« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Astrix Webinar – Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best LIMS for Your Organization

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

A webinar sponsored by the Astrix Technology Group

Date:  Wednesday May 20, 2020

Time:  1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT

Overview:

LIMS Selection is no small task. A laboratory information management system (LIMS) represents a central hub for managing many of the operations in the modern laboratory. Originally, LIMS were designed to be a simple sample tracking tool, enabling systematic control of workflows in regulated environments. Recent years have seen the evolution of LIMS into more of an enterprise resource planning tool that can manage multiple aspects of laboratory informatics – resource management/scheduling, assay data management, data mining, data analysis, case-centric clinical data, and electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) integration.

With dozens of LIMS vendors now available to choose from, and in increase in specialization in terms of targeted laboratories and increasing demands for cloud-based applications, selecting the best LIMS has become more difficult than ever. In fact, there really is no such thing as “the best LIMS.” The focus instead should be on selecting the LIMS that is best for your unique laboratory and organization.

In this webinar, we will discuss some of the important variables you will need to consider in determining which LIMS will provide the most business value for your organization.  Topics covered in this webinar will include:

  • Assessing the current state of your informatics systems
  • Creating optimized future state workflows
  • Developing functional requirements aligned with business needs
  • Using a methodology that will guarantee you select the proper LIMS
  • Developing the proper plan to implement and integrate your LIMS project across the enterprise
  • Avoiding common pitfalls in LIMS selection

About the Presenter

Robert Walla – Principal, Astrix Technology Group

Mr. Walla is responsible for the growth and strategic direction of the Professional Services Division.  He has over twenty years of experience in laboratory informatics including overseeing large global informatics projects.   Mr. Walla has a B.S. in Chemistry from Rutgers University.