In many ways, 2021 was a continuation of the changes brought about in 2020, a year that’s repeatedly been described as “unprecedented” and “unparalleled.” In a unique way, 2021 offered us an idea of evolving innovations and increasing complexities in technology on the horizon for teams across industries. For medical device product developers, these changing conditions will present a variety of new landscapes and will offer unique challenges, opportunities, and more than likely, many surprises.
As we enter a new year of further changes, Jama Software asked select thought leaders – both internal and external – in the medical device/life science industry for the trends and events they foresee unfolding over the next year and beyond, including:
Increased focus on cybersecurity
Clarity on standard compliance
The challenge of human variability