The most expensive choice you will ever make Randy C. Hice Lessons are good, lessons are safe, and lessons are wise. I wish I could sometimes be as convincing when I see “bail-out projects.” This is when you get the call that a customer has been implementing an informatics project and things have gone woefully wrong. In every case I’ve seen in the past six or eight years, the root cause came down to money
LimsLink 4.0 laboratory instrument integration software eliminates manual data entry by electronically transferring instrument data to management systems, such as LIMS, thus ensuring data accuracy
Who’s REALLY behind the LIMSfinder curtain? Matt Lally, Publisher, Scientific Computing As a matter of routine, Scientific Computing monitors a great many Web sites, mailing lists, and a variety of laboratory informatics vendor information that is sent to us. We have been particularly interested in the increased chatter posted to a specific Web site, LIMSfinder.com, and in the tone of various contributions made by a writer using the...
Screener 4.0 is open and scalable software for high throughout screening (HTS) analysis. Thousands of plates can be visualized simultaneously, and dose-response curve fitting is performed in an
The Lattix LDM 2.5 plug in for Eclipse extends a developers’ capabilities to visualize and maintain the architecture during application development by delivering lightweight dependency models (LDM)
Retriever version 3.0 is Web-based data extraction and presentation software that enables secure access to laboratory data regardless of the originating data system. It extracts, aggregates and transforms data into laboratory information
TERANODE XDA 2.8 is an informatics and model-driven platform that automates experiment designs without programming. Machines’ utilization and process throughput can be optimized by dynamically
Clarity Chromatography Software directly controls a wide range of chromatography instruments, including GC, detectors and autosamplers. To expand this range, the Clarity Software Development Kit (SDK) is a library and set of tools for control module development of Clarity software.
The Nexxis q ELN is an electronic laboratory notebook designed specifically for QA/QC laboratories, and has been enabled to run in a Web browser with no installation on the user’s computer.
Sapphire R4.4 LIMS offers configurable process automation and communication capabilities to enable laboratories to model business-specific workflows, integrate with robots and analytical instruments, manage samples, and meet government regulations. Version 4.4 provides such features as architectural enhancements, enhanced scheduling, M18 internationalization improvements, analytical quality control functionality, and a clustering module.
Matrix Gemini LIMS offers OneTime Configuration tools that automatically create a unified configuration for both desktop and Web use. Once a screen has been built, it is immediately available on the network or the Web. The LIMS also allows existing customers to migrate their current desktop applications to the Web without programming.
LABWORKS LIMS version 5.9 addresses compliance standards to help laboratories ensure quality systems are in place for testing and calibration. The software includes audit trail, electronic records and signature support for secure records access, and is designed to meet best practices for ISO 17025.
STARLIMS 10, using XML technologies, integrates all laboratory disciplines into one platform to facilitate enterprise-wide collaboration and end-to-end traceability. Multi-tier architecture enables each operation to control its unique workflow and work style through the console. It supports thin or thick client implementations, as well as multi-site organizations working under a central database.
Windows-based LABTrack is a scientific automation tool offering an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN), a laboratory information management system (LIMS) and cGMP functionality. It mirrors existing laboratory notebook practices through the use of character recognition and word processing.
MassLynx is a high performance mass spectrometry data program, used in conjunction with the company’s line of mass spectrometers, that provides a data platform for acquiring, analyzing, managing and distributing mass spectrometry information.