Lab Information Management Articles

  • The Five Factors of Smart Laboratory Success

    The Five Factors Research organizations are under pressure to cut costs while maintaining or increasing throughput. To improve their operations, many laboratories are considering investments in data management or support and automation systems like ELNs, LIMS or Robotics/HTS. Whatever the change that is introduced, there are many pitfalls on the way to delivery, roll-out and ...

  • Major UK Lottery uses Matrix Gemini BIMS to Manage its Operation - Case Study

    A major UK Sports Lottery has chosen the Matrix Gemini Business Information Management System (BIMS) from Autoscribe Informatics to manage all aspects of its database from confirming eligibility of a ticket for a particular draw to randomly choosing the numbers. Fast Facts Establishment UK Sports Lottery ...


    By Autoscribe Informatics

  • Expert Perspectives on Optimizing Processes in the Laboratory – An Interview with Peter Boogaard

    With nearly 40 years of experience working in Life Sciences and laboratory automation systems Peter Boogaard has seen amazing improvements in optimizing business processes in the laboratory. Starting in the early 1980’s, Peter worked for PerkinElmer on new product lines associated with CAChe (Computer-aided chemistry). These new CAChe products were LIMS and chromatography data handling ...


    By Poplar Solutions, LLC

  • King County Case study: The value of time saved

    Challenge: King County, Washington provides wastewater treatment to seventeen (17) cities and seventeen (17) local sewer utilities. The County's Wastewater Treatment Division serves about 1.5 million people, including most urban areas of King County and parts of south Snohomish County and northeast Pierce County. King County desired a commercial off-the-shelf plant ...


  • Software solution for standard and Highly sophisticated GPC systems case study

    Today's analytical laboratories require universal, flexible and open software solutions to cope with the ever changing needs. This report illustrates how these requirements for chromatographic data processing software can be met in different types of laboratories. Acquisition and Processing of Chromatography Data In former times an analytical chemist spent most of the time with ...

  • LIMS in the Cloud Delivers Time-Share Option to Labs

    I know – you were thinking that the reference to ‘time-share’ in this headline means I’m about to offer you a fantastic FREE gift for listening to my offer. Not today...but it’s interesting that the concept of a ‘time-share’, specifically a LIMS time-share, ...

  • Computerised LIMS

    In today’s modern analytical laboratory such as a contract research organisation (CRO), a laboratory information management system (LIMS) is no longer a luxury but a necessity, critical to the management and control of laboratory data and information. Due to the rising cost in R&D and biotechnology, many companies are looking at ways to maximise efficiency and profitability in order to ...

  • Improve Cash Flow and Reduce Labor Costs with Laboratory Automation and Document Management

    Benchmarking  At Labcore, a division of Poplar Solutions, LLC, performance management begins with benchmarking key laboratory activities that contribute to cost, quality, end-user acceptance, and other important variables.  Benchmarking allows lab staff to quantify and demonstrate the improvements to laboratory operations.   There are a number of metrics that ...


    By Poplar Solutions, LLC

  • Creating Rich Web-Based LIMS With Programmable XML Technologies

    (Reprinted from American Laboratory September 2005)   Laboratory information management systems convert mass amounts of data into analytical information useful throughout the enterprise. ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • Leveraging Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology to Improve Laboratory Information Management

    (Reprinted from American Laboratory September 2004)   Technologies for identifying unique items using radio waves, also known as radio frequency identification (RFID), have been available for decades. In the past, the lack of ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • 10 Steps to Implementing OSH Software

    The article 'Eight Steps to Selecting Health & Safety Software,' published in the January 2004 OH&S magazine, provided a guide to help you select the best software solution to fit your needs. This article takes the next steps: how to ensure a successful implementation of the software. ...


    By Spiramid, LLC

  • Laboratory Information Management Systems and Traceability of Quality Systems

    Today’s business environment places many demands on technical managers and corporate executives. At a time when global competition forces companies to introduce products at a faster pace with higher efficiency and productivity, quality systems like ISO and Six Sigma, stipulate rigorous testing documentation. Regulatory systems, such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • Managing data quality: What does your chemical result mean?

    What does your chemical result mean? How does one result relate to another result taken 3 months earlier? Were the analytical methods the same?  Were the sampling procedures the same? Are these questions that you can answer?Quality assurance provides a history for every piece of data, enabling validation and traceability of your data. Quality assurance of data should be a prime concern of every ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • LabHQ LIMS Solution

    LabHQ Ltd. is a young and dynamic company that provides Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) to businesses of all sizes throughout a range of industries. Our primary vision is to offer the most innovative software applications and world-class services to enable companies to derive the maximum possible value from their laboratory processes.A LIMS is a piece of software that allows ...


    By Broughton Software

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