SOURCE: US Data Management

US Data Management

April 10, 2013 09:03 ET

USDM VP Life Science Commercial Practice, Jim Kerr, Presents at BIOCOM Event; USDM Recognized for Strong Capability and Offering for Life Sciences Organizations Running Oracle

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2013) - USDM, a leading global regulatory consulting firm in the life sciences space, is proud to have Jim Kerr as Vice President of the USDM Commercial Practice, directing all activity around Oracle Life Sciences. Mr. Kerr is a well-recognized corporate IT Vision and Strategy expert in helping life science companies maximize their ROI and reduce total cost of compliance across Oracle technology assets and infrastructure.

As a recognized life sciences industry expert with over seventeen years of leadership and management experience in life sciences corporate environments, Kerr was invited to join the panel of top industry experts in the field leading the discussion and share insight on current trends and how they are shaping solution strategies for Life Sciences companies.

BIOCOM is the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region's life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life.

"USDM, based in Santa Barbara, CA, has been providing valuable solutions and services to life sciences companies all over the world since 1999 and is proud to participate and share insights at BIOCOM, southern California's premier biotech and medical device association," said Kerr.

Jim leads the Life Sciences Commercial Practice at USDM and helps life sciences customers implement and validate solutions across ERP, MES and PLM systems. Mr. Kerr continues to build on the growing success of USDM's Oracle Validation Service and Solutions practice including Oracle E-business Suite, Oracle JD Edward and Oracle PeopleSoft and featuring Validation Accelerator Packs. All ERP Validation Accelerator Packs are built on the principles of GAMP and current regulatory and industry best practices containing validation plan, requirements, risk assessment, testing plans and test scripts, traceability and validation report.

About USDM:

USDM is a leading global regulatory consulting firm providing compliance, business intelligence, validation, qualification, quality, auditing, and IT services to our clients in the life sciences industries. USDM has partnerships, expertise and solutions for critical Life Science technologies -- Oracle, SAP, ServiceMax, Salesforce, Microsoft, Qumas, and others. USDM has more than 12 years of experience supplying our clients with compliant solutions in each phase of their drug and product development cycle, partnering with best of breed ISVs to help companies unify and optimize their business and compliance processes.