Computational workflow provider TurboWorx is putting the brakes on its life science marketing strategy in favor of other vertical industries, such as financial services, CEO Jeff Augen told BioInform last week.

Augen, one of the architects behind IBM’s entry into the life science market who left the firm in 2002 to take the reins at Turbo, said that demand for IT in the sector has proven to be a “disappointment” for Turbo and other companies, including large IT firms like IBM.

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