Integrating LIMS with a scientific data management system for efficient data capture, cataloging and transfer John P. Helfrich The biopharmaceutical industry is under pressure to maintain its historical annual double-digit growth rate.
Web services have the potential to provide a standard mechanism for LIMS to work with instrument systems David Shin, M.D., Richard Wagner and Jo Webber Ph.D. In recent years, major vendors including Microsoft, IBM and SUN have focused attention on service-based architectures, such as Web Services. Products that expose Web Services via an n-tier architecture offer numerous advantages to the LIMS customer in terms of legacy compatibility, systems integration and scalability.
A context to analyze and measure performance of LIMS in order to ensure maximum and ongoing benefit Gordon Logan Ph.D. and Simon Wood Ph.D. LIMS cross a number of business and laboratory boundaries needing to grow and to adapt constantly to change as scientific innovation and instrumentation systems progress. In addition, LIMS are specifically coupled to an expansion in data processing, knowledge management and
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Those poor programmers at Nokia, Siemans and Motorola. When we hit the 'on' button on our phones, thousands of lines of their intricate code simply fly by unnoticed as the phone powers up. Most people have noticed cellular phones have gotten smaller, but not as many have noticed they are a lot smarter.
Progressive vendors are working on ways to minimize the requirement for code customization Glen Maxwell Modern LIMS are presented and sold as commercial, off-the-shelf software.
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As you may recall, for the past two years, I've presented you with gift suggestions for the holidays. Always wanting to honor hallowed traditions, I find myself back with more suggestions for those too cloistered in the laboratory to be aware of the great gifts currently available.
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There are many types of systems that attempt to address the growing need to manage unstructured electronic records Michael H. Elliott Drowning in a sea of data? Nervous about 21 CFR Part 11? Worried about longer and longer product development times? Having a difficult time just finding the information you need to make decisions? Worried about the protection of your intellectual property?
One of the most sophisticated mathematical programs around just got more sophisticated. It is faster, smarter, able to handle more types of problems with more advanced algorithms, and able to offer more publishing options than ever before. While many users may think of Mathematica as just a math package, the developers like to think of it as a technical computing system.
Is transitioning worthwhile? Rob Meyer Imagine you're visiting a car show and see your dream car. It's energy efficient and environmentally-friendly, with that sleek Euro-style you like.
Measurement systems for noise, vibration, and harshness Bill Weaver, Ph.D. This past spring, my father traded up to a twin-engine motor yacht. As with most used vehicles, engine trouble usually comes with the territory.
Thermo Electron has acquired Laboratory Management Systems, Inc. (LMSi) of New Castle, Delaware. LMSi is a supplier of regulatory instrument and consulting services to the pharmaceutical and related industries, and generated revenues of $11 million during its 2003 fiscal year.
Following its reorganization, the Bayer Group intends to maintain its focus on its core businesses and, in the future, concentrate on health care, nutrition and innovative materials. For this reason, Bayer Chemicals (excluding H.C.