Executive Summary - Pharmaceutical Information Services 2008: Benchmarks and Best Practices Among the Largest Players in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry
Pharmaceutical Information Services 2008 provides the most comprehensive study available of benchmarks and best practices among information functions in the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. It marks the fifth wave of Outsell’s multi-client benchmark study of information management executives at pharmaceutical firms. The study provides current information management benchmarks and best practices among the 14 of the top 50 global pharmaceutical companies, and compares and contrasts the information management state of the art with findings from our 2006 study. The 21-page Executive Summary summarizes results of the 2008 study and contains:
- Outsell’s analysis of the state of pharmaceutical information services;
- Outsell’s seven recommendations for pharmaceutical information functions;
- Eight key findings and related analysis on topics including reorganization, new approaches to information management roles, outsourcing and offshoring, accountability and metrics, and the IM/IT relationship;
- A “key metrics” table with the 2008 benchmark average for attributes including users, key staffing functions, budget for published information, and top challenges.
Please note that the price indicated below is for the Executive Summary. The 158-page full report including detailed qualitative and quantitative results from 2008, and comparisons with 2006, is also available for purchase. Please contact us for more information about purchasing the full report.