Since April 2017 the Pistoia Alliance has welcomed several companies and individuals as new members.
We are delighted to announce a number of new projects & early business cases that have started up during Q4 2016.
Answers to questions raised during the recent members' webinar that introduced the new Pistoia Alliance strategy.
While the Pistoia Alliance has been successful in the past, with a strong and growing membership, alongside a series of successful projects, which have improved the efficiency of global life sciences R&D, the Pistoia Alliance faces a number of challenges which must be met in order to ensure its continued relevance.
From the behemoth of IBM's Watson engine and its recent introduction to oncology decision support, to various search & text mining tools, all of these approaches will depend on rules on the definition of entities and the descriptive vocabularies and/or ontologies that are used.
So what is the face-to-face meeting of the Pistoia Alliance Board and Operational Team that Michael referred to in his latest entries?
It’s been quite quiet on the Pistoia Alliance blog and website since June, but only because instead of taking holidays, we’ve been working hard developing a number of our nascent workstreams (though I did take a day to watch some of the volleyball at the Olympics—saw some very skillful play!).
April and the BioITWorld Expo in Boston saw the second running of the Pistoia Alliance Conference, and we once again overfilled the facility at Thomson Reuters, who generously offered to host our meeting for a second year.
Robert Mitchell over at Computerworld recently blogged about his takeaways from the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. He nailed it, I think, raising themes that we’ve definitely noticed here at the Pistoia Alliance. We’re also thrilled he gave us a mention in his post.