As quality professionals in the ever-evolving Life Sciences domain, we recognize that our approach to quality must be far more than a mere box-ticking exercise. Rather, it should be an innovative, value-driven strategy that transcends regulatory compliance and sparks industry-leading change.
With Smart Quality, Life Sciences organizations are empowered to break the shackles of conventional quality standards, venturing beyond a 'cost-of-doing-business' mindset.
By empowering everyone in the organization to take ownership of quality, it instills a culture of engagement, responsibility, and reduced compliance risk. The result? Life Sciences organizations expedite their time to market by an impressive 30 percent and diminish their total quality assurance costs by a staggering 50 percent – thereby reducing the compliance burden and releasing key business resources to focus on higher-value tasks. It's time to reimagine the role of quality in your organization.
How it works
Equipped with real-time data and insights, Life Sciences organizations can shift their attention from uninspiring, repetitive, and reactionary tasks to high-value work leading to product innovation and impactful improvements.
Accessible data and user-friendly processes encourage everyone in the organization to integrate quality into their daily actions naturally, thereby reducing the compliance burden.
Optimized systems and streamlined quality workflows catalyze value throughout the organization every day; reducing costs and shortages, saving resources, boosting release cycle times, powering production, and speeding up time to market. The impact? Improve patients’ lives.
Where are Life Sciences companies today in their Smart Quality journey?
Quality, up until today, is often viewed as a necessary cost of doing business, something that is mandated by regulatory bodies but is otherwise not much more than an admin- and cost-heavy burden to the organization.
As a result, the grand scheme of things has remained invariable over time: complex requirements and reactive processes entirely upon defensive compliance strategies.
Crossing the threshold beyond quality processes and compliance
With a Smart Quality mindset, employees across the organization are equipped to harness quality into a value catalyst and optimize quality processes, while reducing compliance risk, and seizing the emergent opportunities for innovation.
Increase in development
efficiency and speed to launch
Increase in productivity
and speed for QA processes
Decrease in deviations/ nonconformances (NCRs)
Data source: McKinsey - Smart quality: Reimagining the way quality works.