SOURCE: Arbour Group

Arbour Group

July 21, 2011 09:34 ET

Arbour Group Hosting Webinars on Software Validation Fundamentals

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - Arbour Group, a leading provider of regulatory products and services for life sciences firms, announced today that it is hosting a series of webinars devoted to software validation and compliance fundamentals.

This "how to" series will consist of four webinars that will address different aspects of software compliance. The webinars will focus on the industry best practices for validation planning, test script development, change control, and development of IT Quality Policies.

Each webinar will run approximately 45 minutes. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

The schedule for the webinars is as follows:

  • Essentials of Validation Master Planning - Friday, July 29, 2011, from 2:00pm to 2:45pm EDT
  • Test Script Development - Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 2:00pm to 2:45pm EDT
  • Change Control - Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 2:00pm to 2:45pm EDT
  • IT Quality Policy - Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 2:00pm to 2:45pm EDT

The first webinar, Essentials of Validation Master Planning, will cover:

  • Validation Plan Definition/Purpose
  • System Objective & Scope
  • Data Gathering & Analysis
  • Validation Plan Development
  • Validation Plan Content
  • Post go-live factors

To register for the first webinar click here.

"We have found that many life sciences firms are wrestling with a number of software validation and testing issues," stated Alex Patterson, CEO of Arbour Group. "We have designed this webinar series to provide clarity around some of the essential elements of software compliance best practices."

About Arbour Group

Arbour Group LLC is a leading provider of regulatory products and services for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies worldwide.

Arbour Group's regulatory products include packaged validation protocols that help clients ensure that key enterprise software solutions are functional and in compliance with applicable regulations to minimize business risk. Regulatory services are based on a results-oriented software testing process that not only assures compliance and functionality, but also responds competitively to the needs of customers by ensuring product quality and reliability.

The Arbour Advantage is the combination of offerings that are designed to help regulated companies harmonize compliance efforts across diverse business software systems, geographically dispersed facilities and complex regulatory environments.

Arbour Group has been lowering the cost of compliance since 1990 for over 200 multinational companies with a global presence including United States offices in California, Illinois, and New Jersey, along with facilities in Dublin, Ireland and Dubai, U.A.E.

For more information, contact Arbour Group at

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    Suite 660
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    Phone 312.207.5800
    Fax 312.207.5805