Planbox to Drive ERT's Innovation Lab

By CIOReview | Friday, February 5, 2016

FREMONT, CA: ERT, a cloud platform solutions provider for clinical data analytics, has selected Planbox’s Innovation Management Software–Platform Innovate–as its innovation management platform. The platform was chosen after a three-month long evaluation process, conducted by ERT, which focused criteria like flexibility, automation, and the ability to deploy in multiple, unique communities.

“The enthusiasm generated by our Innovation Lab has sparked a volume of ideas exceeding our expectations,” said Karin Beckstrom, Senior Product Manager, ERT. “Planbox software met our criteria of capturing and managing idea submission, automatically generating reports to monitor the innovation process, and the flexibility to customize business rules and automate communications.”

The ERT Innovation Lab concentrates on developing advanced technologies for broad clinical care through extensive pharmaceutical research and healthcare data analytics. Planbox Innovate will be deployed across ERT’s Cardiac, Respiratory, Clinical Insights, and eCOA divisions to drive innovation by enhancing the data collection process. The platform’s adaptive event-based rule engine will help ERT promote idea development among its employees, customers, and suppliers by creating rules for each community.

Planbox Innovate will also work as a system for managing ideas, feedback, suggestions, and solutions in order to upgrade ERT’s internal processes. The platform offers an innovation management system that enables ERT to capitalize on the best ideas and select those which can be implemented. “We are proud to have been selected by ERT as their innovation management partner,” said Ludwig Melik, CEO, Planbox. “ERT has shown a remarkable commitment to improving efficiencies in clinical research, and investing in innovation will help ERT maintain its market leadership position in this sector.”