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Craig Cook

Craig Cook is the Chief Marketing Officer for Business Solution Partners, and the company's lead consultant for all things HubSpot. He enjoys working on complex Migration, Sales Enablement and Team Management projects for Enterprise level clients, and has been practicing Inbound for almost ten years. Craig is the co-leader of the Long Island HubSpot User Group and hosts the NY NetSuite and NY Adaptive user groups.

Recent Posts

FDA to Modernize the 510(k) Program to Enhance the Safety and Effectiveness of Medical Devices

on Dec 13, 2018 12:23:00 PM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Medical Device Manufacturing
On November 26, 2018, the FDA announced changes to its 510(k) clearance pathway for medical devices. The statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Jeff Shuren, M.D., Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), proposes to modernize the 42 year old method for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of most approved medical devices.
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NetSuite Enables Medical Device Manufacturers To Comply With Labeling Regulations

The primary objective of Medical Device labeling is to ensure that patients in need, and practitioners providing care, can access clear, accurate and understandable instructions for use. But medical device labels serve many other important purposes, and as such, are closely regulated by the FDA. Today, medical device manufacturers continually strain resources in pursuit of FDA Label Requirement compliance. They are feeling the pressure and taking a more comprehensive look at managing complex labeling needs.
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Software Publisher or SaaS Certified Partner: Who Should Your Company Turn To?

Just a decade ago, companies depended on packaged software with huge, intimidating, training manuals tucked away in boxes. The bigger the business, the more training manuals and software they’d have. While the business landscape has changed dramatically, companies still depend on software to get things done, only now you won’t find their storage space shelves filled with CD’s, manuals and data. With the advent of cloud, businesses are turning to Software as a Service (SaaS) to quench their software needs—to no longer have their operations rely on legacy systems, to have access to data anytime, anywhere, and most importantly, to enjoy financial savings.
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Advantages of Cloud ERP vs. OnPrem Solutions for the Medical Device Industry

on Oct 11, 2018 3:28:00 PM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Healthcare & Lifesciences Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Aging populations around the world have underpinned the growth in the medical device industry in recent years. KPMG forecasts that this trend will continue with global annual sales rising from nearly $500 billion in 2020 to approximately $800 billion in 2030. This growth is occurring despite potential headwinds from strict regulatory requirements, governments trying to control health care costs and a rapidly changing competitive environment. Companies that don’t want to get stuck in the middle of the value chain or with a commoditized product, need to adopt technology, such as cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, that could give them an edge. Already there’s been a notable shift from building IT to consuming IT.
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The Top Five Reasons You Need a Better Close Process

on Sep 13, 2018 9:26:00 AM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | NetSuite BlackLine Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
How does your organization manage your monthly, quarterly or annual financial close process?  "If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong."  - Charles Kettering, Engineer If you are like many businesses, this critical financial management process functions the same way it has for decades: it is stressful and time-consuming. And because it involves relying on manual processes, multiple checklists, and a confusing array of spreadsheets, the process is prone to costly errors.  But guess what? The same old ways of doing business are not enough. Here are the TOP FIVE REASONS Why Modernizing the Financial Close Process is a SMART MOVE...
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The Marketing Funnel: A Eulogy

on Sep 5, 2018 2:15:00 PM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Inbound Marketing HubSpot
Co-Workers, Friends, Family... We have gathered here today at Inbound'18 to bear witness to the life of our dear friend, who has departed this world for the unknown - a place beyond conversions and optimization. He was stalwart in his service to us, and the world - providing thousands of his adherents with the means to attract and convert. Listen to the conversations taking place in this room today, and you will hear stories of success and prosperity, triumph and glory - all because of our friend, The Marketing Funnel.
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Three Key Considerations - Choosing a Corporate Performance Management Solution

on Jun 7, 2018 12:18:00 PM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Adaptive Insights
Your financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team has finally gotten the green light to move beyond Excel spreadsheets and improve FP&A by implementing a modern software solution. The good news? There’s are plenty to choose from.
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Want a Bigger Piece of the Global Pharma Marketplace?

on May 24, 2018 11:29:00 AM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Adaptive Insights
Does your pharmaceutical company have an eye on growing internationally? By 2020, the worldwide pharmaceutical industry is expected to be valued at $1.3 trillion, according to the 2016 ITA Pharmaceuticals Top Markets Report. Given this forecast, it's not surprising that companies in pharma are looking for new ways to capitalize on industry growth. While it may lack the glamour of R&D, marketing, or sales - one of the most critical areas that any company, in any industry, can choose to evaluate when building a plan for accelerated growth is the accounting department.
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