Theresa Webster

Theresa Webster is the co-founder of Broughton Software and serves as their Director of Product Management. After studying at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte receiving a BSc in Biology and a BA in Chemistry, Theresa began her career at Broughton Laboratories, a leading UK MHRA and US FDA GMP licensed contract laboratory. In her role as a Commercial Projects Manager, she developed business start-ups from idea to fully operational divisions, in particular, the stability storage facility and software services. Theresa led the software services division to become a stand-alone business in 2012 as Broughton Software providing the industry's leading LIMS solution for Quality Control Laboratories. In her personal time, Theresa enjoys travel and fitness.
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Why Most Laboratories are Switching to Cloud Computing


The concept of cloud computing has actually been around since the 1960s, and it wasn’t until 2006 that it started to gain traction in industry.  In contrast to the cloud,


I Want LIMS But Don't Have Time to Deploy It


Laboratories are fast-paced environments where accuracy and turnaround time is critical, especially for Quality Control labs. Delivering results and meeting customer expectations is paramount, and where


Computerised Systems: A Summary of 2016 MHRA Inspections

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has a responsibility to protect public health by ensuring that medicines and medical devices meet applicable standards of safety, quality and efficacy. Each year, they conduct


Is My Audit Trail Regulatory Compliant?

Operating a laboratory within regulatory requirements can be a challenge.  The wording of regulations is typically cryptic, and there’s always room for different interpretations.  Audit trails are an important factor for compliance because


The Best LIMS Features for Improving Laboratory Productivity

From our experience of deploying LIMS systems within multiple facilities, we have compiled this list of the best LIMS features that have given


How to Choose the Right LIMS for Your Lab

With so many systems to choose from, how do you select the right LIMS for your lab?  Below are some helpful words of advice to get you started on your journey of finding a LIMS.


How to Avoid Customer Complaints: Where LIMS Can Help

Delivering on customer expectations is a shared and common goal for laboratories. Whether they are internal or external to your organisation, delighting customers is the ultimate reward for your work.  Even when you have documented, implemented and trained procedures,


5 Tips for Keeping your LIMS Project on Time and in Budget


Laboratories Can Make the Leap from Good to Great with These 3 Stages of Transformation

Many laboratories operate as a standalone business or as a supporting function within a larger organisation.  Their goal is to provide accurate test data quickly, so their customers (internal or external) can make decisions.  In a competitive market, how can laboratories increase


Prize Draw Winner from Making Pharmaceuticals

Last month, we exhibited at Making Pharmaceuticals, the UK’s largest pharmaceutical event. Over the 2-day programme, attendees and exhibitors networked and discussed the latest industry trends in manufacturing, outsourcing and quality.