How to Stop Stress Fast and Plan a Successful Meeting
July 6, 2015
Even in the age of virtual meetings, there is nothing as valuable as old-fashioned face-to-face interaction. In fact, it is becoming even more important as teams spend less time with each other in person. But making sure your meeting or event goes off without a hitch and is productive and enjoyable takes experience and a significant amount of planning. After planning hundreds of meetings, 3D Communications has learned the necessary steps to executing a successful meeting. These steps range from making sure you understand the company’s goals for the meeting so you can give them the experience they’re envisioning – to preventing common pitfalls that can unravel all of your hard work.
ASCO: Breakthrough Drugs at Breakthrough Prices
June 29, 2015
ASCO 2015 may be remembered as the year when the high cost of drugs got nearly as much attention as the major scientific breakthroughs in deadly cancers. Indeed, looking back at the presentations and conversations at this year’s oncology conference, what was clear was the growing tension between the breathtaking progress of scientific advancements in cancer therapies – even a potential cure – and what has been dubbed the “financial toxicity” of these treatments. That refers to the high cost of many innovative products.
Preventing and Accounting for Missing Clinical Trial Data for FDA Drug Approvals: Part 2
June 22, 2015
The reality of clinical trials is that having some missing data is inevitable. As the FDA becomes more stringent on how to handle missing clinical trial data to support device and drug approvals, Sponsors should give careful consideration to pre-specified analyses that will support the robustness of the trial results. In order to understand the different approaches to account for missing data, it’s important to understand the types of missing data that can occur.
Taking the “E-A-R-L-Y Train” for Crisis Management
June 15, 2015
A crisis is the wrong time for an original thought! High-stakes crisis management requires time and preparation beforehand, because there is no faster way to sink your business, brand, or organization than thinking you can just “wing it”. So, how do you prepare for the unexpected? We’ve come up with a system called taking the E-A-R-L-Y Train. Here’s how it works.