I came across this interesting article on the role technology can, and will likely, play in the clinical trial process. Probably the key thing to take out of this is how it will be used as an enabler improving the processes, productivity and accuracy of the work being done by clinical professionals rather than a potential 'replacement'.
We are living in a world that, according to the World Economic Forum, is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Characterised by the fusion of physical, digital and biological technologies, this revolution brings with it a transformation in production, management and governance systems of almost every industry. Strangely though, the pharmaceutical industry faces a conundrum whereby most companies are not innovative enough to be sustainable.