Adjutant Solutions Group

We help bring medical devices to market
better and faster—so people around the
world can live healthier lives.

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Project Orchestration

We know your team is focused on providing innovative therapies to improve patients’ lives. When it’s time to deliver, you can depend on us to work with your team to help you scale and make therapies and devices. Our systematic approach to program orchestration and technical guidance enables your people to do the right things at the right times to achieve the results you expect.

Project Initiation

Project Initiation

We work with your project teams to define scope, guiding principles, performance objectives and measures that foster high trust, engagement and high performance.

Cost Control

Cost Control

We help develop—and keep a sharp eye on—capital and expense budgets to forecast accurate cash flows and keep costs on target.

Scheduling

Scheduling

We set milestones, prepare schedules and establish metrics so projects stay on track and on time.

Materials Management

Materials Management

We coordinate the delivery, shipment and storage of your pedigreed device parts to ensure the right use at the right time.

Document Management

Document Management

We work with you to ensure that your documentation is accurate, compliant, secure and available where you need it, when you need it.

Project Governance

Project Governance and Administration

We help you define, implement and administer project governance systems that clarify decision rights and working relationships.

Technical Support

Bringing successful products to market in the volumes needed to meet demand is a time-consuming, high-risk proposition. Our team’s goal is to strengthen yours. We’re a nimble “right hand” with the technical knowhow and perspective to commercially scale your regulated medical devices, drug delivery devices and other products in the life sciences industry. Our engineers and technical experts work with you to develop and execute a structured process that’s scalable, robust and well controlled.

Process Development and Demonstration

Process Development and Demonstration

We design, prototype and oversee the technical processes necessary to scale your devices.

Commercialization

Commercialization

We help you take products all the way to market, launching full-scale production and ensuring sustainable performance over the product lifecycle.

Risk Management

Risk Management

We identify, quantify and monitor potential risks so your team can make well-informed, timely decisions.

Validation

Validation

We partner with you to navigate the complex processes of validation, qualification and commissioning to achieve compliant solutions.

Life Cycle Planning

Life Cycle Planning

We make plans, projections and decisions to ensure that operating costs can be effectively managed throughout the product’s life cycle.

Consulting

Today, pharmaceutical and medical device organizations face new challenges and more regulatory scrutiny than ever before. We help our clients strengthen in-house capability and build seamless delivery networks that link all the elements needed to scale your therapies. We immerse ourselves in your business, adapt to your needs, and help you transform your culture so you get the project performance—and results—you want.

Capability Audits

Capability Audits

We conduct a thorough audit of your processes, governance structures, leadership, talent and supplier relations to identify the strengths, challenges and maturity of your delivery culture.

Process Streamlining

Process Streamlining

We guide your team through an innovative approach to process re-engineering that dramatically improves quality, reduces wasted effort, lowers costs and speeds delivery time.

Network Building

Network Building

We hold a mirror to the dynamic, interconnected structures operating within your delivery ecosystem and show you how to navigate them to promote seamless collaboration, minimize risk and inspire innovation.

Performance Improvement

Performance Improvement

We lead candid after-action reviews that can help your team identify opportunities for improvement and leverage best practices across your project portfolio.

About Us

At Adjutant Solutions Group, we partner with clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to orchestrate complex projects. We also assist with technical operations and help organizations create a quality culture through all stages of a project.

Like a geodesic dome that gives structural strength using a minimum of materials, we provide the right approach, resources and structure to reinforce our clients’ teams—as much or as little as needed.

Our mission is to help the organizations we serve successfully commercialize drug delivery systems—and to help more people live healthier lives.

Our Team

The quality, commitment and talent of our people set us apart. Each of our program managers, engineers, cost controllers, schedulers, materials managers and technical writers is trained to work closely with your in-house team. Our cofounders bring more than 100 years of experience to your team, as well as a staff of experienced and dedicated employees.

Douglas Austrom, Ph.D.

Douglas Austrom, Ph.D.
Cofounder and Partner

An award-winning professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Doug brings over 30 years of experience to his clients. He works extensively with leaders and teams around the world, helping them remove obstacles to collaboration and achieve success. Doug shows clients new ways to create high-performance cultures. He’s known for his ability to transform organizations into richer, more positive environments.

Doug Koeneman

Doug Koeneman
Cofounder and Partner

A fierce focus on problem-solving makes Doug a powerful business and innovation leader. His background—an MBA in global business management, more than 30 years of engineering experience, and an exceptional track record of results—gives him a competitive edge. Doug serves as the driving force behind Adjutant Solutions Group’s mission to help create, manufacture and deliver lifesaving medical devices.

Pete Howard, Ph.D.

Pete Howard, Ph.D.
Cofounder, Partner and
General Manager

Pete brings a combination of technical, management and creative experiences to his role as general manager. A former U.S. Navy aeronautical engineer, he also earned a Ph.D. in management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Pete’s 30 years of experience and sensitivity to technological challenges make him an expert at building high-performance teams that consistently deliver results.

Contact

PHONE

+1 317.633.8747

OFFICE

217 W. 10th Street, Suite 240
Indianapolis, IN 46202
USA

EMAIL

info@adjutantsolutions.com

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