SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 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.
Mr. Kerr recently presented at the Oracle Manufacturing Summit in San Francisco, which brings together thought leaders in manufacturing from the Oracle community to share strategies for driving productivity on the shop floor. As an ERP, MES and CSV expert, Mr. Kerr was invited to join the 'Manufacturing in Regulated Industries Panel' leading sessions related to operational effectiveness, quality, cost management, and regulatory issues. Industry best practices for lean practices, prioritization of jobs, on-time deliveries, and increased customer satisfaction were also presented.
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.
USDM is very well positioned to address the growing implementation and IT compliance needs of organizations in highly regulated industries and I look forward to contributing to the firm's strong momentum and growth," said Kerr.
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.