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.
What does Silly Putty have in common with Computer System Validation (CSV)? A thought-provoking question, but one that points out how much we don’t know about the origins of many things we use daily. Silly Putty and CSV are both examples of innovation driven by military applications that are now part of our daily lives…. Read More
Interfacing analytical instruments to informatics solutions is a prerequisite for efficient and effective regulated Quality Control laboratories and to eliminate paper in any laboratory. The main instruments interfaced are typically chromatographs via a chromatography data system and analytical balances via a LIMS, ELN, or instrument data system. However, there are many other types of analytical… Read More
Over the last year, it feels like the world has become more spread out and more remote, but we are all finding ways to work closer together while separated. Within labs, work must continue, and one way to ensure remote access with remote support is to move toward laboratory systems in the cloud. Most of… Read More
Whenever we speak to clients about the needs and pain points in their laboratories, there is one topic that always comes up: Laboratory Data Management. What is interesting is that not all of our clients have the same definition of laboratory data management. For some, it means managing the things they are currently tracking in… Read More
Opinions expressed by CSols Inc. contributors are their own. One of the biggest issues facing laboratories is what to do with all of the data that accumulates every day. Organizations are increasingly aware of the value of that untapped data. If you are considering adding a Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) to your lab informatics… Read More