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Hybrid IT: Actelion Pharamceuticals


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As a pharmaceutical company, Actelion has to abide by stringent regulations to remain compliant. Learn how Cloud Integration can be used in a pharmaceutical company to provide data quality and …

As a pharmaceutical company, Actelion has to abide by stringent regulations to remain compliant. Learn how Cloud Integration can be used in a pharmaceutical company to provide data quality and accessibility.

In this session, you will learn:

* How IT can be agile and responsive to the businesses with Cloud technology

* Retaining control and maintaining data governance

* How to achieve success with Veeva

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  • 1. Copyright © 2013 Actelion Pharmaceuticals LtdHYBRID INTEGRATIONJohn Zacharakis, Senior Data Architecture ManagerActelion Pharmaceuticals US
  • 2. © 2013 Actelion Pharmaceuticals LtdABOUT ACTELION PHARMACEUTICALS2 Swiss Pharmaceutical company founded in 1997 by former Roche executives Focuses in uncommon, terminal conditions with no existing effective treatments. Worldwide market leader in treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Often gains rapid approval by FDA and its counterparts in other countries becauseno effective alternative treatments exist. However, accelerated approval comes withheavier-than-usual oversight and regulation Currently operating in 36 countries Revenue in the $ Billions Publicly traded on European stock exchanges (but not in the US yet) On rapid growth path with a full pipeline in all evaluation stages Frequent new licensing from regulatory bodies worldwide
  • 3. Information Management Landscape• Huge Commercial Operations Aspect• Patient Case Management• Stringent Regulatory Compliance Requirements• Medical Affairs Management• Research and Development• All in a rapidly changing market, and during rapid growthThe Challenge: Maintain momentum but don’t dropany balls3
  • 4. 4Information Management StructureTwo-dimensional specializationSFDCVeevaSalesSiebelPatientCRMConcurExpenseManagement[…]APPLICATION MANAGEMNT
  • 5. 5Information Management StructureTwo-dimensional specializationSFDCVeevaSalesSiebelPatientCRMConcurExpenseManagement[…]Data WarehousingMaster Data ManagementBI / AnalyticsCompliance/ VigilanceINFORMATIONMANAGEMENTAPPLICATION MANAGEMNT
  • 6. The Place for Informatica• Ability to serve both vertical (business function) andhorizontal (IM discipline) structures• Best integration with, our core application• Flexible paradigm (Cloud / PowerCenter)6
  • 7. • Applications Group• Business Application Integration• In/Out-bound Interfaces• Information Management Group• Cross-application Data Gathering / Mastering /Warehousing / Curation• Centralized Interface Management• Hub-based Data Distribution7Two-team structureUsing Informatica Cloud Security Management to Separate the EnvironmentsHow we did it
  • 8. 8Three General Classes, by Business NeedInterface ClassificationClass A: Middleware Database Required for Centralization and Distribution
  • 9. 9Interface ClassificationThree General Classes, by Business NeedClass B: Middleware Database Required, Plus Archiving / Audit Trail
  • 10. 10Interface ClassificationThree General Classes, by Business NeedClass C: Application-to-Application Interfaces, No Need to “Land” Data In Between
  • 11. 11Informatica Cloud / PowerCenter BalanceInformatica Cloud replication Develop Any Required Business LogicDatabase replication “Advanced” Transformations, as long asthey work on the cloudSimple Data Set TransfersAdapter-ready Applications (Siebel etc.)Informatica Cloud is used for ALL production interfaces
  • 12. © 2013 Actelion Pharmaceuticals LtdTHANK YOU.12