Agile is a process framework that has been used to manage complex product development since the early 1990s. Working within the Agile framework, you can employ various processes and techniques. For the purposes of this article and our entire series of articles, the relative efficacy of regulatory publishing practices guided by the Agile methodology are made clear so that you can understand the process and its advantages.
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Submission publishers face a number of challenges as they perform the day-to-day tasks associated with compiling and inspecting the quality of an eCTD. Innovations in technology are easing the burden in terms of actions publishers must perform manually. Streamlining publishing tasks saves time, effort, resources and in the end, produces a higher-quality submission. Susceptibility to error is a corollary to the number of labor-intensive, manual actions performed by your publishing team. Manual processes also extend the publishing time frame, induce extra effort and require greater resources for quality assurance.
People seeking advice on eCTD publishing best practices usually fall into one of two groups: (1) Sponsors who are new to eCTD, for example, medical writers or project managers (2) eCTD publishers. The first group is usually interested in specific actions they can take to make their specific submission a success, while the latter group is more interested in strategic ideas on how to make their processes work better for all submissions.