What Do We Normally Do in a LIMS Implementation Project?

If your lab is considering investing in a laboratory information management system (LIMS), you might be wondering what exactly the process looks like. Implementing a LIMS is a complex undertaking, but if you know what to expect from such a project, it makes tracking its progress and directing the entire process more manageable.

While many consultants may follow a similar process, at Semaphore, we think it’s important to be as transparent as possible. As we mentioned in our recent post on change management, change can be uncomfortable, especially when you don’t know what to expect. However, if you have a map and directions, and everyone on the team has a clear understanding of the process, you can approach it with less apprehension and more confidence that you’ll reach your desired goal.

After many years of LIMS implementations, we have refined our process to follow these typical steps: