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The Power of AI Augmentation: Unraveling Insights through Human-Generated Unstructured Data

August 25, 2023 || Nick Armstrong
 
Introduction Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer, revolutionizing industries and transforming the way we live. Rather than replacing people, AI complements and augments our abilities, enhancing problem-solving processes and unlocking new possibilities. Moreover, harnessing the untapped potential of unstructured data generated by people opens exciting avenues for gaining…

CAI Appoints Two Distinguished Professionals to its Board of Directors

July 31, 2023 || David Shenberger
 
INDIANAPOLIS, IN –  Commissioning Agents Inc. (CAI) is pleased to announce the appointment of two exceptional professionals to its Board of Directors, David Sternasty and Chaz Calitri.  They bring a wealth of experience and diverse expertise that will significantly contribute to the company’s future.   David Sternasty brings over 35 years of…

Quantifying Operational Excellence in the Life Science Industry (Part 2 of 2)

July 24, 2023 || Kelly Smeltzer
 
Quantifying Operational Excellence in the Life Science Industry – continued In Part 1 of this blog, I discussed Key Metrics for Quantifying Operational Excellence. Reminder… The life science industry, encompassing pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices, plays a critical role in advancing healthcare and improving the quality of life for individuals…

Quantifying Operational Excellence in the Life Science Industry (Part 1 of 2)

July 17, 2023 || Kelly Smeltzer
 
Quantifying Operational Excellence in the Life Science Industry The life science industry, encompassing pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices, plays a critical role in advancing healthcare and improving the quality of life for individuals worldwide. In this highly regulated and competitive sector, Operational Excellence (OpEx) is crucial for organizations to thrive.…

Benefits of Implementing a People in Plant Program for Observations and Training in the Pharma Industry

July 11, 2023 || Loren Lawless
 
The pharmaceutical industry is characterized by complex manufacturing processes and stringent quality standards. To ensure operational excellence and adherence to regulatory requirements, many pharmaceutical companies have embraced the concept of a “People in Plant” program. This program entails involving personnel in plant operations through observations and training initiatives. In this…

Supply Chain Strategies for 2023

May 20, 2023 || Kelly Smeltzer
 
At the beginning of my career, I was part of the purchasing department for a Fortune 50 healthcare company. In those days, we analyzed requirements and set safety stock levels that ensured we never ran short of any materials needed to produce a batch of product – all uncertainties were…

Sláinte and Thank You to Our Agents in Ireland

March 17, 2023 ||
 
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, we at CAI take great pride in celebrating the accomplishments of our agents in Ireland. Our Irish team has made invaluable contributions to our company’s success and growth, and we want to take this opportunity to acknowledge their hard work and dedication. Ireland has long…

Nick Armstrong Named CAI’s Initial Senior Director of Digital Enablement

February 3, 2023 || David Shenberger
 
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 2, 2023 – Commissioning Agents Inc. (CAI) announced  Nick Armstrong has been named the Initial Senior Director of Digital Enablement, as CAI continues our investment in Digital Transformation for both our internal programs and our clients’ operations. Mr. Armstrong has 15 years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical, Food,…

Wesley Vestal Named CAI’s Chief People Officer; Joins Company Leadership Team

January 3, 2023 || David Shenberger
 
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, January 2, 2023 – Commissioning Agents Inc. (CAI) announced that Wesley Vestal has been named CAI’s Chief People Officer. In this role, Wesley will be responsible for leading CAI’s global human resources team, utilizing his background in leadership development, strategic workforce planning, and systems implementation to transform clients’…