More companies in the pharmaceutical industry than any other
industry are set to increase their reliance on information
technology (IT) and business process (BP) outsourcing this year,
new research indicates.
Most drug companies are not planning to increase the level of sales
and marketing IT they outsource over the next 3-5 years - a sign
that this niche segment may be bucking the wider pharmaceutical
industry outsourcing trend.
As the outsourcing craze continues to sweep the pharma industry,
those participating should learn the secrets to establishing and
managing successful outsourcing relationships and be aware of the
key legal issues. A new guide to pharma...
Shanghai-based biotech company WuXi PharmaTech has grown more than
100 times in the last 5 years after operating successfully in
China's infant biotech industry by providing variety of outsourcing
services in drug R&D.
Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), announced today that it has
been awarded an additional information technology (IT) outsourcing
contract with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), valued at $100.5 million (€82
million) over five years.