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.
A dedicated lab informatics project leader is an invaluable addition to your team. There are simply too many tasks to oversee for the role to be filled by ad-hoc lab personnel with day jobs. Even if you assign one of the lab staff to the project as their job for the duration, if that person… Read More
Supporting a LabWare LIMS implementation often can be a technically challenging affair, especially as a new person on-boarding with an existing LabWare project. If documentation for your LabWare system is lacking, figuring out the appropriate solution can be a difficult task. The word appropriate is emphasized because usually there are multiple ways to solve a… Read More
The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 and the EFSA regulation of 2010 require food safety labs to be certified under ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 22000. Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) certification is part of these requirements. A SampleManager LIMS can play a key role in this certification process by ensuring that food… Read More
“On a Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., a sudden department meeting is scheduled within the hour to report the performance metrics of our labs. To do this, we’ll need information from our LabWare LIMS; how are we going to prepare for this meeting?” The scenario above is a familiar situation we’ve seen and one that… Read More
Celebrate, good times, come on… It’s a celebration! Those famous lyrics from the iconic 1980s hit by Kool and the Gang summarize how I feel right now! This month, CSols Inc. is celebrating 20 years of serving our employees, partners, and most importantly, you, our customers! I am humbled and thankful to be leading this… Read More