World’s Best LIMS – Part 2

If you’ve read Part 1 of our blog series on the “World’s Best LIMS” you will already know that there isn’t really such a beast lurking in the lab informatics jungle.  There are just too many variables and factors to be weighed when determining the best LIMS for your lab organization and enterprise.  In Part… Read More

World’s Best LIMS: Part 1

That’s right!  Finally, someone is going to reveal which LIMS is the “World’s Best LIMS”.  Now there will be no need to go through those long, complex, and difficult LIMS Selection Processes!  But wait a second, is there really such a beast lurking in the lab informatics jungle?  Unfortunately the answer is no, not really. … Read More

LIMS Consulting – Big vs. Boutique

No matter where you are on your laboratory informatics journey, it is likely that at some point you will need assistance.  Perhaps you will need assistance with selecting the right Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) or implementing your chosen LIMS.  Maybe you have had your LIMS for quite some time and are looking to make… Read More

True or False? All LIMS are the Same.

If you have been active in the LIMS world for some time or are just getting your feet wet with lab information management, you will inevitably encounter people, organizations, or institutions that will adamantly avow “All LIMS are the same”! It’s like someone saying “All refrigerators are the same; they all keep things cold.”  But… Read More

Making LIMS RFPs Effective

Selecting the right Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for your current and future needs is a nontrivial endeavor.  Learning about LIMS and what particular LIMS solutions provide and support, as well as the capabilities and culture of the prospective LIMS supplier can be done in a myriad of ways.  Personal experience, internet research, advice from… Read More