy my obsession at the time. What resulted on my old reel-to-reel player was a series of songs missing the first five seconds of each.
It’s titled Senate Bill (SB) 206. Recently passed by the unanimous vote of state legislators in California, the measure would allow student athletes to hire agents and make money from their name, image, and likeness.
For medical device manufacturers, having a product that functions as designed is critical, as a person’s health—or even their life—could be at risk. It’s one thing if my Alexa won’t respond to a voice command to remind me of a task, but it may be life threatening if my asthma inhaler won’t give me the medication I need when I’m struggling to breathe.
Did you like the movie? Who is the better candidate? Is that coffee too strong? Clearly subjective decision-making has its place in today’s world. Imagine how boring things would be if everything was cut and dried. When it comes to quality, however, there is no room for guesswork or subjective interpretation. Manufacturers and suppliers must be certain that products meet customer expectations and rigid quality standards.
The digital age promises data driven decision-making that monetizes data in ways never seen before. Is your company prepared to leverage all of its data to its full benefit? Does your company recognize data as a strategic asset to be used to strengthen competitive advantages?
On Demand Some of the most pressing demands facing the life sciences industry continue to be disruptive. These may come in the form of supply chain disruptions or shortages, or in the form of a recall. In this webinar, you will learn the industry trends driving life sciences quality professionals to modernize their perspectives and practices.