What is the best acronym to describe a comprehensive Laboratory Informatics System?
Recently there has been a very active discussion on the LIMSforum concerning
the potential need for a term or acronym that describes a comprehensive,
functional Laboratory Informatics System that manages all aspects of Laboratory
Information. There is a growing trend in the LIMS industry to have a
comprehensive, full featured LIMS that provides for traditional LIMS
functionality as well as functionality for Electronic Laboratory Notebooks,
Enterprise Content Management (ECM) or Scientific Data Management System (SDMS)
along with a host of other functionality such as ERP/accounting integration, HR
integration, CDS (Chromatography Data Systems), Chemical Inventory, Batch Record
Management, analyst workflow management and the list goes on and on.
Please take a moment to give your opinion as to what term works best if