Lab Information Management Articles

  • 2017 NEMC LIMS Session Presentations

    The presentations in the LIMS Session at NEMC this year may be downloaded off the following link under LIMS in the Modern Laboratory. More about Khemia Software Khemia Software is a premier provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) for the environmental, water/wastewater, food & ...


    By Khemia Software Inc

  • 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

  • Battery Testing Laboratory Benefits From Flexibility of Matrix Gemini LIMS - Case Study

    The unique configuration capabilities of Autoscribe's Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) has allowed the creation of a flexible data management system for the Energy Innovation Centre at WMG, University of Warwick. Any system changes and developments are being handled internally by the Energy Storage and Management Research team using the OneTime" Configuration Tools. ...


    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 ...


  • Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

    When I met with Lab Manager and Senior Chemist at DHL Analytical, Karyn Lane, several months ago at the laboratory in Round Rock Texas, I noticed immediately that she had the cleanest and most paper-free work environment I had ever seen. Given how many Level 4 data packages she and DHL Analytical assemble and deliver to customers every week, that is quite an impressive accomplishment. Karyn was ...


    By Poplar Solutions, LLC

  • 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 ...

  • Paperless laboratories do better science

    I was reading an article today that appeared in Scientific Computing on May 19, 2014 entitled, “Paperless Laboratories Do Better Science”. I have been reflecting on the content of this article as it relates to our Labcore customers now and over the years and thinking our experience reinforces some of the authors main points. This blog post specifically focuses on the importance of ...


    By Poplar Solutions, LLC

  • 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

  • MasterControl, Inc and Vialis AG Announce Partnering Agreement

    MasterControl, Inc and Vialis AG Announce Partnering Agreement Vialis to resell MasterComtrol software and services to end users within Europe Liestal, Baselland Switzerland and Salt Lake City, Utah USA December 2nd 2009 MasterControl produces software solutions for automating paper-based GxP processes and Vialis a leading systems integrator for laboratory data systems today formally announced ...


  • Navigating in a sea of paper? - How to optimize your environmental laboratory information management

    Would you like your lab to grow both smart and green? In the absence of an optimal Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), today’s environmental laboratories have a difficult time growing adeptly without creating more boxes of paper plus lots of shelves to archive the data, thus requiring investments in more people, equipment, and space. If you grew with an proficient LIMS like Element ...


    By Promium LLC

  • How Does a Laboratory Automation Needs Assessment Benefit Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Implementation and Operation?

    Many laboratories may have the expertise to translate manual processes and laboratory automation requirements into a detailed specification document for all of the system requirements, features and functions of a LIMS. However, that may not be the best utilization of their resources. In addition, this can be labor intensive and the laboratory personnel may be too close to the project and may not ...

  • 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

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