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Best Practices for Instrument Validation and Qualification

Analytical instruments provide important scientific data about manufactured products that serves to […]

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Accelerating Drug Discovery and Development with Artificial Intelligence

With the rate of data generation increasing exponentially in today’s technology-driven R&D […]

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Creating an Effective Validation Master Plan

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tasked with protecting the public […]

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Moving Your LIMS to the Cloud: What You Need to Know

Modern laboratories in all industries are under intense pressure to reduce costs […]

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Data Integrity: The Importance of a Quality Culture

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

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Meeting the Challenges of a Multi-Generational Workforce

Due to the 75 million strong Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age, […]

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Highlights from the 2019 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

Boston, MA. April 16-18, 2019 Since its inception in 2002, the annual […]

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Why Your Laboratory Needs a Strategic Informatics Roadmap

The digital revolution is rapidly changing the landscape for R&D companies by […]

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Improving Laboratory Efficiency with Application Portfolio Rationalization

Industry-leading enterprises have tended to invest heavily in laboratory IT initiatives to […]

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What the FDA’s New Guidance on Data Integrity Means for Pharmaceutical Companies

Data integrity is an important consideration in today’s pharmaceutical GxP laboratories. Compliance […]

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Guiding Principles for Building a Smart Laboratory

Building a Smart laboratory involves a multi-disciplinary approach and a commitment to […]

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LIMS Selection for Genomics Labs

Next generation sequencing (NGS) is a parallel DNA sequencing technology that is […]

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Tips for Maintaining Laboratory Data Security

On June 27th, 2017, a massive ransomware attack infiltrated computer systems and […]

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Supporting Your R&D Informatics Ecosystem with Laboratory Informatics as a Service (LIaaS)

Research and development organizations are finding themselves under pressure from many directions: […]

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Tips for working with Master Data in LabWare

LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform (ELP) provides a Laboratory Informatics Management System (LIMS) […]

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Six Tips to Optimize Your LabWare Implementation and Upgrades

LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform (ELP) is a leading laboratory informatics system that […]

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Chemical Inventory Management Best Practices for BIOVIA CISPro

Companies that use chemicals in a lab or their manufacturing process need […]

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Ensuring Data Integrity with the Allotrope Framework

Data integrity is a hot topic as we move into 2019 and […]

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Your LIMS Project Manager

IT projects are notorious for high failure rates. Cloud portfolio management provider […]

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Addressing Data Management Challenges in Genomics Research

With the successful completion of the Human Genome Project on April 14, […]

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FDA’s Guidance on Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know

In traditional medical care, diseases are typically detected via chemical changes associated […]

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Factors to Consider When Choosing Between an On-Premise, Managed Hosting, or SaaS LIMS

Laboratory information management systems (LIMS) capabilities have expanded dramatically in recent years […]

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Why System Requirements are an Essential Part of Your Informatics Project

Laboratory informatics projects can be extremely complex and costly. LIMS projects, for […]

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Common Mistakes in Computer System Validation

Modern scientific laboratories increasingly rely on computerized informatics systems (e.g., LIMS, ELN, […]

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