December 18, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 46


In This Issue


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

XML Reporting in SQL*LIMS

cGMP Informatics

Getting ready for a LIMS

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) -- User Requirements: No Surprises is Key to Success

GLP Regulations on Computerized Systems

 Polls & Surveys

What type of information do you want when looking for a LIMS?

With so many LIMS products it seems that their web sites hardly even show a glimpse of the LIMS products. Many simply look like generic brochures. Cast your vote to tell vendors exactly what kind of information you want and how you want it.

What most influenced your LIMS Selection?

Please tell us what factors were most important in the selection of your LIMS. If you have not yet selected a LIMS, please let us know what factors are most important to you.

Which Database would you prefer to use for your LIMS?

Tell us which database you prefer

Custom LIMS vs. Commercial LIMS Product

Tell which type of LIMS you would prefer.

LIMS Satisfaction Poll

Tell us how satisfied you are with your current LIMS or how unsatisfied.

Web Browser Based LIMS vs. Traditional Windows LIMS

Which do you prefer?
 Featured Videos

Learn more about the Laboratory Informatics Institute

LIMS and ISO 17025 Primer Tutorial

Develop your LIMS Requirements with the LIMSpec Library

LIMS for Medical Examiner

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

Bika LIMS product demos

LIMS for Agriculture - What you do, What you need and How to get it

Challenges in Selecting, Qualifying and Validating Pharmaceutical Data Acquisition and LIMS Systems

LIMS, the laboratory ERP

 Recent News

12/17/2007 - Applied Biosystems and METTLER TOLEDO Introduce Solution to Simplify the Flow of Information in Life Science and Chemistry Laboratories

12/17/2007 - STARLIMS Announces Follow-On Contract With Leading Clinical Research Organization

12/17/2007 - Ocimum Biosolutions Raises Capital from Kubera and Acquires Gene Logic’s Genomics Division

12/14/2007 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - New Orleans Courses in February and March

12/14/2007 - New Collect 6.1 Adds New Interface Options, Hotkeys and Enhanced Performance

12/14/2007 - Upgraded Empower to LIMS Interface Reduces Time for Setup, Validation and Support

12/12/2007 - WinLIMS Improves Efficiency at Contract Lab

12/12/2007 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Appoints Puerto Rico Partner Quality Instruments Solutions (QIS) to Support Informatics Sales

12/10/2007 - Ocimum Biosolutions in Deloitte Fast 500 Asia Pacific List

 Upcoming Events

01/29/2008 - 7th Annual Cool Chain Europe

01/28/2008 - Calibration in the FDA Regulated Industry

01/26/2008 - LabAutomation2008

01/23/2008 - Technical Writing in Pharmaceutical and Allied Industries

01/14/2008 - CHI's High Content Analysis 2008

01/07/2008 - CHI's Peptalk 2008

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/10/2007 - Request for Proposal (RFP) for Laboratory Information Management System LIMS)

Los Angeles County Chief Information Office, on behalf of the Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department, releases an RFP for a LIMS for the Environmental Toxicology Laboratory

11/27/2007 - Request for Proposal - Public Health Lab Environmental & Bio-Threat LIMS

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Public Health Laboratory Environmentasl and Bio-Threat Laboratory Information System (LIMS)

11/17/2007 - Forensic LIMS Request for Proposal - Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory

The Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC), Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, extends an invitation to submit a Request for Proposal on a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department Crime Laboratory subject to the conditions and specifications set forth. The Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory provides forensic evidence collection and analysis services for the Kansas City, MO., Police Department and a range of local, state, and national agencies on a regional basis.
 Job Postings

Product Specialist

Product Specialist

Application Engineer and Implementation Specialist for LabInformatics Platform

Application Engineer and Implementation Specialist for LabInformatics Platform

Computer Systems Validation Professional - Contract position

Informatics Consultant - SQL*LIMS

LIMS Technical Lead

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