Do you know the boundaries between OQ and PQ? Do you know how to leverage the qualification testing that your Vendor has performed? Does your environment allow for a positive outcome? Is getting started the hard part? Developing the appropriate validation strategy ensures the delivery of a controlled and defendable system with the minimum of effort. Documenting delivery of desired functionality, while ensuring ongoing control, is the primary goal of validation. Operational qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ) are two often implicated constructs in the validation process. Using OQ and PQ with intention can better target the business’ limited risk-mitigation resources and reducing non-value-adding repetition in order to achieve validation’s primary goal.
Today, www.LiMSforum.com celebrates its first year of operation and has quickly become the largest independent, non-commercial LIMS user’s group with over 6,300 members to date and today has a growth rate of nearly 1,000 new members per month.
The Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) is pleased to announce the success of ThinkLab '10, the association's annual meeting, with a 30% increase in attendance and more than 30 new exhibitors.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it has purchased access to the FC24 Food Commodities and Contaminants Database compiled by Europe's Food and Environmental Research Agency (fera), and is allowing customers worldwide to use it free of charge at www.agilent.com/chem/foods.
Ocimum Biosolutions, a leading provider of Life Sciences Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and genomic solutions, is pleased to announce that it has launched Biotracker™ Lite Saas, the Software as a Service version of its general purpose LIMS.
Ocimum Biosolutions, a leading provider of Life Sciences Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and genomic solutions, is pleased to announce that it has launched Biotracker™ for Biobanking SaaS, the Software as a Service version of its LIMS for biorepositories.
GenoLogics today announced it will deploy a comprehensive translational research informatics solution connecting multiple research facilities and biorepositories at University College London (UCL). Connected by a shared vision, GenoLogics will work closely with UCL on one of the largest integrated translational research informatics implementations in the world.
NextDocs Corporation today announced it is a winner of Microsoft Corp.’s Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010. The awards, announced at the Drug Information Association’s (DIA) 46th annual meeting in Washington, D.C., were given in recognition of innovative solutions in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. The awards honor companies that have demonstrated the successful application of available software and devices to revolutionize medicine, bring therapeutic breakthroughs to market faster, fight serious ailments, improve health and enhance people’s quality of life.
ChemSW, Inc. today announced the release of a new in-depth white paper that examines best practices for contracting chemical inventory management to managed services providers. Titled “How to Successfully Contract Chemical Tracking to Managed Services Providers”, the white paper investigates the ins and outs of chemical inventory contracting.
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