Statistical Computing Environments
*Susan P. Duke, GlaxoSmithKline 


It's been said that statisticians spend only about 20% of their time doing actual statistics in pharma, because so much time is spent in logistical efforts - our equivalent of doing our own electrical wiring and plumbing. This roundtable will discuss the emerging concept of Statistical Computing Environments. Participants are encouraged to weigh in on what is needed to make a good desktop for clinical statisticians, in sponsor, regulatory, and CRO environments.