Author Archives: Ken Lownie

Look For Configurable Software in Pharma, Not Customized Software – Here’s Why

Configurable Software

If you are shopping for software, be careful what you ask for. If you ask for a custom feature or capability and the vendor says yes, it will probably end up being a bad thing. Trust me, I know. I have been in hundreds of those discussions over more than three decades – customization is

Five Reasons Latin America Offers a Promising Market for Pharma Companies

Promising Market for Pharma Companies

In a recent blog, we discussed the growth that Latin America’s pharmaceutical market has experienced in recent years and said the trajectory seems promising for the future. Readers responded by asking why we feel the market is so promising, so here is a summary of the top five reasons we believe the market will continue

The MENA Pharma Market: Getting Ready for M&A Activity

Preparing for M&A Activity

With continued and accelerating growth, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has become a major player in the global pharmaceutical market. Increasing demand for healthcare services and a growing population have driven strong growth, and a focus on local investment and development has accelerated the industry’s maturation. As the sector continues to mature,

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape for Latin American Pharma Companies

Pharma regulations in Latin America

The pharmaceutical industry in Latin America has grown substantially in the last decade. In the decade ending in 2018, the value of medicine purchases in pharmacies more than doubled in Latin America and the Caribbean. The market grew from US$34.3 billion in 2008 to US$69.5 billion in 2018. The region accounts for 6.3 percent of

The Rapid Evolution of The Pharma Regulatory Landscape in MENA

MENA Regulations

Few regions in the pharma industry have witnessed transformations as significant as those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Alongside the emergence of new companies, new products, and rapid growth, the regulatory environment governing pharmaceuticals in this region has experienced a profound evolution. Understanding these changes is essential for any company that operates

Automated SOPs and a Training Management System: The Yin and Yang of Quality Management

Together - SOPs and Training Management

Generally, one plus one equals two, but from our experience with our customers, sometimes it can add up to a lot more. Investing in an automated system for managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) is often one of the first steps growing pharma companies make as they start to build an electronic Quality Management System. That

Calculating the ROI on Electronic Quality Management Systems

ROI of Quality Systems

For most small and mid-size pharma companies, risk reduction is the overarching reason for investing in automated quality management and training management systems. That makes sense because quality and training management systems help ensure adherence to regulatory requirements, and any failure to comply with those standards may result in product delays, fines, and reputation risks.

Scigeniq Announces Launch of Scigeniq RMS at Cooper Pharma

Customer News: Cooper Pharma

Dubai, UAE – December 27, 2023 – Scigeniq, a leading provider of cutting-edge quality and regulatory solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, is delighted to announce the successful go-live of Scigeniq’s Regulatory Management System at Cooper Pharma. For Scigeniq, this marks another milestone in our ongoing commitment to delivering innovative and efficient solutions to support pharmaceutical

Scigeniq Partners with Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (Amman Pharma) to Implement DMS and RMS Solutions

Amman Pharma

Dubai, UAE –  November 10, 2023 – Scigeniq, a Dubai-based provider of cutting-edge quality and regulatory solutions for the pharmaceutical industry, is pleased to announce that Amman Pharmaceutical Industries (Amman Pharma) in Amman, Jordan, is implementing Scigeniq’s Regulatory and Document Management systems. “With our focus on providing quality and regulatory solutions for leading pharma companies

Beyond Compliance: How a Training Module Optimizes Quality

Training Management in QMS

Compliance with industry regulations is often the focal point in discussions about quality management systems (QMS). That’s not surprising since adherence to standards and regulations is an existential issue for any pharma company. However, another element of QMS systems that deserves more attention is how a complete QMS can drive teams to very high levels