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33 Questions To Ask Before Buying Data Management Software

Source: DZS/ClinPlus

While choosing the wrong product is never a good idea, when it comes to clinical trials software, the wrong product could be disastrous for your company. We've made a genuine, good will effort to compile the most important factors that should be considered before buying. Some questions are fairly basic, but most are insightful and thought provoking. If you think of additional questions that should be asked by others in the decision mode, please pass them on to us and we'll include in updated editions.

Is your software 21CRF Part 11 compliant?

Reason for asking:
21 CRF Part 11 are FDA regulations to which all clinical trials software must adhere.

DZS Answer:
Yes, DZS continues to strive to meet all applicable FDA regulations.

Q2. How long does it take to install your system?
Reason for asking: It stands to reason that the longer it takes to install a system, the longer it takes for you to be up and running. Furthermore, a long and complex installation process may indicate an excessive future maintenance requirement. 

DZS Answer:
Our Data Management software is installed in about 15 minutes using Wise Installer®, an intuitive installation utility. Installation qualification and system configuration may take a few hours. User acceptance validation may take 1-2 weeks using the available ClinPlus Validation Package.