Work Smart: Collaborating Effectively with CROs Across Multiple Sites

Effective collaboration across multiple sites, and particularly with CROs, can be challenging, particularly when everyone is working remotely. This webinar discusses how management can limit the chance of repetition when working with multiple research and CRO teams across the globe.

Webinar Length: 1hr
Date: On-Demand
Host: Arxspan

What you will gain from attending this webinar:

  • How to use informatics to work more effectively with CROs and other remote research teams.
  • How to optimize workflow management, registering compounds and data sharing across multiple sites
  • Understand the efficiencies that can be gained from centralized data management
  • How to take advantage of an ELN system quickly with fast and simple implementation


Jeff Carter

Co-founder and COO Arxspan

David Farrell

Implementation Specialist Arxspan – A Bruker Company

Adham Chebbani

Enterprise SaaS Sales Manager

Biotech companies typically work with multiple CROs and remote teams. Managing and delegating work remotely can be challenging for both small startups, and large biotechs. How can research teams manage workflow in a controlled, efficient manner? How can you ensure all teams are following the same data recording protocol? How can management limit the chance of repetition when working with multiple teams?

In this discussion, we will demonstrate how simple it can be to create, assign, and keep track of the workloads you have in your funnel. More importantly, you will see how our ELN tools will save you lost time and effort.

  • Experimental work can be prioritized by project and team leaders. This reduces the need for meetings, emails and other ad hoc ways of communicating status. Tracking who prioritized which items and when they did it allows for accurate reporting of key project metrics.
  • Integrated workflows enable real-time feedback to the user.On-screen notifications provide the scientist with information about the availability of equipment, sample preparation and instrument data. This streamlining greatly increases individual productivity. When these workflows are fully integrated, stepwise execution of a process can also be enforced without separate documentation or outside monitoring. For example, results cannot be entered for a sample until the sample preparation is properly documented and completed.
  • Search results can also be informed by the context of experiments. The review and approval of experimental results being a built-in part of the experimental process makes it trivial to screen out results that have not yet been finalized, for example. But the user can also optionally include these data if they are of interest. In loosely integrated systems these simple kinds of queries can involve complex reports that are difficult to toggle between different data sets.

As the workforce is slowly being allowed to return to work, companies are still taking precautions to prevent any further virus outbreaks.

Innate workflow management tools enable management teams to delegate
tasks to their teams that are onsite more effectively.

Speaker Details

Jeff Carter, Co-founder and COO Arxspan

Jeff Carter is a co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Arxspan, which offers a cloud-based electronic laboratory notebook platform for managing and sharing scientific information. As COO of the company, Jeff oversees commercial and operational functions, including business development, account management, product management, and engineering. He has nearly 20 years of management experience in scientific informatics and cloud computing industries, including 23 years of software development experience.

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David Farrell, Implementation Specialist Arxspan – A Bruker Company

David is an Implementation Specialist at Arxspan, consulting with customers to define their requirements, and efficiently complete the configuration tasks to ensure that new users get maximum value from their investment in the Arxspan platform. Learning about customer’s needs and requirements, then transferring that information into a configuration that is intuitive to use, then developing easy to understand training materials to make certain that users get up and running quickly are components to a successful implementation. Prior to Arxspan, David has participated in the implementation process for multiple ELN platforms from Research to QC, as well as supporting the configuration of LIMS, Inventory, Registration, Document Management and other informatics applications. David has a degree in Engineering from Roger Williams University. He has extensive experience with servicing HPLC Systems and supporting field services in both technical and marketing roles.

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Adham Chebbani, Enterprise SaaS Sales Manager Arxspan – A Bruker Company

As a formally trained chemist, Adham has had experience in the lab working specifically in GC/MS analysis and compound characterization. After working in industry for several years, he decided that he would try his hand at something a bit more people-oriented, so he transitioned into a technical sales role in the medical device and software field. Coupling his technical experience with his innate skill of relationship building, he was able to succeed and excel in his role, achieving top sales rep for 3 years in a row. He quickly learned that it was the complexity and challenge of technical sales that he enjoyed most. Adham builds his relationships around a consultative approach, making himself very accessible to his customers. In his spare time, Adham enjoys carpentry, cooking, motorsports, and weightlifting. In addition to that, Adham can speak Arabic, Italian, and Spanish.

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