5 Things to Document When Justifying a LIMS or ELN

As clients go through the process of getting approval for laboratory informatics purchases, CSols experts often field questions like, “How much does a LIMS cost?” or “Is an ELN worth the investment?” or “What is the ROI for LIMS?” The answer to these questions will change for every client based on their business goals and… Read More

How Much Does Not Having a LIMS Cost?

The topic of the “cost of LIMS” or the “true cost of LIMS” or “saving costs with LIMS”, have all been previously discussed in a number of forums and mediums (blogs, white papers, webinars, videos, etc.).  Interestingly, these discussions tend to focus on hard costs and measurable cost savings with only the occasional reference to… Read More

Top 4 Reasons to Implement a LIMS

Laboratory organizations have a myriad of reasons for choosing to implement a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).  The key reasons can vary dramatically depending upon the industry and type of science being conducted in the laboratory as well as the type of laboratory to be automated and managed with the LIMS.  That being said, we… Read More

Saving Costs with LIMS

If you have ever contemplated installing and implementing a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) you will have realized that these solutions can be pricey, both from a capital and resources point of view.  It is also likely that you have been requested to justify the investment in the proposed LIMS by developing a Return on… Read More

5 More LIMS Myths – Busted!

Our previous blog on debunking LIMS and LIMS consulting myths proved to be a very popular blog.  With that in mind, we have gathered here five more prevalent LIMS myths to be discussed.  As before, while there may be a small kernel of truth to some of these, for the most part, these statements do… Read More