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Wayne, PA, United States, 05/20/2010 - Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. today announced that six members from across its organization will speak at the PharmaSUG Annual Conference 2010, May 23-26 in Orlando, Florida.
Team members representing Data Integration and Standardization, Programming and Recruiting will tackle timely topics such as advancing your career in programming, the use of CDISC SDTM and ADaM standards and methodologies and best practices across the electronic data lifecycle.
PharmaSUG is a forum for the exchange of information and the promotion of new ideas concerning the use of SAS® software as it relates to quantitative health sciences including epidemiology, health economics, health management, outcomes research, biostatistics, clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry.
Of particular note, three of Octagon's staff have authored a paper on "Getting that New SAS® Programming Job - A Management Perspective".
This paper, by Ellen Brookstein, Allan Glaser, and Laurie Koch, discusses essential experiences and skills that hiring managers seek, best practices for attracting and acquiring talent, and techniques to distinguish yourself from other programming candidates. Ellen Brookstein will be presenting this paper as part of the conference's management track.
Monique Garrett, vice president, Global Marketing, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. commented, “Our team continues to be actively involved in industry associations and initiatives that advance the profession. Our presence at PharmaSUG this year is a great example of our cross-functional approach. It speaks to the depth and breadth of expertise that we have within our team and their genuine interest in sharing their knowledge and practical experiences.”
James C. Walker, chairman and CEO, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. added, “We have a mature programming capability that is tightly integrated into our portfolio of offerings. It consists of seasoned professionals who make time to envision the bigger picture and who embrace the idea of leading the industry toward transformation. Our participation in PharmSUG is just another example of our willingness to lead.”
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon (octagonresearch.com) is unifying clinical data and submission strategy for the global life sciences industry with world-class consulting, a breakthrough outsourcing model and game-changing software. Our solutions provide the people, process and technology required to optimize drug development from data collection to submission. Our regulatory, clinical, process and software offerings provide a unique combination of deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Harrow, UK.