June 18, 2008      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 6, Issue 25


In This Issue

 Polls & Surveys

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

What most influenced your LIMS Selection?

Are you happy with Crystal Reports?

Which Database would you prefer to use for your LIMS?

Custom LIMS vs. Commercial LIMS Product

LIMS Satisfaction Poll

Web Browser Based LIMS vs. Traditional Windows LIMS

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/16/2008 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

RFP for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the New Jersey DHSS Environmental and Chemical Laboratory
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/18/2008 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) Presents Webcast on July 24th: Spotlight on LIMS in the Water & Wastewater Industry

ATL will host a free, informational webcast on July 24th: "Spotlight on LIMS in the Water & Wastewater Industry”. Register today!!

06/18/2008 - Upcoming LIMS Webcast: "LIMS in Water/Wastewater: Keeping Laboratories Ahead of the Curve to Meet Regulations"

Join PerkinElmer for this informative webcast highlighting LIMS solutions tailored for the Water / Wastewater industry. This presentation is FREE, but you must register to attend. Please go to: http://las.perkinelmer.com/labworks/webcasts.html to learn more.

06/16/2008 - PerkinElmer LABWORKS™ LIMS Announces E-Learning Webcast for the Mining Industry

PerkinElmer today announced it will offer an e-learning webcast to mining industry laboratory professionals. The webcast will show participants how LABWORKS™ Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) can increase laboratory data quality and productivity while integrating with other mining operation systems to provide seamless and instantaneous data sharing
 LIMS Blog Postings

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts (timeo Danaos et dona ferentis)

There is an ancient saying that comes from the story of the Trojan horse:  Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.  This saying is timeless and applies to many situations in life.  For LIMS customers or most any person who would purchase most anything, this saying is particularly good advice.

 Recent News

06/18/2008 - New Batch Grading Software

06/12/2008 - A Pathology LIMS that does exactly what you want

06/12/2008 - Linguamatics Joins MicroSoft BioIT Alliance

 Upcoming Events

07/27/2008 - American Association for Clinical Chemistry’s 2008 Annual Meeting

07/02/2008 - RTS Life Science, Practical Biobanking & Blood Fractionation Workshop

06/28/2008 - Institute of Food Technologists - Annual Meeting & Food Expo

06/24/2008 - Thermo Fisher Scientific UK - UK Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry User

06/23/2008 - MICROSCIENCE 2008

06/22/2008 - 2008 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

 Demonstrations & Presentations

Public Health Informatics SIG (Special Interest Group) Established


The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce a new program for Pubic Health Informatics.  Click Here to view a brief video to learn more about the benefits of joining the Public Health Informatics SIG (Special Interest Group).  No Public Health Laboratory will want to miss out on this opportunity to join the revolution in LIMS and Informatics for Public Health.  Joining is FREE!

Order your Free LIMS Kit CD


The LIMSkit is a free resource that provides everything you need to know about Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), including whether you need one, or, if you have one, how to get the most from it.  Click Here to order your Fee CD now!

 Job Postings

Telesales Specialist - Columns and Supplies

Senior QC Manager Direct Hire

Manufacturing Operator

LCMS Product Specialist

LIMS Developer

HIS/Instrument Interface Specialist

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

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