Posted from the LIMSexpert.com In order to acquire a viable LIMS you will either have to build or buy one (see here for discussion on build versus buy costs). If you choose the 'buy' route you will be confronted with bewildering choices, a variety of costs, and a smattering of options. You will also, invariably, run across LIMS pundits who offer this advice -- seek references before buying a LIMS. It is so popular and so often repeated that we take for granted that it must be true. But this advice on its face is a bunch of nonsensical bunk. If you would like to know why, please read further.
Some systems are purpose built. It is the nature of the software systems to deliver functionality that meets business needs in an efficient manner. Unfortunately developing functionality that solely meets the current business needs isn't enough for a viable enterprise-level system. This may seem confusing to you, so let us delve further into the subject.
VMware provides some key technologies that allow organizations to virtualize both server and desktop resources. Virtualization is a technology that can be used to level the playing field between web browser based applications and traditional Windows applications. Listen to the podcasts provided to learn more about virtualization.
September 9th & 11th Labtronics will be presenting "Go Paperless in Minutes - Are You ReDI?", a half hour presentation introducing ReDI the newest and fastest ELN deployment technology that can convert paper documents into electronic forms in minutes.
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.
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