Open Source versus Commercial Systems

Types of EDC Systems: Commercial and Open Source EDC systems can either be standalone databases on a desktop computer/server supporting a single site or they can be Web based with the ability to support multisite studies [1, 3, 27]. Based on the business model utilized and the licensing-distribution method followed, they can be broadly categorizedContinue reading “Open Source versus Commercial Systems”

A Big Project from Initiation to Closing – a Canal: Panama

Apart from wars, this is the most expensive undertaking in the world. It was a huge engineering project that started in the mid-1800’s and that employed thousands, cost millions of dollars, and took years to complete. We will follow the story of the Panama Canal project as documented in Identifying and Managing Project Risk byContinue reading “A Big Project from Initiation to Closing – a Canal: Panama”