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.
Every industry has embraced the idea that digital technologies need to be fully integrated in the business processes to ensure successful competition. In the era of Industry 4.0, your organization’s data (digital assets) are now recognized as your most valuable assets. Within the life sciences, however, there are many constraints of the scientific operating environment,… Read More
In today’s corporate landscape, Learning Management Systems (LMS) play a pivotal role in delivering, tracking, and managing training programs. The LMS supports an organization’s overall regulatory compliance by tracking the needed certifications of all employees and ensuring that records are centralized. Ensuring the dependability, security, accessibility, and adherence to regulations of an LMS is crucial… Read More
Does your environmental lab use a 30-year-old laboratory information management system (LIMS) that is slow and not user friendly, but still works? Have you ever considered the real cost of maintaining that system or the limitations it has? How do you figure that out and make the case to upgrade? Modernizing your LIMS could be… Read More
Good manufacturing practices are the underpinning of every life sciences business. At the heart of the organization, ensuring end user safety is everyone’s goal. In many organizations, the quality management system (QMS), learning management system (LMS), and manufacturing execution system (MES) work together in service of this goal. This blog describes the essential functions of… Read More
Research and development in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries is fast paced and getting faster, while the pressure is on to decrease spending and improve time to market. There has been much discussion about increasing efficiency and precision in the preclinical phase to support the overall goal of getting treatments to market faster at a… Read More