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Now predict your trial success rate with Clinical Development Feasibility

By Swati Singh | April 12, 2017
CDF blog swati

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
visualization dashboard

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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Saama Hackathon 2017

By Aijaz Ansari | March 8, 2017

16 innovative teams, equally crazy ideas, 24 hours of battle, indiscriminate doses of caffeine, Live Band, cool tech talks came together to result into one hell of a Hackathon! Join Aijaz Ansari as he revisits Saama’s first ever Hackathon that produced some novel ideas and discoveries. Relive the hacker within you! This year, on March…

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Integrating Social Media Data Into Real World Evidence: Value or Distraction?

By Dr. Dee Amanze | March 1, 2017
Real World Evidence

Exploring social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, amongst others to collect Real-World Evidence (RWE) is set to take the healthcare industry by storm. Being perceived as a rapid, inexpensive way of assembling vast amounts of data reporting patients’ real experiences of treatment, including drug efficacy, safety and societal impact, is attracting pharma giants…

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Clinical Data Analysis – Taking a centre-stage in Clinical Trials

By Amit Patil | February 22, 2017

Healthcare, as in any other sector, has been pressing forth towards adopting and using technology as a tool for simplifying management of patient data, healthcare and healthcare related processes. Millions of dollars in clinical trials are spent to come up with newer drugs. Clinical trials are long, expensive and their timely success is imperative for…

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Line of Therapy Analytics: A key to commercial drug success

By Rajeev Gangal | February 15, 2017
Lines of Therapy

Patient-care related overtones and the interplay between payers, providers, patients, governments and producers have made Life Sciences and Healthcare a complex system. But what simplifies it is the Real World Data as this can help pharma and biotech companies mine trends in real world product usage and align their marketing, market access, medical affairs and…

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Cognitive Systems: Taking Cognizance of Machine Intelligence

By Rajeev Dadia | February 8, 2017
Cognitive Systems

It’s been more than 60 years since the term ‘Artificial Intelligence’ or AI was coined. Since then it has provided great fodder to Hollywood movies like Ex Machina, The Terminator, I Robot, and many more, some portraying these self-learning machines as a scourge and others a savior. What powers AI is Cognitive Computing. In this…

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Saama at SCOPE 2017 – My key takeaways

By Nikhil Gopinath | February 1, 2017
SCOPE Summit 2017

Digital technology, mobile solutions, novel data collection modalities and integrated systems are becoming game-changing features of modern clinical trials. However, the adoption of latest technology solutions to improve overall outcomes and garner operational efficiencies, has been slower than expected. In this blog Nikhil Gopinath mentions his key takeaways from the SCOPE Summit 2017, For Clinical Ops Executives,…

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Enterprise Search: Solving Real Problem for Real People

By Jaswinder Singh | January 24, 2017

Powerful search engines like ‘Google’ have transformed the way we search information, so much so that just the mention of the phrase ‘enterprise search’ may elicit yawns. In the era of machine learning, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, big data & analytics; finding the right information at the right time has become more crucial than ever.…

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3 Best Practices for Great Data & Analytics Engagements

By Steve Barkin | January 17, 2017
data & analytics

Amid fierce market competition, rapidly evolving technologies, and high expectations from clients for seamless project delivery (on time, on budget, as few surprises as possible, etc.), Business and technical consultants need to be continuously on top of their game across a wide spectrum of technical and non-technical (“soft skill”) areas, throughout the entire engagement lifecycle.…

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Unlock true potential of your trade promotions

By Jainendra Modi | January 10, 2017
cpg trade promotions

How do you compete in a fiercely competitive market like CPG? Getting the product to market is only half the battle won. Getting the buyer to pick your product is the other half. Trade Promotions help you achieve that but how do you make them effective? Data analytics to the rescue! In this blog Saama’s…

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Analytics 2017 – Industry trends

By Sagar Anisingaraju | January 3, 2017
Cognitive Systems

The era of Cognitive Systems The year 2017 will bring in a transformational change in the way businesses look at Analytics. In this blog, Sagar Anisingaraju, Saama’s Chief Strategy Officer, says the year 2017 will mark the dawn of the era of Cognitive Systems wherein he highlights the key industry trends. This tactical shift, he…

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