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Can Data Centers Save the World with Renewable Energy?

By Ann Schneider, March 6, 2020

Data centers have a significant impact on the global energy market. Current global data center consumption is higher than 2% of all electricity produced, and it is projected by Greenpeace to reach 13% of global electricity demand by 2030 [1]. As a result, data center design is uniquely positioned to influence renewable generation on a global scale positively. Large players in the industry such as Facebook, Microsoft, and Google have pledged to become ‘100% Renewable’ through a collaborative global initiative called RE100 [2]. We’ll discuss: why go renewable, how was it achieved, and where are the renewable data centers located?

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Performance Improvement Strategies that WORK

By Daisy Chew, March 6, 2020

How Key Performer Interviews can help determine root causes for your performance issues and help you develop intentional improvement strategies that work.

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UPDATE: Second Stakeholders' Consultation on the Revision of Annex 1

By John Henchion, February 21, 2020

The second targeted stakeholders' consultation on the revision of Annex 1, on the manufacturing of sterile medicinal products, of Eudralex Volume 4

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Quick Glance: ICH Q10 Question Solved?

By John Henchion, February 13, 2020

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Quick Glance: Regulatory and Inspection Harmonization

By John Henchion, February 6, 2020

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Relationship Management: Why, Who, & How

By Melissa Austin, December 19, 2019

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Louder Than Words: The Key to Effective Communication

By John Krawczyk, November 26, 2019

It is a well-established maxim that "Good communication is the key to successful projects." Clear, concise, specific communication is the goal, and this applies to business as well as day-to-day life. The trouble is following through on it.

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Project Meetings Playbook: Your Map to Meeting Nirvana

By Melissa Austin, October 22, 2019

Project Team Meetings are rarely identified as a risk event for a project’s success. Yet, non-productivity during these collaboration sessions is highly probable and can be very costly.

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New PDA Resource: 2019 Technology Transfer Industry Survey

By Beth Haas, September 9, 2019

Results from the PDA survey on Technology Transfer have now been published documenting key highlights and findings from the participant response! This publication which was co-authored by one of CAI's principal consultants, Beth Haas, can be found in the PDA Bookstore.  Learn more about Beth below.

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Building Trust – Engineering to Quality/Validation

By Chip Bennett, September 6, 2019

Over the years, the roles and responsibilities of Engineering and Quality/Validation have evolved for Commissioning and Qualification (C&Q) activities. Now more than ever, risk-based approaches rely heavily on Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and the application of Good Engineering Practices (GEPs) as an Engineering Quality Process to underpin C&Q.

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