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Mark Brunelli Published: 11 Jun 2013

When researchers at pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. need a data mart to analyze the effectiveness of a proposed new drug, there's a good chance they'll run into Pat Saucier. Pat Saucier, Pfizer Saucier is in charge of the group that manages data warehousing and related technologies for Pfizer's scientists, researchers and assorted business users. His official title is, well, a mouthful, to say the least. "I am the director of solution strategy, information architecture, for Pfizer's research and development worldwide regulatory safety and medical business intelligence group," he said dryly. "And for your information it does not fit on a business card." Saucier has worked in IT for more than 25 years, focusing mainly on database development, and data warehousing -- and, more generally, on using information to solve business problems. He's seen a lot of things change over the years, with perhaps the most notable shift coming in how businesses approach the concept of data itself. While Saucier and his team deal with complex technologies, they're always careful... Access >>>

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