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LIMS Master Data Best Practices Part 4 – Quality Control

So far in our LIMS master data best practices series, we have […]

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Integrating Multiple LIMS into a Single System

In today’s global economy, mergers and acquisitions have become a dominant strategy […]

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LIMS Master Data Best Practices Part 3: Maintenance and Scalability

Master data design has very important impacts over the lifecycle of a […]

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Laboratory Relocation Best Practices

The pace of change in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries means that […]

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Benefits and Best Practices for Integrating Laboratory Instruments with LIMS

Due to technological advances in laboratory instruments and higher throughput processes, data […]

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Evaluating Legacy LIMS Part 2: LIMS Migration

Whether due to increases in data volume, regulatory constraints, M&As, globalization, outsourcing, […]

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LIMS Master Data Best Practices Part 2: Extrapolation of Master Data from Your Current Records

As we mentioned in part 1 of our LIMS Master Data Best […]

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Evaluating Legacy LIMS Software Part 1: Re-engineering Your System

The first laboratory information management systems (LIMS) were designed as simple tracking […]

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Reducing the Cost of Computer Systems Validation Efforts Through Risk Assessment

Computerized systems have been widely adopted by the pharmaceutical industry and are […]

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The Essential Capabilities of a 21st Century CHRO

Change is clearly a dominant theme in the 21st century. With modern […]

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Utilizing the BIOVIA ELN with Pipeline Pilot to Enhance R&D

The BIOVIA ELN is a crucial technology that works with Pipeline Pilot […]

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Cultivating a Strong Corporate Culture to Attract and Retain Talent

The booming economy and record low unemployment in the United States has […]

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LIMS Master Data Best Practices Part 1: Defining the Terms

Globalization and outsourcing trends, along with technological advancements that have dramatically increased […]

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How the UK Biobank is Revolutionizing Precision Medicine

In the last decade, there has been a paradigm shift in the […]

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Best Practices for Integrating LIMS with Empower

In the recent past, scientific laboratories utilized multiple separate informatics systems, lots […]

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Future Proofing Your Lab to Match the Pace of Innovation

The 21st century has seen a rapid increase in the pace of […]

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Best Practices for Utilizing Personality Assessments in Hiring

Retiring baby boomers combined with economic growth has resulted in the number […]

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Why Strategic Planning is Critical for Developing an Effective Laboratory Informatics RFP

Data has become ubiquitous in modern scientific laboratories. In order to turn […]

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Selecting an ELN to Maximize IP Protection

In the race to patent or publish in life sciences, time is […]

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Enhancing Data Integrity in Clinical Research with Blockchain Technology

Verification of data integrity is a critical part of the FDA’s mission […]

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Enhancing Drug Discovery with BIOVIA Pipeline Pilot

The chances for a drug candidate entering a preclinical trial to eventually […]

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Benefits and Best Practices for LIMS Implementation in Cannabis Testing Labs

Cannabis (aka hemp or marijuana) is a wind-pollinating genus of flowering plants […]

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Best Practices for Implementing Informatics Systems for R&D Collaborations

In today’s global economy, scientific organizations in many different industries are turning […]

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Unlocking the Power of Deep Learning in Drug Discovery

Drug discovery is a challenging endeavor. The first step – finding compounds […]

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