Laboratory Informatics Blog

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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Why You Should Interface Your Instruments to LIMS

It’s always a shock when reviewing the results of LIMS surveys that ask whether the lab instruments have been interfaced with the LIMS.  One would expect that practically all LIMS implementations would have interfaced the instruments, right?  Well, it turns out that a large percentage of LIMS implementations have not interfaced the lab instruments with… Read More

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I Hate LIMS

It’s true that there are many people in different roles that actually hate LIMS and are not shy about telling you so.   If asked, “Why do you hate LIMS?” the answers you get are varied but are universally delivered with surprising passion.  Why such heat?  Because the LIMS will be ingrained in the lab’s day… Read More

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How to Choose a LIMS Consultant

Regardless of why you have decided you need a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), planning, selecting, and implementing a LIMS can be both a risky and a daunting task.  Engaging a LIMS consultant or LIMS consulting group will mitigate your risk and increase your ability to attain true LIMS project success including attaining a high LIMS… Read More

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