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December 8, 2008

Gear LeverThe Changing Business Processes Situation
Some manufacturers are now commercializing their own products and are starting to function as wholesale distributors as well. The economic compulsion behind this strategy shift is bearing fruit, however it is instigating changes to business process more quickly and more profoundly than has previously been the case.

Rather than pushing legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems well beyond the intent of their original design (in many cases based around best...


November 30, 2008

21 CFR Part 11So it's come time to take your systems forward and implement electronic signature management. To achieve success, you'll need to know all about the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 CFR Part 11.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): Title 21 CFR Part 11 - What Is It?
The Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 CFR Part 11 sets forth the business system access standards necessary to replace paper based signatures with electronic ones. For reasons of efficiency, electronic signatures are becoming standard...


November 29, 2008

In late November, Slingshot published a white paper titled The Five Simple Secrets to a Successful Software Initiative.  The document distills several decades’ worth of project planning and project management experience accrued by the Slingshot team as they worked with hundreds of companies through the software selection and system implementation processes.


November 15, 2008

In July of 2008, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals signed an agreement with Slingshot to develop and implement a new Material Inventory and Tracking System (MITS).

The purpose of the technology provided by Slingshot (eStock) will be to manage a number of valuable and sensitive compounds throughout Ironwood’s manufacturing process.

A major component of this is to ensure compliance with a regulation known as “Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures” or 21 CFR Part 11 for short. Slingshot has posted a blog entry on the topic of 21 CFR Part 11 compliance, what it means and how to achieve it.

Based in Cambridge MA, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals...


November 7, 2008

5 SecretsSlingshot recently published a White Paper titled the The Five Simple Secrets to a Successful Software Initiative.

You can download the document here.

The purpose of the document is to answer the question "How do you eat an elephant?" The answer of course is "piece by piece". It's been developed to help people charged with, or involved with, the...


October 17, 2008

The National Children's Study (NCS) is historic - it will assemble more data on our youth than ever before. Starting with as many as 400,000 mothers-to-be, it is an enormous undertaking to be sure, and will result in a greater understanding of the health issues facing our next generation, from pre-birth to age 21.

Slingshot is proud and excited that its asset tracking software is being used by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to track all medical assets on the study. From the warehouse (eStock) to the study centers (where orders to replenish supplies will be generated using eRequest) and...


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