A look at what we might expect to see in 2005 and beyond Jo Webber, Ph.D. The use, implementation and deployment of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) in the pharmaceutical industry is shaped by underlying trends. For example, pharmacovigilance, which the World Health Organization defines as “the science and activities relating to the detection
Jim Miller, Director of Software and Informatics, Agilent Technologies, Inc. It goes without saying that the amount of data we are confronted with in our everyday lives has increased drastically since the advent of the Internet and appears to be rising exponentially.
Chromatographic techniques account for a substantial portion of the collected analytical data in analytical laboratories today. Although liquid chromatography (LC) predominates, gas chromatography (GC) and super-critical fluid chromatography (SFC) are important too
As disk drives become larger and larger, it also becomes harder and harder to keep track of all the information on them. The operatingsystem you are using might provide some tools to help keep track of this information. Even Windows contains a Search function to help locate specific files ...
Can the penetration of a company into the informatics sector lead big firms to the Promised Land? Randy C. Hice The pedigree of the firm has less to do with your chances of success than the skill set of that person who shoulders the burden of defining, designing and containing your informatics initiative.
In a previous article that appeared in the March 2004 issue of SC&I, I discussed likely trends in the development of the chromatography data system (CDS) to deal with mounting pressures on every laboratory. I felt that software developers would need to prepare for these trends
Fluorescence microscopy has emerged as one of the most powerful tools in cell biology, and is poised to drive discovery in the new field of systems biology. Data acquired as a result of fluorescence microscopy applications in the laboratory has been critical to developing an understanding of cell biology
The Open Source Business Conference provides an educational forum for business leaders (both IT buyers and vendors), lawyers and venture capitalists focusing on the opportunities and challenges that open source technology presents. http://www.osbc2004.
Princeton, NJ IMACS provides a forum to detail IT-based compliance and productivity solutions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices QC/QA laboratory environments.
The Mathematica 5.1 science and technology software system adds capabilities for working with large-scale, diverse types of data. The Automatic Algorithm Selection automatically applies the best algorithm to each task
Gridgen version 15.06 CFD meshing software features a port to the Mac OS X operating system and a capability for mesh extrusion techniques. Mac OS X and Xserve provide a productive environment to handle the compute-intensive tasks
Mathcad 12 calculation software provides an open data model, scalability, flexibility to document engineering-critical values, expanded units and dimensions handling, and 2-D plotting capabilities
The EKOPath Compiler Suite 2.0 for C, C++ and Fortran 77/90/95 includes support for OpenMP 2.0 for Fortran, the Application Program Interface (API) that allows programmers to parallelize applications
Chromeleon 6.7 Chromatography Management System software automates the ICS-3000 Ion Chromatography system and the UltiMate 3000 Nano and Capillary LC system…
The TK Solver Player for Excel Universal is free software for sharing Excel worksheets and mathematical models created in TK Solver 5.0 Premium Edition, and is part of a feature set that allows TK Solver users