August 25, 2021 - QLIMS 2021 Starter Pack Promotion

Do you need a LIMS which does not cost a fortune and take months to implement? QLIMS is a real SaaS LIMS reduced to only EURO 9.995 per year. Valid until 15th of December 2021.

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August 18, 2021 - Enabling Food Safety with SampleManager LIMS™

Food SafetyThe Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 and the EFSA regulation of 2010 require food safety labs to be certified under ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 22000. Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) certification is part of these requirements. A SampleManager LIMS can play a key role in this certification process... [Read More]

August 18, 2021 - How to Create a Successful Software Credentialing Program

In today’s fast-paced, digitally enabled, remote-work world, competition for technology-related jobs is fierce. One way for technology professionals (e.g., IT professionals, scientists, instructional designers, etc.) to increase their attractiveness to hiring managers is to pursue credentials (e.g., certificates, certification, etc.) from software vendors or professional associations.

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August 17, 2021 - When to Call in the Software Experts, and How to Get the Best Results

The success of any clinical diagnostic laboratory software project depends on multiple factors—including how much preparation the lab has done before calling in a consultant, whether they have a thorough understanding of their requirements, and if they have identified specific areas where they need help.  In this post, we describe several common scenarios where labs have reached out to us for help. We also include tips on how your lab can evaluate whether you’re ready to engage a contractor and what you can do to prepare so that time working with a consultant is well-spent and leads to an efficient, successful project.

August 11, 2021 - How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Corporate Learning

Just a few decades ago, corporate training programs consisted mostly of onsite instructor led training (ILT) where instructors used computers and projectors to display slides for students in a traditional classroom setting.

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August 11, 2021 - 8 Key Principles for a Successful LIMS Implementation

The modern laboratory produces vast amounts of data from a wide variety of sources that are too often not integrated, creating data silos that impede digital transformation efforts. This drives the need for a successful LIMS implementation.

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August 3, 2021 - Why and How You Should Automate Workflow Tests for Clarity LIMS

In clinical diagnostic laboratories, end-to-end testing of complex LIMS workflows is a critical part of the laboratory validation process. Performing these tests manually takes a Herculean effort. That’s why we developed a reliable and cost-effective way to automate the testing of Clarity LIMS workflows.
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August 3, 2021 - Best Practices to Maximize eLearning Success

Technological innovation is affecting all aspects of our lives, and corporate training has not been immune to the disruption. In today’s rapidly changing business environment, keeping employees up-to-date on newly implemented systems and/or market changes is a significant challenge for many firms. [Read More]

August 3, 2021 - Using Standard Deviation to Dynamically Update LIMS Test Limits in QC Testing

Many laboratories compare analytical results to known limits to determine if results are within specification. These specification limits can be based on the standard deviation calculated from previous known results. As the standard deviation can change over time limits may need to be recalculated. [Read More]

July 28, 2021 - Selecting the Best LIMS Software for Your Lab

Periodically scientists and laboratory professionals perform searches to determine “what is the best LIMS software.” With so many changes in technology, the results are overwhelming when comparing one vendor’s LIMS software to another’s.

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July 28, 2021 - Get to Know the LabWare Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

LabWare KPIs“On a Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., a sudden department meeting is scheduled within the hour to report the performance metrics of our labs. To do this, we’ll need information from our LabWare LIMS; how are we going to prepare for this meeting?” The scenario above is a familiar situation... [Read More]

July 28, 2021 - Accelerating Material Development with Artificial Intelligence

Formulation development is of critical importance in the research & development (R&D) lifecycle of a product. However, many organizations are struggling to manage the complexity of data arising from the modern formulation process. [Read More]

July 28, 2021 - How to Digitalize the Entire Process of Sample Management?

Sample Management involves all the activities during the lifecycle of a sample in the lab. Right from sample login to generation of certification of analysis (COA), all information must be diligently managed. [Read More]

July 21, 2021 - Unlock Discovery with Harmonized Data in the Cloud

Scientific innovation in today’s biopharmaceutical companies relies heavily on their ability to effectively manage big data across their organization, globally. The trend towards outsourcing vast amounts of work to contract research organizations (CRO’s) ...

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July 21, 2021 - Computer Software Assurance (CSA): The FDA’s New Approach to CSV

During a 2011 review of medical device quality data, the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) noticed a variety of widespread manufacturing risks that were impacting product quality. A few of these risks included...

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July 21, 2021 - Lab Integration with a Robust LIMS – What Can You Achieve?

With an integrated LIMS system, labs can save and manage large amounts of data that is collected from multiple facilities using a cloud-based platform. This data can be accessed real-time across the organization and also integrated with other departments.

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July 21, 2021 - New Veterinary Case Study Highlights Matrix Gemini LIMS as Key to Increasing Efficiency

Autoscribe Informatics has released a new veterinary laboratory case study focusing on the benefits that Matrix Gemini LIMS has bought to Scone Equine Hospital. The LIMS is   in daily use in the largest equine veterinary practice in Australia.

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July 20, 2021 - Why Should Clinical Diagnostics Labs Care About Ontology?

If your laboratory wants to scale throughput or make clinical breakthroughs, proper data management is critical in order to prevent the friction that will slow your organization down. But no conversation about data is complete without also considering the ontology used. 
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July 14, 2021 - Clever admin tools for fast implementation

The last weeks I posted a few articles about QLIMS clever tools to speed up the implementation. Focus on QLIMS as a real SaaS or private Cloud implementation.  What is still possible for a LIMS administrator in a cloud deployment? Way more than you think.

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July 14, 2021 - CSols Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

20th Anniversary CEO blog postCelebrate, Good Times, Come On… It’s A Celebration!  Those famous lyrics from the iconic 1980s hit by Kool and the Gang summarize how I feel right now! This month, CSols Inc. is celebrating 20 years of serving our employees, partners, and most importantly, you, our customers!

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