September 16, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 36


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

09/23/2015 - LIMS Configuration 101 Webinar

This short webinar is specifically for people considering a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) project, either installing one for the first time or upgrading their current system. Because the needs of every laboratory is different, even in the same industry, ease of LIMS configuration is key to the successful implementation and ongoing usability of any LIMS solution.

North Pole Lab Selects Omega 11 as its LIMS

With extensive research on different recording systems and professional experience, Alaska Analytical Laboratory's Laboratory Director found that Khemia’s Omega 11 Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is the best for her small business needs.

Top 5 LIMS and LIMS Consulting Myths – Busted!

We all hear rumors and hearsay about LIMS and LIMS Consultants, but is there any truth to them?
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

09/08/2015 - Request for Proposal - Case Management System

Case Management System (CMS) for the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department
 Recent News

09/16/2015 - RURO Announces the Release of Sciency® ELN v5

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider announces the release of Sciency® ELN version 5—electronic laboratory notebook software with tools for data capture, organization, search, communications, and coordination of laboratory data.

09/10/2015 - Labcyte Introduces Echo Combination Screen Software for its Acoustic Liquid Handlers

Labcyte Inc., a company revolutionizing life science research with its patented acoustic liquid handling technology, today announced the release of a new software application for its Echo® liquid handlers. Echo Combination Screen, the 6th addition to Labcyte’s suite of software applications for Echo systems, provides a graphical, user-friendly approach to mapping out the complex transfer patterns required for combinatorial assays or screens.

09/10/2015 - IBM Watson Health Cloud Capabilities Expand

IBM Watson Health today announced it is expanding the IBM Watson Health Cloud with the introduction of the IBM Watson Health Cloud for Life Sciences Compliance and the IBM Watson Care Manager.

09/09/2015 - Khemia Software will be exhibiting at The Florida Society of Environmental Analysts’ 2015 Fall Meeting

Khemia Software will be exhibiting at The Florida Society of Environmental Analysts’ 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session is scheduled for October 28-30, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. ( Please stop by our booth and pay us a visit!

09/09/2015 - Remote Access LIMS Highlights Multi-Site Capabilities

Booth G8, Lab Innovations 2015 NEC, Birmingham, UK, 4 - 5 November 2015Autoscribe Informatics is demonstrating the remote access capabilities of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) at Lab Innovations. Matrix Gemini features a dual web/Windows user interface and the unique Matrix Configuration Tools on the desktop client means that any screen that has been configured for use on the desktop is immediately available to a user running a web browser.
 Upcoming Events

10/28/2015 - FSEA 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session

Florida Society of Environmental Analysts 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session - FSEA brings both public and private laboratories together with industry leaders and regulatory agencies, and in doing so, offers laboratory vendors the unique opportunity to reach both managerial and technical lab staff.

09/28/2015 - ASHI 41st Annual Meeting - American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics

Make plans now to attend at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Centerin Savannah, Georgia for ASHI’s 41st Annual Meeting! 900+ attendees will convene to listen to comprehensive state-of-the-art updates, expand their knowledge on the latest findings in histocompatibility and Immunogenetics while reconnecting with colleagues.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the editor. Do get your free copy at: We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Upcoming Webcasts

09/23/2015 - The Integrated Lab: Why Holistic Thinking is Critical to your Strategic Planning

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