Second of three parts
As stressed in the first part of this series, implementing a well thought out lessons learned process will enable teams to honestly assess performance and identify areas for performance improvement while avoiding repeat mistakes that can lead to increased cycle times. A successful lessons learned process could provide a company with a competitive advantage by having high performing teams in their organization that get to decisions more efficiently. The process will enable teams to:
In the September issue: Implementing the lessons learned process
Written by Guest Writer Larry A. Blankstein, Ph.D. Blankstein is a clinical research scientist with more than 20 years in pharmaceutical and biotechnology drug development and operational execution. He has worked for both CROs and sponsors, enabling him to bring a collaborative approach to partnerships. His experience includes phase I-III studies; project, study budget and CRO management; clinical operations; and CRO selection. He is leading CenterWatch’s newest service, Team Performance Optimization Process (T-POP), offering insights into clinical project teams’ performance with a lessons learned evaluation to develop an action plan for excellence.
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