By Craig Morgan, goBalto
Business Intelligence (BI) has become an increasingly popular topic in clinical trials. Clinical project managers are expected to make smarter decisions on intelligence derived from clinical trial data and sponsors/CROs are looking for ways to incorporate BI into the eClinical systems they are using to empower oversight — turning raw trial data into actionable information.
Having technology that can automate or assist in the timely monitoring of trials is a huge improvement over current manual methods such as spreadsheets, which are cumbersome and erroneous, not to mention only provide a dated snapshot of trial performance. But how do metrics drive performance competitiveness?