Monthly Archives: November 2014

10 tips for developing a serialisation strategy – Tip 8: Define and agree some governing principles

The next tip addresses developing and agreeing the key principles required to govern the lifecycle of the serialisation capability. These principles should provide guidance for teams on what is permissible or not and would be approved and managed via the … Continue reading

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November Column with Pharma IQ

My November column has just been posted with Pharma IQ. To read it please click here: http://www.pharma-iq.com/columnarticle.cfm?externalID=18342&columnID=109

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10 tips for developing a serialisation strategy – Tip 7: The need for flexibility

Serialisation legislation and responses are emerging across the globe from multiple differ­ent parties. Whilst often based of standard building blocks, the detail of the requirements shows significant variation. Whilst this is frustrating and a global set of common standards and … Continue reading

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10 tips for developing a serialisation strategy – Tip 6: Understand global versus local. The question of global versus local needs to be considered on several different dimensions.

Firstly there is a need to consider what is being standardised. There are some elements of the strategy and resultant solutions that need to defined, built and operated at a global level so that all supply chain nodes can be … Continue reading

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