10 Ways an SCM Optimizes Your CDS

10 Ways an SCM Optimizes Your CDS

There are many reasons why a component structured content management (SCM) system is superior to using a Microsoft Word document for managing your Company Core Data Sheet (CDS or CCDS). We touched upon some of the reasons in our previous blog post, The CDS is Dead!...
How to Create a Unified Content Experience

How to Create a Unified Content Experience

Raise your hand if you think content silos are ever going away. Yah. I didn’t raise mine either. After decades (literally) of talking about silos, calmly and not so calmly explaining to people why they are problematic, and advocating for their demise, I have come to...
Getting Granular with eCTD v4.0

Getting Granular with eCTD v4.0

We talk a lot about the goal of enterprise content strategy for pharma: to help speed up the process of making safe, effective medicines. One part of achieving that goal is to get content through regulatory approval faster. To speed up review and approval, pharma...
Solving the XML Authoring Conundrum for Pharma

Solving the XML Authoring Conundrum for Pharma

“We cannot change the authoring experience.” This, more than anything else, is the message we used to be told (and still hear often) when we suggest a component-based structured authoring environment for medical writers at pharmaceutical companies. The authoring...