Laboratory Informatics Blog

Welcome to the CSols blog. Stop by often to learn what CSols experts — the industry’s most trusted advisors — have to say about current laboratory informatics topics. We post about twice a month on subjects ranging from high-level overviews to detailed, technical explanations.

Share Now:

The Importance of a Product Roadmap on the Journey to LIMS Utopia

LIMS Roadmap

Most large laboratories have embraced implementations of modern Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) over the past few decades. The LIMS, in many cases, functions as the heart of the laboratory and is a significant, long-term investment which is utilized and modified over decades. As computing technology has progressed and testing methodologies have evolved, so too… Read More

Share Now:

Addressing Staffing Shortages with LIMS

Addressing Staffing Shortages with LIMS

There has been a lot of talk recently about the use of technology in lab operations to save time and automate previously manual tasks, especially using a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Much has been written about how LIMS can be used to automate processes in laboratories, and this advantage has not gone unnoticed. By… Read More

Share Now:

Key Points to Consider When Validating a Chromatography Data System (CDS)

CDS-Validation

Warning letters; fines; or even jail time—don’t let these consequences descend on your organization! Prevent bad outcomes of agency observations with a thorough and accurate chromatography data system (CDS) validation. Most of the observations made by regulatory agencies with respect to computerized systems are associated with quality control (QC) systems, specifically CDS. Regulatory bodies audit… Read More

Share Now: