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.

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Agile Development in Laboratory Informatics

LIMS & Agile Methodology

Agile development is one of those buzzwords that you’ve heard a lot if you’ve spent any time at all in the business world. Like Lean Six Sigma, it’s one of those secret handshake-type terms that will have everyone nodding in recognition, even if they’re not really sure what it’s about. But in laboratory informatics—particularly in… Read More

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Benefits of an ELN in BioPharma

ELN Benefits

With more and more pressure being put on research and development units to accelerate the drug development process, many organizations are changing the way they operate. Biopharmaceutical companies are collaborating with academia and CROs in the discovery process and looking at new technology to make their process more efficient. One such technology that, when implemented… Read More

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Ask the Consultant: Computer System Validation Advice

Ask the Consultants: Validation

Computer System Validation is an essential and complicated task for regulated computer systems.  It can be challenging, which is why learning from each validation performed can help make all future validations easier, with fewer deviations.  This learned experience can only be obtained from executing a validation and not just learning how to perform one. Each… Read More

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The Value of a Scientific Data Management System (SDMS)

Value of an SDMS

Most laboratories can readily see the value in the deployment of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) or a Chromatography Data System (CDS), but what about a Scientific Data Management System (SDMS)? Many companies feel confident that instrument data from the laboratory is protected in each instrument system (CDS, UV, IR, Mass Spec., etc.) and then… Read More

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