Media Alert: Microsoft to Showcase Clinical Trial and Document Management Solutions at Drug Information Association Annual Meeting

BOSTON — June 20, 2008

What: At the Drug Information Association’s 44th Annual Meeting in Boston, Microsoft Corp. will highlight customer success stories and showcase Microsoft and partner solutions designed for the life sciences industry, such as the following:

  • Clinical Trial Management With the 2007 Microsoft Office System

    Microsoft will demo a clinical trial support solution with a simplified clinical studies dashboard, allowing for management of multiple documents across clinical sites. Built on the Microsoft Office system, this solution enables clinical trial managers to streamline reporting and analysis processes and see how trials are progressing at a single glance.

  • Regulated Document Management Using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

    Microsoft will demonstrate tools and partner solutions built on the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that enable enhanced document management while enforcing workflow controls necessary for 21 CFR 11 requirements — ultimately helping to accelerate the time to market for new products.

  • Scientific Innovation With Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight

    Microsoft will showcase a data visualization solution that enables scientists to simplify the quantity and complexity of data for discovery by collaborating, discovering and mining knowledge in real time. Using the Windows Presentation Foundation and Microsoft Silverlight, companies can now view and query all their data sources in a unified, visually appealing experience.

More: 2008 Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Innovation Awards

  • Microsoft will announce the winners of the 2008 Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Innovation Awards on June 25.

  • The awards recognize companies that have demonstrated the best use of Microsoft technology to make new and innovative technology solutions that address critical issues in the areas of clinical development, discovery and product innovation, and sales and marketing.

When: June 22–25, 2008

Where: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Microsoft Booth No. 820
415 Summer St.
Boston, MA 02210


  • Steve Aylward, U.S. health and life sciences general manager, Microsoft

  • Paul Mattes, U.S. health and life sciences industry managing director, Microsoft

  • Michael Naimoli, U.S. life sciences industry solutions director, Microsoft

  • Les Jordan, U.S. life sciences industry technology strategist, Microsoft

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