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Big Data Insights on Saama solutions and services

Saama’s commitment to excellence in Life Sciences deepens, as newest industry luminaries are welcomed to the BoA

By Crystal Black | August 9, 2017
life sciences

With new additions to our Board of Advisors, we are excited to look at the future, which promises to bring with it innovative and cutting-edge data analytics solutions. A lot has changed for Saama since the beginning of the year. With the announcement of our innovative Clinical Data Management as a Service, we made our…

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Data Analytics: A Trigger for Business Transformation

By Vasant Shetty | August 2, 2017
data analytics

Digital transformation has become inevitable for businesses and they need to evolve their IT information systems, else they would end-up risking their competitive positioning and advantage. Vasant Shetty draws from his experience to highlight the challenges faced by IT and their digital transformation initiatives. He also has a word for the wise regarding the future,…

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Data-Driven Strategies in Clinical Development: Challenges and Solution

By Leon Surgeon | July 26, 2017
Clinical research

The clinical research field has seen many developments and it has come a long way in using technology to ensure accuracy and speed of the analysis of research data. However, there are many challenges related to clinical trials and their data management that need to be addressed. Leon Surgeon talks about the challenges and solutions…

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Big Data Challenges: Solving for Data Quality

By Sushil Jadhav | July 12, 2017

Data harmonization is essential for generating actionable and accurate business insights. With accurate data, an organization can see significant impact on the bottom line. Sushil Jadhav describes his experience while troubleshooting a data accuracy issue for a client. Big Data and analytics solution providers attempt to solve a problem that arises from having too much…

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Optimizing Clinical Trials: The Need of the Hour

By Sagar Anisingaraju | June 23, 2017
clinical trials

Clinical trials are the way to get drugs and treatments approved and in the mass market. However, the entire process is very expensive and cumbersome. Sagar Anisingaraju discusses the challenges and the possible solutions. His article further explores ways to optimize clinical trials with machine learning and RPA. High cost and low success rates are…

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Risk Based Monitoring: What is it and How Can You Benefit

By Jaya Kumawat | June 21, 2017

Clinical trials are essential to ensure that a drug a treatment is safe for the mass market. However, the cost of conducting a clinical trial for a drug is rising like mercury on a hot summer afternoon. Jaya Kumawat discusses the benefits of Risk Based Monitoring to combat this challenge. Clinical trials are scientific research…

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Retail Transformation with Big Data and Analytics: Top 3 Tactics for a Successful Makeover

By Ashish Shevale | May 31, 2017
retail transformation

With changing shopping and behavioral patterns, the retail industry has to continuously adapt to stay relevant. Ashish Shevale discusses the battle of market shares between online e-commerce driven stores and the brick and mortar stores. Retail industry always has to be quick to embrace new technology, as consumers decide the trends. With changing shopping and…

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Using disruptive technologies to your advantage in Real World Evidence Analytics

By Murali Krishnam | May 19, 2017

We are living in an era where technology and automation are disrupting every industry from retail to transportation. Successful companies have taken a multi-channel approach which is enabling them to manage business transformation smoothly and effectively while others are perishing. The pharmaceutical industry is a very complex ecosystem. To stay relevant they are under constant…

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Artificial Intelligence – The next Holy Grail for Social Media Marketers?

By Aijaz Ansari | May 3, 2017
artificial intelligence

We live in a world that is constantly evolving with technology. What’s heralding this technological transformation is self-learning machines that can take independent decisions, can ingest zettabytes of data and derive meaningful insights. Join Aijaz Ansari as he explores how this intelligence is powering social media marketers towards a new revolution that is set to…

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Innovate by reducing TCO delivering analytics to business

By Vasant Shetty | April 26, 2017

Total Cost of Ownership or simply TCO is a topic that is amply discussed in the IT – Business coalition. Yet, most businesses struggle to provide evidence of value at reduced cost. Citing an example of a BI and Data Warehouse solution implementation initiative, Vasant Shetty gives an insider view on how discussions evolve and…

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Now predict your trial success rate with Clinical Development Feasibility

By Swati Singh | April 12, 2017

Clinical trials have so much on stake for a company, right from its time, resources to investments. Just to make things a lot worse, clinical trials are packed with uncertainties on several aspect. Wouldn’t it be awesome if there was a method to somehow predict the feasibility of a trial? In this blog, Swati Singh…

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Top 10 steps for creating visually appealing dashboards

By Karan Lahori | April 5, 2017

Seeing is knowing. More the visual appeal, more effective is the communique. The presentation of information becomes all the more important when you deal with business data as it needs to weave a visual story to keep the user glued. Data can be presented in several ways to make it look enticing and this blog…

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How to Turbo-charge your Machine Learning Model

By Narendra Shukla | March 29, 2017
machine learning

Processing and analysing data calls for great computing power and advanced technology stacks. The evolution we witnessing today has been gradual. In this blog, Narendra Shukla reminisces this journey with us. Ingesting massive amount of data requires exceptionally fast computing power. The appetite for radically advancing the computing speed increased with the need for processing…

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Smarter Contact Centers with Machine Learning

By Saama Executives | March 22, 2017
Machine Learning

When it comes to contact center analytics, the most fruitful information lies in knowing what the customer talks about and what caused them to call – something that is often only captured in approximate terms by an interactive voice response system and the contact centre agents. In this blog, we talk about how advanced math-heavy approaches…

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The changing paradigms with AI

By Sachin Janai | March 15, 2017
Artificial Intelligence

Technologies like Cognitive Computing, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, amidst others are mainstream these days. The attention they get and the difference they make to the world around us, covers the whole gamut: from conceptualization to real-world applications, from hands-on technical expertise to business value, and from absolute pragmatism to astounding awe and bewilderment. While…

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